Director Product Management, Marketplace

San Francisco, California

At Chocolate Platform, our people are our greatest asset and we are driven by a core set of values. We are builders, dreamers, thinkers, designers, and doers. We work hard, we work together and we work towards a common goal. Specifically, we build a marketplace for mobile video advertising. Our marketplace is used around the world by the largest brands and publishers to advertise on mobile devices.

We are looking for a Product Lead to run our mobile video marketplace. You will have a deep understanding of the advertising and mobile applications landscape, knowledge of the gaming and ad tech industry, competitive offerings, understand customer needs and leverage qualitative and quantitative data to support feature prioritization and positioning. This is a hands-on position responsible for owning a revenue center and a complex product line. Our platform sits at the center of an extensive ecosystem for mobile advertising. This role is an opportunity to inform the strategy for a key aspect of the business, and work across a rich and complex tech stack. You will be charged with ensuring our operational excellence and with proving performance improvements derived from this key platform capability.


  • Drive product strategy and product roadmap for our marketplace product line
  • Identify market opportunities and work with the leadership team to define product vision and strategy
  • Run customer development efforts and produce product requirements to help build the right features at the right time
  • Work closely with large cross-functional engineering teams to ensure on-time and accurate delivery of product features
  • Be an expert with respect to the competition and work closely with marketing to define core positioning and messaging for the product
  • Identify key performance metrics and drive improvement efforts
  • Support product operations and find opportunities for improving efficiency and yield of our marketplace
  • Manage the product lifecycle for a portfolio of products - defining, documenting (PRDs), prioritizing and communicating product and customer requirement and work closely with engineering to deliver best in class products


  • 5-10 years of Product Management experience in a leadership role in recent years within Advertising or Marketing technologies
  • Knowledge of data analytics and optimization products required
  • Demonstrated analytical skills, with the ability to use tools to create insights to improve our product
  • Entrepreneurial self-starter who deals well with ambiguity
  • Will be both a strong, influential cross-functional team leader
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work independently
  • Strong sense of ownership and track record of quality work

Preferred Qualifications & Experience:

  • MBA Preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in CS / Engineering or relevant experience
  • Previous experience in mobile application development & advertising
  • Working knowledge of basic query and data analysis tools such as big query, tableau
  • Working knowledge of scripting languages - python, javascript, web development