Head of Product
United States · Remote
Senior +1 · Full time
Posted a year ago
Why is this role awesome?
Tired of building for the 1%? Join the leadership team and own product at WorkWhile! Help the 82m Americans who work hourly jobs earn a better living.
WorkWhile is on a mission to help the 83 million Americans who work hourly wage jobs earn a better living and live better lives. WorkWhile hires the best hourly workers and matches them with shifts that fit their skills, schedule, and location. Employers get access to a quality workforce, while employees get stable income and unmatched perks like next-day pay. Our team is 47% women and majority POC. 

About the role

    • Be a member of the senior leadership team and help set the strategic direction of the company
    • Own and manage the product roadmap working closely with engineering and operations to understand needs and constraints across our three products: WorkWhile consumer worker mobile app,  Customer web app, and API for labor that allows customers to request workers programmatically
    • Understand the needs of our workers and customers inside and out by constantly talking to them. Be the expert on the market and our competition
    • Research and spec out how things should work so engineering can build 
    • Partner closely with the team on addressable markets, regulation, and segments
    • Work within our values of worker-first, one team, and respect. Establish a product council to build relationships with workers and customers for constant feedback
    • Create scalable product management processes and prioritization rubrics, balancing short term needs and bigger strategic projects
    • Help scale and grow the team

About you

    • 5+ years experience, former founder or early stage employee a plus. Experience building a product from the ground up
    • Possess a fundamental understanding of how web and mobile applications and many of the underlying technologies work. While you won’t be coding you’ll need a technical background 
    • Data fluency– know how to analyze, track and query data. Obsess over your product metrics. Adept at analysis with SQL, python, or similar
    • A passion for impact. Demonstrated success at all stages of the product development process and product lifecycle
    • Demonstrated experience attracting, and retaining staff. Ability to lead, influence, and motivate individuals and teams
    • Intense scrappiness and willingness to roll up your sleeves and get things done, fast
    • Commitment to our worker-first mission and passion for startups
WorkWhile is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. 
WorkWhile is a labor technology platform that helps workers find jobs that fit their skills, schedule, and location.
Size:  1-10 employees
Funding Level:  Early-stage Startup
Total Amount Raised:  3.5 M
Year Founded:  2019
Khosla Ventures
f7 Ventures
Katrina Lake
Siqi Chen
Jennifer Fonstad
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