A self-starter – someone who is proactive in identifying potential roadblocks, a great listener, and one who thrives under pressure in a fast-paced environment while juggling multiple personas and prioritizing competing tasks and deadlines to deliver on aggressive timelines . As a Product Manager, Talent Tools, you will lead one of Vangst’s core product teams, working side by side with engineering counterparts to collaborate on, design, and deliver new functionality for our platform. You will lean on your technical product management experience to bring stability, accuracy, and a new vision to one of our most crucial value propositions - tooling to help candidates break into and level up their career opportunities in the cannabis industry. As an integral member of a growing team in a fast-paced culture, you will have a unique opportunity to greatly influence and strengthen the future of the company.
-Design and execute product roadmap based on user interaction, requests, competitive research, and feature value vs. time to complete.
-Play a critical role in delivering products that provide proper interoperability with partners, tooling for members and job seekers in cannabis, Vangst marketing, and community teams, customer success teams, and reporting to financial controls teams.
-Proactively coordinate and gain alignment amongst company stakeholders, technical leaders, and other product managers, communicating product roadmap and go-to-market plans.
-Set and maintain a higher bar for our collective product quality.
-Drive product initiatives and lead geographically distributed cross-functional teams.
-Set and clearly communicate development objectives, needs, and status of projects to internal stakeholders and customers.
-Act as a Domain Expert for the product to conduct live customer training sessions and provide internal knowledge transfer and support.
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WHO SHOULD APPLY
-You have a “green heart” for the cannabis industry.
-You thrive in fast-paced, high-growth, rapidly changing start-up environments.
-You are results-oriented and go the extra mile in all situations.
-You have a competitive nature and strive for excellence at all times.
-You are highly collaborative and work extremely well with teams.
-You have a strong desire to continuously educate and develop your trade skills regularly.
-You are adept at handling multiple competing priorities and duties in a fast-paced, results-driven, time-critical, rapidly changing environment with minimal daily oversight.
-You are able to balance the ability to be bold and think about innovative solutions.
-You learn proactively, always seeking to improve yourself and your knowledge base.
-You demonstrate a strong drive for results and success; convey a sense of urgency to achieve outcomes and exceed expectations; persist despite obstacles, setbacks, and competing influences.
-Highly professional, personable, action-oriented, and hard-working.
KEY ATTRIBUTES FOR SUCCESS
-Ability to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment.
-A resilient and entrepreneurial spirit with a growth mindset.
-A true team player willing to roll up your sleeves and do what needs to be done to succeed.
-Ability to work autonomously and take ownership.
-Able to create, maintain and build professional relationships and rapport.
-Have a strong desire to grow professionally and personally.
-Have a sound knowledge of market trends.
-Flexibility - this role will be ever-changing.
-A communication rockstar.
-3-5+ years of relevant experience in Product Management or related discipline.
-Demonstrated ability to work on technical products while closely collaborating with other product, engineering, and cross-functional company leaders.
-Experience integrating with and/or driving the creation of APIs, as well as processes that step-through multiple platforms.
-Demonstrated experience in the B2C space, launching successful products that delight users, fostering growth across acquisition, engagement, and retention.
-Someone who can quickly iterate based on industry trends and the competitive landscape.
What Will Make You Stand Out:
-Experience defining, developing, driving growth models. (Reforge alum a huge plus!)
-Experience with ShapeUp.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study. Master’s degree highly desirable.
Vangst is the cannabis industry’s hiring platform. Vangst helps cannabis companies find the talent they need to grow their business. From on-demand gig workers to trained & credential full-time employees, Vangst has built the industry’s go-to talent marketplace for all cannabis hiring. Vangst is proud to work with 1,200+ of the cannabis industry’s leading businesses.
Since raising their seed round in 2018, Vangst has become one of the fastest growing companies in the cannabis industry and was recognized as one of Fast Companies most innovative companies.
Today, over 300,000 people have full-time jobs in the cannabis industry and this number is expected to triple over the next five years. Vangst is on a mission to fill every job in the cannabis industry.
Vangst’s headquarters is in Denver, CO. Vangst is a Series B company and backed by Lerer Hippeau, Colle Capital, Level One Fund, Snoop Dog’s Casa Verde Capital, and others.