Senior Product Manager

Product Management Remote, United States Wilsonville, Oregon Duluth, Minnesota


Description

Senior Product Manager

What we need:

We are looking for a Senior Product Manager to help us reinvent the consumer online buying experience for dealerships. We strive to provide our dealers with the best tools in the industry. As the Senior Product Manager for the ARI platform, you will be responsible for planning, implementation, and delivery of new product offerings.

This is leading edge development in a fun and challenging atmosphere.

Here is more of what you’ll get to do:

  • Develop a keen understanding of the market and customer needs.
  • Identify customer problems and come up with targeted solutions.
  • Translate requirements into clear epics and user stories.
  • Communicate product vision to the team and stakeholders.
  • Develop and test product concepts with dealers.
  • Build, prioritize, and maintain team backlog for sprint iteration planning.
  • Actively participate in the development process and bring clarity to the team’s work.
  • Own product planning and execution of the roadmap.
  • Collaborate with team stakeholders to triage issues.
  • Develop tactical plans to support the whole product including installation, support, and measurement of customer ROI.
  • Define KPIs and leverage the data in future product planning.
  • Manage release milestones and guide the development process.
  • Work across organizations to plan and lead successful product launches.
  • Be an evangelist for your products within LeadVenture and the industry.

You’ll thrive in this role if you have:

Education and Experience

5+ years of Experience in product management
Product experience with automotive or recreational dealership software platforms a plus.
Experience developing software using SCRUM or other Agile methodologies.
Proven success building and executing product strategy across multiple integrated businesses within an organization.
Excellent presentation development with the ability to communicate technical information effectively and concisely to audiences with varying levels of domain knowledge.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Specialized Skills or Abilities

Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority.
In-depth understanding of technology and software product development.
Strong internal motivation with a great work ethic.
Solid customer engagement skills.
Rapid and data-driven decision-maker.
Ability to travel 15%

Does this position sound like something you would enjoy and be successful at, but you’re not sure you have the exact qualifications to be considered? While our job descriptions are an outline for the type of candidate we’re looking for, it is not a checklist. We encourage you to apply!

About our ARI brand:

ARI Network Services, Inc. (“ARI”) offers an award-winning suite of SaaS, software tools, and marketing services to help dealers, equipment manufacturers and distributors in selected vertical markets Sell More Stuff!TM – online and in-store.  Our innovative products are powered by a proprietary data repository of enriched original equipment and aftermarket electronic content spanning more than 17 million active part and accessory SKUs and 750,000 equipment models.  Business is complicated, but we believe our customers’ technology tools don’t have to be.  We remove the complexity of selling and servicing new and used vehicle inventory, parts, garments and accessories (PG&A) for customers in the automotive, tire and wheel, powersports, outdoor power equipment, marine, home medical equipment, recreational vehicles, and appliance industries.  More than 23,000 dealers, 195 distributors, and 3,360 OEM brands worldwide leverage our web and eCatalog platforms to Sell More Stuff! TM.

About LeadVenture:

LeadVenture is the market-leading SaaS provider of digital retailing, eCommerce, digital marketing and eCatalog solutions for dealerships across 12 industry verticals including powersports, marine, RV, pre-owned auto, agriculture and more. We host more than 20,000 dealership online storefronts with numerous layered apps such as inventory management, lead management, email marketing, eCommerce and many more. These digital storefronts connect dealers with online shoppers through best-in-market online consumer experiences. Our solutions enable optimal inventory merchandising while maximizing qualified lead generation. We collect and publish data on millions of vehicles and parts for hundreds of catalog and aftermarket providers—including OEM and aftermarket parts, garments and accessories—and syndicate data to popular marketplaces like eBay, Facebook Marketplace, Craigslist, Amazon, Walmart and others. We are recommended by nearly 200 OEMs to their dealer networks, including BRP, Polaris, Goodyear and many more.

Our family of brands includes Dealer Spike, ARI Network Services, Inc. (ARI), Dealer Car Search, Frazer, TCS Technologies, Net Driven, Direct Communications, Inc. (DCi), Auction123, Powersports Support, Level 5, PSM Marketing and Interact RV. Each one is an industry leader in driving consumer engagement and maximizing lead generation for dealers. LeadVenture’s 1,100 team members around the world wake up each day thinking about how to help our local, independent dealers around the world grow their businesses. Our investors include the private equity firms True Wind Capital and TA Associates.

 

LeadVenture provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, LeadVenture complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

LeadVenture expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of LeadVenture employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.