Depop is the fashion marketplace where our users buy, sell and get inspired. With more than 14 million registered users in 147 countries, our mission is to empower the next generation to transform fashion.
The next generation want a different experience of fashion, that the traditional industry is struggling to provide. They want choice and individuality, the ability to buy on demand and sell on with ease. At the same time, they want to reduce waste. They want authenticity and to set their own trends. They are influenced by their peers and people they share values with. Our team of almost 200 people is dedicated to meeting these evolving needs. Our community is everything to us: when they succeed, we succeed.
Depop is headquartered in London, UK, with locations in New York and LA. With over 16M items available for sale and close to 1M unique sellers in the last 12 months we are already a clear market leader in this exciting space. We have a prime position in the UK where we estimate 1 in 3 Gen Z/Millennials are registered. We are experiencing rapid growth (300% over two years) in the US; recently entering the top 25 shopping apps by DAU (the only European player to do so). And we’re just getting started.
We have recently closed a $62M Series C investment led by General Atlantic, a top tier global technology investor, giving us fuel to embark on an ambitious global growth plan, targeting a multi-billion gross merchandise value within the next few years.
We're looking for a Director of Community Experience to lead our Community Support (re-active) and our Trust & Safety (pro-active) teams in their mission to deliver the ultimate user experience & the safest platform that earns the trust of our users whether buyers, sellers or browsers. This role is key in ensuring Depop remains the platform of choice for the next generation across the world, and driving the loyalty and advocacy of our users.
You will be responsible for defining and delivering the strategy for Depop’s community experience based on our ambition, market positioning and values as well as the initiatives required to get us there. You will deliver a robust short, mid and long-term roadmap for your teams with clear priorities, metrics and deliverables and build, coach, train and lead your team to deliver against this.
In this role, you’ll hire, manage and develop high-performing support leaders, and help in continuing to build out and iterate on team structure as we scale. The people and processes behind the community experience team are pivotal to the brand experience of our customers, and we’re looking for someone that deeply understands and believes that. You will partner cross functionally with our Operations, Data, People, Brand and Marketing teams as a custodian of our community, proactively feeding in insights from our community interactions and helping other teams develop roadmaps to address known issues and delight the community by solving issues they didn’t even know they had.
As we build out our own payments function, you will also build out a world class fraud prevention and dispute resolution team that further maintains our reputation as a safe and secure platform and protecting us and our users commercially.
You will seek and deliver continuous improvement and efficiencies, leveraging technology where possible and use every interaction with our community as a chance to further increase their loyalty.
What You’ll Do
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We have stylish offices near Old Street with a relaxed atmosphere and collaborative environment, where you'll get to work with a well-funded, passionate and friendly team.
We have 25 days holiday with options to buy/sell more, UK pension scheme, healthy snacks in the kitchen, cycle to work scheme, finish-early Fridays, team nights out, yoga, gym discount and more. But the biggest perk of all is the opportunity to work with such a vibrant group of people building a product we all deeply care about.