We are looking for a Senior Technical Product Manager who, through continuous customer discovery and product leadership, will help our customers build innovative and user-first ad products.

At Kevel, our product team helps companies create custom ad experiences that put users first and go beyond the standard display ad. The product team covers areas of ads delivery, management, reporting and the UI/UX across the product. The ideal candidate will be someone who cares deeply about the health of the internet and how businesses can translate their needs into compelling business outcomes, prioritizing long term value. 

Kevel expects our product teams to solve hard customer and business problems in ways that help our customers achieve their goals and work for our business. Our product teams are cross-functional and involve a product manager, a product designer and several engineers. We empower them to find the best solutions to problems that our customers or business need solved, and hold those teams accountable for the results.

We value product managers who are able to ensure all members of the team are able to contribute their ideas so that we can produce innovation. Frequently shipping is necessary, but not sufficient. We expect our teams to be accountable for enabling results for our customers, and for our business. 

Location:  Remote - US or UK. This is a fully remote position - applicants located in the US or UK are welcome to apply. All applicants must be eligible to work anywhere within the United States or United Kingdom. ***Applicants located in the US, must be able to work EST for adequate crossover with our UK team.

What you’ll accomplish: 

  • Be accountable for ensuring solutions are valuable and viable
    • Develop solutions that our customers choose to buy and use
    • Ensure solutions work within the constraints of our business.
  • Define Product Direction
    • Use a customer-focussed, working-backwards approach to write future-date release notes that clearly define the benefits of new functionality and how these will be achieved before we start building them
    • Work collaboratively with other PMs, designers and engineers to collect feedback and improve solutions 
  • Drive Execution
    • Work directly with engineers and engineering managers to build and deliver product and features
    • Work directly with other PMs and designers for cross-team projects to ensure a cohesive and productive user experience
  • Measure and Iterate solution effectiveness
    • Design metrics to measure product and solution effectiveness
    • Use metrics and qualitative research to drive future product direction
  • Communicate with Customers
    • Work directly with customers to roll out features and collect feedback
    • Write blog posts, release notes, and guides for customers and public site

Skills you’ll bring with you:

  • 2-3 years working on technology products (ideally API-based) as a Product Manager
  • Demonstrated ability to figure out solutions to hard problems with many constraints, using sound judgement to assess risks, and to lay out your argument in well-structured, data-informed, written narratives.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the techniques and methods of modern product discovery and product delivery
  • Proven ability to engage with engineers, designers and company leaders in a constructive and collaborative relationship.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn multiple functional areas of the business - engineering, design, finance, sales or marketing.
  • Experience with the ads / media landscape is a bonus
  • Familiarity with the Marty Cagan (Inspired) approach of product management is a bonus

Why you’ll love working with us:

  • You will be part of an inclusive and collaborative team environment where all opinions and values are heard.
  • We operate remotely. We are a fully distributed team across the US and UK.
  • You’ll receive world class benefits including:
    • 100% company paid health, vision, and dental for you and your family.
    • Paid parental leave benefits (12 weeks paid maternity, 4 weeks paid paternity)
    • Free press benefits 
    • 401k (with 4% company match)
    • Unlimited vacation (with total support to take at least 5 consecutive days off per year)
    • 8 Paid Holidays + Kevel Holiday Break (office closed 12/24 - 1/1 every year!)
    • Flexible schedules (you decide when and where you work best)
    • $500 home office allowance to purchase what you need to set up your work space properly!
  • You’ll work with an award winning team! We’ve won numerous Best Places to Work Awards for several years and counting! We’ve also won many awards for our Innovation, Business Intelligence, and our best-in-class products (Software of the Year, Cloud Company of the Year, Best Ad Tech and API Innovator).
  • We embrace transparency and encourage you to read more about what we value through our Company Constitution and Employee Bill of Rights, our About Kevel page, and Careers Page.

Hiring Guidelines by Country: Kevel hires new team members in countries around the world. The benefits described above are offered to employees located in the United States. All of our roles are 100% remote, however some positions may carry specific location-based eligibility requirements or varying benefit offerings. Our Recruitment Team can help answer any questions about location specific eligibility requirements and benefits after the recruitment process begins.

About Kevel

Kevel (previously Adzerk) offers the infrastructure APIs needed to quickly build custom ad platforms for sponsored listings, internal promotions, native ads, and more. We are committed to helping publishers drive new revenue and take back the Internet from ad tech giants like Google, Amazon, and Facebook. 

Kevel is based in Durham, NC with locations in San Francisco and London, with fully remote employees located around the world. We embrace remote working culture with over half of our team working outside of Durham, spread across the United States and United Kingdom. Kevel is proud to be an inclusive workplace with one goal in common — we want to make the internet a better place. 

As one of our core values, Kevel is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We provide Diversity & Inclusion Training for all of our employees and hold ourselves accountable to creating a truly inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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