Product Manager


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Contra is transforming the future of independent work. We are looking for a Product Manager to join our quickly growing product team and help us in establishing the foundation of our product & team.
You will own the end-to-end product lifecycle for a critical feature set (payments, talent discovery, profiles, paid projects, etc.). You will be responsible for setting the product vision and then working with a cross-functional team of the best designers, frontend, and backend engineers to make this vision a reality.
How you'll make an impact
  • Own the mission, strategy, and goals of a given product area
  • Lead a cross-functional team of engineers and designers in the development of new product initiatives & experiments
  • Identify, assess and scope product opportunities based on user research & data inputs, driving new feature development from conception to launch and optimization
  • Write effective product requirement documents and user stories that capture feature requirements
You’ll be successful here if
  • You are an A+ communicator (both verbal + written) that has a strong track record in creating alignment across stakeholders
  • You are a resourceful & goal-oriented PM. Contra is shaping the future of independent work and as such we have large goals in front of us, we want someone that thinks outside the box to reach our product goals
  • You have a bias toward action (GSD is one of our core values)
  • You have experience making data-driven decisions (analytical skills is a plus!) - at Contra, we strive to experiment and iterate to deliver the best product experience possible
  • You operate well in a remote-based environment (and are within ~3 hours of Pacific Timezone)
  • You are passionate about building beautiful and functional products that exceed user needs
  • 3+ years experience preferred
How Contra can add value for you
  • Remote-first culture
  • Health coverage
  • Well-funded company built to scale
  • Competitive salary + equity
  • Generous vacation policy + paid holidays off
  • Flexible parental leave
  • No Meeting Wednesdays
  • Half day every third Friday of the month
  • A custom slack emoji, just for you
Our interview process
  • Product experience interview with Head of Product (30-45 minutes)
  • Non-technical (introduction & culture) interview (30-45 minutes)
  • Case Study interview with PM and CEO (45 minutes)
  • You will receive a final answer from Contra no later than 48 hours after your final interview
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