We are looking for an innovative, technically savvy candidate with strong insurance agency experience to join our Product Management team. This is an excellent opportunity to help shape the future and bring the latest technologies to the independent insurance market. As Product Manager, you will work with customers and cross-functionally to develop business requirements, lead go-to-market plans, and execute on product functionality targets. This includes increasing the value of existing products and developing new capabilities for the company. You will build features from existing ideas, and help to develop new ideas based on your industry experience and your contact with customers and prospects. You must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality. You must enjoy spending time in the market to understand their problems, and find innovative solutions for the broader market.
You must be able to communicate with all areas of the company and will work closely with a product owners and your engineering counterpart to define product release requirements. You will serve as the internal and external evangelist for your product offering and work with the sales, marketing, and key customers to help them understand the product positioning, key benefits, and the value of your product features.
Core Requirements and Responsibilities:
Essential job functions included but are not limited to the following:
Product management, technical, customer service, or marketing experience is required, preferably in agile, design centered environments.
Proven work experience in product management
Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle
Proven ability to develop product and marketing strategies and effectively communicate recommendations to executive management
Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
Strong problem solving skills and willingness to roll up one's sleeves to get the job
Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams in a matrix organization
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
MBA and/or Pragmatic Marketing training a strong plus.
Additional Requirements and Details:
· Travel required up to 10% of the time.
· Ability to work remotely with a stable internet connection on an as-needed basis
· Located and working from an office location (when required)*
· Occasional lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds.
· Frequent repetitive hand and arm movements required to operate a computer.
· Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision (working on a computer, etc.).
· Frequent sitting and/or standing.
*Our offices are currently closed due to COVID-19 and are scheduled to re-open mid 2021.