Group Product Manager, Marketplace & Network Growth at Field Nation | Powderkeg

Location: Minnesota

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Product

**Why is this role important to Field Nation? **Field Nation is in the business of connection—connecting a network of Field Service technicians to thousands of jobs. We are looking for a Group Product Manager to innovate and drive business growth through a category focused development strategy in order to drive further penetration into markets through network effects by developing a larger network of vetted & engaged technicians in the focus categories. You'll also be responsible for developing the technician network acquisition strategy and funnel conversion, establishing the right KPIs and showcasing Field Nation’s value proposition to them. This role will be responsible for setting the strategy and executing on a high-velocity product experimentation pipeline to drive increased conversions across prioritized marketplace network categories.

As the Group Product Manager for the Network, you will drive the vision, strategy, and roadmap of initiatives while leading a team of product managers to execute, refine and own results.

Field Nation’s corporate office is located in Minneapolis, MN. While it is preferred this position be located in Minneapolis, for the right top performer, this position could be fully-remote. This role reports to the Sr. Director of Product.

What you’ll do:

  • Responsible for the strategy and development of new and existing Marketplace network categories.
  • Define a compelling strategy for how we approach key problems like skill assessment and development, technician recruitment and onboarding, and marketplace vetting and match.
  • Analyze marketplace dynamics, user engagement, retention, and monetization data at a macro and micro level. Report on performance, identify issues and opportunities, and propose and execute on ways to optimize.
  • Work closely with the Marketplace Product and Provider Recruitment teams to analyze new market targets & opportunities.
  • Drive cross-functional teams to set qualitative objectives and quantitative goals. Requires collaborating with and challenging all members of cross functional teams (e.g. design, engineering, marketing, data, legal, etc.) to think boldly and creatively and channel that energy into concrete and rapid execution.
  • Compile weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual network statistics.
  • Share findings and advocate for new business cases and methods via internal presentations and documentation across business lines. Research is a natural strength of the role.
  • Manage, hire, coach and help grow a team of product managers in the organization.

What you need:

  • Academic degree or equivalent work experience in Computer Science, Economics, Statistics, Data Science, Business, or Finance.
  • 5+ years of Product Management experience - designing and building large-scale e-commerce, exchange, or marketplace capabilities.
  • Domain expertise in experimentation, platforms, and analytical / statistical tools.
  • Excellent data analysis capabilities.
  • Strong communication, project management, and executive presentation skills.
  • Strong business acumen to include proven experience in grasping market and technology trends.
  • Self-starter with natural curiosity and investigative skills who takes ownership to drive results.
  • Proficiency in data access tools such as SQL is a big plus.
  • Proficiency in using Excel or similar data analysis tools to manipulate and visualize data is a big plus.
  • Strong statistical foundations.
  • Successfully demonstrated driving significant business growth (>30% / year) at scale within a large enterprise.

Why Field Nation

At Field Nation, we are breaking the barriers to work and enabling the gig economy. We’re a tech company that offers a web-based marketplace solution for buyers and sellers of contract services to simply connect, work, and manage their business. We look for collaborators, innovators, and problem solvers to join us in our common purpose of changing the way work gets done. We've been named a Top Workplace by the Star Tribune each year since 2017and we were named a Best Place to Work by the Minneapolis/St Paul Business Journal in 2021. We look to hire extraordinary people and provide them extraordinary benefits.

A snapshot of our perks and benefits for full-time employees:

- Unlimited/Flexible paid time off

- Annual vacation bonus – yes, we’ll pay you a bonus to take paid time off!

- Individualized growth and development plans to help you develop a deeper skillset and wider responsibility in your career

- Exposure to and experience with cutting edge technologies to solve meaningful problems in an entrepreneurial, scaling startup environment

- Company paid short-term and long-term disability and life insurance

- Medical, dental, and vision benefits with HSA option (to include a competitive employer contribution)

- Paid parental leave pay available

- Great work/life balance with a flexible, come-as-you-are environment

- Competitive 401k employer match and vesting schedule

- Free gym membership in our building’s new facility

- Open office space with tons of natural light in beautiful downtown Minneapolis, connected to the Minneapolis skyway system, close to public transportation hubs, and many popular food options

We require candidates to complete a criminal background check at the offer stage of our interview process.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Group Product Manager, Marketplace & Network Growth
  • Company
    Field Nation
  • Location
    Minneapolis, MN
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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