The Hired Guns are seeking a Product Manager, E-Commerce Search to join a brand-new product team that’s rethinking the retail e-commerce experience from the ground up for a giant in both e-commerce and brick-and-mortar retailing. Come to the party packing solid experience optimizing product search at several innovative companies, along with your own creative ideas about how to make search and discovery the backbone of the online shopping experience.
The Nitty Gritty
The backstory on the organization and why they need to hire you!
As Product Manager, E-Commerce Search, your experience building e-tail products and your keen understanding of the retail e-commerce customer experience will enable you to hit the ground running. You’ll look at the existing roadmap and see existing projects through to completion, drawing on your ideas and utilizing data analysis to improve on existing initiatives and set search innovations of your own into motion.
Informed by your keen ability to identify and understand customer problems, you’ll measure and analyze the impact of existing search and browse functionality with an intense focus on the customer journey, then identify opportunities to innovate and improve, providing additional benefits to the customer. By building strong internal relationships with the sales, user experience, technology and central marketing organizations, you’ll drive implementation of successful new merchandising strategies that ensure that customers are served the most relevant results, thereby increasing their likelihood of purchase.
How you’ll know if you’re a fit…
You’re the ideal Product Manager, E-Commerce Search if you’ve got an eclectic track record of developing various types of cool products from start to finish for a variety of companies. “Job hopper” is not a minus for this role: we want someone who isn’t just churning out the same kind of projects over and over, but instead is pushing the envelope of their capabilities and always up for new challenges. You’re an integrated product thinker who knows how to connect the dots to come up with new ideas and expand them based on data and observation.
Nuts and bolts, you’ve got a solid 4 to 5 years of product management experience under your belt. You have a strong interest in fashion and an eye for merchandising that informs your approach to product development; ideally you started out in a different realm of the retail business, maybe as a business analyst, vendor manager, or developer (solid technical chops are very valued). DTC, e-tail, it doesn’t really matter which side you’ve been on, as long as you come with insight into the customer journey, especially as it pertains to search, as well as a disciplined, data-driven approach to product development. Experience with mobile is very desirable.
The Inside Skinny
Why you should quit your job right now and join this organization!
You’re a person who is passionate about the retail experience and has lots of original and innovative ideas. You take an integrative and unconventional approach to product that not everyone knows how to appreciate. Well, you’ve found your home: this team will value the explorational career path you’ve traveled thus far and will encourage you to continue expanding your thinking to make unforeseen advances in search and discovery!
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