Product Manager
Bloomfire, Inc.
Austin, TX

Come join our team at Bloomfire, one of Austin’s Best Places to Work! As a Product Manager, you will report to the Director of Product and help set the product vision and roadmap for the company. You will manage the development of product specifications and work with the Engineering team to ensure that vision becomes a reality. In addition to working with Engineering, you’ll work with Marketing to ensure quality documentation and promotion of products and features, with Sales to ensure the products are understood and sold appropriately, and with Client Success to ensure products meet market needs. Most importantly, you’ll understand our customers and prospects so that you can deliver quality solutions they love.

Responsibilities

· Act as a product evangelist both inside and outside the company

· Understand our users. Know their needs and identify opportunities to build products and features that delight our users, entice new users, drive engagement, and increase retention

· Develop product requirements for new features and ensure a smooth hand-off of to the Engineering team

· Maintain the product backlog, including prioritization and grooming

· Establish and execute feature launch plans that ensure quality

· Analyze product data and make iterative product changes based on actual usage as well as user feedback

· Communicate strategically both internally and externally. Bring teammates to the table at the right time to ensure effective communication across the team

· Work with internal stakeholders on feature descriptions and promotion

· Inspire and drive activity cross-functionally

Requirements

· 2+ years of product management experience

· Excellent project management skills and experience managing multiple projects simultaneously

· Experience working with Engineering and QA to ensure a high level of quality before release

· Experience working directly with engineers to turn design and prototypes into releasable features

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Experience working with enterprise customers

· Ability to lead cross-functional teams

· Strong leadership skills and a commitment to releasing solutions that delight users

· Strategically focused and tactically excellent

· Must appreciate ambiguity and have the desire and ability to resolve ambiguity

· Consistently deliver quality work on schedule

· Ability to consider problems from all angles

To really stand out, you have experience in or knowledge of

· Experience in a startup environment with cross-functional responsibilities

· Experience with UI/UX design and familiarity with the design thinking methodology

· Experience with prototyping and wire framing tools such as Marvel, Invision, Figma, Balsamiq

Benefits for you (among others)

· Competitive salary

· Health, vision, and dental benefits

· Unlimited vacation policy (seriously)

· 401(k) so you can save for retirement

· Access to onsite gym (at no charge)

· Pantry full of healthy snacks

· Free company lunch every Friday

· Convenient location near the Hike and Bike Trail at Lady Bird Lake (go for a quick walk or run during lunch)

About Us

We recognize that in most organizations, knowledge is siloed. Information sits unshared on servers & laptops across the organization – and in the minds of the people that are a part of it. Bloomfire exists to organize knowledge and expertise and make it accessible and shareable with the people that need it most. Our easy-to-use, cloud-based software is used by hundreds of thousands of employees at leading companies for social learning, customer service, sales & marketing alignment. With Bloomfire, collaboration is easier, work gets done more efficiently, and employees and customers are more satisfied. Bloomfire was ranked one of Austin’s Best Places to Work by the Austin Business Journal in 2015, 2016, 2018, and again in 2019. Bloomfire is headquartered in downtown Austin, Texas.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • startup environment with cross functional: 1 year (Required)
  • Product Manager: 2 years (Required)
  • IU/UX design: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule

Visa Sponsorship Potentially Available:

  • No: Not providing sponsorship for this job

Schedule::

  • Monday to Friday