San Francisco Bay Area/Remote

Technical Program Manager

Productboard is the product management platform that helps organizations get the right products to market, faster. Designed on the Product Excellence Methodology, Productboard aligns everyone on the right features to build next. Over 4,000 modern product-led companies, like Microsoft, Zendesk, and UiPath use Productboard to understand what users need, prioritize what to build next, and rally everyone around the roadmap. With offices in San Francisco and Prague, Productboard is backed by leading venture capitalists including Sequoia Capital, Tiger Global, Bessemer Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins, Index Ventures, and Credo Ventures.

 Who are we looking for!

As the Technical Program Manager, you will lead team collaboration and deftly identify plan requirements, dependencies and risks, resolve blockers, track and report progress, and leverage best practices to ensure predictable and timely delivery of our marketing website projects. You will be partnering and collaborating with all marketing stakeholders, web engineers, and product manager counterparts. The candidate must have a solid track record of driving complex programs with multiple stakeholders, and enough technical acumen to make updates to the website

This position reports into the Director, Digital Marketing.

If you have excellent interpersonal, relationship-building skills, and are excited to drive priority website programs with a can-do attitude at a fast-growing start-up, we’d love to hear from you! How you will impact our business:

  • Drive strategic cross-functional planning, leading discovery and prioritization by closely partnering with marketing stakeholders, engineering leads, and product managers to develop a roadmap, dependencies, and resourcing for all marketing team website projects/requests.
  • Liaison between marketing team and web engineering team.
  • Produce project briefs based on marketing team requests that clarify requirements and priority levels. Then collaborate with product managers and web engineers to ensure quick delivery and readiness. 
  • Basic programming experience for implementing low code updates to the website for the marketing team.
  • Create new landing pages and update pages using existing web components.
  • Implement (or manage implementation) of tracking codes and scripts connecting web to marketing technology and other programs
  • Lead meetings with key stakeholders for each project to help make key decisions, remove obstacles, and address program issues.
  • Communicate project status to stakeholders and various teams around the organization.
  • Escalate urgent issues appropriately and drive them to closure in a timely manner.
  • Create and manage the marketing website backlog and prioritization process.
  • Provide input on website best practices and help the team innovate
  • Develop efficient, transparent, and fast deployment processes.

This is how we dream about you

  • 3+ years as a technical program manager, product manager, operational role, or related field
  • BA/BS degree in computer science, or a related technical field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Track record of partnering with engineering or business to define scope and requirements
  • Must demonstrate a sense of urgency and ownership to drive solutions and tasks to completion
  • Experience communicating and translating non-technical to technical (and vice versa) requirements and discussions.
  • Possess a strong work ethic and be able to make strong contributions independently while also leading team efforts
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with WordPress
  • Tag management knowledge for marketing, website, or in-app tags/pixels 

You possess the following competencies

    • Positive outlook, fun, and flexible
    • Exceptional communication skills (both written/verbal), influencing skills, and program management skills
    • Comfortable interacting with a diverse set of technical and non-technical counterparts
    • Knowledge of Google Tag Manager, Segment, Google Analytics, or Google Optimize are a plus
    • Know when to push back, challenge an idea, and seek out compromise, and do so positively and for the benefit of the company in the interest of getting value to market quickly
    • Thrive in dynamic, fast paced, high performance environments
    • Customer-obsessed and passionate about creating amazing experiences that make a lasting impact on customers and future users

You can look forward to the following benefits:

💰 Competitive compensation, stock options

📚 A budget for your professional development and ongoing learning

🏝 4 weeks of paid vacation and paid sick days

💛 1 Volunteer Day per year for you to help causes close to your heart

🍲 Lunch delivered to your home

🏋 Company contribution to gym and wellness memberships

🍹 Team events, such as happy hours, off-sites, and retreats abroad

❤️ Company contribution and access to best-in-class health benefits and your own Headspace membership

About Productboard 

Productboard is the customer-centric product management platform that helps teams get the right products to market faster. Over 4,000 companies, including Microsoft, 1-800-Contacts, and UiPath, use Productboard to understand what users need, prioritize what to build next, and rally everyone around their roadmap. 

In April 2021, we closed our $72M Series-C round, backed by VC giants like Tiger Global Management, Index Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Sequoia Capital, and Bessemer Venture Partners. Headquartered in San Francisco, we are a truly international company, with offices in Vancouver and Prague.

  • We are backed by top Silicon Valley investors, giving us access to capital, networks, mentors, and markets
  • You’ll enjoy an exciting team atmosphere building a new and complex product
  • We iterate quickly and decisions are fast. You’ll have a voice in what we do and see the impact of your work
  • With modern offices in San Francisco, Vancouver, and Prague, you can expect occasional travel across the Atlantic!

About our culture

At Productboard, values aren’t just something we like to talk about, they’re something we live and breathe. We believe in creating a work environment where: 

  • People feel empowered, supported, and included
  • Trust and transparency are built into the way we work
  • Creativity, curiosity, and continuous improvement are encouraged and nurtured every day 

You can get to know your future colleagues by listening to our People of Productboard podcast, or check out our Instagram profile and People of Productboard FB page for more info about life at Productboard.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and champion of equity. It is our aim to help people from all backgrounds, cultures, and groups realize their full potential at Productboard. 

As such, we do not tolerate any discrimination or harassment based upon gender identity, race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

All aspects of employment including hiring, training, promotion, and terminations are based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We are committed to an inclusive hiring process and provide all candidates with equal opportunity to demonstrate their abilities.

Togetherness is one of our core values and our Diversity Council helps us ensure that we uphold the values of authenticity, humanity, and diversity to create an environment where every human being matters. We are committed to leading by example to drive societal change. 

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