Growth Manager at Cottage | Powderkeg

Location: San Francisco, CA

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Growth

Cottage was founded with the belief that there had to be a better way for homeowners and contractors to work together. We are building a marketplace that connects homeowners, pros and suppliers with modern tools to scope their work, transact and collaborate. We're starting with Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), which provide much needed housing, a smart investment for homeowners and consistent work for contractors.

Cottage is backed by Fifth Wall, Susa Ventures, Base10 Partners and premier proptech angel investors. The leadership team have built businesses and products at Uber, ApartmentList, CloudKitchens and Tonal, as well as hundreds of millions of dollars of custom homes. Join us to work alongside top talent on a product that outlives you.

This is a unique opportunity to be part of the early team at Cottage and work cross-functionally to craft and execute our growth strategy. In the role, you’ll report to the Director of Growth and work in close partnership with Sales and Marketing.

Your goal will be to drive homeowner growth by leading new market launches, optimizing our growth funnel and enabling our sales team. You’ll identify opportunities using data analysis and critical thinking, and work cross- functionally to get results.

What You’ll Do

  • Expansion - launch new markets and service offerings by working cross-functionally between our Marketplace, Sales and Marketing teams
  • Demand Generation - generate qualified leads via performance marketing channels
  • Analytics - build and maintain growth funnel reporting to measure marketing and sales performance
  • Sales Ops - ** ** optimize and iterate on go-to-market strategy, sales processes, automations and tools to improve conversion and efficiency for our growth funnel

What You’ll Need

  • 2-4+ years of experience in growth operations, sales ops or strategy in an early stage, high-growth tech startup, finance or consulting; experience in a marketplace, real estate tech or construction tech is a plus
  • Experience with Excel, SQL, Airtable, or other spreadsheet/database tools; Experience with Zapier, Integrately, Workato, or other low/no-code tools is a plus.
  • Analytical, data-driven mindset; you know how to look at numbers, assess the situation and lead initiatives to move the number in the right direction
  • Proven track record as a resourceful self-starter; you’re able to deliver results and manage projects across many stakeholders
  • Strong communication skills and an empathetic work style; you work well with a cross-functional team and are able to able to operate with many ideas and inputs
  • An excitement to experiment, try new things, and be creative
  • Comfort with a fast-paced, rapidly changing and ambiguous (but fun!) work environment


  • Competitive salary
  • Equity — let’s build this rocketship together!
  • Top of the line medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Participation in Cottage’s 401k plan
  • A dynamic and passionate work environment — we're in it together and the sky's the limit
  • Empowerment to make decisions, act quickly, and be an owner

Cottage celebrates and is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for the benefit of our people, products, and communities.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Growth Manager
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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