Principal Product Manager, Lead,

Posted Date: Sep-21-2021

Job ID: 21415

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: eCommerce / Online

City: Seattle

State: Washington

Store: Seattle HQ

Remote Eligible: Yes

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What's cool about this job

REI has an inspiring story to tell. Are you the right person to help us tell it? We are seeking an experienced Principal Product Manager with a rich background building inspiring digital experiences to take to a new level.

As the Lead Product Manager for REI’s landing pages, including, your mission is to deliver rich digital experiences that inspire millions of visitors to join our member community. You will partner closely with digital marketing and other stakeholders to prioritize and execute on our most important co-op initiatives. You will lead an agile product team and manage 1-2 other PMs, guiding their efforts to use design, photography, motion and storytelling to transform The right candidate will not be afraid to challenge the status quo, is a tireless advocate for our customers and knows how to tell an inspiring story through a digital medium. 

Key responsibilities include:
  • Partner with marketing and merchandising to identify, prioritize and deeply understand our most important stories to tell
  • Partner with research, design and engineering to develop landing pages that inspire our customers to explore our products and services
  • Develop objectives and key results to measure progress in engaging our members
  • Foster a test and learn approach across your team to develop lightweight solutions that can evolve as we better understand what our members want
  • Unlock your team’s individual superpowers to contribute to a thriving culture of product led discovery)
  • Manage prioritization and trade-offs, including the opportunity backlog; a prioritized list of problems that we can solve for our customers in order to provide value
  • Create buy-in for the product vision with key business and technical partners 
  • Proactively identify and resolve strategic issues that may impede the team’s ability to meet goals

Bring your passion and expertise

  • 8+ years of product management experience on consumer digital products
  • 2 years of people management experience
  • Demonstrated ability to build a strong product vision and create organizational alignment to solve customer problems
  • Strong communication skills with a variety of stakeholders from business partners to engineers and designers
  • Ability to inspire empowered teams around a vision, and support them in delivering fantastic results
  • Exceptional ability to use data to prioritize competing needs
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience 
  • Demonstrated experience working with a world class marketing team a plus
  • Agile/SCRUM team experience preferred
  • Experience developing products for a mobile customer preferred
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and building effective cross-functional partnerships with CX, Design and Development teams to successfully deliver delightful customer experiences

At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 23 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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