EVERY™, based in South San Francisco, is a leading VC-backed food tech ingredient company using precision fermentation to create animal proteins without the animal for the global food and beverage industry. Originally founded as Clara Foods in 2014, EVERY™ rebranded in 2021 to better convey its vision to bring animal-free proteins to everyone, everywhere. EVERY™ is a team of passionate change makers who are reimagining the factory farm model with a kinder, more sustainable alternative. Leveraging precision fermentation to produce hyper-functional and one-to-one replacement proteins from microorganisms, EVERY™ is on a mission to decouple the world’s proteins from the animals that make them.

We are a passionate, determined, (and fun!) team with a vital objective, and we're on the lookout for like-minded people to join our mission. Sound like you?

Summary:

Reporting to the Chief Commercial Officer, the Head of Product will be responsible for leading new product/process development, product requirements and improvements. This person will focus on aligning our product strategy with the overall business strategy. They will oversee new products while ensuring quality and application functionality for existing products.

Objective and primary responsibilities:

  • Oversee Product Development, quality, and performance. 

Strategy & Growth: 

  • Work with the leadership team to drive product vision and strategy
  • Work closely with Commercial, Tech, and other internal teams to develop and implement product strategies 
  • Define and measure key product metrics to track and analyze product performance against business goals
  • Own and execute product roadmap while owning product development
  • Strategic planning and management of the entire product portfolio at EVERY from vision through delivery and iteration
  • Identify areas for growth and create strategic product line roadmaps to help drive adoption of the product and differentiate features
  • Implement product management frameworks and decision-making processes that appropriately balance value risk, usability risk, feasibility risk, and business viability risk
  • Remove roadblocks and ensure alignment with EVERY’s top priorities

Marketing & Business 

  • Utilizes experience and understanding of customer needs to drive the development and delivery of products to market. 
  • Works closely with the global commercial team to defend, migrate and grow high margin, high market share business. Understands how to work with and drive business across multiple channels (direct, inside sales, distributors)
  • Understands the customers’ mindset and what drives customers throughout the buying process. Leverages understanding to bring insights to R&D and Operations teams

People & Leadership:

  • Build and grow an effective product team by directly managing and developing people
  • Work cross-functionally with a distributed team across engineering, operations, and business development.
  • Define, analyze, and communicate product success metrics, including a budget, financials, and KPIs.

Requirements:

  • 15 years of product experience with a min of 10 years in a leadership role within product management and/or development 
  • Previous experience in food science 
  • Ability to think strategically.
  • Experience working at a startup and/or early-stage growth company is a strong plus. 

Nice to have:

  • CPG/FMCG experience

Soft Skills:

  • Understand how to help others in the company see the vision
  • Comfortable dealing with a bit of uncertainty
  • Create an environment where great ideas are heard, evaluated, and invested in

The Every Company offers highly competitive salaries and benefits, including medical and dental insurance, paid time off, and 401(k) 

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required.  We are not able to sponsor individuals for employment visas for this job.  

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.  

This position is based in our South San Francisco, CA location - The Every Company may may agree to offer relocation assistance for this role. 

What EVERY™ can Offer for Full-Time Positions:

  • Generous benefits package; 100% medical, dental, and vision employee coverage, 401k matching, and stock
  • Optional benefits; FSA, HSA, Commuter, Pet Care, and additional life insurance
  • Flexible PTO and 14 paid company holidays per year
  • Parental Leave: 10 weeks of parental leave and 6 weeks of childbirth leave
  • Free parking, unlimited gym access, lounge, mini-golf patio, yoga and fitness classes onsite
  • Unlimited supply of sparkling water, granola bars, snacks, local coffee and tea
  • Weekly virtual happy hours & lunches
  • Monthly all-hands meetings and 1:1 with CEO and leadership
  • Close to South San Francisco BART and CalTrain stations, including free shuttle service

EVERY™ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required.  We are not able to sponsor individuals for employment visas for this job. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

 

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