Whatnot

Whatnot is the largest livestream shopping platform in the U.S.

Lead Product Manager - Marketplace

Location
Remote - North America
Job Type
Full-time
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About the role

🚀  Whatnot

Whatnot (YC W20) is a livestream shopping platform and marketplace backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Y Combinator, and CapitalG. We’re one ofYC’s top companies and one of the fastest growing marketplaces ever. We’re laser focused on creating an exceptional software company, team, and place to work. You can read our principleshere.

Our mission: enable anyone to turn their passion into a business and bring people together through commerce. We’re building the future of ecommerce; an interactive community where creators can make a living off their passion.

Did we mention we’re high growth? In January 2021, Whatnot had 10 ambitious employees. Today, the Whatnot team is 300+ employees and will exceed 350 by year end. We’re hiring forward thinking problem solvers across all functional areas. We recruit thoughtfully, can adapt quickly, and are scaling fully remotely.

📈  Opportunity Size

 The ecommerce experience has been static for 20+ years and is one of the largest opportunities for disruption in the startup space today. Livestream shopping is a $170B GMV market in China and has grown 100% YoY. Retail is a $5T market opportunity!

💻  Role

  • Drive the product roadmap, product strategy and roadmap execution
  • Define product requirements & work with engineering, design and broader team to bring our roadmap to market at lightning speed
  • Clearly communicate roadmap, progress, and insights to key teams and stakeholders
  • Do whatever it takes to ensure the engineering team is operating effectively, unblock them and make sure they can move at a rapid pace
  • Take ownership of any major blocker to the company’s success
  • Drive strategic initiatives across the company as needed

👋  You

Curious about who thrives at Whatnot? We’ve found that low ego, a growth mindset, and leaning into action and high impact goes a long way here.

  • You have 5+ years product management experience
  • Startup experience
  • Comfort working exceptionally fast in an ambiguous work environment
  • Strong product intuition and design sense
  • Proven track record of using data, user feedback and intuition to drive sound product decisions
  • Able to ruthlessly prioritize the most impactful work
  • You know that product decisions don't end and begin with data and a/b tests

🙏  Nice to Have

  • You previously founded a startup
  • You have commerce or marketplace experience

🎁  Benefits

  • Competitive base salary and stock options
  • Unlimited Vacation Policy and Company-wide Holidays (including a spring and winter break)
  • Health Insurance options including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short term disability & Long term Disability
    • Whatnot covers 99% of employee premium costs, and 75% of dependent care premiums for Medical
    • Dental and Vision sponsored 100% by Whatnot for employees and dependents
  • Work From Home Support
    • Laptop provided by Whatnot and home office setup allowance
    • $450 work-from-anywhere quarterly allowance for cell phone, internet, or co-working space
  • Up to $500 monthly to spend within Whatnot App
  • Care benefits
    • $1,350 quarterly allowance on food
    • $1,500 quarterly allowance for wellness
    • 16 weeks Paid Parental Leave and gradual return to work
    • $20,000 for family planning, such as adoption or fertility expenses

💛  EOE

Whatnot is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, parental status, disability status, or any other status protected by local law. We believe that our work is better and our company culture is improved when we encourage, support, and respect the different skills and experiences represented within our workforce.

Why you should join Whatnot

Whatnot is a community marketplace where you can safely buy, sell, go live and build a community with other like-minded people.

We got our start offering a buying and selling experience to collectors of Funko Pops and Pokemon cards. We became the leading marketplace for those communities and have found success launching into categories like sports cards, NFTs, and vintage fashion.

In July of 2022, we raised $260 million in a Series D funding round bringing our valuation to $3.7 billion, a 2.5x increase since our $1.5 billion valuation in September of 2021.

Our mission is to enable anyone to turn their passion into a business and bring people together through commerce. We enable anyone to connect, transact and build a business in one place -- Whatnot is bringing the in-person retail experience online.

Whatnot
Founded:2019
Team Size:400
Location:Los Angeles, CA
Founders
Logan Head
Logan Head
Founder
Grant LaFontaine
Grant LaFontaine
CEO