Product Manager, Growth

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About HomeLight

HomeLight’s vision is a world where every real estate transaction is simple, certain, and satisfying. By analyzing 40 million+ real estate transactions from 2 million agents across the country, we are able to take an unbiased, data-driven approach to match our clients with top performing real estate agents to meet each of their specific needs. Our algorithm and marketplace solutions guide our clients through every step of the home buying or selling experience. Join us and build the nation's largest and most trusted platform for selling real estate!

Job Description

You will be the product owner for HomeLight’s growth efforts, responsible for defining and executing a key part of the company’s strategy. The ideal candidate will have fluency and experience in building successful solutions to drive growth through acquiring and engaging new visitors. You will guide new product development through all stages of the product lifecycle, from identification of customer needs and product definition through development, launch, and sustainment. Your key stakeholders are 1) Our growth team focused on driving qualified new users to learn about HomeLight and 2) Business development teams focused on partnering with 3rd parties for mutual benefit. This is a highly cross-functional role and you will work closely with engineering, design, marketing and partnership teams. You should feel comfortable in a fluid, hyper-growth environment and will bring an energetic, fun, and creative approach to your work.

Responsibilities

  • Become one with your potential customers, identifying new market opportunities and envisioning game-changing solutions informed by thoughtful research and analysis.
  • Work with internal teams, partners, and management to establish growth priorities, thoroughly owning your team roadmap.
  • Translate business needs and requirements into design concepts and actionable user stories.
  • Engage closely with the engineering, design, and product marketing teams to drive product development efforts.
  • Manage project schedules and dependencies, and drive cross-functional initiatives.
  • Prioritize your product backlog based on business priorities, market changes, and team velocity.
  • Collaborate with SEM, SEO, business development and product marketing teams to develop and execute product launch strategies.
  • Identify and track performance metrics for all products you own, and leverage data in your ongoing product management efforts.
  • Collaborate with other product managers to ensure consistency and compatibility across all HomeLight products.
  • Stay current with competitors and the rapidly evolving prop tech landscape; keep us informed on key developments that could impact the product roadmap

What we’re looking for

  • Experience designing simple and intuitive user interfaces, with the ability to quickly create prototypes through wireframes and mockups
  • Firm sense of accountability and ownership across the entire product development lifecycle
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for creating phenomenal products
  • Self-motivated with a "get stuff done" attitude when approached with new challenges
  • Ability to problem-solve both creatively and analytically
  • Highly skilled in translating technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders, and vice-versa
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and an innate ability to relate to technology
  • Have a great sense of humor with the ability to laugh at yourself

Experiences we hope you’ll share with us:

  • 3+ years of experience in product management working directly with engineering, design, and product marketing teams in agile software development environments
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving startup environment
  • Impeccable track record of shipping innovative and winning products, with particular strengths in developing impactful consumer experiences
  • Track record of working cross-functionally to drive alignment and results
  • Experience with data analysis using your favorite analytical tool
  • Passion for user experience and design
  • Excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills
  • Bias towards experimentation, action, and shipping!
  • Reliable: you always do what you say you will do

What we want to give you:

  • Space to explore ideas creatively, experiment and learn from failure
  • Autonomy to make your own decisions
  • Jointly developed, highly personalized growth plan
  • Regular, consistent and actionable feedback to support your personal and professional growth
  • A fun, thoughtful team to collaborate with and grow alongside
The Perks
  • Medical, vision, dental, and paternity/maternity benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Commuter benefits
  • Catered lunches and snacks
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Company events: happy hours, bowling, bocce league, etc.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • SQLAnalytics
    • ExcelAnalytics
    • PeriscopeDesign
    • HomeLightCMS
    • HomeLightCRM
    • Google SuiteEmail

Location

100 First Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

An Insider's view of HomeLight

What's something quirky about your company?

We enthusiastically celebrate random and obscure “holidays” such as “National Blueberry Pancake Day,” “National Make a New Friend Day” or “National Popcorn Day” thanks to our office managers who set up treats and experiences to bring the team together in relaxed and fun ways throughout every work week.

Molly

Director of Offline Marketing

What does your typical day look like?

Each day begins with stand-up at 10:30a.m. and we might have another meeting or two sprinkled in throughout the day. Most of the day is dedicated to engineering focus time, which I love. Still, everyone on the team is fairly interruptible, so it's easy to have quick, ad-hoc technical discussions when you get stuck or need a second opinion.

Raquel

Software Engineer

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

Increasing transparency and removing inefficiencies in the home purchase transaction is at the core of how HomeLight Closing Services makes decisions. Deeply understanding the pain points of our clients and real estate agents as part of the design process motivates us to build products and processes that go beyond industry conventions.

Ajit

Director of Operations

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The SF office embodies our "Work Hard, Ski Hard" value proposition, by allowing proper time off & flexible work schedules. Upper management encourages everyone to work hard, but wants to make sure that their team is spending equal time with their family & friends. The office fosters a positive and comfortable work environment.

Jenna

Technical Recruiter

What are HomeLight Perks + Benefits

HomeLight Benefits Overview

* One of the fastest growing PropTech start-ups in the U.S; empowering both consumers & real estate agents.
* Engineering team of 30+ people (~30% D&I), giving you the opportunity to be one of our fore-front members with lots of room for upward movement.
* Building brand new products as we expand into new marketplaces!
* Voted one of Inc. Magazine’s & Comparably’s Best Workplaces in 19’ & Ranked Top 100 in Deloitte’s Fast 500.
* Official Tier 1 sponsor of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard team
* Sponsored “Girl Geek” events & professional development reimbursement program
* Competitive Maternity / Paternity policies + quarterly date night stipend
* Check out our Glassdoor reviews!: https://www.glassdoor.com/Overview/Working-at-HomeLight-EI_IE1156474.11…

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Quarterly.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Eligible employees get 30 days of paid sabbatical after their first 4 years of working at HomeLight!
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
HomeLight hosts company outings Monthly.
Free Daily Meals
Employees get free lunch 2-3 days per week.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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