Sr. Product Manager

Palo Alto, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

At Groupon, a Lead Product Manager is effectively the CEO of their area, working with designers, developers and senior management to invent new features and experiences. This role is both technical and business facing and the successful candidate should be analytical, creative and comfortable writing technical specifications and leading meetings. If you’re passionate about consumer products, this is the place to be!  There are many opportunities for you to do valuable work and make an immediate and positive impact.  Groupon’s culture is a perfect hybrid between the feel and impact opportunity of a startup, with the assets of a public company.  Come join us now!
We have Product leader opportunities on the following teams:
Pricing – The Pricing team at Groupon is responsible for setting and messaging all of the prices on our site. As a PM on Pricing, you'll be responsible for setting pricing strategy and driving execution across four key areas: initial pricing, promotional pricing, dynamic pricing, and price messaging. This is a high visibility role in which you'll interact regularly with senior management across the company.
 
Merchandising – We are looking for an experienced product leader to set vision, define strategy and to deliver a richly merchandised user experience for Groupon’s consumers to drive engagement & long term growth. You will be responsible for the end to end product experience, from working with the merchandising team and enable them to launch dynamic campaigns that add business value to working with the consumer team and create seamless experiences to access the merchandising content.  

Redemption & Post Purchase – You will be responsible for re-imagining the core redemption experience with the intent to establish long term trust and loyalty for both consumers and merchants. Your products will carry impact to every customer who buys a Groupon across the world (50+ MM) and your results will drive customers back into the app to buy, redeem, and repeat.
 
Beauty Now – The Beauty Now team is building a new product to fundamentally change how consumers and local salons / spas interact and conduct commerce. We are looking for an experienced product leader to own the vision, strategy and drive execution to build a 2-sided marketplace product. For consumers, your product will offer the easiest way to book commodity beauty services at the best value for service, time, and location; and for merchants it will be the preferred yield management solution to fill open seats by offering seamless appointment booking and flexible discounts.

Core Responsibilities:
Understand our goals, market, users, data, internal requirements, and capabilities
Creatively craft a winning product strategy
Own the full product development lifecycle for your area: strategize and communicate your vision, determine KPIs, build the roadmap, and deliver your features
Execute through collaboration
Partner with designers, engineers, analysts, data scientists and others to generate a unified product plan
Take accountability for working with product teams on initial product ideation through go-to-market launch
Work cross functionally with design, engineering, and QA to build and ship each feature, and then collaborate with Business Operations to measure results and iterate
Qualifications
Smart, focused, curious, collaborative, energetic, creative, and accomplished
6+ years of product management experience in fast-paced companies
Proven track record for successfully executing merchandising campaigns
Deep analytical skills, both quantitative and qualitative, and a track record of applying these to inform effective and successful business decisions driving consumer-centered product strategy
Ability to think quickly and creatively about problems and develop efficient solutions
Obsession with understanding and meeting the needs of end-users & business goals
Strong communication and influencing skills
Passion for consumer product, e-commerce, and mobile

Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.