Product Manager

Job Posting: Product Manager, Proxibid

The Product Manager leads cross-functional teams through the various phases of the product lifecycle to include product vision, strategy, requirements, development, and commercialization. The Product Manager directs product development activities and ensures high return on investment for the features and products their team develops. The Product Manager owns one of the company’s core initiatives and will lead a team of software developers to build products and features which directly align with and advance the company’s strategic initiatives. The Product Manager translates ideas into strategy and features, develops product requirements and roadmaps, and partners with business stakeholders and customers to bring products to life.

The Product Managers is an innovative and confident leader with a knack for leveraging various skillsets and technologies to solve business problems. They are a strong team player with exceptional communication skills, but also able to work independently and execute in an Agile development environment. The Product Manager has extensive software product management experience, knowledge of the e-commerce industry, is highly analytical and has a track record of conceptualizing, defining, developing, and launching successful products.

Job Functions

Product Vision & Strategy

  • Own and direct the product vision and strategy for the company’s strategic initiatives in partnership with other Product Managers
  • Develop and implement product strategies and roadmaps consistent with company vision
  • Partner with senior management to build product plans and roadmaps
  • Regularly perform competitive analyses to improve quality over product competition and drive innovation around product offerings as a business
  • Develop new ideas that enhance the user experience and increase revenue by synthesizing industry, customer, and stakeholder information

Product Requirements & Development

  • Develop business requirements, functional requirements, user stories, and collaborates with User Experience Designer on solutions
  • Execute user surveys and perform experiments to optimize product enhancements and improve ROI
  • Provide direction to software development teams and prioritize resources in alignment with the company’s strategic initiatives
  • Collect and analyze feedback from customers, stakeholders, and other teams to shape requirements, features, and products
  • Lead and coordinate cross-functional teams
  • Execute in a demanding, fast-paced, two-week Agile development release cycle


Product Commercialization & Innovation

  • Serve as an internal and external evangelist for the business’ product, promoting the product’s core functionalities, values, and benefits
  • Subject matter expert for Proxibid’s product solutions including all transactional types, risk and payments offerings, admin and seller tools suite, and marketing products
  • Make creative recommendations to expand product base and vision
  • Partner with other team members to develop go-to-market plans and promotion
  • Define and track realistic and achievable success metrics

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Strong technical knowledge, analytical skills, and a sense of urgency
  • Excellent writing skills ad ability to communicate with various audiences
  • Proven experience as a Product Manager leading product lifecycle management and working alongside software developers
  • Background in software development, e-commerce, and/or program management is preferred
  • Creative thinking skills and problem-solving aptitude
  • Familiarity with Agile framework, basic knowledge of HTML and CSS required
  • Experience with Google Analytics required

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field preferred
  • Minimum of three years’ experience as a software, e-commerce, or web Product Manager or equivalent

Company Perks

  • One of the region’s most innovative companies, working to change the way people buy and sell online
  • A team focused on creating an extremely social and engaging experience for buyers and sellers
  • Partnerships with e-commerce leaders and industry giants like John Deere, Cat Used, and Barrett-Jackson, giving team members the opportunity to work with counterparts and leadership at various organizations
  • State-of-the-art engineering practices and highly scalable systems to work with
  • A team of aces who share your enthusiasm and passion for delivering quality products
  • A clear growth path for employees
  • A really cool open and collaborative workspace
  • A great culture with benefits to match


Who We Are

A few short years ago Proxibid set off to disrupt one of the oldest industries in the world. Today Proxibid is the most trusted online platform for buying and selling highly valued items like million dollar collector cars, construction equipment used to build some of the most important structures in the world, mining equipment as large as buildings, and anything else cool you can think of. Our team of cutting-edge creatives, disciplined technicians, and visionaries has created an online community where buyers and sellers join together using multiple commerce methods―live and timed auctions, buy now, and make offer―all backed by the most sophisticated, robust risk management tools our industry has ever known. Proxibid. Disruption? We’re just getting started!