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At Acorns we look after the financial best interest of the up-and-coming.  We are innovators. We make bold decisions. We stay curious, inspiring one another to push past all previous thresholds of possibility.  We are one team & are building a diverse community of team members, partners, & customers from all walks of life to foster creativity, challenge conventional thinking, & put the tools of wealth-making in everyones hands. 

We are looking for missionaries who are rooted in purpose, to join our team. We can achieve our goals if we are a team of missionaries working toward a shared purpose & mission. 

Our mission? With benevolence & courage, we look after the financial best interests of the up-and-coming; beginning with the empowering, proud step of micro-investing.

How do we accomplish our mission? Our values. 

Lead With Heart 

With compassion, integrity, & tenacity, inspire yourself & others to move past all previous thresholds of possibility

Make Bold Decisions

We are creating a new world. Be optimistic, adventurous, & courageous. Leap fearlessly into the future

Always Build Trust

Say what you mean, mean what you say, & do what you say youre going to do. We are all owners. We are one team

Never Stop Growing

Change IS the constant. Stay hungry & curious. Be relentless in the pursuit of progress

Find a way

Never settle, no excuses, nothing is impossible. Just make it happen

Our values guide us, & our mission drives us. 

Come join us & help deliver financial wellness for the whole family, creating compound growth at every life stage.

Sr. Product Manager | Acorns

Acorns is seeking a Sr. Product Manager to oversee the strategy & execution of the end to end customer experience of the web, ios, & android apps.  With a focus on creating an experience that is easy to use, easy to adopt, easy to navigate & helps Acorns achieve our goal of becoming a money manager for everyday people & families. You will be responsible for the core experience of the iOS, Android & web experience. You will work with cross-functional teams to bring this vision to life. 

We are a team of creative, curious, solutions-oriented people & seek out these qualities in everyone we hire. You should have deep empathy for our customers, the ability to deliver results in an analytical, collaborative & fast-paced environment & demonstrate a proven track record of building world-class, customer-facing product solutions in the financial technology (fintech) industry. 

This role has the option to be remote or based in our Irvine or New York office.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drive product development from conceptualization through launch - creating actionable plans, work streams & tactics, & execute on those in support of new product launches
  • Bring  innovative ideas & the latest technology together to develop a seamless onboarding experience, easy navigation & an overall great experience for millions of Acorns customers.
  • Deliver high-quality product features & optimizations. Use data to validate & communicate impact.
  • Use qualitative & quantitative data to develop an understanding of how customers engage, what matters to them & identify pain points.
  • Write & review detailed requirements & help manage key development ceremonies, including grooming product backlogs, & coordinating/prioritizing.
  • Collaborate with teammates from design, engineering & other disciplines to execute & deliver against goals & roadmap
  • Utilize data, insights, instincts, & experimentation to drive product decisions, aligning team objectives with company vision & goals 
  • Define success metrics & long-term strategic plans for the business unit
  • Solve ambiguous problems & proactively identify & mitigate risks before they become roadblocks
  • Regularly review metrics & identify & improved data/mechanisms for visibility, ensuring your program stays aligned with company objectives

What you will bring to Acorns:

  • 5 or more years of experience in consumer-facing software product management; previous experience at a startup (preferred)
  • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, engineering, psychology, economics, or other similar fields
  • Ability to translate product strategies & new product ideas into detailed requirements that encompass the entire customer experience
  • Experience with strategies that drive business growth, including acquisition & retention
  • A strong track record of leading teams & inspiring the people who work with you to execute flawlessly against both the long-term product vision & current priorities.
  • Track record of developing, executing, & experimenting different enhancements that have a significant impact on the customer experience.
  • Highly analytical, good at using data to form a hypothesis & defining metrics to determine the success of product initiatives
  • Ability to conceptualize, manage, & prioritize multiple projects
  • Highly effective communication, judgment & interpersonal skills; ability to liaise seamlessly between functional teams
  • Thirst for delivering game-changing products
  • Exceptional drive & precision in delivery
  • Strong experience developing business case justification for new products/services or material changes in current products/services
  • Be curious, willing to learn, & stay current on industry trends, including technology, business practices, new opportunities, competitor capabilities, etc.
  • Believe that nothing is impossible & proactively identify & resolve strategic issues to meet strategic, financial, & technical goals
  • History of being courageous & a willingness to take calculated risks in pursuit of our mission

You are not expected to have experience with all listed requirements. If you feel passionate about Acorns' mission, vision, & values, please apply.  

What we offer: 

  • Competitive salary & stock options
  • A comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of you & your family
  • Flexible work hours, location, & paid time off 
  • 401k discretionary match
  • Monthly Acorns account contribution & GoHenry account for your family
  • Wellness Days - Company-wide quarterly days off to rest + recharge
  • Mindfulness, Mental Health, & Financial Wellness resources: Headspace, Ginger, & Addition Wealth are offered at no cost to you
  • Acorns Career Development Program (Monthly Acorns to Oaks training sessions, development plans, quarterly development check-ins, Cornerstones online training platform)
  • Roots Leadership Program for emerging leaders
  • Monthly community celebrations, events, panel discussions, & speakers
  • Talented & motivated team members who care deeply about one another, our mission, & our customers.
  • The rare opportunity to create a new world. We inspire one another every day to do meaningful work that solves big societal challenges.

About Acorns:

Acorns is how everyday consumers save & invest for the long term. By putting the tools of wealth-making in everyone's hands, Acorns has become the largest subscription service in global consumer finance, serving 6 million everyday subscribers. Customers get automated investing in diversified portfolios built with help from experts. Acorns easy retirement account allows customers to invest in their future in minutes, with no expertise required. To help everyone spend smarter, Acorns introduced banking that invests with every swipe, & cash-forward rewards. Every day consumers can invest in their kids & get money news they can use, all from the same app. And now, kids can learn money skills with Acorns kids' app, GoHenry, in the US & UK while teens can do the same in France, Italy, & Spain with PixPay. To date, customers have saved & invested almost $20 billion with Acorns, much of it in spare change. From acorns, mighty oaks do grow!

Commitment to a diverse community: 

Acorns is committed to building a diverse community of customers, partners, & team members. We believe that fostering diversity not only fuels creativity but also challenges conventional thinking & helps us properly represent the unique experience of the everyday consumer that we serve. 

Compensation Information:

The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $173,000 & $204,000/year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, & experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including equity grants & discretionary cash bonus awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility & various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, & parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

If hired, employee will be in an at-will position & the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, & market factors.

Application Deadline: 

This application was originally posted on 01/19/2024. The Company reasonably aims to fill this position on or about 03/04/2024, & to accept applications until filled. However, depending on multiple individualized factors, including the Companys reasonable business needs & the number of applicants, such deadline may change.

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