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Go-To-Market Technical Product/Program Manager

| Chicago

SPINS is seeking a world class Go-To-Market Technical Product/Program Manager to define and execute Product Intelligence vision for SaaS based products.

Who we are.

For 20 years, our mission has been to increase the presence and accessibility of natural and organic products to encourage healthier and more vibrant living. By leveraging SPINS’ industry-leading proprietary data and analytics, our technology enables deeper, more engaged relationships between Retailers, Brands and Consumers through our platform, web, and mobile products. At the core of our work lies a passion to create a culture of sustainable health & wellness.

What you will do.

As a Go-To-Market Technical Product/Program Manager, you will help us define product requirements, package offer solutions for customer within CPG industry. Solutions will range from data solutions for Manufacturing white space managing and reformulation, to market indexes to omni-channel data Health and Wellness data solutions for Retailers, and beyond. In this role you will facilitate research, design, and implementation of the Product Intelligence health and wellness attribution platform both to ensure it is functional, operational, scalable and is a market fit. You need to be part product manager, program manager, architect, researcher, and marketer.

  • This role will be focused on ensuring product management best practices are being followed from product inception through delivery across the entire Product Intelligence team.
  • You must have a strong knowledge of the data and analytics space to help develop the future of the Product Intelligence Platform for SPINS.
  • As a key member of the Product Intelligence team, the Go-to-Market Product Manager will work to instill a customer-first culture and mentality in the product and development organizations, working closely with engineering leadership to evolve and optimize full product engineering processes as well as with Product Intelligence data innovation team to make sure proper solutions are built to bring SPINS data to customers.
  • You will also serve as a cross-functional leader and will work closely with marketing and sales to communicate the product roadmap and support efforts around messaging and enablement such as pricing, product bundling, and marketing communications.

What you bring.

  • Ability to lead product definition and development efforts utilizing and leveraging best practices and processes in place
  • Process-oriented mentality with experience around implementing product management best practices and evolving them to fit the needs of the organization in agile fast paces environment
  • Strong leadership and management passion and experience
  • Strong passion around growing and developing people
  • Ability to understand and translate the overall business strategy and direction from the executive team and ensure product, innovation and engineering team alignment
  • Experience working directly with marketing partners on messaging and communicating messages to sales and customers
  • Deep understanding of industry trends and competitive offerings
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
  • Expertise with go-to-market launch and post launch processes and strategies
  • Deep understanding of the technical client integration needs
  • Capable in management of all phases of the software product life cycle from need analysis, buy-build-partner decisions, requirement gathering, change control, product marketing and post-release analysis.
  • BS in Science, MBA or master’s degree a strong plus
  • 7+ years’ experience in product management field
  • Experience working in an iterative, agile software lifecycle
  • Software product development
  • Business development
  • SaaS development
  • Big data management
  • Strong communication skills including writing user stories
  • BI, data and technology architecture knowledge a plus


  • Direct – We communicate with clarity, honesty and respect in all situations and embrace opportunities to provide solution-oriented feedback.
  • Determined – We are committed to overcoming all obstacles to achieve results. We adapt to change, seek opportunities to learn and rapidly translate that learning into action.
  • Passionate – We go above and beyond to help our partners achieve their goals. We challenge assumptions and are comfortable forging new paths.
  • Collaborative – We leave our egos at the door, believing that working together we will produce an outcome that’s greater than each individual contribution.


  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • 401k (Traditional and Roth) plus company match
  • FSA for medical and dependent care expenses
  • Pre-tax commuter benefit
  • Life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Bike storage
  • Fresh and healthy snacks
  • Vibrancy 360 Wellness Program: Yoga and fitness classes, onsite massage, volunteer opportunities, company happy hours, product demos, outings, and more
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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We are just steps from the Merchandise Mart, located in the bustling River North neighborhood of Chicago.

An Insider's view of SPINS LLC

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The beauty of our mission lies in the fact that we're impacting all consumers to live healthier and more vibrant lives, and this transcends to our own team members within the office. With our mission in mind, we cultivate an office environment and culture where we support team members to live their best lives.


Chief People Officer

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

If you work on the engineering team, you get to understand the end to end process. You are not siloed to one team, you can move into areas you’re interested in. It helps you understand the business


Engineering Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I’ve worked with corporate companies for many years and I really love the organic feel of SPINS. I have opportunities and encouragement to do what I need to do to get my work done. If you’re willing to put in time and work hard and passionate, you can do so much more than your job, I get to touch so many things.


Senior Software Engineer

What makes someone successful on your team?

We bring creativity to obstacles, living principles that drive innovation. We work smart; always striving and learning. We want you to chime in. We want you to be you. We're diverse, confident, collaborative, and unafraid. We don't punish progress which sometimes takes two steps back. We refactor. We're quality, at velocity.


Chief Technology Officer

What are SPINS LLC Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Paid Maternity & Paternity Leave: SPINS provides six weeks of paid maternity leave (or more broadly speaking, primary caregiver leave), and two weeks of paid paternity leave (or secondary caregiver leave).

Flexible Schedule: Our teams offer flexible options to serve business goals and accommodate personal needs.

Full access to SPINS’ comprehensive wellness program "Vibrancy 360" which includes: chef led cooking demonstrations, yoga, natural/organic fare in kitchens, office gym with personal training sessions, running club, volunteer opportunities, massages, meditation, in-office happy hours

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