Product Manager, Marketplace E-commerce

Full-Time Anywhere Closes: 2021-06-30

About Paro

We help growing companies gain confidence in their finances. Paro matches businesses with the highest vetted bookkeepers, accountants, financial analysts, and CFOs who provide remote, on-demand, hourly support when clients need it. We only accept 2% of applicants into our highly curated network of experts, so clients know they’re working with the best of the best.

Ultimately, our mission is to empower business professionals to pursue meaningful work on their own terms. We provide freelancers with a platform to grow and manage their book of business, along with tools to predict their future earnings.

Join us as we build the future of work and make finding perfect-fit talent as simple as buying a product online. A mass migration to the freelance economy is already underway, and many leading analysts predict that 50% of the workforce will be freelancing by 2025. We are backed by Revolution Ventures, Sierra Ventures, FJ Labs, and other leading investors and angels, and we are on the path to disrupting the $500+bn antiquated finance/accounting industry.


The Role

Paro is hiring a Product Manager to drive our marketplace ecommerce product forward working on a dedicated modern product team. This product manager is responsible for growing our ecommerce product from MVP to a significant revenue generating product for Paro by innovation, identifying problems, and rallying the team behind solutions to successfully deliver features that our users love. They will work closely with end users, business stakeholders, and the product team to deliver holistic solutions for our users that align with our business unit objectives. They will bring a deep knowledge of the market/industry, others companies in our space, and the users to the product team.

The ideal candidate will have experience in ecommerce and/or two-sided marketplace, be an expert in collaborating across functional teams, and has worked on a modern product development team. This Product Manager will take ownership of the ecommerce product to grow the business unit through innovative solutions, quickly.


Responsibilities include

Product management for a B2B eCommerce marketplace platform
Collaboration with an empowered product team (designer, lead engineer, & data lead) in a fast paced, ambiguous, innovative, & agile environment
Management of the eCommerce backlog, sprint planning, and execution
Interact with the Artificial Intelligence team to leverage AI products
Articulate complex needs in a simple clear and concise way
Evangelize product solution and gain buy-in across the organization
Own eCommerce roadmap, user experience, & develop user stories
Work with team members located in different time zones (US, Europe, & India)
Data guided approach to solutions and KPIs
Identify build vs. buy opportunities with the business and product team
Help to pioneer the future of work in the gig economy through bleeding edge technology



5+ years in a product management, engineering, or technology role
Bachelor’s degree or comparable hands on experience
Nice to have: familiarity with corporate finance (accounting 101 & finance 101)
Experience developing ecommerce products and/or two-sided marketplace
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to convey intricate ideas in a simple, clear, and concise way
Expertise in writing epics, user stories and product quality assurance
Understanding of why modern product teams succeed
Proven ability to interact with business stakeholders and users
Proven experience influencing without authority (stakeholders & product teams)
Proven success working with cross-functional teams
Experience evangelizing product vision and solutions across the organization
Experience developing web apps and comfortable learning emerging technologies
Very detail oriented with strong follow through
Past experience collaborating across functional areas in Sales, Customer Success, Recruiting, Finance, Accounting, and Marketing
Proficiency in Google Workspace (formerly G Suite) – Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms

Working at Paro

We believe our teams deserve to be surrounded with others who can be their authentic selves at work while driving forward the future of work with Paro. We value taking smart risks and having each others’ backs. We welcome challenges, and we are rigorous in ensuring all voices are heard. We are open to understanding each other’s experiences and communicating effectively together. We work hard, but we also want every employee to enjoy the journey. We work collaboratively, do the right thing, never settle and put our best work into everything we do.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to building a company that embraces and celebrates diversity and inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Benefits at Paro

Competitive salary + stock options
Parental Leave
Comprehensive benefits package offering including: Medical (BCBS), dental, vision insurance, 401(k), etc.
Flexibility to work from the office or remotely (as needed)
Unlimited PTO – we trust you
Company Holidays-in recognition of 10+ federal holidays each year
Unique Paro Holidays to rest & recharge for one day each month when there isn’t a company holiday (minimum time off)
Great River North office location, steps away from public transportation
Pet friendly office
Casual office environment

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