Friendbuy is on a mission to change how businesses acquire new customers. Our platform powers referral marketing for startups, large enterprises, mobile apps and everyone in between. Friendbuy empowers businesses with the tools to design, deploy, and optimize their refer-a-friend programs. If you’ve ever referred a friend to Dollar Shave Club, Warby Parker, ClassPass or Glossier, you probably used Friendbuy.

Product Manager at Friendbuy

Friendbuy is on a mission to change how businesses acquire new customers. Our platform powers referral marketing (refer-a-friend programs) for startups, large enterprises, mobile apps and everyone in between. If you’ve ever referred a friend to Dollar Shave Club, Warby Parker, ClassPass or Glossier, you probably used Friendbuy.

The reason we win with great clients is because we have great people. Our team comes from MIT, Harvard, Carnegie Mellon, HubSpot, Zappos, Facebook, and we’re backed by leading investors including Greycroft, General Catalyst, eVentures and Conde Nast.  

 

The Opportunity

Friendbuy is rapidly growing and we’re expanding our product team.  As the second product management hire at Friendbuy, reporting to the Head of Product, you’ll be an integral member of the company. 

As part of the product management team, you’ll be the bridge between the technical and business realms.  In this role, your primary focus will be steering the engineering team’s mission to deliver stellar solutions that solve the challenges of our world-class customers.  

Using your eye for design, passion for understanding the core business problem, and data driven mentality, you’ll drive requirements and technical approach for taking Friendbuy’s platform and product to the next level.  

If you’re motivated to join a fun team in a great work environment, ship winning product, and make a huge impact, we want to hear from you!  We’re hitting our stride with amazing clients and rapid adoption, but we’re still early stage enough for you to join as a core team member.

 

Responsibilities
  • Execute delivery of features and enhancements consistent with the product vision and strategy
  • Partner with customers and internal teams such as technical support, sales, and customer success to define market and functional requirements
  • Work hand-in-hand with the Engineering team as a Product Owner to communicate user stories, prioritize work, iterate on architecture and implementation, and keep velocity humming
  • Champion the agile approach and lead agile ceremonies such as sprint planning and backlog grooming
  • Project management of the development cycle from initial kick off to release
  • Collaborate with the design team to craft top-notch user experiences by leveraging user research and analytics tools
  • Build out new and existing integrations with with market-leading technology partners
  • Maintain product release notes, user guides, and developer API documentation
  • Become a subject matter expert in Friendbuy’s platform, market trends, and competitive landscape 
 
Skills & Requirements
  • BS/BA degree (MS/MBA is a plus)
  • 3+ years experience in a product management role with proven record of shipping new products and features
  • Experience in agile development methodologies (ScrumMaster certification strongly preferred)
  • Passion for front-end design and UX
  • Ability to manage complex projects against a timeline 
  • Comfortable working with cross-functional and geographically distributed teams
  • Prior experience with SaaS B2B products
  • Knowledge of ecommerce and marketing industries
  • Strong technical background 
 

How We Work

We are a small, tight-knit team that recognizes the importance of collaboration. Willingness to wear different hats in this quickly shifting startup environment is key to our success.  We take an iterative and continuous improvement approach to all aspects of our job.  We have pride in our work and strive for excellence.  Taking on new challenges and learning from one another helps us grow as individuals and as a company. 


Perks

We work hard  but we also know how to kick back and enjoy the journey. On Friendbuy Fridays we shut it down a little early and hit the patio with beer & wine to socialize with our co-workers and the other startups in our brand new WeWork building. 

Within our private offices each person gets top-of-the-line hardware and optional standing desks. The common areas are spacious and campus-like with a “coffee shop” vibe. There’s plenty of coffee, tea and beer on tap.  A few of the other benefits of working here are:

  • Flexible vacation
  • Competitive salary
  • Continuing education
  • Health insurance
  • Employee stock options
  • Bonuses for hitting company and group goals
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Why work with us
Our team consists of passionate, ambitious, driven people who are excited to create an awesome product. We’re hitting our stride with amazing clients and rapid adoption, but we’re still early stage enough for you to join as a core team member. So if you’re motivated to influence product vision, build a cool company and make a huge impact with meaningful equity, we want to hear from you!
Culture
We’re looking for individuals who are excited to make an impact. We’re a close-knit team that believes in ownership and collaboration. We work hard and strive for excellence, but we also know how to kick back and enjoy the journey. On Friendbuy Fridays we shut it down a little early and hit the patio with beer & wine to socialize with our co-workers and the other startups in our co-working office.
Perks & Benefits
Competitive salary
Health insurance
Flexible vacation
Employee stock options
Continuing education
Bonuses for hitting company and group goals

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