San Francisco, Washington D.C., Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles
We believe car buying should be fun, fair, and accessible to everyone. We’ve set out to transform an industry, using technology to bring transparency and convenience to the car buying process.
And we aren’t stopping there. We seek to bring that same openness and simplicity to car ownership too, with payments, maintenance, and insurance in one easy app. At Shift, we’re building the tools that empower people to buy, own, and sell the cars that make life go.
About the role:
Shift is looking for an experienced Product Manager to take on a crucial consumer-facing role to help us transform the way consumers buy and sell used cars.. This is a rare opportunity to join a high-growth consumer marketplace company. In this role, you will be responsible for defining the roadmap for your area, and delivering product and service experiences that create value and delight our customers.
What you'll do:
Partner closely with company leadership/founders, Design, Engineering, Data Science, Operations, and Sales - this is an inherently cross-functional and complex product area that intersects with virtually every facet of our business.
Be an expert in how consumers shop for and purchase used cars, leveraging direct user research, industry best practices, quantitative testing, insights from sales and customer support, etc.
Manage the roadmap and prioritization for your product area, including both strategy and execution.
Write feature requirements, and work closely with design and engineering to consistently deliver high-quality, high-impact products.
Document, track, and lead the experiment process; make sure that we know if our experiments are successful, and determine what's happening if we get unexpected results.
What we ask for:
5-7 years of experience in Product Management, shipping core functionality as part of a top-performing consumer software product organization.
Collaborate closely with technical and non-technical team members.
Strong project management skills, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively across multiple teams.
Know how and when to leverage qualitative and quantitative experimentation, and adept at analyzing results from these experiments.
Nice to have:
Experience working at a startup.
Built products for a two-sided marketplace.
Experience working on a team with strong design and consumer focus.
Our company depends on balance and equality — between buyers and sellers, among employees, and in our relationships with customers.
Our mission to evolve car ownership and transform an industry is a challenging one. It can only be achieved by a team of diverse problem-solvers — engineers, designers, business people — from the same broad demographics as our customers.
Why join now?
We’ve built a small but highly talented team backed by >$275 million in funding from investors like DFJ, Goldman Sachs, BMW, and Nissan. In October 2018 we announced a deep partnership and a $140m round led by the third largest auto retailer in the US, Lithia Motors. With strong product-market fit and a great business in California, the next two years will be focused on scaling the business nationally.
Shift is the Bay Area’s #1 seller of used cars with $150 million in cars sold per year. We’re serving most of California and are gearing up to scale to new markets. With a solid business model and no clear winner in our space yet, this is a hugely exciting time to join the team.
Shift is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.