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Connecting your family to a wonder-filled world

Product Manager

$100k – $120k • 0.2% – 0.2%
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Sawyer, the technology platform connecting children with outside the classroom educational & enrichment activities, is searching for a Product Manager to grow and evolve the digital experience on our SaaS platform, Sawyer Tools. You’ll join an innovative, mission-driven organization and work hand in hand with our engineering, design and data teams to create market-defining products that influence how children’s class providers run their businesses. This is a unique opportunity to see the inner workings of a start up-close up. This position reports directly to the CEO.

Core Responsibilities
You will be at the center of building and innovating on our software product. You will be a driver of what to build next and what to improve. We are seeking a leader and visionary who is passionate about making software better! You should live and breath our product and be a constant champion and advocate to make it even better.

-Manage multiple competing cross-functional projects/programs simultaneously
-Interact with engineers and senior management on a daily basis
-Drive the entire product lifecycle of your product - from conception, requirements gathering & design, development, and testing all the way through launch
-Run meetings, create and maintain timelines, and keep large, diverse groups informed of the progress and obstacles
-Send weekly detailed updates of progress reports to senior management
-Work with engineers to develop detailed and creative solutions to complex problems, while keeping a watchful eye on timelines and costs
-Ensure consistency in deployed configurations and track exceptions for follow up
-Collaborate with engineering and design teams to help set up product roadmaps
-Clarify and drive project commitments as well as establish and maintain clear chains of accountability

About You

-4+ years of prior product management experience with a focus on SaaS products with individuals owners/front desk managers/ as the end consumer
-Consider yourself an excellent communicator (to leadership, your team, customers)
-Experience sharing technical concepts to a non-technical audience
-Prior working experience in a software development team
-Experience working with stakeholders across many functions
-Demonstrable teamwork skills and resourcefulness
-Possess self-drive to keep moving things forward even in the face of -ambiguity and imperfect knowledge (avoid “analysis paralysis”)
-Strong sense of ownership, urgency and drive and influence
-Sharp analytical abilities and proven design skills
-Strong written and verbal communication skills

What We Offer

-Equity in Sawyer
-Full Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Commuter)
-Unlimited PTO & Sick Leave
-Paid Parental Leave (Paternity and Maternity 12 weeks)
-Sawyer is operating as a hybrid remote company due to Covid19, NYC located is not a requirement

Sawyer is committed to equality of opportunity in employment. It has been and will continue to be the policy of Sawyer to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or physical or mental disability. This policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, such as those pertaining to training, transfer, promotion, compensation and recreational programs.

Medical, dental and vision insurance


Paid leave for new parents


Unlimited pto

Company sponsored events

Sawyer at a glance

Connecting your family to a wonder-filled world

Sawyer focuses on New York. Their company has offices in Brooklyn. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, Sawyer has raised $18.94M of funding; their latest round was closed on May 2019.

You can view their website at http://www.hisawyer.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Product Hunt.

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