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Product Manager

Jan 26 2022

Product Planning / Product strategy and roadmap / Product Lifecycle /
New York, NY; Remote

About YPulse

At YPulse we have been on an exciting journey building a world class insights suite to help businesses grow. With 16 years of experience studying tweens, teens, twenty-somethings and young adults, YPulse is the leading authority on youth. We’re a team of intelligent and creative market researchers, data scientists, and trend forecasters, dedicated to helping brands make sense of the thoughts, opinions, goals and aspirations of young people.

Our client list includes heavy hitters in every industry – Apple, Amazon, Disney, Meta, Netflix, Spotify, YouTube, and many, many more. These companies look to us to develop actionable youth strategies, make informed business decisions, and stay up-to-date in the ever-changing world of youth culture.

There has never been a better time to join our rapidly growing team. You’ll be at the epicenter of fueling YPulse’ ‘big and fast’ hyperscale – solidifying our unique positioning.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a Product Manager to help us build out our product development strategy as we embark on the next phase of our growth trajectory. In this role you’ll play a key part in defining how organizations can empower their teams to capture market opportunities via intelligent youth research, insights and content delivery. 

The Product Manager is responsible for the product planning and execution throughout the Product Life Cycle, including: gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with engineering, sales, marketing and support to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met. The Product Manager also ensures that the product supports the company’s overall strategy and goals.

As a Product manager you’ll identify user problems, thinking critically about what features and capabilities to prioritize. You’ll also be responsible for measuring and interpreting the results of our product’s effectiveness and impact.

If this sounds like you, please send us a short email with your resume to jobs@ypulse.com.

What you will do

  • Assist in the roadmap development of new platform features to support the customer’s journey; from discovery, registration, nurturing, sales engagement, procurement, training & on-boarding as well as ongoing retention & renewal.
  • Identify user needs, problems and opportunities through research, analysis, market data and direct interaction with the users.
  • Work with designers to develop, prototype, test and optimize high-fidelity visuals and prototypes.
  • Develop and iterate website wireframes which focuses on surfacing content across multiple regions and countries.
  • Work with the in-house development teams to test and release product features & enhancements.
  • Work with Product VPs and the leadership team to set the roadmap to deliver on the company’s vision to be “the leader in youth research and insights, and the leading expert on Gen Z and Millennials”.
  • You’ll help the entire leadership team shift their processes to be more compatible with developing a subscription-based offering targeting Fortune 500 companies.

What you should bring

  • 3+ years experience in an eCommerce/subscription/SaaS product management position with a digital product focus.
  • Proven record of successful product outcomes.
  • Experience in an early-stage or startup environment.
  • Experience defining vision and strategy for a product.
  • Experience in agile working and lean thinking.
  • A data-driven mindset both from a product as well as process perspective.
  • Self-driven & proactive. You must enjoy working in a fast-paced, hands-on environment where priorities can change often.
  • Collaborative, team-focused professional with excellent communication skills.

What we bring

  • Competitive compensation and stock options
  • 100% payment of healthcare
  • 100% payment of dental and vision
  • FSA & HSA medical savings plans 
  • Pre-tax public transit / parking plans
  • Unlimited vacation time (provided individual goals are met)
  • Work from home flexibility
  • Stock options & 401K matching