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Senior Growth Product Manager

Product Management | San Carlos, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Born from the belief that great things come to those who cook, Yummly provides limitless inspiration, with the tools to make it happen—from recipe discovery to prep to perfect results. Just as appliances removed the most cumbersome chores, the next tipping point in daily life is upon us in the food space. A system of personalized discovery that learns you better to serve you better, so the question “what’s for dinner?” is answered before it’s even asked.

Yummly has grown to over 30M registered users and our mobile apps are consistently one of the leading recipe apps on iPhone, iPad, Android, and Windows. Next on the menu? Building the connected digital kitchen of the future globally.

Yummly, Inc., a subsidiary of Whirlpool Corporation, is looking for a driven Senior Growth Product Manager to focus on monetization and subscription funnel optimization, who craves results and thrives on making things happen. This role is not a marketer. This is a product manager who is focused on delivering quantifiable business outcomes for Subscription & Paywall conversion at speed through the establishment of a rapid experimentation platform. 


  • As the Senior Growth Product Manager, you will:
    • Be responsible for converting the subscription product funnel from new user acquisition leads.
      • Create a high-functioning rapid experiment engine of build, test, learn, iterate via a series of goal-driven short-term incremental experiments.
      • Continuously prioritize the rapid experiment engine’s execution by identifying high-potential opportunities for innovation and increased efficiencies to maximize business impact. 
      • Actively collaborate and ideate with other stakeholders on audience retention and expansion.
      • Stay on the bleeding edge of trends in growth user experience, methods, and technologies that could unlock metrics growth or funnel efficiencies.
      • Deeply connected to the growth marketing communities to get non-competitive benchmark numbers to inform impact estimates, high priority initiatives, etc. 
    • Lead a full stack development team in driving business outcomes for personally owned Subscription & Paywall funnel optimization efforts - as well as on behalf of SEO, Lifecycle, Marketing, Hardware Commerce efforts.
    • Be responsible for specifying and prioritizing engineering requests from SEO, Lifecycle, Marketing, Hardware eCommerce based on their alignment to growth goal requirements for Subscription. 
    • Collaborate with engineering to get design work planned into development roadmaps for execution.
    • Mentor and coach other PMs & pods on product funnel optimization but primarily focus on execution for Subscription & Paywall conversion.
  • Please note: This role does not require direct or deep experience with SEO, Lifecycle, Paid. The focus is on the optimization of the funnel and managing underlying technologies.


  • Several years of growth product management experience.
    • Proven history of impactfully using trials and paywalls, gamification, and human psychology to drive acquisition with low or no touch sales channels. 
    • Must have examples of well-designed rapid pace experiment and analysis programs in B2C that drove clear business results and funnel point optimization.
  • Well versed in the following categories of tools:
    • Analytics and data visualization
    • A/B testing and performance optimization tools
    • Basic project management for owned execution work
    • Specification and requirements communication tools
  • Possess excellent communication skills.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and a data-driven approach to problem-solving.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience in e-commerce or digital marketplace companies.
  • Passion for food.

A little more about us:

  • At Yummly, we are a team of talented and diverse engineers, scientists, product experts, and marketers on a mission to rule the kitchen. We've seen great success using machine learning and artificial intelligence to make cooking fun, easy, and personalized. Our iOS and Android apps have 4.5+ star reviews, millions of downloads, and many awards (download and give it a try!).

    In 2017, we were acquired by Whirlpool, the world’s largest home appliance maker. Together, we are building the fully connected kitchen of the future.

    We’re putting the finishing touches on our permanent home office in San Carlos that will open its doors in 2021. Due to COVID-19, we are all working at home at the moment and will remain flexible through mid-year 2021. In the meantime, we are planning and implementing high-level safety protocols for working in the office when the time comes.

    Please talk to us if you have a love for launching products, hard problems, and food!