VP, Product Management Growth Solutions
Since 2005, Yodle has grown to 1,400+ employees, and we’re not slowing down. With an unmatched combination of rapidly-developing technology, thoughtful data analysis, and expert levels of service, we make online marketing accessible to local businesses.
Everyone at Yodle plays a pivotal role in the company’s overall success. Here, there’s no such thing as slipping through the cracks. We’ve maintained our startup culture for a reason: to create an environment where you can own your ideas and run with them, no matter where you happen to fall on the org chart.
Yodle, a Web.com company, empowers small businesses to succeed by delivering innovative, fresh solutions to start, run, and grow their businesses.
Our Growth Solutions team delivers products that make online marketing easy, affordable, and transparent for our 40,000+ customers. Our unique paid advertising and scaled SEO platforms are key pillars of many of our product offerings within the company. The enormous scale of our customer performance data across multiple industries is a significant competitive and performance advantage.
Yodle is ranked #9 on the 2014 Forbes list of America’s most promising companies and has won multiple awards for its business growth, job creation, technology innovation, and workplace and culture. It is one of only three companies in the local space to drive consistent profits at scale.
We are currently seeking for a Vice President of Product Management to lead our products to the next level. Reporting to the SVP of Product and Design at Web.com, this candidate will define the product and platform vision, decide what should be built, and will communicate the business strategy to the rest of the company and its customers.The candidate will work very closely with the executive team and partner with an organically agile development and UX organization to drive growth plans. The candidate must have demonstrated leadership and management skills.
•We believe in the philosophy of product managers as CEOs of their respective products. Your team’s primary responsibility will be for the overall success of our product line as well as setting and executing its strategy.
•To form that strategy, your team will gather information from a variety of sources: customer research, sales data, internal and external customer’s website traffic patterns, user behavior, competitive market analysis, etc.
•You’ll work with senior leadership to align the company around your product strategy, roadmap and milestones, and thus to set your team up for success. You’ll oversee major cross-functional efforts that pull together team members from such departments as sales, service, finance, marketing, and more.
•As the leader of a key platform and product, you’ll integrate plans into and drive execution to a comprehensive release schedule.
•You’ll prioritize and allocate resources against an array of simultaneously-running projects, from making build-buy-partner decisions (with appropriate analysis to match) along with bringing major new features or price points all the way from conception to market and into ongoing maintenance.
•We believe that collaboration is the key to great product development, which means you will work closely with our engineering and UX leadership to keep our fast-paced, iterative agile software development operation humming and producing lots of valuable, quality software.
•This individual will be responsible for balancing the risk of overinvestment in documentation with their team’s responsibility for producing the key personas, workflows, scenarios, and stories necessary to effectively communicate business context and goals.
•You’ll mentor and develop your reports to get the most out their natural abilities.
•Strong strategic thinking ability and demonstrated business acumen
•Demonstrated ability to hire and lead high performance Product Management teams
•Proven success in defining and delivering software product that drive customer satisfaction and business results
•Experience working with Agile software development processes
•Experience in and comfort with collaborating with user experience teams
•Experience in and comfort with formal customer research
•Experienced expertise in assessing and interpreting latest market trends
•Strong execution skills
•Strong skills in data analysis and interpretation
•Strong written, verbal and presentation skills
•Strong relationship-building skills, with experience marshaling resources across an organization
•Ability to quickly grasp concepts and solve complex problems
•An intellectual approach to problem solving that welcomes debate without posturing in the pursuit of the best answer
Minimum Experience Required:
•10+ years’ experience in product management
•4+ years of managing direct reports
•Small Business, marketing, and/or consumer facing product experience is a plus
•MBA is a plus
Yodle offers an excellent health and welfare package for you and your family, including a 401K match! Each office location offers its own unique set of perks such as free lunch, food trucks, contests, chair massages, gym memberships, commuter benefits, and don't forget about company happy hours!
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