Senior Product Manager (SMS)

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What Messagebird is looking for in applicants

Transform the communications world! 

We’re proud (and excited!) to be transforming the global communications landscape through our Omnichannel Platform-as-a-Service (OPaaS). 

Senior Product Manager - SMS  | Remotely from Amsterdam or UK

MessageBird is transforming the way businesses communicate with their customers, and SMS continues to be a primary channel for many enterprises to communicate with their customers.

As a Senior Product Manager for SMS you will drive the continuous improvement and expansion of our SMS platform to deliver messages for some of the world’s largest enterprises and fastest growing SMBs customers.

Our SMS platform is a vital part of our omnichannel ecosystem and we process millions of SMSs everyday. As a Senior Product Manager you will have the freedom to create impactful products that help our customers solve their unique challenges.

What You’ll Do

  • You will be responsible for delivering and maintaining API(s) that enable internal and external customers to gain easy access to one more OTT channels.
  • You will work closely with channel partners to develop new channel features, ensure channels are easy to use and setup, and you will be the voice of our customers in partner settings.
  • You will work closely with other product teams that will act as internal customers, bringing channel functionality into their applications, like Inbox and Flow Builder
  • You will play a prominent role in defining the messaging and positioning of the channel, alongside Product Marketing, and will work closely with commercial teams to enable bringing the channel to market.
  • Alongside engineering, you will ensure the channel(s) you own is available across the globe and is capable of handling high volume of traffic and throughput.
  • You will be responsible for following market trends regarding the usage of the channel(s) you own, and crafting a strategy and roadmap that gives our customers the functionality they need to tap into the ever-evolving business messaging market.
  • You will act as the voice of the customer in internal meetings, ensuring your colleagues understand customer needs, and the strategy as to how we’re going to meet them.
  • Your strong stakeholder management helps you understand the priorities of your engineering, operations and business partners so that your roadmap has the right mix of platform and product priorities to support our value and growth goals.

What You’ll Bring

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in Product Management, having successfully delivered complex API-first products
  • A minimum 3 years experience leading high tech engineering teams to deliver complex technical solutions.
  • You understand the world of Platforms, Ecosystems and APIs and can apply that understanding to build standout developer experiences.
  • You have experience working closely with vendors, building on top of the functionality they give us access to, in order to bring a differentiated product to market.
  • You have experience building highly scalable and reliable transactional platforms and communication solutions.
  • You are insatiably curious and taking a look under the hood helps you learn and adapt.
  • You have experience working in a fast-paced organisation with an agile product-engineering environment.
  • Previous hands-on software development experience building scalable technical solutions.

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What You’ll Gain

  • Work from anywhere 
  • Generous stock options for all Birds
  • WFH set-up budget
  • State-of-the-art work gear
  • Learn from hundreds of the best minds in the business
  • Collaborate with diverse colleagues from over 55 countries (and counting)


Life at MessageBird:

We call ourselves Birds!

We work fast, grow fast, build fast and focus on impact. We’re go-getters, industry leaders and roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen kind of people. 

Ready To Fly?

Our cloud communications solutions make it possible for over 25,000 businesses to instantly connect with billions of devices worldwide, allowing them to speak with their customers in the same ways they talk to their friends.

Headquartered in Amsterdam, we’re proud to be a “Work Anywhere” company. Our unique and united culture is rooted in our team: a diverse flock of over 750 Birds who represent 55 nationalities and counting. We’re smart, fast, and hungry. Our potential for growth is limitless. 

We understand that “life happens” and give you the freedom to choose the best environment for you to “get sh*t done”. Our Birds choose where they work from in the region or country we’re hiring in, so long as it’s within the job’s complementary timezone as indicated in the Job descriptions — this could be from one of our MessageBird hubs (Amsterdam, Singapore or Bogota) or remotely.... Want to work from a rural retreat? Sure, no problem! How about a bustling city getaway for a few weeks? Go ahead!

MessageBird is committed to fostering a fair and equal environment based on trust and mutual respect. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is paramount to our success and we are committed to building a team that represents a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. 

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