Senior Product Manager
Work Location: Onsite – Arlington, VA
Our community is growing and so is the impact of our work to move toward a society where everyone has the opportunity to succeed by benefitting others. We’re looking for a Product Manager to work with our community of social entrepreneurs to understand the biggest barriers facing their organizations and invent new products to help those organizations have an even greater impact on their customers.
The Stand Together community works with the country’s boldest and most innovative social changemakers to empower people to realize their potential. We believe we all benefit when everyone can contribute. We work across the political spectrum and focus on some of our country’s biggest issues, such as breaking the cycle of poverty, criminal justice reform, immigration, economic recovery, and equal rights (plus so much more!). We recently hired a new CTO, and this role will be a founding member of our startup product capability to catalyze change in society with technology.
As a Product Manager, you will collaborate with internal business stakeholders, external development partners, and our network of non-profits to develop a high-level concept of the product and lead it all the way through technical delivery in a fast-paced Agile environment. A typical day can include everything from a site visit to a non-profit helping to educate the incarcerated, to working with an external design firm to brainstorm innovative solutions, to presenting your work to the leadership team.
To thrive in this role, you will have experience in being highly entrepreneurial – executing the entire project lifecycle from ideation to project management
Your Responsibilities Include
Take product through the entire product lifecycle from conception to shipping.
Drive customer discovery, user stories, market research, and competitive analysis to identify new opportunities for product solutions.
Translate product vision into objectives and partner with developers to articulate alternatives for technical solutions. Design disciplined, meaningful experiments with well-defined success criteria.
Iterate on a product to find product-market-fit based on user feedback and customer insights.
Use agile development frameworks and utilize standard software platforms such Jira for product delivery.
Leverage change management practices to facilitate customer adoption of products and measure success.
Communicate technical product development information to non-technical audience effectively so stakeholders have the information they need to make sound business decisions.
Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization
5+ years of experience
Ability to build wireframes, and experience in building high-fidelity mockups.
Experience in Python and Java coding
Ability to invent novel product ideas from customer problems.
Experience in building a platform product, especially a social network or CRM.
Stand Together helps social entrepreneurs supercharge their efforts to help people improve their lives. We connect them with passionate partners and the resources necessary to make a greater difference.
Through our philanthropic community, we tackle some of the nation’s biggest challenges so that every person has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.
Stand Together partners with people from diverse perspectives and backgrounds—including people in education, business, community non-profits, and public policy—to accomplish more together than any of us could on our own.
Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees.
We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees and applicants with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of color, race, religion, religious creed, sex, gender or gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy (including medical needs which may arise from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), military and veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, political affiliation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.