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Sr. Product Manager

Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Role: Sr. Product Manager
Description: Product Managers at Blackthorn are responsible for overseeing and managing the production of a product from beginning to end. You'll do impactful work that makes a difference in the education, healthcare, and nonprofit sectors.
Base Salary: $120,000 - $145,000
What you'll do

  • Master the unique value proposition of Blackthorn Events.
  • Initiate virtual and in-person discovery interviews with customers, prospects, and partners in Higher Education, Nonprofits, and Healthcare verticals (5% travel).
  • Create and maintain a public roadmap, prioritizing features based on customer feedback, market research, and business objectives
  • Develop and articulate a clear product vision and strategy that aligns with the company's goals and customer needs
  • Collaborate with the Product Owner to prioritize work and convey customer needs to Engineering.
  • Create product requirements documents to guide Engineering efforts.
  • Build and communicate an understanding of our main customer segments (from SMB to Enterprise and across industries) and their primary use cases.
  • Stay up-to-date on the competitive landscape and emerging technologies
  • Perform a business-value analysis to make data-driven decisions on features to develop or sunset.
  • Work closely with onboarding, customer success, support, sales, and marketing teams to ensure successful product launches and continuous improvements.

    What we look for

    • 3+ years as a product manager for a software product, with a track record of growth through big bets and experiments.
    • Based in the continental US with a preference for remote work.
    • Highly self-motivated with a sense of urgency and excellent time management skills.
    • Skilled at organizing complexity and communicating effectively.
    • Thought leader who is unafraid to respectfully disagree.
    • Experienced in cross-functional collaboration with engineering, product, data, marketing, design, and other stakeholders.
    • Comfortable speaking to customers, engineers, and executives.
    • Capable of ruthless prioritization, supported by evidence.
    • Attentive to UI and UX.
    • Proficient in exploring data sets for trends and testing hypotheses.
    • Exposure to Product Marketing.
    • Assumes good intent and treats others with kindness.

      Nice to have experience

      • Higher Education or with the Higher Education vertical
      • Event technology company
      • AppExchange product
      • Established, post-startup SaaS product
      • Salesforce administrator or power user


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