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Title:               VP, Product

Reporting to:     Chief Digital Officer

Location:               United States / Remote, requires U.S. work authorization

Term:                     Permanent, Full-Time, Exempt

Compensation:     The salary for this role is $216,300

To Apply:                [LINK]

Deadline:               Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis

 

About WorkMoney

WorkMoney is dedicated to lowering costs and raising incomes for all Americans to make American life more affordable and American families more economically secure. We provide products, services, perks, benefits, tips, and tools to help members improve their financial lives, and we have become a trusted source of information about financial matters, economic policy, and public debates about the economy for our 6 million (and growing) members. We also activate and engage our members in advocacy campaigns to support policies and elected leaders to support our core vision that everyone in America can afford to live a good life. You can find out more about WorkMoney at workmoney.org and Facebook.

 

About WorkMoney’s Digital Innovation Team

WorkMoney has an innovative and expansive approach to achieving its mission. We would not be able to achieve our goals without an innovative data and technology team to match! We understand our members in highly nuanced ways, and enable the organization to engage people in targeted outreach to provide value specific to them. This team is also at the heart of creating new experiences for our members - from building a benefit navigation service, which provides personalized guidance on how to lower one’s bills, to creating ways for our members to get faster and more relevant responses from our team via multiple channels of engagement and human to human interaction.   

 

Why We Need A VP of Product

As an ambitious organization in a world where technology and user experience reign supreme, this role is pivotal for WorkMoney. Imagine crafting a roadmap where every tech innovation elevates user acquisition, re-engagement, and retention. We have great ambitions beyond what’s on the current roadmap - in terms of providing even more value to our members and the general public. That’s the challenge we’re tackling head-on and we need someone exceptional to lead the change. 

Our VP of Product will be the mastermind behind our product strategy, driving alignment and prioritization. They’ll collaborate with the executive team and with internal partner teams to understand our goals deeply and will create a technology-enabled strategy to achieve results. They’ll collaborate with top-notch talent – engineers, designers, and analysts – to bring the vision to life. But it’s not just about strategy; it’s about execution. Our VP will roll up their sleeves and dive deep into the trenches, working hand-in-hand with our digital team to make it happen.

Responsibilities

Product Vision and Strategy:

  • Develop an inspiring and visionary product narrative that drives alignment, grounded in deep user insights and market dynamics
  • Challenge conventional thinking to redefine the limits of user experience excellence, leveraging cutting-edge technology to deliver transformative solutions

Team Leadership:

  • Ignite passion and foster a culture of innovation and collaboration within cross-functional teams, empowering them to achieve extraordinary results
  • Engineer pathways for efficiency in a dynamic and rapidly evolving environment, championing iterative development fueled by both qualitative insights and quantitative metrics
  • Evaluate team capacity and make recommendation for redistributing responsibility, reorganizing, and/or scaling the team as needed

  

Roadmapping and Execution:

  • Forge a growth-oriented product roadmap that paints a vivid picture of compelling user journeys across diverse channels, from web to mobile to email
  • Lead the transformation of bold ideas into tangible products, guiding teams through the entire lifecycle with precision and finesse
  • Orchestrate seamless collaboration among diverse teams, from engineering to marketing to data analysis, to deliver solutions that exceed expectations and drive meaningful impact

Requirements

What You’ll Need To Be Successful

To excel in this position, the ideal candidate must have a track record of leading product strategy all the way through to execution. They should possess the rare ability to craft and convey a captivating product vision that also aligns every member of the organization. Their communication prowess should serve as a conduit for fostering cohesion and igniting enthusiasm across multifunctional teams, steering them towards collective triumphs. They must exhibit a flair for translating vision into tangible outcomes, expertly charting the course through the unpredictable seas of product development. This role isn’t just about qualifications, it’s also about mindset. We’re looking for someone with a service-oriented ethos and a penchant for data-driven decision making. They’ll be the voice of clarity amidst complexity, guiding our team towards success with unwavering resolve.

Qualifications

  • 10+ years leading cross-functional teams to deliver high-impact products from concept to launch
  • 4+ years leading and growing high-performing product teams
  • Demonstrated ability to envision and drive transformative strategies that drive executive alignment and are fueled by a compelling narrative of purpose and impact
  • Demonstrated success in driving growth through product and technological solutions
  • Proven track record in forging strong partnerships across departments with diverse talents, to execute product roadmaps with precision and agility, while fostering a culture of trust and innovation
  • Excels in collaborative problem solving, leveraging diverse perspectives to design elegant and effective product solutions
  • Adept at harnessing the power of data to drive informed decisions, skillfully interpreting metrics and user insights to optimize product performance and enhance user experience
  • Delves deeply into challenges, posing incisive questions to unearth root issues, and guide teams toward transformative breakthroughs
  • Skilled in organizational problem-solving and implementing innovative solutions to streamline operations and enhance efficiency
  • Proficient in project management methodologies, prioritization techniques, and resource allocation to ensure on-time and on-budget delivery
  • Champions a culture of growth and excellence, nurturing the development of product managers and technical team members

Benefits

Benefits

The salary for this role is $216,300 annually, and as part of our commitment to pay equity in our organization, the salary for this position is not negotiable.

We’re proud to offer generous benefits like competitive pay, expansive paid time off options, and employer contributions to retirement and student loan repayment. WorkMoney covers the premiums for healthcare, dental, and vision plans so you don’t have to, offers a 6% 401(k) employer match, four weeks paid vacation, generous paid family and medical leave, and annual allowances for remote work and professional development.

 

Why Join Our Team?

Our workplace is dynamic and we aren’t afraid to pivot when things don’t work. We’re mission driven, hardworking, and scrappy AF. We have a good time working on hard things, and embrace the line ‘feedback is a gift’. We jump in to help each other, and make time to reflect when things go well and not so well. The truth of the matter is: we’re doing cool stuff with really cool people and having a great time doing it.

 

While this is a fully remote workplace, domestic travel is required for full team annual retreats and intermittent team working sessions and retreats.

 

WorkMoney is an equal opportunity employer. WorkMoney prohibits unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment based on age, color, disability, gender, marital status, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, expression, gender identity, veteran’s status, or any other basis prohibited by law. We see diversity of all kinds as a necessary precondition to doing our work well and strive to build a team that reflects the diverse composition of America itself. We strongly encourage applicants from historically under-represented communities to apply. 

 

To Apply

Follow the link to the application page, complete the required fields, and submit a resume. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

 

**Please do not reach out directly to any team members. If you’d like additional information or to check the status of your application, email careers@workmoney.org.**

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