Underground Cellar

Upgrading Your Wine Experience

Senior Product Manager

Location
San Francisco, CA / Remote
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
3+ years
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About the role

About Underground Cellar: Underground Cellar is a Y Combinator and VC-backed startup based in San Francisco that is currently experiencing hyper-growth. We’ve ‘gamified’ wine sales through our addictive e-commerce platform that gives buyers a great value through “upgrades”, allowing wineries to quickly sell wine without resorting to brand-damaging discounts. Underground Cellar has become the most exciting way to buy wine in the world, with over 1,000,000 bottles sold to thousands of customers through the platform.

We’re looking for someone to jump right in and join a highly-effective and talented team of people who are solving challenging problems and learning from one another. We value talent and dedication just as much as we encourage creativity and passion. Join our team!

What you will do and the impact you’ll have: As our Senior Product Manager, you will be responsible for taking Underground Cellar’s product vision and strategy to a whole new level. Our ‘gamified’ e-commerce platform merges the worlds of physical and digital, leveraging e-commerce, game theory, and gamification to completely transform how customers discover, buy, and store the best wines in the world. Customers are OBSESSED with our platform, leading to growth of 10x in the past 18 months at a $25M run rate, and we’re on track to 10x in the next 18-24 months again! In this role, you’ll work alongside the design, data, and engineering teams to ensure everything is properly scoped, prioritized, and smoothly executing. You will report to our VP Product and work cross-functionally with other company leaders to ensure you have significant input in bringing our product vision to life.

The ideal candidate has nurtured early ideas in the past and turned them into tangible applications. You get excited about complicated challenges that intersect with two-sided networks and love talking to customers. You are motivated by ownership, want to work with a small and rapidly-growing team that shares similar values. Above all else, you are committed to developing thoughtful, meaningful experiences that better the lives of all who use our platform.

Key Responsibilities: Talk to customers and do research to understand what they want Create, communicate, and execute product features based on key insights Scope and develop projects while meeting company efficiency goals Work closely with VP Product to drive decision making Help create and execute the company product roadmap while tracks against core metrics Create and explain project goals, specs, and limitations throughout the company Interact cross-functionally to successfully achieve project goals

About You: Experience as a product manager who worked on product teams for fast-growing b2c or gaming startups Highly creative, while being analytical, with a quantitative-based approach to thinking Can work with a high level of autonomy, while rallying your team to execute at a high level alongside you Can hustle, while still maintaining attention to detail Relentlessly resourceful with an adaptive attitude, willing to roll with the punches and experiment with new ideas Interested in wine, but prior wine industry experience is not necessary

Why you should join Underground Cellar

Underground Cellar is a Y Combinator and VC-backed startup based in San Francisco that is currently experiencing hyper-growth. We’ve ‘gamified’ wine sales through our addictive e-commerce platform that gives buyers a great value through “upgrades”, allowing wineries to quickly sell wine without resorting to brand-damaging discounts. Since launching in 2014, Underground Cellar has sold over 750,000 bottles of wine, and has sales of $18M per year.

We’re at the forefront of technology, having built our entire e-commerce platform in house. Our tech stack is built on Node.js, React, PostgreSQL and the open-source .NET Core, and we use “serverless” functions in the cloud to assure scalability!

Underground Cellar
Founded:2014
Team Size:26
Location:San Francisco
Founders
Ben Herila
Ben Herila
CTO
Jeffrey Shaw
Jeffrey Shaw
CEO