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Product Manager
San Francisco
Mid-level +1
Posted 2 months ago
Why is this role awesome?
Contra is quickly becoming a leader in the passion economy space. In this role you will own the end-to-end product lifecycle for a critical piece of Contra's growth. If you enjoy independence, a fast-moving environment, and working with world-class designers and engineers, this role is for you.

About Contra 👋

Contra is a professional community for the independent digital workforce. Digital professionals use Contra to create stunning visual profiles, earn money commission-free, and build high-quality professional communities and referral networks. Contra was started by a group of independents who were tired of existing professional networks that are blind to the needs of digital professionals. We’re creating a new way to work for the independent digital workforce.

About the Role 👓

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 piece of our product (these include: payments/work, community feed/network, identity/profiles). 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 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

How Contra can add value for you:➕

  • Remote-first culture
  • Healthcare for employees
  • 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 (throughout Covid)
  • A custom slack emoji, just for you

Our interview process:

  • Complete a self-assessment form (10-15 minutes)
  • Non-technical (introduction & culture) interview (30-45 minutes)
  • Technical interview with Product Lead (30-45 minutes)
  • Interview with Founders (30 minutes)
  • You will receive a final answer from Contra no later than 48 hours after your final interview

Learn more about Contra

Contra is a networking platform that gives users the freedom and opportunity to work independently.
Size:  11-50 employees
Funding Level:  Early-stage Startup
Total Amount Raised:  14.5 M
Year Founded:  2019
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