Senior Product Manager

Zola (Montreal QC, Canada) 28 days ago

Zola is looking for an innovative Product Manager or Senior Product Manager to drive the wedding vendor discovery and planning experience. Our ideal candidate is someone who is ready to own Zola’s product strategy from the moment a couple starts defining their wedding vision to the start of their wedding vendor search. This person will work closely with the Director and Product and be responsible for developing and managing a product roadmap that aims to make Zola the go-to destination to discover your ideal wedding vendors.

An ideal candidate would have a strong product mindset and experience building end-to-end product experiences for consumers. This person would also have a strong analytical background and feels most comfortable leveraging qualitative and quantitative data to drive product thinking and develop a product roadmap. We are looking for someone who embraces blue-sky thinking and relies on thoughtful analysis and research to drive product decisions. Ideally, this person has extensive experience managing a robust roadmap and balancing trade-offs between core user needs and key business objectives.

The ideal candidate also loves concepting new features and optimizing existing ones. You embrace user challenges and have a proven track record of working effectively cross-functionally and collaborating with other PMs. Lastly, you love working with kind, smart colleagues who share a commitment to putting the customer first!

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Own the product roadmap for wedding vendor discovery
  • Cultivate a deep understanding of a couple’s needs as they define their wedding vision and begin their wedding vendor search
  • Rely on user research, business objectives, emerging technology trends to develop product strategies and rigorously prioritize projects
  • Work closely with the Director of Product, General Manager, engineering, product design, marketing and native app teams to identify
  • Opportunity areas for new features and feature improvements
  • Present product strategies to executives and leaders in product and adjacent organizations to build organizational alignment and support for your roadmap
  • Develop specs and partner with a tech lead to plan and execute development sprints
  • Communicate projects to key stakeholders of all levels
  • Project management for all projects on the roadmap
  • Feature performance and KPIs
  • Understanding of technical constraints and knowing where to push the boundaries
  • Evaluating competitors and the market for trends and differentiation opportunities

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years professional experience
  • 2+ years product management experience at a consumer-focused tech company
  • 2+ years of experience in an analytical role or operational role in a fast-paced, cross-functional environment
  • Nice-to-have: product management experience in search and navigation, A/B testing, digital software
  • Excellent quantitative skills. Understanding of SQL, Segment and Looker a major plus!
  • Solid understanding of consumer tech trends
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills; presents effectively to audiences of all types (technical and non-technical)
  • Creative, scrappy, and customer-obsessed
  • Exceptional technical, business and customer experience judgment
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage competing tasks in a fast-paced, highly ambiguous environment
  • Ability to build business relationships across functional teams
  • BA/BS required, MBA preferred. A degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, Psychology or Business is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage competing tasks
  • Team player and a great communicator

ABOUT ZOLA

We're Zola, the wedding company that will do anything for love. We're reinventing the wedding planning and registry experience to make the happiest moment in our couples’ lives even happier. From engagement to wedding and decorating your first home, Zola is there, combining compassionate customer service with modern tools and technology… all in the service of love.

We built our entire platform from the ground-up in 2013, and quickly became the fastest-growing wedding company in the country. Our team has deep experience creating award-winning online and mobile products that are helpful, intuitive, and simply magical. We’re proud to have investor partners including Female Founders Fund, Comcast Ventures, Goldman Sachs, Canvas Ventures, Thrive Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners, among others.

We are passionate about supporting all forms of love, and we’re proud of our thriving community of over 1 million couples. We strive to hire a team that is as beautifully diverse as the couples getting married today, and we encourage individuals from every race, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, marital status, religion and perspective to apply. Zola will always be a place where every employee, couple, wedding guest, wedding vendor, and partner will be respected and accepted and valued.

Our headquarters are in NYC, and we have offices in Charlottesville and Montreal. Come work with us!

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