Product Manager (B2C) at Yello

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About The Role

The right Product Manager has a solid, well-developed understanding of B2C product definition, go-to-market and product lifecycle management. Our Product Management team works within an Agile environment at a rapidly-growing company. We need deep, former professional experience as such. This person will also possess a sense of how to be a cross-functional steward and partner with all other functions within the business (Leadership, Engineering, Marketing, Sales/Account Management, Finance, etc.) and be well versed in all aspects of Product Management, from ideation/strategy through concept and development.

How You'll Make An Impact

  • Work collaboratively and cross-functionally with little direction to help the team build a new products, managing the entire product development life cycle from discovery to execution to iteration
  • Work closely within an agile team, helping prioritize and deliver on key features
  • Gets to the heart of requirements, translating them into a prioritized roadmap and backlog directly aligned with the greater product vision and strategy, to which they’re helping define daily
  • Falls in love with a good problem and continually seeks a better understanding of consumer needs, and desires through research, analysis, testing, and the alike
  • Thrives within ambiguity, helping lead a product team of Product Designers, Engineers, and other stakeholders make decisions, identify trade-offs and risks, and deliver results based on outcomes and KPIs
  • Help define and communicate the product roadmap 
  • Lead story writing, story prioritization, and backlog management for key products
  • Develop and iterate on concepts for web, mobile, and tablet design experiences in a fast-paced team environment
  • Own and deliver against key business metrics, analyze user behavior and trends, promote adoption, and provide business updates to leadership

What We're Looking For

  • B2C Product experience with a strong technical background and track record of completing top quality deliverables under tight deadlines
  • Prior experience working at a software company and bringing a completely new product to market is preferred
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team to drive results based on individual experience
  • Proven ability to identify, capture and design business processes while analyzing problems and recommending solutions
  • Experience in Agile methodologies
  • Excellent interpersonal, business communication and writing skills
  • Experience with facilitation and requirements solicitation 
  • Ability to work with technical resources and non-technical business leaders to document and define system

Additional Information

We are the trailblazers in our space and we continually strive to learn and grow, but there is always time to celebrate a colleague's birthday or a recent success. We dress casually, have one of the best views in the city and the whole team sports Apple laptops. Our CEO Jason Weingarten and President Dan Bartfield always have their office doors open. And with opportunities for professional advancement, medical, dental and vision insurance, and a 401K match – Yello has you covered.

  • Yello is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
  • Candidates local to Chicago are preferred.
  • You must be authorized to work in the United States.
  • Must be able to sit or stand for continuous periods of time.
  • This role frequently communicates/interacts with individuals, must have strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Yello reserves the right to assign or reassign the responsibilities and requirements to this job at any time.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • ElasticsearchDatabases
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    • FigmaDesign
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    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

We're located in the Loop, a block from the Art Institute and Millennium Park. Our office offers panoramic 360 degree views of Chicago.

What are Yello Perks + Benefits

Yello Benefits Overview

Health
Wellness
Financial
Giving
We've got you covered!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Yello has a number of committees and groups including the Flair committee as well as [email protected] and [email protected] (to name a few)
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Company sponsored short-term disability insurance covers 100% of annual salary for up to 13 weeks.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Company sponsored life insurance is equal to 1 times an employee's annual salary.
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Yello provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by John Hancock. We match 3% of contributions with a 4-year vesting schedule.
Company Equity
Yello offers equity to employees at their 1 year anniversary.
Performance Bonus
Yello's performance bonus is an annual bonus of up to 10% of an employee's base salary. Payout is based on company and individual performance.
Match charitable contributions
While we don't match yet, we value giving back to causes that create a positive social impact. Through Percent Pledge, we help employees seamlessly give monthly to their favorite causes
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Yello offers employees professional development opportunities like the ability to attend job-related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Yello hosts lunch and learn meetings twice per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Yello has a 'Learning Day' every 2 weeks on Friday to allow employees to set aside half a day for learning of any kind.

Additional Perks + Benefits

Yello sponsors office sports leagues and offers discounted memberships to Chicago Athletic Clubs. • Yello is dedicated to supporting career progression through professional development opportunities, mentorship and continued education • Yello offers the benefit of a student loan repayment plan and a 529 plan through BenefitEd with an annual company match to help you or your family continue your financial health. Yello offers healthy catered lunches each week and 2 fully stocked kitchens with fresh fruit and snacks to keep you nourished.

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