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Product Manager

The Democratic National Committee’s Tech team is hiring a product manager to build tooling that helps Democrats win campaigns up and down the ballot. Join our fully remote team of 50+ technologists to design and ship the world class tools campaign teams rely on to win elections and to empower progressives across the country. Our products provide campaigns, state parties, and sister committees with access to high quality data and tools. Who we are

    • We are a fully remote, distributed team living in 19 states and from a variety of backgrounds – some of us have worked in political campaigns, others in public sector tech, and others in industry. We value diversity in perspective, lived experience, and the many paths one may take in their career. We believe deeply in the promise of breaking the boom-bust cycle of political tech work and building technology infrastructure that will support campaigns from cycle to cycle, improving with every iteration.
The Product
    • This position will lead the Voting Services team which includes LBJ, our voter protection software and IWV, a voting location lookup tool as well as some supporting services and data products. These products are integral in supporting the right to vote and will play a key role in the 2024 election cycle.
    • We are deeply committed to equipping candidates and campaigns around the country with the resources they need to win, and we are seeking a product manager to collaborate with stakeholders, engineering, and design to ensure we are building the best product for our users.
You will … (Responsibilities)
    • Work with cross functional teams to design, prioritize, implement, and deploy new data and tools to our customers.
    • Bring sustainable urgency to stakeholder management.
    • Maintain and socialize the product roadmap.
    • Prioritize stakeholder requests along with broader user needs.
    • Balance roadmap priorities with ad hoc, urgent requests from key user groups.
    • Create feedback loops in our products and pick the right metrics to measure whether we’re actually solving real problems for our users.
    • Think through how in-cycle decisions will impact longer term product strategy, making informed trade offs between urgent cycle needs and long term sustainability.
    • Work to understand the impact of urgent feature requests, and whether or not the features requested will truly solve the problem at hand.
    • Be scrappy and willing to jump in and support the team where it's needed most.
    • Other duties as assigned to support the department and the DNC's mission.
You Should…(Qualifications)
    • Have experience making strategic roadmap decisions based on inputs from a broad set of stakeholders
    • Have strong written and verbal communication skills, and experience explaining technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
    • Be curious, collaborative, and humble – ready to work with a diverse, distributed team to solve interesting problems together.
    • Be passionate about ensuring everyone has access to information to vote. Experience with voter protection work is not required but is definitely a plus"
    • Experience working with a fully remote team is also a plus.
You want to …
    • Secure the future of our country! Right now a lot is at stake in our country and our team has a huge opportunity to make a real difference.
    • Work with amazing people. We’re building a diverse, distributed team, hiring the best people we can wherever they are—alumni from past Presidential campaigns working out of DC and New York, experienced product developers from the SF Bay Area, and more.
    • Never stop learning. There are people who know about politics and people who know about technology and a few who have figured out some things about how to combine the two, but we are blazing a lot of new trails and you should be comfortable exploring and learning from everyone you can.
The starting salary for the Product Manager position is $115,000 on an annualized basis, commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position is not eligible for overtime wages and is fully remote. This is a full-time, exempt position, that may require work on weekends, and has an end date of November 15, 2024.
Benefits: The DNC offers a generous benefit package, including:
  • More than 30 days of paid time off, including Federal holidays, open leave, and personal days;
  • Health and dental insurance for employee and dependents;
  • 90% paid by the DNC, 10% paid by employee;
  • Supplementary vision plans available to employees for purchase;
  • Pre-tax Flexible spending account benefits available to employees and dependents.

Posted in 2024-02-21

Expired in 2024-05-21

This vacancy has been closed