Product Manager

Job Description

Posted on: 
2023-04-18 09:22

Lift Ventures, a remote-first startup studio whose portfolio of businesses has reached over 250 million consumers to date, is looking for a talented, data-driven Product Manager to join our team and lead product initiatives for our fast-growing EdTech business SuperSummary. SuperSummary is a subscription-based website offering a library of professionally-written study guides and other educational resources on thousands of books for students, teachers, and readers of all types.

As Product Manager, you’ll be working closely with our team of designers, engineers, analysts, and our leadership team to shape and execute the product roadmap for SuperSummary. You will leverage sophisticated product analytics and in-depth market & user research to improve existing features and bring new and innovative features to our product suite. You will also become our in-house expert on product analytics and serve as the critical link that ties our product, design, and engineering roadmaps together into execution.

Given the distributed nature of our team, this role is 100% remote. The majority of our product, design, and engineering teams are currently located in Brazil, while the rest of our team is distributed throughout the US and Latin America.


Key Responsibilities

To succeed in this role, you will be operating as an individual contributor but will also need to have excellence cross-functional coordination, organization, and management skills. As the Product Manager, you will naturally be the “glue” that ties design, engineering, and the business teams together, and you will have exclusive exposure to collaborate with our CEO. Your primary responsibilities within each area are:

Research and Design

  • Set priorities for the design team so that their output is consistent with the business needs according to the overall product roadmap
  • Evaluate user research results and create end-to-end hypothesis on user behavior that links research findings to product analytics

Product Engineering

  • Translate product strategy into detailed requirements – including creating and grooming user stories in Jira and working directly with our engineering team to guide development work and QA processes
  • Be a relentless partner in using our Product – drive continuous cycles of QA and improvement to optimize the user experience

Product Analytics

  • Own product analytics (leveraging Google Analytics, Amplitude, and Metabase) – including the definition, tracking, and interpretation of product-related data with the goal of presenting insights to key stakeholders including the CEO and other team leads
  • Establish cadence for tracking and reviewing product and business KPIs (e.g., revenue growth, traffic growth, user satisfaction, etc.) and document feature performance post-launch
  • Provide insights into performance of A/B Tests

Cross-functional Management

  • Maintain and manage the product backlog, A/B testing roadmap, and design roadmap – by use qualitative and quantitative data to prioritize existing projects, scope new projects, and communicate trade-offs between possible solutions
  • Lead planning and coordination of product and feature launches, including sequencing A/B tests, launching pilot programs, identifying focus groups, and defining key objectives (w/KPIs) and what success looks lik

Basic Qualifications

  • 2-4 years of Product Management experience at high-growth companies
  • Demonstrated track record of success defining, prioritizing, A/B testing, and launching excellent products to meet strategic objectives
  • Excellent design sense and experience working closely with talented, user-centric designers
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to assess feature adoption and understand what drives conversion and retention
  • Strong research skills, with the ability to consolidate user, market, and competitor research to drive key insights
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a precise talent for articulating the rationale for prioritization cross-functionally
  • Experience with prototyping and wireframing tools
  • Highly organized with a meticulous attention to detail and a passion for process-driven success
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionally and coordinate between teams
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (STEM, Business, Finance, Economics)
  • A dedication to creative problem-solving and innovative thinking

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working on an EdTech, software, subscription, and/or ecommerce product
  • Experience with content/SEO as a core customer acquisition strategy
  • Experience optimizing landing pages and funnels
  • Knowledge of A/B testing tools and best practices
  • Strong data and analytics background – including experiences working in Looker, Tableau, Amplitude, or other BI tools
  • Experience with other tools in our stack: Sprig, Hotjar, Clarity, Airtable, and MetaBase

Perks and Benefits

  • Work with a distributed, global team that has been remote-first since 2018
  • Competitive salary, benefits, and vacation policy
  • Workspace improvement stipend
  • Professional development and learning stipend
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