Product Manager

Company Overview

Niche is a website that helps you discover the schools and neighborhoods that are right for you. We have in-depth reviews, rankings, and statistics on every college, K-12 school, and neighborhood in the U.S. and millions of monthly website visitors. Located in Pittsburgh, PA in the heart of Shadyside, we are quickly becoming one of the largest websites in the U.S.
 

Job Summary

Niche is looking for a Product Manager to oversee our client related product work. Product Managers at Niche are responsible for maintaining the queue of priorities within their sphere, and serving as the resident expert on and advocate for their constituencies. This includes conducting extensive research, analytics and testing related to the client sales funnel. They are also product point people responsible for leading projects through the development cycle.  
 

Responsibilities and Duties

  1. Focus on what matters. Know your users inside and out, and work constantly to refine your understanding about what will really move the needle for them. 
     
  2. Question everything. How could we make this more usable,  more profitable, faster, more robust?
     
  3. Get the right data for your question, and answer it.  Run an A/B test. Sit on client calls. Do some user tests. Mine the database. Field a survey.
     
  4. Get it built. Shepherd your project through design, tech, QA. Talk to the right people, hold the right meetings, follow up.
     

Qualifications and Skills

Required Experience

  • 5+ years of quantitative/technical work experience
  • 2+ years of product management or product analyst work experience

Useful Experience

  • Client facing work experience
  • Degree in a quantitative/scientific field
  • SQL, R or Python
  • Experimental Design
  • Web Analytics
  • A/B Testing
  • Survey Writing
  • Statistical Modelling
     

Benefits and Perks

This is a full time, salaried position with competitive compensation and benefits including 20 paid days off per year, paid parental leave, stock options, SIMPLE IRA, and a comprehensive health plan, including vision and dental, provided at no cost to the employee. Niche is committed to the local community and offers three paid volunteering days per year. We’ve also been ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in Southwestern PA by the Pittsburgh Business Times. EOE.

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Working at Niche

Niche is a small team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We’re a unique blend of data scientists, engineers, parents, and “yinzers” who are looking for exceptional talent to grow our company. Read more about Niche and check out our team page.

We believe people’s lives are made better by having the right resources to inform their biggest life decisions. Your ideas and work will make an immediate impact on our company and millions of users.

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