Stand Together

Product Development Manager

ID (external)
2020-4636
Category
Program Management
Location
US-VA-Arlington

Overview

You are a product development SME who works at the nexus of product development, project management, and customer insights. But your secret weapons are your creative and empathetic abilities--you’re able to create a deep and meaningful connections with customers and convert those insights into products and services that drive superior value. Do you want your career to be about more than just a job? If this is you, then let’s talk – this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for to have an impact on a national scale.

 

We our building out our Product Management vision and go-to market strategy that will focus on high impact performance of our suite of products, programs and services. As our Product Development Manager, you’ll help bring our customer insights, programming and product management activities together in an integrated strategy.

 

In this role, you’ll set product strategy, drive an internal culture around product development and partner with our internal communications team to develop externally facing product marketing. You will work collaboratively across multiple teams and will manage flagship products directly.

 

We support dynamic network social change entrepreneurs that effectively deliver personal transformation and remove barriers for individuals in poverty, our focus is to help organizations refine their practices and increase their impact so that all people can realize their full potential. You will have the opportunity to learn about and draw upon the principles of Market-Based Management®, a management philosophy that creates an environment that prioritizes integrity and compliance, fosters professional growth, and rewards employees for the value they create, to make a meaningful and lasting impact on communities across the country.

 

Your Responsibilities Include

  • Develop assessment methodologies for Stand Together Foundation and our partners to measure social impact consistent with our vision for breaking the cycle of poverty
  • Build an integrated product strategy and roadmap for our programs, products and services
  • Effective product roadmaps and frameworks that drive alignment across product teams, relationship managers and our leadership team
  • Lead flagship products with best in class product development and management practices
  • Capture inputs/ideas from across the organization, synthesizing suggestions, observations and learnings into product strategy
  • Develop customer research and customer insights solutions that shape product strategy
  • Analyze data and insights drive new opportunities and experimentation within our programs, products and services

 

Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

  • 5+ years of product development experience
  • Entrepreneurial track record of taking an idea to reality
  • Demonstrated use of user research, having conducted primary research with UX tools and worked on storyboarding, user mapping and customer personas
  • Demonstrated track record of effectively using customer data and business performance analysis to support product strategy/decisions
  • Strong project management and organization skills with the ability to manage multiple projects on schedule
  • A proven track record of launching and iterating on successful products
  • Experience managing and building a team

 

Standout Candidates May Also Bring

  • Experience developing products and services for professional networks
  • Experience developing and implementing learning management systems and online communities

About Us

 

 

Stand Together Foundation unleashes the power of community to solve our country’s toughest problems and help people improve their lives. We identify, support, and celebrate community-based organizations applying effective solutions to the driving causes of poverty. Through targeted programming, training, and organizational development we provide the resources and tools necessary for these catalysts for social change to grow, scale, and replicate their impact across the country.

 

We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees and applicants with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of color, race, religion, religious creed, sex, gender or gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy (including medical needs which may arise from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), military and veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, political affiliation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. #PM19

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