Director of Product Management at Edison
San Jose, CA, US

Edison Software is currently seeking a Director of Product Management for the Edison Trends business. The Director of Product Management will be responsible for leading product development efforts for a range of the eCommerce product portfolio for our AI-based e-commerce research product, Edison Trends. This role requires highly effective communication and coordination cross-functionally with marketing, design, engineering, data science and especially the sales teams. 

•    Ensure the product definition clearly articulates requirements and market needs to engineering, content and sales so that all aspects of development come together seamlessly throughout the product lifecycle
•    Clearly define and evolve product strategy based on insightful analysis of customer needs, market opportunities, and Edison Trends core competencies
•    Effectively collaborate with stakeholders from technology, marketing, sales, and other functions
•    Deepen our understanding of customer requirements, workflows, and buying criteria and be 
•    Be responsible for attaining the customer and financial success metrics for the product portfolio
•    Support the product go-to-market strategy as needed with customer visits, as well as product marketing and sales support
•    Drive market adoption, analyze performance, and enhance products as appropriate
•    Grow and manage product management team over time

•    BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
•    Consumer Insights or Data Insights, Panel and preferably Fast Moving Consumer Goods experience
•    Software and/or business experience and able to develop MVPs and work with clients in a beta fashion to iterate and perfect the product.
•    10+ years of increasing responsibility in software, Internet, or consumer product management or similar roles in management or consulting
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    A sense of ownership and ability to drive issues to closure
•    Critical thinking skills and ability to concisely represent a point of view
•    Demonstrated leadership skills in managing priorities, delegating, and influencing
•    Strong coaching/mentorship style of leadership
•    Strong team player mindset 
•    Additional background in the following a plus:
◦       Consumer Products, Technology or Services, particularly in a Market Research or Insights role 
◦       Digital media or consumer electronics industries
◦       Analytics or data service or products
◦       Building APIs, SDKs, back-end data services, and/or content management platforms
◦       Consumer experiences
•    Highly competitive salary and benefits.
•    Stock grants pre-IPO at a company backed by top investors.
•    Take unlimited, responsible vacation.
•    Opportunity to work as part of a small team where you can bounce around ideas in an open, fast paced, fun environment.
•    Being on the cutting edge of an upcoming space and making an impact on the next generation of AI.
Edison provides intelligent email solutions for users and competitive intelligence for businesses. The largest, most valuable and as yet untapped data on earth is in mail; 3x larger than the worldwide web. Through our user base of more than 3 million users in the United States, we empower investors, brands, and technology companies to understand trends in the marketplace and gain deep insights into consumer behavior patterns.
 As a team, we’re collaborative, engaged, and committed to continually improving as we serve our mission. None of us are on an island-- we trust our teammates to lend a hand when we’re stuck and our egos take a backseat to figuring out the best approach to tackling problems. We’re energized by tough problems and are excited to know that a challenge ahead of us does not have a textbook solution. Finally, we’re always in a posture of learning-- there is a lot we do not know but that does not hold us back from making an attempt at solutions.
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