Senior Product Manager Blurb
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Blurb is a creative publishing and marketing platform that unleashes the creative genius inside everyone. Blurb?s platform makes it easy to design, publish, market and sell professional-quality print and ebooks. Blurb?s bookstore and online marketing tools enable customers to market and sell their books, and keep 100% of their profit. Blurb?s social and community features allow customers to create and share Blurb books across social channels with ease.
Eileen Gittins founded Blurb in 2005. In 2011, Blurb shipped nearly 2 million books to 70 countries and territories. Blurb authors used the company?s Set Your Price program to earn more than $1 million in profits on book sales approaching 100K print and ebooks. Blurb is based in San Francisco with offices in London.
Blurb is looking for an experienced senior product manager to lead development of the commerce experience, including website and mobile purchases, and purchases via distribution of ebooks to partners. The ideal candidate will be passionate about creating great user experiences and collaborating with smart, motivated teammates to grow the business. This role will require a strong leader who is an expert at driving e-commerce roadmaps for consumer experiences.
Collaborate with key stakeholders to create and drive an efficient, company-goal-supporting product roadmap for the commerce experience at Blurb.
Develop strategy and goals for your product area and track key metrics of success. Manage your product backlog, and communicate to ensure key stakeholders are informed on prioritization and progress.
Identify and analyze new product opportunities and enhancements, staying abreast of market trends, consumer behavior, and the competitive landscape.
Lead post-launch optimization: conduct testing, manage incremental feature deployment, and triage issues that impact customer satisfaction or revenue growth.
Work in partnership with other product managers to identify and manage dependencies, and deliver projects that support the growth of the Blurb platform and eco-system.
5+ years relevant experience.
Proven track record of delivering products that customers love and that drive value for the business.
Demonstrated mastery over all phases of the product lifecycle, including strategy development, opportunity assessment, discovery, implementation, post-launch optimization, and sunset.
Hands-on experience running analytics reports and the ability to develop and present recommendations based on qualitative and quantitative data.
Is a master of execution. Understands a vision and drives to make it happen. Strategic thinking while executing with great attention to detail.
Desire to work in a fast-paced, success-driven team environment and confidence in working with strong, passionate personalities.
A high degree of analytical ability, critical judgment, and intellectual curiosity.
Must have a team-player mentality and excellent written and verbal communication skills
Bachelors degree required; MBA or equivalent experience a plus
Previous work in social commerce, social networking, or marketplace e-commerce a plus
Book industry experience a plus
Blurb is a small, high-growth company, which means tremendous challenges and opportunities. We are looking for smart people who learn fast, solve problems, and get the job done. Our products and services are focused on the user experience, so you'll need to be user-focused as well. We have a world-class team drawn from companies such as Apple, Adobe, Intuit, Corbis, Current TV, eBay, Kodak, Method, Microsoft, Sun, CNET, Yahoo!, Lonely Planet and Sony.
We?re in San Francisco's financial district, and there are plenty of great eating (and drinking) spots close by!
Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance (PPO or HMO options)
401(k) retirement plan
Employer-paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability
Flexible Spending Account (both medical and dependent care)
10 paid holidays
15 days paid time off per year (with tenure-based increases after two years)
Free lunch on Wednesdays
||580 California Street |
San Francisco, CA 94104
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