Director of Product Operations

San Diego | San Diego, CA

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Posted Date 2/08/2020

DMS is seeking a dynamic Product Leader to drive the vision, execution, and performance of the DMS global product business. The Director of Product Operations is responsible for the systems that drive growth inside of the product division. The Director of Product Operations will manage the front-end design and development resources and consistently streamline the deployment and optimization of the DMS product business.

Reports to: Chief Product Officer


Manage a cross-functional, dynamic team that operates front-end design and development as a shared service across the DMS business

Lead a team that owns all product integrations with large advertisers across Mortgage, Personal Lending, Education, and related performance-based lead generation verticals

Implement processes around reporting and analytics to support a cadence of daily and weekly analysis of all DMS owned and operated sites

Work with product team to increase speed to market by streaming processes across product and technology teams

Track and analyze system performance in order to trouble shoot real-time business performance issues

Develop and Execute QA processes on a global level

Manage and mentor operations and junior product managers with process and systems that create rails for us to run fast while maintaining diligence in execution

Fulfill company-wide requests for implementations, landing page deployments, data analysis and technology needs

Oversee relationships with outsourced partners and manage deployments to ensure 100% compliance through QA and deployment

Must be a self-starter and get the job done

Must be flexible and have the ability to multitask at a high level – no two days are the same

Must Work intelligently and thoughtfully to streamline workflows and think two steps ahead of an ever changing business

5+ years of experience in digital, performance marketing, media, ad operations and/or directly related field

5+ years of experience working with business owners and executive teams

Capacity to capture and evaluate data in order to produce actionable analysis by the product and technology teams

Solid understanding of current paid media and digital marketing industry trends.

Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to level up communication by building plans and business strategies for executive level execution.

Proficient in agile development process

Experience with October CMS and custom CMS’; Jira, Asana or other software and product development tools; SEMRush, or other spy tools; Upwork, Freelancer, or other freelance services.

Working knowledge of JS and PHP is a bonus

Also a plus:

Experience writing and editing HTML and basic CSS

Experience working with mortgage, personal loans, education, or other vertical specific lead generation businesses.

Working in formalized development sprints

Candidates will be considered in totality of their skills and experience versus strict interpretation of “requirements.”

Salary: $80k - $120k

Job Category
San Diego

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