Apple Music – Senior Product Manager, Personalization (US)

At Apple, we don’t just create products. We create experiences that redefine what customers expect and revolutionize entire industries. We are dedicated to making the best products on earth and leaving the world better than we found it.

Music is a part of Apple’s DNA, and we are just getting started. Come join a team that is imagining, inventing, and building what’s next to delight millions of music fans globally. 

We are seeking a senior product manager to help define, deliver, and iteratively improve personalization features across Apple Music. In this role you will join a team dedicated to developing and communicating an innovative long-term personalization product vision, while also creating new strategies and techniques to improve the experience of every listener. You will use your strong communication skills to collaborate closely with engineering, data science, design, editorial, Siri, marketing, and many other teams across Apple. Given the high degree of partnership that is required for success in this role, you must be exceptional in earning trust with others and cut through ambiguity. The ideal applicant has strong expertise in product management, machine learning and recommender systems, and a passion for innovation.

Key Qualifications
  • Strong product intuition, with a passion for creating innovative experience driven products
  • With a record of wins, 7+ years of product management or experience building working products in machine learning, personalization, recommender systems, or similar
  • Conviction to always do what’s best for customers, with great taste and an understanding of markets and possibilities
  • Exceptional communication skills, with a proven record for creating, documenting, and presenting product strategies and features, pitching to leadership and gaining support across the company
  • Deep understanding of the opportunities and limitations of machine learning
  • Analytically minded, with experience in product analysis, performance metrics, experimentation, and data storytelling
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with flexibility to adapt to change and influence in a dynamic, discourse-driven environment
  • Self-motivated and proactive, with demonstrated creative and critical thinking abilities
  • A strong interest in digital media products and services

  Define and partner to build the best personalized customer experiences across Apple Music globally

  Create a compelling product roadmap and earn alignment with business, design, engineering, and more

  Write crisp product requirements and presentations that capture the long-term vision, goals, and key areas of new offerings

  Partner with data science and engineering teams on research and development for new features. 

  Establish, adopt and deliver on key metrics around customer growth, engagement, and retention

  Use product intuition and data to drive ongoing and frequent iterative improvements, while championing an experiment-focused culture

  Develop strong technical knowledge to be able to dive deep to troubleshoot customer issues

  Partner across teams at Apple to communicate and launch products in compelling ways

  Deeply understand the market and competitive landscape to help identify new areas of opportunity

  Work closely with other product managers across the company to align with Apple strategies

Education & Experience

Bachelors degree and MBA or graduate degree in a technical field preferred. Extensive industry experience may also be considered.

Pay & Benefits
  • At Apple, base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The base pay range for this role is between $150,000 and $230,000, and your base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.

    Apple employees also have the opportunity to become an Apple shareholder through participation in Apple’s discretionary employee stock programs. Apple employees are eligible for discretionary restricted stock unit awards, and can purchase Apple stock at a discount if voluntarily participating in Apple’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also receive benefits including: Comprehensive medical and dental coverage, retirement benefits, a range of discounted products and free services, and for formal education related to advancing your career at Apple, reimbursement for certain educational expenses — including tuition. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary bonuses or commission payments as well as relocation. Learn more about Apple Benefits.

    Note: Apple benefit, compensation and employee stock programs are subject to eligibility requirements and other terms of the applicable plan or program.

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