Principal Business Product Manager

OfferUp is a Seattle area startup that is changing how we buy and sell locally by making it as easy as sharing a photo from your phone.  We are creating a simple and safer marketplace where we help buyers and sellers link up with ease.  We are a rapidly growing team and are looking to bring on more passionate, motivated, and curious people. 

The OfferUp Product team is growing and we have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Product Manager to focus on business and product planning. We want someone who has passion for and possesses a unique blend of business and product savvy. This position involves understanding and articulating customer problems and finding innovative solutions for the local marketplace. This role is a cross-functional role where you must be able to communicate effectively with all areas of the company on all levels, including concise verbal and written executive communication.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for defining product and business strategy for a variety of offerings in the OfferUp portfolio.
  • Partner with customer researchers, marketing, business operations, and vendors, to assess customer needs and market landscape.
  • Develop business models, feature/product positioning and messaging, go-to-market plans.
  • Work closely with Feature PMs and Technical PMs to influence product roadmaps and execution.
  • Evaluate product success based upon customer adoption, engagement, and satisfaction while feeding the resulting insights back into the product roadmap.

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of proven product/program management experience
  • Consistent track record of detailed market and business analysis and modeling for a variety of businesses including consumer software/services products
  • Ability to translate highly ambiguous business issues into structured problems, and to develop well founded solutions in a structured yet creative way
  • Hands-on experience leading multiple successful product launches, including new product launches, in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to build & maintain strong relationships with business and technology partners
  • Exceptional communication skills (presentation and written) at the executive level.
  • Strong technical skills, experience driving software development projects, and ability to influence engineering teams a plus.
  • MBA or equivalent experience required.
  • Marketplace experience is desired but not a requirement.

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