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Head of Product/GM, New Categories

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From the very beginning, OfferUp has believed that the right people united by the right mission can redefine the possible.

OfferUp is dedicated to building the simplest and most trustworthy way for people to buy and sell in their communities. Every year, millions of people use OfferUp to buy and sell locally, resulting in billions of dollars of local commerce. As the largest mobile marketplace for local buyers and sellers in the U.S., our iOS and Android app has been in the top five most popular shopping apps lists for more than three years. Join us as we build the marketplace of the future and help more people discover value right where they are.

At a Glance
  • 85+ Million Downloads
  • Geekwire App of Year
  • 15%+ of adults in several markets use OfferUp every month (LA, Miami, Phoenix, Seattle, Las Vegas, Riverside, Orlando)

About The Role

OfferUp is seeking a seasoned Head of Product Management/General Management to be the leader for a new initiative to add selection and improve the quality of the shopping experience key categories on OfferUp such as Electronics, Media, Fashion, Kids & Baby, Furniture, Home, Sporting Goods and more. You will identify gaps/opportunities in product selection, price and fulfillment methods, identify merchant partners to fill those gaps, work with the Sales, Business Development and Marketing to recruit the right merchants, manage our merchant fees and pricing, and ultimately manage the P&L of these categories. You will define and build the details of shopping experience including browse, search filters and product detail pages to ensure that we deliver a best of class e-commerce experience. You will be the first Product Management/GM leader for this new initiative and will be tasked with defining the right product direction and building a team. This role will work closely with the other product, design and engineering teams in our Bellevue headquarters and our Miami development center. 

The ideal candidate is a strategic collaborator who serves as a business partner to OfferUp leadership. You are a smart, data-driven decision maker, who excels at hiring and developing a high performing team, and takes professional pride in operational excellence while meeting and exceeding stretch goals. You are highly adaptable -- having been successful in meeting the demands of a big company as well as being scrappy and hands-on in a start-up. In addition, you have a passion for product development, and are driven to grow and scale OfferUp forward through the inevitable ups and downs of an earlier stage tech company.

This is a full-time, exempt position based out of our Bellevue headquarters location reporting to the COO (Chief Operating Officer).

Responsibilities

This position will be responsible for:

  • Managing the P&L and the key drivers including the selection, merchants and shopping experience for key categories on OfferUp (excluding autos).
  • Articulating and simplify requirements to support a variety of categories, items, merchants and customer needs.
  • Developing a detailed product roadmap for the short and long-term.
  • Working hand-in-hand with the Engineering organization for project delivery, issue prioritization, and ongoing execution. 
  • Adapting and modifying the product and business requirements based on quantitative and qualitative results.
  • Coordinating and executing plans across multiple disciplines including Product, Design, Research, Engineering, Business Operations, Finance, Business Development, Sales, Trust and Safety, Customer Support.
  • Acting as a champion for OfferUp’s mission, vision, and values and partner across the company to drive a high-performance work environment.

About You

  • You have a minimum of seven years of Product Management and P&L Management experience building and delivering B2C or B2B products within a high-performance tech company serving millions of customers.
  • You have a proven track record of setting a vision and strategy for a Product, and a P&L, and driving solutions and practices that are both innovative and scrappy.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills. You are able to communicate effectively with non-technical and technical audiences, and all levels of the organization.
  • You are detail oriented, have sound judgement, and are able to break down complex problems and find simple, elegant solutions
  • You manage using data, establishing clear metrics and reporting for the Products that you lead. 
  • You are fluent in and able to coach and teach others in best practices for operating a business including operating planning and P&L management
  • You are a strong leader of people who has a track record for identifying, attracting, developing and retaining a talented diverse team of Product professionals.
  • You are a leader who inspires ideas, encourages test & learn, and takes well thought out risks.
  • You have a combination of experience working with large companies that have established best of class Product and Engineering practices as well as operating effectively at an early stage technology company.
  • Bachelor's degree required, MBA preferred
  • Excellent communication skills both written and spoken. Fluency in English required, and fluency in Spanish is a plus.

OfferUp is changing the way people buy and sell locally...Come do work that matters. join the team and take the ride of your life!

OfferUp provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, OfferUp complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

OfferUp expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of OfferUp’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • RedisDatabases

Location

Nestled just south of downtown Bellevue with quick access to local highways- perfect to walk out to our daily foodtrucks or around Mercer Slough Park.

An Insider's view of OfferUp

What's something quirky about your company?

This may seem silly, but we have a 90lb MMA dummy our CEO bought and named Pat. On a daily basis, someone will take Pat and figure out creative ways to scare some folks in the office. How do I know? I am Pat.

Pat

Office Morale Booster (Ex-MMA Trainer)

What does your typical day look like?

One of the great things about OfferUp is that no two days look the same. The only thing you will see me do every day at the same time is plank at 3 p.m. with my team. Otherwise, who knows?

Julien

Software Development Engineer

What makes someone successful on your team?

Like many engineers, one of my favorite parts of being in tech is using my creativity and logic to create something new, especially here at OfferUp where what we create has the ability to help the environment and enable people to support their own businesses.

Alesha

Software Development Engineer

What is your vision for the company?

OfferUp will continue to be the premier local mobile marketplace for buying and selling, but there will likely be more and better e-commerce opportunities with the onset of new delivery technologies. OfferUp has such unique purpose and is leading the transformation of how consumers buy and sell locally. I'm delighted to be a part of the team.

Rodrigo

Chief Financial Officer

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Work/life balance is fantastic at OfferUp, especially for a startup! Sure, there are some days you may need to stay late- but everyone is pitching in here and understands the importance of recharging and resetting.

Deanna

Recruiter

What are OfferUp Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Lunch provided on Tuesdays and Fridays!
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
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