Chief Product Officer


October 18, 2022

Job Description

Who We Are

We’re the biggest app for couples in the world but there is still so much to be done in terms of the number of couples we can reach and the ways we can support their relationships. Our app is less than 2 years old and most couples don’t know that relationship apps exist, never mind that Paired is one of them.

We’re looking for a Chief Product Officer to join the leadership team at Paired and help us become a must-have companion for millions of couples at every stage of their relationship. Working closely with stakeholders, you’ll have overall responsibility for Paired’s product strategy, roadmap, execution and team.

This is a unique opportunity to bring a product loved by couples to the mainstream and work with colleagues who have extensive experience shipping top-grossing apps.


What Your Role Encompasses
  • Set Paired’s product strategy, taking into account customer needs, business growth, and company strategy
  • Hire, mentor, and lead a world-class team across product management, content, product design, and UX research
  • Own the overall product roadmap, ensuring we are prioritising the most impactful things
  • Nurture a customer-centric product culture, embedding research and insights into our ways of working
  • Set, track progress against, and hit quarterly OKRs and their associated KPIs
  • Work closely with the engineering team to ensure product excellence and speed, setting a high bar for iteration and quality
  • Support the content team in creating the most relevant, high quality conversations that bring couples closer together
  • Ensure the marketing team have suitable input into product priorities and processes
  • Lead cross-functional or strategic projects as required
  • Raise the external profile of the company through events and public speaking
  • Be an important member of the Paired leadership team, making decisions and trade-offs to build a successful company


  • Extensive experience successfully scaling consumer mobile app products used by millions of people
  • Fluent in best practices of mobile and web growth, retention, and monetization
  • Strong leadership and coaching skills; able to attract, recruit, lead and develop the best talent
  • Customer-centric approach to product development, with a passion for understanding and exceeding the expectations of customers
  • Excellent data analysis skills; uses data to inform product decisions
  • Strong understanding of agile modern software development approaches – breaking down larger strategies into small, rapidly deliverable features aligned to business metrics
  • Market focus with an eye towards competition, trends, and driving new directions
  • Passionate about helping couples have happier relationships
  • Values fit; starts with outcomes, makes it fun, places bets, is 80/20, champions relationships
  • Roll-up-your sleeves attitude; able to step in where required and lead by example
  • Ability to prioritise competing opportunities, balancing market needs with business goals
  • High emotional intelligence; communicates and manages well cross-functionally and at all levels of the organisation
  • Based in Europe


  • An innovative and collaborative environment with diversity of opinion at its core (we are a relationship app after all!)
  • Fully remote work setup from anywhere in Europe
  • Company offsites every quarter (e.g. in Malaga, Florence, Lisbon and Tirana…)
  • Subsidised co-working space
  • 25 days annual leave (+public holidays)
  • Yearly salary between £120-130K / €140-150K
  • Yearly learning budget of £1,000 / €1,150
  • Significant stock options
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Comprehensive health insurance
  • Opportunity to help millions of people with their relationship


Diversity & Inclusion at Paired
  • Our core value is championing relationships. Our app was built to serve all couples regardless of culture, gender, sexual orientation, and ethnicity
  • We strive to create an inclusive environment where unique perspectives are encouraged, as we firmly believe that diversity enhances our company, culture and product. We’re looking for people from a range of different backgrounds across age, disability, gender and gender re-assignment, relationship status, sexual orientation, parenthood and pregnancy, race or nationality, and/or religion or belief
  • We regularly review our hiring processes, materials and pipeline to ensure they are accessible and free of bias, offering equal opportunity to underrepresented groups. We are also always learning. We maintain open minds and welcome feedback on how we can improve, no matter where it comes from


And one last thing…

Excited by our business but not sure if you meet the job criteria? Not to worry! If you feel you have that special something and could contribute to our mission, get in touch anyway. We are always looking to add great people and we know that you are more than your CV. We would encourage you to apply regardless as we don’t believe that ticking off a list of skills is the only thing that makes a great candidate.