Director of Product Management at Clearcover
Clearcover is the smarter car insurance company. We use powerful technology to offer everyday drivers better coverage for less money. We’re proud to be one of the fastest growing startups in Chicago, and we’re currently looking to add a few more extraordinary people to our team.
What is the Director of Product Management?
We are looking for a Director of Product Management to help drive Clearcover’s continuous improvement of our customer acquisition experiences for our customers and our partners. We need someone with a growth product mindset, some with practical knowledge of product activation and engagement strategies. You will work directly with product leadership and other functional leaders of the organization to drive product ideation and roadmap development. We are looking for a natural problem solver who puts the consumer front and center, can work amidst ambiguity, and be willing (and able) to roll up your sleeves to get the job done.
This is an excellent opportunity to drive key decisions and work at the intersection of growth, marketing, technology, underwriting, and customer experiences to build world-class insurance products. We promise this is the most fun you’ll have in your career and also the hardest thing you’ll do.
What will you do?
- You will work with product leadership to drive product expansion, strategy, roadmap and backlog prioritization.
- You will own KPI development for your products, including monitoring of qualitative and quantitative user feedback to help drive product decisions, improvements, and growth.
- You will partner with other leaders from Growth, Marketing, Underwriting, Product Design and Engineering to identify business opportunities that will improve our customer acquisition strategies to achieve a positive LTV at a desired CAC.
- You will write user stories, facilitate refinement and planning sessions, and UAT product deliverables.
- As the team grows, we expect you to provide hands-on leadership to Product Managers that will report to you.
- You will work with the product leadership team to build and drive a strong product culture that understands the importance of continuous improvement and learning.
- You will report directly to the VP of Growth Products.
What are our must haves?
- You have a proven track record of building products that put the consumer front and center. You have an ample amount of experience working in product management and product strategy, with a focus on consumer-facing products (D2C and B2C). You have demonstrated a history of building game changing activation strategies that have helped to lift key company KPIs.
- You have a depth of knowledge and experience with acquisition product experiences regardless of the consumer type and channel. You have a proven track record of building products that activate, engage and retain customers at a positive LTV.
- You have experience writing user stories that drive business value. You have experience in feature specification, product delivery and quality in an agile environment.
- You understand data . You have a proven track record in using qualitative and quantitative data to drive and back-up product decisions. You’re fluent with defining and tracking product metrics of success.
- You have experience with developing and integrating with internal and external platforms. You have proven experience in working with API integrations and complex systems at scale.
- You’re a great executer. You have a proven track record of successfully leading the concept creation, discovery, and delivery of a given product and product increment. You value iteration and rapid delivery. You have an obsessive attention to detail even when having to juggle multiple projects at a time.
- You’re hands-on and a self-starter. You’re able and have the willingness to roll up your sleeves and drive initiatives with little oversight. You have a general manager/owner mentality.
- You have people and team building skills. You have a proven track record of building product teams that foster and nurture a passion for building the best user experience possible. You can demonstrate a history of leading, managing, and mentoring multiple product managers. You have the ability to manage up -- leverage functional leaders and other senior leadership to help achieve goals and deliver on product roadmap.
- You have great communication and relationship skills. You’re able to communicate effectively, both internally and externally, and can navigate complex relationships to get the job done.
What are our nice-to-haves?
- MBA candidates are preferred, but not necessary.
- Startup experience is preferred, but not necessary.
- Previous insurance experience is not needed, but it is a plus.
What's in it for you?
- Unlimited vacation, we hire adults
- Equity for all employees, so you own a piece of the pie too
- Dental and Vision, we've got you covered 100%
- Medical, we cover the vast majority of your premiums to make the cost of you and your family's coverage affordable. Plus, we contribute to your HSA and HRA (cha-ching)
- We invest in your future by contributing 3% of your salary to a 401(K), even if you don't
- Come to work pre-taxed through our FSA commuter benefits
- and yes, we have unlimited LaCroix, beer, snacks and the occasional ice cream social
Clearcover is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that welcomes and encourages all applicants to apply regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify and/or expression, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital or parental status, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy or other reasons prohibited by law.