TELECOMMUTE – US National
Associate Product Manager
Austin, Texas, United States
***THIS IS A REMOTE POSITION***
ConsumerAffairs is a managed marketplace for life’s hardest purchases. Our mission is to help consumers make smart buying decisions in a moment of need.
Every month millions of consumers turn to ConsumerAffairs for help with their considered (often emotional), need-based purchases and we connect hundreds of thousands of them directly to brands. These brands use our SaaS tools to manage their reviews, their presence on ConsumerAffairs, communicate with consumers and generate revenue.
We are a diverse team located remotely across the U.S. and internationally.We are fast-paced and GRIND-ing out our core values: Generate Ownership, Resolve Through Data, Invent with Grit, Network to Win and Deliver Impact Daily.
ABOUT THE JOB:
The Associate Product Manager (APM) is passionate about building products that customers love. They work with cross-functional teams to design, build and roll-out products that deliver the company’s vision and strategy in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:
Gain a deep understanding of customer experience, identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that grow market share, improve customer experience and drive growth
Work closely with product managers and engineering teams to deliver with quick time-to-market and optimal resources
Define requirements and collaborate with design and development to define, implement, deploy, A/B test, measure and refine new features
Compile data and reporting requirements and drive data implementation
Write tickets and work with Product and engineering teams to ensure timely completion
Maintain and update product roadmap based on sprint capacity, goals, and timelines
Work closely with engineering and design to scope projects for prioritization
Conduct UAT on key releases to ensure acceptance criteria are met
Gather market research and conduct on-going competitor analysis
Maintain and execute testing roadmap in alignment with Product Managers
Analyze and provide recommendations based on testing results
Work with Client Success, Content and other stakeholders to break down technical barriers, assist with team job performance, and help reach enterprise objectives
Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources in an effective and timely manner and demonstrate respect for others
(These responsibilities are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related duties as required)
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
Product Management certification or Agile/Scrum training a plus
2+ years of experience with product management or product operations
Technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies is a bonus
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Strong problem solving skills and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job
Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams in a matrix organization
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Stands up for decisions, takes responsibility for results, and shares both good and bad outcomes transparently.
Project Management , Computer & IT