Product Manager, Discovery & Search

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At Favor, we’re doing more than providing consumers with the best on-demand delivery experience. We’re building a community of Runners who can work how they want, when they want. And we’re doing all this while growing local businesses.
 
We put people in the center of everything we do. Our product team advocates for our diverse users and our business, finding creative ways to serve them both. We’re looking for a Product Manager to help Favor grow to become a household name in Texas and beyond. The Discovery & Search Product Manager will be responsible for helping surface the most compelling merchants and content to customers as they browse the app in our Discover and Search sections. They will own the strategy for our recommendations and search algorithms, helping us test our way into more personalized and relevant experiences. And they will develop more robust internal tools for our content that help our teams more effectively merchandise.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the executive team to define high level goals for each major product initiative. 
  • Work with operations, support, and business intelligence to seize opportunities and define goals and metrics for our products. 
  • Provide UX and design with the context and feedback that they need to build wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity designs. 
  • Provide engineers and QA detailed behavioral specifications to ensure that they build the right software the first time. 
  • Prepare the organization for change with product marketing and support resources. 
  • Communicate constantly and effectively to all levels of the company to ease concerns and gather feedback. 
  • Analyze product performance and make sound decisions on what to do next.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • A related degree or comparable formal training, certification, or work experience. 
  • 3+ years of experience in product management. 
  • Experience in mobile app and web. 
  • High touch service experience (preferred). 
  • Great communication and presentation skills. 
  • Familiarity with JIRA or similar tools. 
  • Technical experience is not required, but you must have a basic understanding of software, design, and data analysis.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Thrives while leading in a fast paced, regularly changing environment. You turn chaos into order, and you love doing it. People look to you for guidance in times of turmoil. 
  • Is most comfortable when there’s too much to do. You aren’t easily overwhelmed and you prioritize tasks naturally. You’re not afraid to focus on one thing at a time when it’s needed. 
  • Has high dynamic range. Ability to see the big picture but comfortable diving deep into the details. You’re not above rolling up your sleeves and doing the grunt work. 
  • Loves great products. You are excited by thoughtful design and you appreciate attention to detail and fine craft. 
  • Confident but humble. You’re able to make decisions with the wisdom to change course as soon as needed. Ability to collaborate with a diverse group of individuals without drama.

At Favor, we believe that to Run Texas, we need to represent Texas. By putting Community First, we honor the diversity of our backgrounds and experiences through sharing our unique voices. Our community grows when we challenge ourselves to learn and see the world from another’s view. We are committed to growing a team with different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives and are an equal opportunity employer.

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Location

Our HQ, the Eastside Tech Hub, is located in the heart of East Austin with close proximity to downtown and easy access to I-35.

An Insider's view of Favor

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Favor truly talks the talk and walks the walk when it comes to prioritizing team members’ personal lives, mental health, and work-life balance. Especially with all of the challenges that last year brought, Favor created even more opportunities for team members to relax, recharge, and focus on mental health and overall wellness.

Amanda Going

Account Executive, Sales

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Even after all these years, it’s amazing to know that career growth is really not just a bullet point at Favor, but an actual focus where steps for professional and personal development are provided from day one. I’ve only seen Favor’s dedication to career growth grow since the day I joined the team.

Arielle LaGuette

Sr. Manager, Sales

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Open communication and continuous collaboration amongst team members are critical components to unlocking creativity and driving success. At Favor we value everyone’s input and perspective and know that our diversity and desire to constantly test, learn and improve helps us deliver our most impactful and creative work.

Matt Schmertz

Director, Integrated Marketing

What are Favor Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
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