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Roofstock

Product Manager at Roofstock

Oakland · Full Time
Do you want to be part of a fast-growing team of talented engineers and product managers that is changing how real-estate investments is done? Team at Roofstock are building cutting-edge solutions that are making it simple, easy and intuitive for investors to buy, sell and manage rental properties. Read More
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Job Description

Reports to: VP of Product

Product Managers at Roofstock move the needle. In a typical day, they might be immersed in UI designs, QAing new features, spec-ing out ideas, analyzing data, interfacing with stakeholders across the company, and always improving Roofstock’s site.

Roofstock is an innovative new marketplace and transaction platform for investing in the $2 trillion Single-Family Rental sector. As part of our company culture, we are passionate about helping our customers find the best real estate investments. Strong emphasis on collaboration and teamwork is the norm, not to mention that we make time to celebrate our awesome accomplishments and each other!

Objective

Roofstock is looking for a talented, passionate, on-the-rise, rock-star Product Manager. You will utilize creativity, critical thinking and technical skills to help directly drive Roofstock’s growth and success.

Responsibilities

Collaboratively identify, quantify, and prioritize opportunities to improve the Roofstock user experience in order to improve registration and return rates, as well as conversion of real estate shoppers into purchasers
Drive product development process with UX/Design and engineering teams, and coordinate content development.
Build, document and socialize user stories and detailed product requirements.
Understand and actively advance best practices (e.g. Agile Continuous Delivery).
Actively contribute and create a team culture of having fun together, embracing change, and delivering.
Core Competencies

Creativity & Innovation – You generate new ideas, challenge the status quo, take risks, support change, encourage innovation, and solve problems creatively.
Initiative – You tackle problems and take independent action, seek out new responsibilities, act on opportunities, and practice self-development.
Results Focus – You target and achieve results, prioritize tasks, overcome obstacles, and accept accountability.
Communication – You communicate well both verbally and in writing, create accurate and punctual reports, deliver presentations, share information and ideas with others
Productivity – You manage a fair workload, prioritize tasks, develop good work procedures, manage time well, handle information flow and spend the majority of your time and resources on high priority items.
Analytical – Proven ability using data and analytics to inform and influence decision-making
Collaboration – You’re a team player who works collaboratively with cross functional teams such as marketing, business development, sales, customer service, and engineering
Experience and Education Guidelines

5 years of experience in product development/management required
Design Chops and Tech Cred: While Roofstock PMs don’t need to hold technical degrees, having some coding experience never hurts. PMs are passionate about user-centered design and have either schooling or experience building intuitive sites or apps.
Previous experience in an online marketplace, real estate or financial services is preferable, but not required
A Need For Speed: We’re a start-up. We.Move.Fast.
BA/BS required
Local Candidates preferred, relocation assistance not provided.

Send us a note sharing why you fit the requirements above.
Bonus: we would love to see your product solutions or new feature ideas for Roofstock.

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Kevin Moore
Leeroy Jenkins of angels. Former tech i-banker, corp dev, CFO. @University of Southern California
CSC Upshot
The largest fund dedicated to seed investing, ever. Details @CSC Upshot
Brendan Wallace
$29 million invested on AngelList, 26 syndicates. Co-Founder/CEO, Identified (sold to Workday), Co-Founder, Cabify. Co-founder/Managing Partner, Fifth Wall.
Rich Boyle
Former CEO of @LoopNet , @Stanford University BS EE. Experienced Entrepreneur, from startup through IPO and M&A.
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