Senior Product Manager at Whatnot
About the role
🚀 Whatnot Whatnot (YC W20) is a livestream shopping platform and marketplace backed by Andreessen Horowitz and Y Combinator. We’re one of YC’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.
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.
We’re hiring forward thinking problem solvers across all functional areas. We recruit thoughtfully, can move fast, and are scaling fully remotely.
📈 Opportunity Size The ecommerce experience has been static for 20+ years and is perhaps the largest opportunity 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!
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
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 work and 3+ years product management 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 Have experience working on a marketplace or two-sided platform
Competitive base salary and stock options benchmarked to 90th percentile Unlimited Vacation Policy and No Meeting Holidays Amazing Health Insurance options including a no premium plan, Dental and Vision Plans with less $1 monthly employee contribution, and no cost Life Insurance 13 Week Parental Leave $200 to spend within Whatnot App $3500 expense to buy your computer and at home work station $100 weekly expense for Lunch $75 monthly expense for Internet $75 monthly expense for Cell Phone plan
Why you should join Whatnot
Whatnot is a community marketplace where you can buy, sell, go live and geek out with collectors and other like-minded people. Today’s online marketplaces are neither safe nor fun -- they’re full of counterfeits, and you shop by endlessly scrolling through listings. Whatnot verifies every item sold and provides a fun social shopping experience to enjoy with friends and community members.
Whatnot is backed by some of the industry’s best venture capital investors, including Y Combinator, Scribble.vc, Liquid 2 Ventures, Wonder Ventures & Andressan Horowitz