Senior Product Manager

United States
Remote Friendly
February 12, 2024

Senior Product Manager

United States
Remote Friendly
Exempt, Salaried
February 12, 2024

Job Overview 

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Product Manager to join our dynamic team at SMT. In this role, you will play a pivotal role in driving the development and implementation of new product features and pricing strategies. As a key member of the product management team, you will collaborate closely with the SMT CEO, Chief Product Officer and cross-functional teams to identify market opportunities, define product requirements, and execute product initiatives that align with the company's strategic objectives.

Responsibilities and Duties:

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Lead the end-to-end ideation, development, and launch of new product features and enhancements to our digital advertising platform:
  • Spearhead the product development process, from conceptualization to commercialization, ensuring the delivery of high-impact features aligned with business objectives.
  • Conduct market research and competitive analysis to identify emerging trends, customer needs, and opportunities for innovation:
  • Drive comprehensive market research initiatives to stay ahead of industry trends and understand customer preferences.
  • Conduct regular competitive analysis to identify gaps and opportunities, informing the product strategy and ensuring our platform remains at the forefront of the market.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define product requirements, prioritize feature development, and establish product roadmaps:
  • Engage closely with key stakeholders to gather insights and align product strategies with business goals.
  • Work collaboratively to define clear product requirements, prioritize feature development, and create dynamic product roadmaps that address market demands.
  • Develop comprehensive pricing strategies for new and existing products:
  • Formulate and implement robust pricing strategies for both new and existing products, incorporating value-based pricing models, tiered pricing structures, and strategic promotional pricing campaigns.
  • Regularly analyze pricing data, customer feedback, and market trends to optimize pricing strategies and identify revenue-maximizing opportunities.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams for successful product delivery and adoption:
  • Work closely with engineering, design, marketing, and sales teams to ensure seamless collaboration and alignment throughout the product development lifecycle.
  • Facilitate effective communication and coordination among cross-functional teams to drive successful product delivery and market adoption.
  • Define key performance metrics and track the success of product initiatives:
  • Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success of product initiatives.
  • Provide regular updates to senior management on the performance of product features, ensuring transparency and alignment with organizational objectives.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on product features and pricing strategies:
  • Act as the go-to authority on product features and pricing strategies, providing guidance and insights to internal teams and external stakeholders.
  • Stay informed about market trends, industry best practices, and emerging technologies to ensure our product offerings remain competitive and innovative.
  •  Other duties, or special projects as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to interpret data, identify insights, and make data-driven decisions.
  • Experience developing and implementing pricing strategies for software-as-a-service (SaaS) products or digital platforms.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, with a proactive and results-oriented approach to problem-solving.
  • Knowledge of agile development methodologies and product management best practices.
  • Passion for technology, innovation, and delivering exceptional customer experiences.

Education, Experience, and Training:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Engineering, or related field.
  • MBA or advanced degree preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in product management roles, with a focus on technology or related industries.
  • Proven track record of successfully launching new products and features, from ideation to commercialization.

Tools Required for Remote Friendly Environment: 

The SMT team is a remote friendly hybrid organization. The Executive Project Manager must excel in traditional executive administrative support but also bring a strategic focus on optimizing remote work dynamics.  

  • Remote Communication Skills: Proficient in various remote communication tools and platforms, such as video conferencing, project management software, and instant messaging, to effectively collaborate with remote teams and foster open lines of communication.
  • Cybersecurity Awareness: A strong commitment to cybersecurity best practices to protect company and employee data in a remote work setting.
  • Virtual Team Building: Participation in virtual team-building activities and events to strengthen employee connections and morale in remote settings.

Remote Work Tools and Infrastructure:

  • High-Speed Internet: Ensure that remote employees have access to a reliable, high-speed internet connection to support their work.
  • Remote Workspace: Have a dedicated and ergonomic remote workspace with appropriate equipment and furniture to ensure comfort and productivity.
  • Security Protocols: Adhere to security protocols to protect confidential company information and maintain data privacy while working remotely.

Technological Proficiency:

  • Proficiency in Virtual Collaboration Tools: Familiarity with virtual collaboration tools such as Slack, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Asana, and/or similar platforms.
  • Cloud-Based Systems: Experience with cloud-based systems and software for managing operations in a remote-friendly environment.