Product Manager (Operations)

NYC / Remote

Breef is seeking a Product Manager to join our dynamic, fast growing team. This individual will be responsible for supporting the growth of the Breef Platform by evolving Breef’s operations with technical improvements, systems, and tooling.

As the Product Manager, you will partner closely with our leaders across product and operations to design and implement improvements for our internal teams as well as our users. You are a systems thinker, thoughtful towards users, and a collaborative problem solver. You enjoy finding creative solutions to complex issues, especially those that make life easier for your stakeholders and peers. As one of the first product hires, you’ll have ample opportunity for ownership and growth as we continue to build out product and engineering at Breef.

About Us - Breef is the world's first agency marketplace. As the modern outsourcing solution, our platform connects leading brands with leading agencies for all their digital + creative needs. Our product is changing the future of work and is a first-of-its-kind solution for high-value transactions.

Please submit your cover letter + resume to careers@breef.com — subject “Product Manager (Operations)”

Your day to day is to…

  • Partner with operations, marketing, engineering, and the rest of the product team to identify the largest opportunities to improve our operations
  • Become an expert on the Breef user, with a deep understanding of why customers use our platform, where they find the most value, and where there are new opportunities to further win the market. You’ll be a champion for their love of what we’re building!
  • Design and build solutions, tooling, and workflows to optimize product launch and QA processes
  • Develop and drive processes to help our teams scale impact and work more efficiently across functions
  • Own a 360-degree feedback loop: collecting qualitative/quantitative data + communicating updates both internally among stakeholders and externally with users
  • Ensure projects are well documented, communicated, and iterated upon through collaboration with stakeholders
  • Live and breathe data to make our product and user journey better
  • Embody the mission and vision of Breef with an understanding of how and why we do what we do

You'll be successful in this role if you have…

  • 2+ years of experience in product, operations, or project management - ideally for a B2B marketplace / SaaS business or a financial technology organization
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics, management sciences, or any related and equivalent experience
  • Proven record of successful product outcomes - bonus points if in a high growth environment
  • Experience with SQL, PostgreSQL, and data analysis
  • Ability to communicate effectively, across a variety of skill sets
  • A strong business acumen and problem solving ability
  • Exceptional ability to build cross-functional partnerships, and can share experience of using those relationships to solve problems
  • Proven understanding of Agile values and principles, and how to effectively use them in an early-stage environment
  • Comprehensive experience with workflow management tools such as Jira & Asana 
  • Experience with prototyping tools such as Figma or Adobe XD
  • Understanding of and experience with modern + remote workplace tools (Google Suite, calendar booking systems, Asana, Slack, email workflow systems, etc)
  • Bonus points: you’ve built an app yourself, or have had technical side-projects before

You'll enjoy this role if you are…

  • A project manager by nature - you’ve successfully juggled priorities and executed across teams in past roles, or maybe you’ve meticulously planned a group trip with friends or family
  • Competitive with a desire to grow and learn
  • Have a knack for using data to solve problems, identify opportunities, and are capable of inventing and using new metrics in order to learn and make decisions
  • Self-starter. You make good decisions with incomplete data and are constantly optimizing for learning
  • Accountable and constantly looking for opportunities for improvement. You don't accept "because that is the way we've always done it,” and instead you ask “why have we done it this way?” and offer up new ideas
  • Excited to roll up your sleeves and be part of a collaborative startup team

Benefits

  • Positive, family and team-like environment
  • Opportunity for extreme growth and ownership within the organization
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Equity in a fast-growth startup 
  • Generous vacation and remote work policy‍

 

Note: The Breef team is ‘hybrid-remote.’ We have offices in both NYC and Colorado. This is an East Coast based role. 

Breef is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members.

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