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Product Manager

Capital Factory
Austin, TX
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Capital Factorys mission is to empower entrepreneurs to change the world with technology. Our business model has evolved and expanded over more than a decade very organically and now we want to be more intentional about how we design and describe our products and services. You will work with the executive team and across all departments of the company to refine and enhance our product offerings for entrepreneurs.

Capital Factory is the center of gravity for entrepreneurs in Texas, the number one state for startups in the U.S. Thousands of entrepreneurs, programmers and designers gather day and night, in-person and online for meetups, classes and coworking. With boots on the ground in Austin, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio, we meet the best entrepreneurs in Texas and introduce them to investors, employees, mentors and customers. According to Pitchbook, Capital Factory has been the most active, early-stage investor in Texas since 2010.

Requirements

What you will do

  • Interview and observe the stakeholders of our core platform for entrepreneurs to understand where we are today
  • Develop a new product architecture with clear messaging to better differentiate our products and services
  • Develop marketing materials, promotional videos, social media strategy for the platform products and services
  • Own the CapitalFactory.com website content and lead a major update that incorporates the new messaging using a third party design team
  • Establish a product management lifecycle including regular customer feedback
  • This is NOT a role developing software. Our products are services delivered using a combination of people and third party software products to create a solution.

You'll know you're successful if....

  • You have the pulse of entrepreneurs and investors and understand how we fit into the global marketplace
  • Entrepreneurs organically self-select our products and services that we think are most appropriate for them
  • Its easy for anyone to explain what Capital Factory and who needs it
  • We launch a new website with the new messaging by the end of 2022

About you

  • You have a minimum of 3 years of experience as a product manager or a similar role, including marketplaces
  • You have a passion for user experience and building detail oriented products that surprise and delight their users
  • You have a no job too big or too small approach and are willing to roll up your sleeves to improve our products
  • You are a problem solver. You look for ways to make things work better and how to turn chaos into systems.
  • You plan to stay in Texas and commit to this position for 2 years.

About our team...

  • We have a passion for startups and technology
  • We are transparent and we over-communicate
  • We have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • We communicate when we are not able to meet a deadline and suggest a solution
  • We are professional and presentable and greet everyone cheerfully. Were ready to deal with an immature student, a pushy salesperson, top VCs, a fortune 500 CEO, and even the President of the United States.
  • We are excited to work in downtown Austin, Dallas, Houston or San Antonio and have reliable transportation.
  • We have a quiet place where we can work remotely with fast internet.
  • We have a reliable laptop computer and smartphone.
  • We are security aware. We have a passcode on our computers and phones and use a password manager.
  • We are able to efficiently use the Google suite of productivity tools (Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides).
  • We are available to work during SXSW in March (Spring Break).
  • We get to Inbox Zero every day.

Benefits

  • 4 weeks paid time off (one week is between Christmas and New Years)
  • Personal health, vision and dental insurance paid 100% by Capital Factory
  • Additional benefits such as 401k program (50% company matching), life insurance, short & long term disability and and employee assistance program
  • $1,000 personal innovation budget on your first year anniversary and then an additional $500 each anniversary thereafter
  • Coworking membership at Capital Factory with garage parking space, metro pass, or rideshare credits and access to the onsite gym
  • A priceless network

Capital Factory

Address

Austin, TX
USA

Industry

Business

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