What Does a Product Director Actually Do?

Day-to-day and more strategically

When it comes to a product management team, sometimes you’ll come across the job title of Product Director (PD).

Is this just a level up from a Product Manager (PM)? What extra tasks are they performing? Where is the extra responsibility?

They aren’t present in every organization with a product function, and sometimes the functions are taken on by others, but where they do exist this is what they do.

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Product related roles have grown considerably over the past five years, which means an influx of people who are starting out in a new skills area. Getting Started in Product aims to support these people make the transition.

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Helping people kick start their product management career with product coaching, job application prep, and product resources at gettingstartedinproduct.com

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