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Sr. Product Manager at YouEarnedIt (Chicago, IL)

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About YouEarnedit: At YouEarnedIt, we give employees what they need to deeply engage in their work and with their colleagues while driving results for our customers. We are redefining how companies amplify their employee experience with our award-winning software platform and services. With an approach that is employee-driven, not top-down, YouEarnedIt is a disruptive force in the Human Capital Management industry. We strive to deliver exceptional experiences to our customers and our employees.  As a company, our focus is on building teams, cross-functional collaboration, and purposeful perks. We create a workplace that is open and transparent, provide a culture of continuous feedback, and promote regular service to our community. We have an award-winning culture that has been included in Entrepreneur Magazine’s list of Best Company Cultures and repeatedly named to Austin Business Journal's Best Places to Work. Featured in Inc., Forbes, Business Insider, and Bloomberg Technology, we are making a difference in the lives of employees every day. We are looking for passionate, driven, and results-oriented individuals to join our winning team on our inspiring mission. Let's make big things happen in 2018! Have you heard?  We've joined forces!  Overview   We are looking for an experienced Senior Product Manager who is passionate about building products that customers love. You will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment and work with cross-functional teams to design, build and roll-out products that deliver the company’s vision and strategy. What you’ll do -Gain a deep understanding of customer experience, identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that grow market share, improve customer experience and drive growth -Create buy-in for the product vision both internally and with key external partners -Develop product pricing and positioning strategies -Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes -Scope and prioritize activities based on business and customer impact -Work closely with engineering teams to deliver with quick time-to-market and optimal resources -Drive product launches including working with the public relations team, executives, and other product management team members -Evaluate promotional plans to ensure that they are consistent with product line strategy and that the message is effectively conveyed -Act as a product evangelist to build awareness and understanding -Represent the company by visiting customers to solicit feedback on company products and services -Gather requirements from internal and external stakeholders to develop product roadmap -Cross-functional collaboration through the entire product development lifecycle -Understand the market and customer needs to prioritize roadmap -Ability to deliver on complex projects, manage timelines on deliverables -Be data driven and has experience creating long-term value for customers through product What we want from you -3 to 5 years of product management work experience -Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle -Proven ability to develop product and marketing strategies and effectively communicate recommendations to executive management -Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software -development and web technologies -Strong problem-solving skills and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job -Skilled at working effectively with cross-functional teams in a matrix organization -Excellent written and verbal communication skills -MS/BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent preferred -Experience with analytics a huge plus -Experience in HR or performance management preferred -Strong communication and presentation skills -Should be a strong team player who believes in collaboration and is passionate about building products that customers love -Experience with Agile and tools like JIRA and confluence highly desired