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Hiring a Product Manager! Join the HANDSOME Team

February 17, 2021

About HANDSOME 

HANDSOME is a Female Founded and rapidly growing Austin, TX based startup that has been backed by A+ investors. HANDSOME has been recognized as a Top 50 Startup to Watch in 2020 and has been featured in Business Insider, Modern Salon, American Salon, DocSend and Inc File.  

HANDSOME is a world class network connecting beauty and barber professionals to career advice, education and jobs. The app-first platform’s mission is to bring equal career opportunities to the leading industry for women and create financial stability & generational wealth for the diverse people who make up the industry.  

The beauty industry is 90% female & 66% Black and Latinx, we are deeply passionate about uplifting these communities. 

Our values: Impact, Community, Creativity, Growth, Recognition & Diversity 

HANDSOME is committed to uplifting the economic well-being and opportunities for underrepresented people. We highly encourage individuals who identify as people of color, women and LBGTQIA to apply. 

Location 

Remote (to start) 

Based in Austin, TX – candidate should be open to potential relocation over time 

Product Manager Job Description 

Salary Range: $85K – $114K 

We are looking for a Product Manager to direct product development directly relating to business goals including: growth, engagement, retention and new feature builds. You will be responsible for creating and launching end to end solutions on a world class mobile platform. You’ll translate ideas into features, and follow product development from start to finish. 

To succeed in this role, you should be a perceptive and creative leader and a reliable problem-solver.  

About You:  

  • You have a passion for creating and managing product development 
  • You are OVERLY EXCITED about our vision on how to deliver a world class product that aligns with business objectives  
  • You have experience being hands on researching, designing, and shipping an exceptional digital product 
  • You are eager and excited to research and build a compelling narrative around the problems that beauty and barber professionals are facing in their careers, and develop solutions 
  • You are a strategic team player, organized, thoughtful, and value communication 
  • You are an exceptional communicator and always stay community focused and community member centric 
  • You analyze data to make strategic decisions about new product features 
  • You are passionate about Handsome being the industry leader in community, career development, education, and jobs 

Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and implement product strategies consistent with company vision 
  • Collect and analyze feedback from customers, stakeholders and other teams to shape requirements, features and end products 
  • Define the product requirements for our world class mobile platform and delivering on our KPIs and multi year roadmap with a focus on building a massively scalable platform 
  • Work on a daily basis with Agile engineering scrum teams and participate in daily standups, grooming and planning to deliver product features on a bi-weekly basis 
  • Have a background in APIs and platform product lines that have been made available to developers and partners via self-service documentation, developer guides and etc 
  • Understanding the complexities of a large scale global platform with a focus on scalability and reliabilitwhile maintaining exceptional quality of user experience 
  • Work with senior management to create product plans and roadmaps 
  • Lead product managers and coordinate cross-functional teams 
  • Produce and review product requirements documents (PRD) 
  • Make creative recommendations to expand product base and vision 
  • Suggest ways to track product use and impact on end users 

Requirements: 

  • 5+ years in Product Management experience  
  • High sense of ownership, urgency, and drive. Proven track record of getting things done, managing multiple tasks including communication with internal and external teams while consistently delivering on schedule 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to adapt your message to the technical level of the audience (developers, product managers, and senior business leaders ) 
  • Experience in product lifecycle management 
  • Background working with Jira, wireframes, user tracking and analysis tools, road mapping software, etc. 
  • Proficient in Agile Scrum ceremonies – Writing detailed user stories, acceptance criterion and regular planning/grooming 
  • Organizational and leadership abilities 
  • Problem-solving aptitude 
  • Creative thinking skills 
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, or equal experience in engineering or related training program

Benefits:  

  • Unlimited PTO 
  • Health Insurance 
  • Stock Options
  • Flexible work schedule  
  • Rebel Hour 
  • Getting in at the ground level of a growing start up, building company culture, branding & team 
  • WFH 
  • Beauty Products! 

Please send cover letters, resumes, portfolios and other application materials to: hello@handsomeapp.com. 

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