Full-time •  Competitive Pay • Excellent Benefits • Work from Anywhere in the Contiguous U.S. 

We are a vibrant online community of millions of people throughout the country empowered to do our part to create a world where we all can thrive.

We are a membership organization, which means we are only as strong as our members. We have a deep commitment to member listening and respecting the voices and perspectives of our members and their individual humanity. We know as staff we may not always agree with member sentiment and while staff we also have a responsibility to educate and move public opinion, so we try not to get too far out ahead of our members, in order to meet them where they are as we seek to move the dial together.

We are a community of millions of individuals of different ages, genders, races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, socioeconomic classes, immigration statuses, abilities, stories, and politics spread throughout every corner of this country. We come together because we don’t accept the imperfections of the world as it is, and we fight to create the world we want to see. We are not a monolith, and we don’t necessarily know each other, but we join together to fight for one another and in solidarity with those with less privilege than ourselves.

We are a political home. No matter where you live, you can find people who will fight for you here. We are all welcome, we all belong, and we take care of one another. We foster a space where we listen to, learn from, and grow with one another. We come together inspired by our shared sense of higher purpose and our commitment to humanity.

We are a grand experiment in living the vision we work to advance out in the world: a vision of a society that embraces multiracial populism, racial justice, and equity. We join together across identities and bring our respective causes to this space so that we can leverage our collective power to benefit us all.

We are looking for a motivated Product Manager to join the Product team to help manage and improve our digital campaigning toolset. This role will work closely with campaign directors, organizers, designers, and engineers to turn member feedback into real products and will be critical for setting the direction of our tools to fuel our campaigning and win elections in 2022 and beyond.

Our campaign directors drive the most impactful campaigns when we develop technology that scales our campaigns and organizing, while maintaining a personalized connection between MoveOn’s millions of members and the work we do in the world. This Product Manager role will operate at an important nexus and bridge critical teams that must work well together to best organize and empower our members; and innovate to stay on the leading edge of digital campaigning.  

Responsibilities

  • Build the roadmap and help define the vision and for MoveOn’s digital campaigning tools in order to support Campaigns and Organizing teams’ strategic priorities; this includes tools to mobilize volunteers and help turn out the vote during this election
  • Work collaboratively with the Product team and stakeholders to design, test, and launch key features or tools, including conducting build vs. buy analyses to rationalize strategy, directing QA, supporting tool onboarding, and measuring and communicating impact.
  • Represent the voice of the MoveOn member when making decisions to move work forward in alignment with overall product vision and strategy.
  • Prioritize projects to align with departmental and organizational strategy, ensuring timely progress toward implementation.
  • Conduct market research, interviews, and user testing, and analyze learnings to identify pain points and opportunities to improve MoveOn’s digital toolset.
  • Work closely with the Analytics team to run experiments, analyze member data, propose key performance indicators, and develop tracking dashboards to understand the effectiveness of campaigning workflows and tools and areas of improvement.
  • Gather requirements and draft detailed user stories, acceptance criteria, and other documentation to support technical implementation and QA.
  • Manage stakeholder expectations by effectively communicating the product vision, strategy, and project statuses

A successful candidate will ...

  • Demonstrate empathy for users and creatively solve problems through brainstorming and testing solutions directly with individuals.
  • Have strong prioritization and decision making skills, including incorporating diverse and sometimes conflicting feedback to propose difficult decisions and explain the why.
  • Have strong communication, facilitation, and writing skills, including being able to translate between technical and nontechnical audiences, surface tensions, drive to understanding and decision making, and make good use of management structures.
  • Have keen attention to detail and a highly dependable work ethic, including the ability to work well under pressure within a fast-paced, high-performing team.
  • Show interest in working toward a country where everyone can thrive, in democratizing technology, and in progressive activism, advocacy, campaigning, organizing, or politics.

Required skills and experience

  • Previous experience as a product owner, associate, or manager (minimum 3 years).
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative research and analysis skills, including, but not limited to, market research, user testing, A/B testing, and build vs. buy analysis. 
  • Experience planning, coordinating, executing, and evaluating product or feature launches from beginning to end and across technical and nontechnical teams.
  • Strong equity analysis and demonstrated understanding, commitment to, and prioritization of racial and social justice, and experience working effectively with different constituencies.
  • Self-directedness—MoveOn is a virtual office, and while you will interact with your colleagues constantly, you will be driving your own workflow and output. Excellent personal organization and time management skills are key. 
  • Previous experience in an election-related role for at least one cycle, or in progressive activism, advocacy, campaigning, organizing, or politics.

Preferred skills and experience

  • Knowledge of Mobilize, ActionKit, ControlShift, or other organizing tools. 
  • Familiarity with A/B testing platforms and user testing methodologies. 

Reports to: Product Director

Location: Position may be based anywhere in the contiguous United States. May require occasional travel.  

Salary and Benefits: At MoveOn, we commit to equity in our compensation philosophy and practices. We are committed to equal pay for equal work. To counter systemic compensation issues in this country and pay inequality, we have a nonnegotiable compensation practice. We utilize benchmarking and peer organization data to ensure we provide competitive nonprofit compensation and benefits. The annual salary for this position is $99,500. In addition to the base salary, we offer a monthly home office subsidy.  We also offer an internet and phone subsidy of $2,100 annually and a health and wellness subsidy of $900 annually. All of these cash benefits are added to your bimonthly paycheck. We offer strong medical, dental, and vision benefits, which are free to employees and children of employees (spouses or domestic partners can be added at a subsidized rate). We offer employer-paid premiums for life insurance; four weeks accrued paid vacation time per year, prorated for the period that you work; 18 weeks of paid parental leave (birth, adoption, foster care placement of a child), 10 days accrued paid sick time prorated for the period that you work; paid family medical leave; and 8 staff holidays and 6 floating holidays. We contribute 5% to your 401(k) after six months of employment. We also offer a $1000 in professional development budget each year for each staff member.

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