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Material World

Brooklyn
E-Commerce
Mid
last month

We are seeking an exceptional, strategic and hands-on Product Manager with strong cross-functional teamwork skills to lead our product development lifecycle from concept, launch, through iterations, building an innovative new full lifecycle shopping experience for users. The ideal candidate is user-centric and has a successful track record of establishing a product vision aligned with key business goals and building consensus across key company stakeholders with a bias towards action. You can break down complex problems, plan and prioritize all steps needed to drive product development, and are passionate about the iterative "test and learn" approach and data analytics for continuous improvement to meet goals. You will be reporting directly to the President and collaborating closely with our Creative, Tech, Marketing and eCommerce teams. Experience in startups, fashion, and eCommerce is preferred.

About Material World

Material World is shaping the new fashion frontier.

As the leading luxury fashion trade-in service and eCommerce destination, Material World aims to change how we think about shopping and expressing ourselves through resale and reinvention. Material World's luxury trade in service is transparent, hassle-free, fast, and environment-friendly, so you can enjoy evolving your look while extending the lifecycle of your fashion purchases. Trade in yesterday's fashions for credit to shop either new or pre-owned at materialworld.co and at 900+ retail locations nationwide such as Bloomingdale's, Barneys and Intermix. All items find a new home through our eCommerce shop where they will be re-worn with love or are donated to our charity partner Housing Works.

Founded in 2012 by two ecommerce natives and Harvard Business School graduates, Rie Yano and Jie Zheng, Material World has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, ABC News, Women's Wear Daily and is headquartered in Industry City, Brooklyn.

Passionate, nimble and authentic, our team thrives on improving our company inside and out. Always innovating, we create opportunities for growth and learning through open communication and believe strongly in developing each other and our company culture.

Ship us the old, evolve with the new.

Responsibilities

  • Define product strategy, goals, functionality and requirements to realize key business goals boost trade-in acquisition volumes and dramatically driving eCommerce revenue.
  • Effectively lead product strategy across a cross-functional group including Creative, Tech, Marketing and eCommerce by building consensus on priorities leading to product execution.
  • Create and maintain product roadmaps and supporting documentation including creating user stories, user flows, scenarios, wireframes, mockups and functional specifications
  • Lead user research, collaborating with Customer, Creative, Tech teams, and additional UX freelance experts as needed to reach the best version of a product to bring to market.
  • Prioritize development activities with engineering teams, assist in determining the best technical implementation methods, work closely with QA on acceptance testing and lead product launches.
  • Manage day-to-day tasks across cross-functional team to ensure on-schedule delivery of projects.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of product management experience
  • Proven track record of leading and delivering digital products to meet business and KPI goals
  • Strong leadership, communication and presentation skills to promote effective collaboration across diverse teams.
  • Must be both strategic and analytical with solid problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Results-oriented and resourceful self-starter who works effectively and collaboratively with cross-functional team members.
  • Emphasis on user-driven product design and data-driven product refinement.
  • Passion for working with Agile methodology with open-minded enthusiasm for continuous iterations based on learnings.
  • Strong understanding of UX and ability to create intuitive wireframes and mockups.
  • Experience with responsive web across screen sizes and device types, in particular, mobile web.
  • Must be detailed-oriented, well organized and able to thrive in deadline-driven environment.
  • Up-to-date understanding of market trends and keen interest in following emerging technologies.

Compensation:

  • Annual salary: 90K-100K
  • Basic Health, Dental, and Vision Benefits - fully covered
  • Ten Paid Vacation Days