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Product, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Monday, April 15, 2019
 
   
 
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As a Senior Product Manager at Convene, you will be responsible for designing, building, & scaling digital products across the organization. Youll be the quarterback for defining & building our internal tools that our business relies on. Youll work on a broad range of business initiatives & objectives by leveraging a wide set of technologies & tools. Our developers, product managers & stakeholders work in an agile process to efficiently deliver high value solutions to our customers.

About You

  • Interested in creating great process, an engine with many parts that runs flawlessly.
  • Someone who enjoys working with a team of inspired, interesting & super-smart engineers & designers.
  • Excited to contribute in a rapidly growing & successful company.
  • You know how to have fun while you work.
  • Interested in joining a dynamic, creative, & innovative tech organization at the ground level
  • Is a self-starter with a can do attitude
  • You take ownership of products & projects & drive them to completion.

What Youll do

  • Initiate & maintain relationships within Convene to understand the business needs & translate findings to an actionable roadmap
  • Clearly communicate business challenges & proposed solutions to internal teams & stakeholders; articulate how the solutions address our needs & challenges
  • Own the feature backlog for the software components, prioritized by working with internal & external customers & stakeholders to understand their needs
  • Strategize, set goals & direction for the product & communicate via product roadmap
  • Lead workshops with the operations/sales teams to explain the business value of a set of features & drive consensus around how we should solve business problems
  • Be ready to address any business questions the teams have about the planned features
  • Prepare & deliver compelling & informative demonstrations to share what we have built to stakeholders & elicit feedback
  • Work closely with our technology team leads to ensure effective execution of plans & roadmaps
  • Innovate. We constantly improve our core products & turn a prescient eye to the industry.
  • Identify & implement process improvements; clearly illustrate the process improvements in easy to understand flowcharts.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Experience in iterative Agile development methodologies, Scrum preferably
  • Familiarity with Salesforce & back end systems
  • The ability to work with highly technical teams & effectively pass information on required features that lead to successful implementation
  • The ability to work with non-technical teams in a consultative capacity to quickly learn new concepts & provide software solutions using effective verbal & written communication skills including presentation skills
  • The ability to gather requirements from stakeholders & clearly articulate the vision for each product release
  • The ability to anticipate, identify & ensure resolution of possible technical & business implications of each release
  • Enjoys working within a team environment
  • Has a fun personality & the desire to be a part of the next big thing

About Convene

Convene designs & services premium places to work, meet, & host inspiring events. Through strategic partnerships with prominent commercial landlords, Convene operates a network of hospitality-driven locations in Class A office buildings across major U.S. cities, with plans to expand globally. Convene has raised $260M in equity funding to date, & has been named one of Americas 100 Most Promising Companies by Forbes & a Best Workplace by both & Fortune Magazine.

Other recent accolades include:

  • 2017-2019 Certified Great Place to Work
  • 2018 Fortune Best Small & Medium Workplaces U.S.
  • #11 Workplace in New York in 2017 by Fortune Magazine
  • #30 in 2017 LinkedIn List of Most In-Demand Startups

In everything we do, we strive to put the people we do it for first. This starts internally: we believe our values drive behaviors to create culture. Together were building a culture that embraces diversity & learning, humility & gratitude. At the same time, we try not to take ourselves too seriously & strive for a healthy integration between work & personal pursuits.

Benefits you can expect as a Convene employee

  • Supportive work environment & leaders who are focused on your professional growth
  • Generous professional development policy that includes funds earmarked for each employee's discretionary professional growth. Have a conference you want to attend? A class you want to take? If it's helping take your career to the next level, we support it. Each employee is required to have 65 hours of learning per year.
  • Flexible PTO & family leave
  • 401k match
  • Excellent health coverage for team members & their families
  • Company events that highlight our team's passions & hobbies
  • Healthy snacks

Convene is committed to building an inclusive & diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer & welcome people from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities, & perspectives.

 
 
 
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