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Senior Product Manager, Weddings

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Minted

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San Francisco, CA, US

Description

Minted is looking for a Senior Product Manager, Weddings to join our Product Management team and play a critical role in driving the growth of one of Minted’s largest categories, building a world-class shopping experience for our wedding customers.
 
This individual will bring excitement and passion for all things wedding, an insatiable curiosity for emerging industry trends and competitive experiences, and quickly develop a deep understanding of Minted’s wedding customers, products, and shopping experience.
 
This role will partner closely with the GM, Weddings to help define and execute a compelling product roadmap that supports both short and long-term category goals in the online channel.  As part of that strategy, you will own launching beautiful and innovative new wedding products and services to the site - both physical and digital - as well as developing a delightful and high-converting shopping experience that is compelling and differentiating for modern couples.
 
A constant champion for the wedding customer and category, this person will also work closely with core commerce and artist community product managers to ensure that platform initiatives appropriately contemplate wedding customer and category needs at all times.

You Will:

    • Develop an intimate knowledge of Minted’s wedding customer, products, services, and shopping experience
    • Partner closely with the GM, Weddings and Director, Business-Ops, Weddings, attending all cross-functional category meetings as the single point of contact and product management owner for the wedding customer and shopping experience
    • Monitor, analyze, and improve site conversion metrics - across all steps in the shopping funnel - for the wedding customer and products
    • Proactively seek emerging trends in the industry to inform thinking on creating a compelling and differentiating wedding shopping experience
    • Perform frequent research and analysis of competitive products, services, and experiences
    • Closely monitor wedding customer contacts and feedback to understand issues, glean consumer insights, and discover opportunities for improvement
    • Partner with the GM, Weddings and the Director, Business-Ops, Weddings to help translate business goals and requirements into category-specific roadmap projects
    • Maintain a well-documented roadmap of all wedding features, projects, and initiatives previously considered, active, or planned for the future
    • Drive timely execution and delivery across all wedding roadmap projects, even those led by other product managers, proactively managing risks and advocating for resources
    • Provide communication of status and risks to stakeholders and senior leadership across all wedding product management initiatives
    • Personally lead key wedding roadmap projects, translating business requirements into detailed product specifications ready for development by engineering
    • Drive product development execution including daily scrums, sprint planning, maintaining product specs and backlog, and coordinating design, development, QA, and launch for your projects

You Are:

    • A strategic, consumer-centric thinker.  You are a superb strategic thinker who has proven the ability to identify new opportunities.  You understand consumer segments deeply and intuitively, and you naturally gravitate to the consumer when answering questions or considering strategies.
    • Results oriented.  You are most comfortable in work environments which are outcome-oriented and merit-based, and are highly motivated by goal accomplishment.
    • A passionate customer advocate. You are ready to put the customer first and influence others across the company to think similarly.
    • Receptive to change.  You are flexible, adaptable, innovative, and open in response to competitive pressure and market change.
    • A collaborative thinker.  You enjoy an environment that has been structured for collaboration and interdependence, drawing on strong functional areas to build your business.
    • A systems thinker. You intuitively understand interdependencies, ask follow-up questions, and drive to solutions that balance the success of initiatives across revenue, quality, brand, and cost goals.

You Have:

    • Bachelor’s degree, MBA strongly preferred
    • 5-7 years product management experience building online consumer experiences (preferably for a retail, fashion, or lifestyle brand)
    • 3-5 years professional experience in relevant industry (retail, fashion/beauty, consumer internet)
    • Incredible detail-orientation and an ability to identify all customer use cases and product details needed deliver a successful shopping experience
    • Demonstrated effective partnership with engineering and proven record of driving and delivering project implementation, testing, and launch
    • Impeccable verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong project management skills and ability to plan, set expectations, make and meet commitments
    • Superb analytical skills and ability to effectively use data to investigate and solve problems and make decisions
    • A ‘fast-twitch’ response and ability to pivot quickly when needed, thriving in a rapid-pace environment
About Minted
 
Minted is a design platform whose mission it is to bring the best in independent design to consumers everywhere. The company's art, stationery, and textiles products have reached over 40 million homes worldwide.
 
Minted uses technology to bring unique, best-selling design to market at scale. Using its crowdsourcing technology, consumers are empowered to vote for the designs they love and want to see sold, ensuring that Minted always sells continuously fresh and trend-forward product. The winning designs are manufactured by Minted, enabling artists from around the world to share and sell their work while letting Minted do the rest. Since launch in 2007, the company has expanded to serve consumers in new categories including wall art, textiles, digital content and home decor, as well as serve major retailers and consumer products brands with data-backed design through licensing and wholesale partnerships.
 
Minted is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and currently employs 350+ full-time employees plus additional temporary workers during the holiday season. The company has raised over $300M from top-tier investors including Benchmark Capital, T. Rowe Price, Permira, Ridge Ventures, Technology Crossover Ventures, and Norwest Venture Partners.  Angel investors include Marissa Mayer, Jeremy Stoppelman, Julia & Kevin Hartz, Yishan Wong, and more.
 
Minted is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives and will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Minted participates in the E-verify program.

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