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Senior Product Manager

TrackMaven

Washington DC
Enterprise
3 weeks ago

Looking for a Senior Product Manager to join the pack!

Are you passionate about products and their ability to delight customers? Are you equally expert in solving customer, business and technology puzzles? Do you have a proven track record in delivering innovative solutions in modern consumer technologies? Do you love building and working with world-class teams? Would you enjoy working with a highly collaborative and passionate group of people? If so, then we have the career opportunity for you, as a Senior Product Manager at TrackMaven.

TrackMaven, the leading marketing analytics platform, is growing rapidly and is seeking a forward-thinking, eager and skilled Senior Product Manager to develop, research, plan and bring to market new features as well as enhance or sunset existing features. You will work alongside a team of talented designers and developers who are building the next generation of marketing insight software. The ideal candidate is a self-driven product development expert with a natural curiosity to become a product owner who will be in charge of championing the TrackMaven competitive intelligence platform and customer experience.

As a Senior Product Manager, you will:

  • Be a product expert capable of aiding top-management with product direction, and serve as a spokesperson and evangelist for the product's capabilities.
  • Develop and own the product strategy for some of TrackMaven's largest, highest-impact initiatives, and be responsible for translating feature requests, business strategy, and market opportunities into highly customer-focused requirements.
  • Own every aspect of experiences being launched by defining and reviewing key performance metrics, aggregating user feedback and reporting performance to a broad group of stakeholders on a regular basis.
  • Develop and own a product backlog for each initiative. Maintain a clear ranking of priorities for the development team to effectively plan and deliver against. Communicate roadmap and release schedules to stakeholders, executive leadership, and the company at large, where appropriate.
  • Work closely with Customer Success, Sales, Design, Engineering, Finance, and Ops to execute in a way that maximizes the company's overarching strategies and approach.
  • Drive the development of market insights, competitive analysis, audience opportunity by analyzing trends by customer segment to strengthen current market position and identify potential opportunities. Proactively evolve plans on the basis of such market intelligence. Turn strategy into a value proposition and actionable plans.
  • Deliver value in-market on an ongoing and iterative basis using the lean agile practices and methodology.

To hit the ground running, you'll need:

  • 6+ years of experience in product management
  • Experience working alongside or directly for senior product and engineering professionals
  • A fundamental understanding of digital marketing and marketing analytics
  • An ability to adapt to new and potentially unfamiliar methods or technologies
  • A willingness to work alone or with a team when necessary
  • To be highly organized
  • Curiosity

The Maven Way

TrackMaven is dedicated to making the lives of marketers easier, more productive, and more effective. We think that doing great things is difficult; it takes guts and the brightest minds giving everything they've got. We are clear communicators; transparent, open-minded and patient. We value autonomy and giving each employee what they need to get their job done in the most efficient way. We believe that your work matters, and we want you to feel that way too and own it.

TrackMaven Provides

  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Fantastic health, dental and vision insurance
  • A casual, fun and support office located in Thomas Circle

Product Manager - Mobile

npr

Washington DC
Media
Mid
last month

A thriving, mission-driven multimedia organization, NPR produces award-winning news, information, and music programming in partnership with hundreds of independent public radio stations across the nation. NPR listeners value information, creativity, curiosity, and social responsibility – our employees do too. We are innovators and leaders in diverse fields, from journalism and digital media to IT and development. Every day, our employees and member stations touch the lives of millions worldwide.

Role Summary:

The Product Manager, Mobile, is charged with positioning NPR as a market leader in the mobile space. The Product Manager will be expected to collaborate with developers, UX/Design specialists, corporate sponsorship, stations, and other NPR teams to continually improve our flagship mobile apps on iPhone, Android and iPad.

Essential Duties Include:

This position works with colleagues across NPR to support mobile product innovation:

  • Lead a team of developers, designers, product researchers to improve the performance and reliability of NPR News, a top-ranked app in the news category in both the iTunes store and the Android Marketplace
  • Deliver products on time and on budget; work with team members to balance scope and priorities.
  • Work as a product owner within the Agile development framework and sometimes as a project manager to resolve logistical issues.
  • Proactively engage with stakeholders and communicate with them and throughout the larger organization about product cycles and strategic priorities.
  • Use data-driven analysis to inform product roadmaps and strategic direction.
  • Develop relationships to keep abreast of trends and developments in the mobile space, and share that learning across the organization.
  • Working with the Director, Mobile and with other members of the mobile team, identify strategic opportunities for innovation and experimentation and collaborate with a team of designers, UX architects, and developers to capitalize on these opportunities.
  • Use ROI analysis or other data-driven methodologies to evaluate the likelihood potential deals will contribute meaningfully to NPR Digital Media's goals. Use these same methods to evaluate the success of existing initiatives on an ongoing basis.
  • Negotiate agreements with external partners; develop and prioritize contracts in consultation with NPR's Office of the General Counsel.
  • The Product Manager, Mobile works under the direct supervision of the Director, Mobile, NPR Digital Media.

Qualifications:

  • Thorough understanding of mobile platforms – especially iOS and Android -- as well as trends in the mobile industry generally.
  • Demonstrated ability to succeed in an interdisciplinary environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate enthusiasm for digital media and technology into valuable audience experiences.
  • A passion for troubleshooting logic and crafting intuitive experiences, even if you are not a coder or a designer.
  • Passion for public media's digital future.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university or equivalent required; MBA a plus.
  • 3+ years relevant digital work experience required, ideally in product development or product management.
  • Demonstrated experience developing strategic vision and identifying/implementing specific opportunities to serve that vision in partnership with product owners
  • Proficiency across multiple disciplines such as product/program development, project management, technology, sponsorship or sales, and legal.

Technical Skills and Other Competencies

  • Fluent with the issues and challenges facing journalism organizations in the interactive media space.
  • Deep familiarity with mobile and emerging platforms.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively in settings of high strategic importance and visibility; strong collaboration and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated experience balancing autonomous work and personal initiative with team collaboration at a departmental, divisional and/or inter-divisional level.
  • Good judgment

Product Manager

Upside

Washington DC
Enterprise
Mid
last month

We are ambitious, well-funded, and plan to change a $1 trillion-dollar global industry. This is no ordinary startup. We've brought on some of the most passionate, intelligent, and seasoned founding team members on the planet. We are building a product that will innovate business travel, delivering the cost savings that companies demand and a new level of great incentives that business travelers deserve.

ABOUT YOU

  • You are a strategic thinker with an analytical approach, strong work ethic and meticulous attention to detail.
  • You have 3 to 5 years of relevant experience, having contributed to the development of multiple online and mobile products that resulted in measurable market success. Experience in travel is a huge plus!
  • You know how to own an idea and have guided multiple products through the entire product development cycle from conception to production launches.
  • You can work across disciplines and easily collaborate with internal and vendor User Experience, Engineering Teams, QA and Operations teams.
  • You have demonstrated technical acumen with an ability to understand technology solutions and potential tradeoffs – you can communicate technology concepts to business users.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills; you are comfortable presenting to executive-level management.
  • With complete independence, you can write user stories as part of an Agile project framework that directly support primary objectives of the project, are appropriate in size for iterative development and include clear and specific acceptance criteria.
  • Proven business judgment: the ability to identify the business objectives, develop and implement a business strategy on projects; capable of making reliable business decisions.

ABOUT THE GIG

  • Define front-end customer experiences focused on acquiring and retaining customers.
  • Define backend integration requirements that anticipate future customer needs
  • Define requirements for analytics, payments, security, and other core functions of an online retailer
  • Make sound data-based decision through web analytics research tools/processes.
  • Lead agile teams to implement a wide range of user experiences as well as backend system technologies and integrations.
  • Plan for our rapid growth and define product road maps to support it.
  • Plan sprints that get products out the door and drives features that make them better every day.

ABOUT US

We are a team of no-nonsense risk-takers that thrive in our low structure, high expectations culture. We are positive, passionate, playful, and always pushing to be better. Our team is a hodgepodge of challenge seekers, travel gurus, startup junkies, and data-miners who see the big picture.

YOU WANT TO TALK TO US IF...

  • You are motivated by disrupting the norm.
  • You have a great sense of humor and take your profession seriously, but not yourself.
  • Your entrepreneurial spirit drives your bias for action.
  • You are all about constructive feedback - you can dish it out and you can take it.
  • You thrive in the frenetic energy of a startup.
  • WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive salary + equity
  • Full health, vision, and dental coverage
  • 401K plan
  • Open paid time off
  • Impromptu Nerf gun battles