Senior Product Manager in Remote US at CareerBuilder

Date Posted: 6/4/2021

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US - CareerBuilder



Summary of the Job:

As Product Manager, Consumer Websites, you will help define, build and optimize products and features for and its numerous international web properties. Working cross-functionally, you will engage with other product managers, engineers, UX designers, operations, sales and the executive team to bring releases to market that provide a great user experience and maximum traffic and user growth among job seekers who visit the websites. In this capacity, you will also serve CareerBuilder's customers, who rely on the CareerBuilder candidate marketplace to source, recruit and hire the best talent for their business. From precise problem identification, user story refinement and backlog prioritization to consumer chairsides, technical scoping and executive presentations, you will play a driving role in every phase of CareerBuilder's consumer product development process for


As such, you must have the mindset of a consumer advocate but are also capable of weighing the needs of the business to find win-win solutions for both job seekers and the employers trying to hire them.


The ideal candidate gets excited about tackling difficult challenges with a positive, get-stuff-done attitude. Must be laser-focused on user data that helps the business quickly identify and fix bugs while simultaneously driving large-scale enhancements for a candidate marketplace measured in the tens of millions. Must be self-motivated to roll up sleeves and work across teams to discover hidden insights from CareerBuilder and competitor data with minimal direction, visualize and present them to your leadership and expand your skill set as new challenges arise.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement product strategies with data to back them up
  • Shrewdly prioritize work consistent with the larger company vision and direction
  • Be the primary point of contact for numerous web domains across the CareerBuilder ecosystem, able to quickly answer questions about your area of ownership quickly and accurately.
  • Remain laser-focused on your top KPIs and secondary and tertiary metrics while also juggling numerous other day-to-day responsibilities.
  • Excellent time-management skills when presented with competing priorities.
  • Collect and analyze feedback from candidates, stakeholders and other teams to shape requirements, scope features and prioritize enhancements with the highest ROI
  • Work closely and collaboratively with UX design, engineering, product analytics and others to deliver complimentary enhancements to existing company products and strategies
  • Write use cases, requirements, user stories and initiative briefs to guide product development and garner leadership buy-in
  • Scope and prioritize development based on business, customer and consumer impact
  • Ensure product and feature releases are built as intended, launched on schedule and measured thoroughly
  • Make creative recommendations to expand product base and vision
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert in areas of product responsibility
  • Understand the constantly shifting market landscape, including competition, technology and how your product fits within the broader ecosystem

Job Requirements:

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proven experience as a Product Manager, Owner or similar role, preferable in a B2C digital media transactional environment
  • Experience in user lifecycle management
  • Experience with online communities a big plus
  • Experience working with UX is a plus
  • Background in software development and program management
  • Demonstrable experience using data to drive decision-making
  • Deep experience with Agile framework
  • Organizational and leadership abilities
  • Flexible problem-solving aptitude to identify obstacles and quickly align on viable solutions to avoid significant delays
  • The ability to envision a world different than the status quo, articulate a clear path to get there, and thin-slice the work into valuable enhancements with each iteration 
  • Self-motivated with excellent written and verbal communication skills


*CareerBuilder employees are currently remote. We do have offices based in Chicago and Atlanta. When it is safe to return to the office, you will have the ability to continue to be remote or utilize the Chicago or Atlanta offices as determined by your manager.  





Benefits-We’re All About You! 

When you're focused on the goal, not the path – you can be more flexible, and that translates into more productive and satisfied employees. From flexible hours to volunteering during work hours to diverse education opportunities, CareerBuilder is committed to helping employees strike a balance. 

Here are just some benefits we offer:

  • Training that positions you to hit the ground running with ongoing learning and development courses; we never stop investing in our people.
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Programs
  • Education Reimbursement Program allowing up to $5k per year towards completion of a Bachelor’s and non-MBA graduate degree, and up to $10K per year towards completion of an MBA
  • Global Wellness initiatives to promote financial, mental and physical health and well-being
  • 401(k) Program with a two year vesting schedule, discretionary match, and an opportunity to make Pretax and Roth contributions

CareerBuilder, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status.


TSR ID: 002125


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