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Lead Product Manager at VC-Backed Tech Startup

Five to Nine

Five to Nine

Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 15, 2023

Company Description

Five to Nine is an award-winning VC-backed startup looking to hire a Lead Product Manager who wants to help scale a product that is influencing the future of work.

We’ve been invested in by top VCs such as Kapor Capital, Concrete Rose, and Morgan Stanley. We’ve been featured in Vice, Business Insider, Yahoo Finance, Marketwatch and others.

WHO WE ARE: Our B2B SaaS software helps companies manage and measure the impact of their employee engagement event programs. Think of us as SurveyMonkey meets Eventbrite. We’re remote, scaling quickly, and were recently funded by Google.

WHO OUR CLIENTS ARE: Our clients include program and office managers at the top global tech companies.

Job Description

WHO YOU ARE: We are seeking a self-motivated and innovative technical product manager to join our growing company and help us continue to push the envelope with our products. As a technical product manager on our dynamic and driven team, you will be responsible for owning the development and delivery of new products by conducting market research, creating product timeframes and plans, and crafting marketing strategies for new products.

YOUR DAY-TO-DAY: As a Product Manager, you’ll be driving the vision of our core product, reporting to the CEO and working alongside our engineering and product teams.

  • Drive the vision and delivery of innovative new products to keep the business relevant and competitive

  • Conduct market research to identify user need for new products

  • Prioritize product opportunities using criteria and requirements defined during research

  • Establish requirements and specifications for existing and new products

  • Clearly communicate the vision and goals of existing and new products

  • Lead and participate in planning meetings and provide advice and guidance on the direction of products

  • Manage cross-functional teams in business, product, design, and engineering

  • Demonstrate functionality of completed products to internal team members and other stakeholders

  • Develop metrics to assess the success of products and features and determine necessary enhancements

  • Collaborate with customers, team members, and outside influencers to ensure a solid and well-rounded understanding of products and developing needs

  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of products, solutions, and company offerings



  • Experience working directly with designers to design and iterate on products

  • Knowledge of product usage analytics

  • Ability to be creative, strategic, analytical, and think outside the box to solve problems

  • Strong project management and time management skills

  • Interpersonal skills with a keen ability to explain complex concepts across the organization and to large audiences

If you’re a motivated individual who wants to join a growing team, we’d love to hear from you (even if you do not meet all of the criteria).

You’ll be joining an exceptionally talented and collaborative team, helping us drive demand for the Five to Nine platform. We are creating massive value for our customers and we’re just getting started!

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.