Director of Product

| Greater LA Area

Overview:
 

Weedmaps is looking for a strong Product leader to execute and expand on the vision of our Business applications, and manage a team of Senior Product Managers to win in a highly competitive market. You’ll drive the product strategy and execution of our Business and Technology platform. This includes our shared services, business management tools, and new products that we offer businesses to create and drive growth. You'll be the Product director for our Business tribe - working cross-functionally with our sales, engineering, marketing, support and data teams to create and drive strategy, definition, product roadmap, and long-term vision.

Responsibilities:
 

  • Costumer focused with deep empathy and understanding of customer needs and pain points
  • Strong track record of driving product vision and shipping customer value
  • Goal-oriented and ability to articulate trackable and impactful metrics
  • Data-oriented and curious about how customers use your products
  • Highly collaborative and the ability to effectively communicate with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to prioritize ruthlessly and drive excellence in planning and execution
  • Experience managing multiple product managers and multiple products
  • impeccable attention to detail
  • Ability work effectively across a growing organization to drive Product forward
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • KPI-focused and results driven
  • Healthy balance of intellectual curiosity, creativity and common sense
  • A deep sense of mission for making Weedmaps a powerful solution for our business customers and a leader in the marijuana marketplace

Qualifications:
 

  • 10+ years product management experience in a technological industry
  • 5+ years experience in consumer-facing online commerce, wireless content, or mobile services
  • Proven success leading Product teams
  • Strong strategic aptitude; proven ability to define a winning business strategy and product roadmap
  • Excellent customer experience intuition; demonstrated success in creating innovative and user-friendly websites and customer-facing features
  • Excellent communication and persuasion skills; demonstrated success building buy-in for an innovative and bold vision
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; strong bias towards data-based decision making and comfort with pro-forma financial and operational analysis
  • Implementation orientation; demonstrated ability to translate strategic differentiators into innovative and detailed product requirements
  • Technical fluency; comfort understanding and discussing architectural concepts, schedule tradeoffs and new opportunities with technical team members
  • Proven ability to make smart feature (customer experience) versus time-to-market trade-offs; experience using data and metrics to back up assumptions and assertions of business value
  • Nimbleness and comfort with ambiguity; comfort responding quickly to rapidly evolving threats and opportunities
  • Strong bias for action; ability to juggle multiple priorities and create a sense of urgency in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Street smarts; willingness to roll up the sleeves and do whatever is necessary to meet team goals
  • Proven ability to lead cross-functional teams through influence versus direct management; excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience managing agile software development with scrum preferred
  • MBA preferred

Our Benefits:
 

  • A collaborative and open-minded atmosphere that is excitingly fast paced
  • Company-paid medical/dental/vision/life insurance
  • Fully stocked kitchens with healthy snack and drink options
  • Free Lunch catered in the office every day
  • Free onsite gym 
  • Generous paid vacation and sick leave policy
  • Competitive maternity/paternity policy
  • 401k with competitive match

 

Weedmaps is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. We are looking for the smartest and most passionate people who want to join our team and develop the services, systems, and marketplaces that will serve the marijuana industry in the decades to come.
 

About Weedmaps:

 

Formed in 2008, Weedmaps is the largest technology company focused on servicing the legalized marijuana industry in the United States and internationally by providing backend services for dispensaries, doctors, and deliveries. Our website gives over 4 million monthly visitors the ability to review and discuss these services while building a sense of community through forums and social networking. The marijuana industry is growing exponentially and the legal and technological challenges it faces are immense. We see this as the perfect opportunity to create unique and innovative solutions that can transform the industry. In addition to developing technology solutions, Weedmaps is also firmly committed to advising on and supporting the legalization of marijuana and the medicines derived from it in a responsible manner.

 

So what are you waiting for? Join the Weedmaps family!

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Technology we use

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Location

41 Discovery, Irvine, CA 92618
41 Discovery, Irvine, CA 92618

What are Weedmaps Perks + Benefits

Weedmaps Benefits Overview

Fully covered Medical, Dental, and Vision for employee AND dependents
HMO and PPO option offered through Cigna
Matching 401k, 50% match up to 6% of employee contribution
Pre Tax and Roth option
3 weeks PTO and 5 sick days
Accident Insurance
Basic Life/AD&D (Accidental Death and Dismemberment)
Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability
Flexible Spending Account
Voluntary Life Insurance
Critical Illness Insurance
10 company holidays
Catered lunch provided 5 days a week
Corporate events
All the equipment that you need to get your work done
Fridge is always stocked with energy drinks and other snacks
Casual work environment, read “no suit and tie required”, but you are free to dress to the nines

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Daily Meals Provided
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
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