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Product, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Tuesday, August 18, 2020
 
   
 
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The Product team at Squarespace is looking for a product leader for our Commerce Transactions Platform to join us in developing next-generation merchant solutions.

We believe that the future of commerce will be propelled by compelling independent brands & we are building a suite of products to empower these businesses to succeed. You will be an important contributor to an organization that is building one of fastest growing, category-defining products Squarespace offers, already powering hundreds of thousands of businesses & billions of dollars in GMV.

The Commerce Transactions Platform team powers all of the many ways merchants sell on Squarespace, & plays an essential role in ensuring merchants can set up stores easily, driving shopper conversion through checkout & payment flows, as well ensuring merchants can scale with our platform as manage order management, fulfillment & more. You will oversee product strategy, goal setting, product reviews, career development, team culture, & group operations to ensure we build engaged teams that ship great products.

You enjoy supporting PMs whose teams solve complex, technical, & interdependent problems that directly affect users businesses & turning them into easy-to-use (or invisible) features. You will report to the VP of Product for the commerce business.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establish a shared vision for the Commerce Transaction Team, & establish a medium & long-term strategy for your teams that creates prioritization 
  • Lead & mentor a team of product managers & senior product managers in driving customer value through hypothesis-driven development processes. 
  • Lead the hiring & development of product managers on your teams 
  • Work with Engineering & Design functional leads to create impact across the team, ensure appropriate staffing & team make-up to achieve your goals, ensure teams are making good progress against goals, & step in to help resolve blockers or challenges to delivery of outcomes 
  • Partner with user research & product analytics to uncover insights & opportunities that shape strategy & prioritization
  • Lead the definition & strategy of cross-team projects. 
  • Work with team members within the department & throughout the organization, promoting understanding on strategy & managing cross-team requirements
  • Help shape processes & standards for product management at Squarespace

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 8+ years of experience in product management (commerce technology or related field & consumer product experiences a plus)
  • 2+ years of experience leading diverse teams of product managers in collaborative environments
  • Experience applying hypothesis-driven development processes & driving user growth & engagement through experimentation, iteration, & learning
  • Keen product sense & UX design experience, with a deep empathy for customers 
  • Technical understanding

About Squarespace

Squarespace makes beautiful products to help people with creative ideas succeed. By blending elegant design & sophisticated engineering, we empower millions of people from individuals & local artists to entrepreneurs shaping the worlds most iconic businesses to share their stories with the world. Squarespaces team of more than 850 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin & Portland. For more information, visit www.squarespace.com/about.

Perks

  • Health insurance with 100% premium covered
  • Flexible vacation & paid time off
  • Equity plan
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Free lunch & snacks
  • Dog-friendly workplace

Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives & experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace & celebrate the diversity of our customer base, but we also strive for the same in our employees. At Squarespace, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

 
 
 
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