Principal Product Manager - Brand Advertising & Shopping
Employment Type: Full-Time
Industry: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
Excited about brand building and brand shopping? Our vision is to bring the best and emerging brands to customers, and lead them through an inspiring, discovery-based, brand shopping journey. We empower brands to tell their story and develop a direct relationship with customers. We give them control over their brand voice.
Here's an article with relevant excerpts about what we are working on, from Amazon's Q4 earnings call. Read here: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/01/31/amazons-ad-business-is-booming-and-theres-still-room-to-grow.html
The value that Stores provides to customers is the ability to browse and discover new and best-selling products curated by their favorite brands, while aiding with discovery of new brands.The Amazon Stores program is becoming increasingly important and is at a strategic intersection between advertising and retail. We provide a compelling destination for brand advertising campaigns, and also enable stores to be organically discovered through the Amazon shopping journey. We operate sophisticated front-end, API and big data technologies across all of Amazon, and we partner with teams across Amazon retail, advertisement, marketplace and core shopping. Millions of shoppers enjoy and interact with our products. Our small team is a startup-minded, energetic and passionate group of engineers and PMs who care deeply about building amazing products that shoppers as well as brands love. We are lean, curious about new technologies, collaborative, agile, and very customer-centric.
This position requires you to have a GM mindset. You need to think like a CEO, yet execute like there’s nothing beneath you. As a Principal PM on the Stores' team, you will: (1) Develop an ambitious yet achievable product roadmap for brands looking to grow their presence on Amazon, and brand-focused shoppers; (2) Simplify solutions and launch/ test/ iterate/ learn quickly; and (3) Deliver scalable global products/ features that enable brands to create and update high quality stores.
Our products and initiatives are highly strategic, and visible across Amazon's senior leadership. The role requires someone with a strong understanding of, and desire to deeply learn customer needs, experience building consumer facing products from the ground up, excellent analytic skills, and the ability to build trusted relationships with internal and external partners at senior (director and VP) levels. Our ideal candidate will be self-motivated, highly goal-oriented, and with a track record of delivering solid results. Ours is a close-knit team where people like working with each other, so it will be important for this PM to be good at building relationships with everyone on the team.
This role can be based out of Seattle or New York (NYC).
- MBA or advanced degree in a related field
- Basic SQL + Excel skills
- Experience working in a startup environment
- Ability to work well with a variety of people in various technical levels
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