Openbase (S20)
We help developers choose among millions of open-source packages

Growth Product Manager

San Francisco or Remote / Remote
Full-time
6+ years
About Openbase

Our mission is to help developers choose among millions of open-source packages, so they can build amazing products faster. We were founded in 2019 and are backed by some of the best investors in the industry. We're growing fast, currently serving half a million developers monthly, and are now hiring our 3rd and 4th engineers, as well as our first developer advocate! We offer great startup culture and energy, unparalleled impact and autonomy, and the opportunity to build something that helps millions of developers.

About the role

Openbase is currently hiring a Growth Product Manager to join our CORE team!

We are looking for a self-motivated, proactive, data-driven Growth professional with a passion for product-led growth and analytics. This role is both strategic and tactical, providing a unique opportunity for someone who enjoys the intersection of Product and Marketing. This position is both strategic and tactical, requiring a flexible and adaptive approach. There will be a high degree of collaboration with both design and engineering to plan and execute cross-functional projects.

In this role, you will develop and lead the effort in acquiring, retaining, and engaging more visitors, users, and eventually customers. You will accomplish this by increasing our SEO traffic and rankings, improving our long-term visitor retention, and driving more user-generated content. You will enhance our product, own our analytics, and be responsible for both improving and reporting on key growth metrics.

The ideal candidate is passionate about what we do, has a creative spark, and thrives in an early-stage startup environment. Someone with a curious mind and natural tendency to ask “why” and challenge the status quo. Always seeking to understand our users’ mindset and behavior, you’re an effective communicator who is also highly organized, efficient, and able to own projects from start to finish.

What you will be doing:

  • Generate and identify product-led growth opportunities to help Openbase acquire more users, retain them over time, and engage them to participate in our community and contribute content
  • Design testable product experiments to seize these opportunities, and prioritize them
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to execute these experiments
  • Rigorously analyze and measure the results of each experiment, double down on what works, and discard what doesn’t
  • Gain a deep understanding of our user behavior through user interviews, analytics, observing behavioral patterns,
    and using the result to build improved user profiles and segmentation
  • Continuously improve our search engine traffic and rankings, potentially working with an outside advisor
  • Test different game mechanics, social elements, and hooks through our product, while utilizing notifications, emails, and nudges to engage our users
  • Drive more users to use Openbase repeatedly through browser extensions, plugins, and integrations
  • Remove friction and simplify our product to make sure users understand Openbase and get the most value out of it.
  • Be accountable for consistently tracking and growing acquisition, retention, and engagement KPIs

What we’re looking for:

  • Min. 1 year of recent experience owning / leading Growth (bonus points if at a startup)
  • Min. 5 years of other relevant experience in Product, Marketing, and/or BI
  • Experience working in a dynamic startup environment (Seed - Series B preferred)
  • Proven track record of systematically improving acquisition, activation, and retention metrics for other products through product innovation, and optionally SEO and emails
  • Solid understanding of human psychology, behavioral sciences, and game mechanics
  • Experience using Analytics tools like Google Analytics, Amplitude, or even SQL, to make sense of large amounts of data, draw conclusions, and make data-backed decisions
  • Experience with SEO Monitoring Software such as Ahrefs, Semrush, Moz, or BuzzSumo
  • Experience running experiments, A/B tests, doing cohort analysis, funnel analysis, and user segmentation
  • Someone who’s meticulous and disciplined about building compounding product growth through hypothesizing, running measurable experiments, analyzing results, learning, and iterating
  • Rigorous, analytical, and scrappy mindset

Bonus points if you have:

  • Good understanding of web development fundamentals such as HTML and JavaScript
  • Experience interviewing users and/or working with behavioral analytics tools like FullStory, Hotjar, or Crazy Egg
  • Understanding of technical SEO: meta tags, keywords, indexing, canonicalization, linking
  • Experience applying probability and statistics to analyze experiments and user data
  • Creative, devious, hacker-alike mentality
  • Experience as a startup founder or entrepreneur

Benefits + Perks You’ll work on a product that serves hundreds of thousands of developers, work directly with the CEO, and have the most significant impact on our metrics, product and roadmap. Competitive benefits package that includes unlimited PTO, comprehensive health & benefits package, wellness offerings, and a potentially life-changing stock options grant.

Technology

Our stack includes AWS, Netlify, PostgreSQL, Node, TypeScript, Apollo GraphQL, React, styled-components, Parcel and more

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