Lead Product Manager

Beautiful office overlooking Union Square —NYC

Join one of a highly ranked company to work for from Crain’s & Glass door for 2 yrs.

A well funded and prosperous, product-led tech company providing a highly useful tool and service to those across NY and US households for life changing experiences and important decisions.

Ideal for an experienced product manager who thinks of products holistically from life choices, partner relationships and thinking about all stages of the product dashboard, and client’s steps in the journey of this product/service offering.

Lead Product Manager

You would be making an immediate impact for a small team among 5, report directly to the  VP Product. This team is entrusted with looking across user experience and finding the best ways to engage our users as they sign up, try the product, and use it to solve multiple jobs-to-be-done. Real time solution problem solving.

The team partners with other business unit teams to help users decide which steps to take in their journey for them to achieve their goals and move. The team focuses on the sign-up, dashboard, and core personalization logic, as well as partners with our Product Engagement Lead to craft effective notifications.

Taking the craft of product management to heart, you will have strong strategic thinking capabilities, understands consumer product experiences, deeply empathetic to users and their challenges with the product and journey.

You’ll mentor other PMs and collaborate with world-class startup teams of Product Design, Engineering, Data, Marketing, and Business. Mentor and lead.

Collaborating with the Data Team is particularly unique - they surface insights on user behavior way beyond what is normal. It’s a massive advantage, and provides an incredibly exciting opportunity to collaborate and segment users in smart ways to craft experiences that not only convert, but also delight. A team of world-class at A/B testing

A day may look like:

  • Lead product development initiatives in partnership with Design and Tech Lead partners

  • Run user, competitor, and market research

  • Define strategy and goals

  • Model potential opportunities and lead prioritization within your product area

  • Write lean product specs

  • Work with the Design team to deliver the best possible user experience and delight users

  • Continuously propose new experiments to improve conversion and user engagement

  • Collaborate with CX to respond to user needs and NPS findings

  • Mentor other PMs and product-enthusiasts within Updater

 Experience:

  • 5-8 years of experience in product management, at least 2 years focused on consumer-facing, mobile-centric experiences

  • Optimism and a forward-looking attitude with a clear, inspiring communication style

  • A desire for collaboration and knowledge of how to drive decision-making

  • Experience collecting and using qualitative and quantitative data to uncover actionable insights and drive forward decisions

  • Strong experience in setting hypotheses, deciding between various types of testing (A/B, multivariate, interviews, surveys, etc), and leading efficient test execution

  • Knowledge of how to balance data with intuition when necessary

  • Experience with Sketch, InVision, Webflow, Zeplin, UserTesting, Optimizely

  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript as well as responsive web design and development (iOS, Android are a plus)