Product Strategist

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Department

Strategy

Role Type

Full Time

Location

New York

Allows Remote

About RSR:

We're Ready Set Rocket. A full-service creative agency with data in our DNA.

We’re people first. As an agency, our people are our product. We're nothing without our team. So, we're hell bent on creating the best possible environment for our team to thrive -- hiring the most brilliant people, making sure everyone has opportunity for growth, and staying deeply rooted in the idea that life comes first, and good work will follow.

We have a team of experts focused on one thing -- collaborating to help our clients to grow their brands and their businesses. From campaigns and content to media and product, we work with brands to understand their goals, understand their audience, and help them to define and navigate the path forward, together.

Looking to join a fast-paced, growing agency with a team of passionate experts obsessed with their craft? Sounds like we might be right up your alley.

As an RSR Employee you:

  • Thrive in a fast-paced, highly-iterative, and collaborative workplace where you can take ownership of your work and wear many hats
  • Are comfortable not only executing the functions of your role, but also helping out colleagues and the wider team
  • Are adept at absorbing a brief, asking thoughtful questions, and initiating and executing an effective plan to achieve success in your work
  • Value feedback as a fundamental component of your growth
  • Can work against tight timelines while acting thoughtfully towards both the team and the clients
  • Are ambitious, take initiative
  • Always seek out ways to optimize processes, work smarter, and increase efficiencies
  • Optimize resources in a way that generates successful outcomes

Our Value:

Ready Set Rocket offers a competitive suite of benefits & perks including...

  • Hybrid workplace and fully remote option
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Expansive Paid family leave
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Sabbatical Program
  • Volunteer Program
  • 401k contribution matching
  • Professional development and growth opportunities

Ready Set Rocket is the recipient of numerous company culture accolades including...

  • Built In NYC, NYC Best Small Companies "Best Places to Work" 2022 
  • Ad Age Small Agency Awards, "Best Agency Culture" 2018
  • Crain’s "Best Places to Work" in NYC 2016 & 2017

Your Impact:

As Product Strategist you create and implement tactics for defining the vision for, and assessing ongoing opportunities to optimize digital products in order to provide the most impactful user experience. You’re the visionary – using your knowledge, deep market & audiece analysis, and product validation skills to connect the dots between our clients’ business goals and customer needs/behaviors, and then translate that into actionable product roadmaps and strategies.

You support clients by helping to make their vision and objectives actionable through strategic planning including implementing agile teamwork, matching product goals with user needs, defining hypotheses for the purposes of testing, and utilizing data to inform ongoing prioritization. With a heavy focus on product strategy you must be passionate about leveraging quantitative and qualitative insights to direct your strategic efforts. Your strategic insights will produce attractive and viable product portfolios, and ultimately drive your ability to maximize impact for your clients.

What Success Looks Like:

  • Business goals are clear and valid and validation criteria are well-defined, clear, and accurate 
  • Key business parameters are measured, time of validation is clearly specified
  • Scope of development is aligned with product goals
  • Continuous analysis of the business model and adaptation to changing market circumstances results in… 
    • validating product ideas 
    • designing new solutions and adjusting existing ones
    • building hypotheses to test the product with users
    • analyzing the market to find new opportunities and identify risks
    • recommending the right measures and metrics to validate the progress of product growth
    • running experiments within areas of product and processes,analyzing feedback from users

What You Bring to the Table:

  • 3-5 years of experience as a growth strategist or product manager with a focus in growth at a technology company, marketing agency, or ecommerce company.
  • Market research and competitive analysis expertise.
  • Capable of analyzing findings and translating those findings into insights and prioritizing those insights into a product strategy.
  • Strong service design experience and knowledge of tools for usability, behavior tracking, and customer relationship management.
  • Knowledgeable about multichannel marketing strategies from smaller businesses to larger corporations.
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex business problems and explore solutions; synthesize data into insights and make recommendations; and build strategic and execution based roadmaps
  • Proven success designing and delivering compelling presentations (including recommendations) to senior management, as well as plan and facilitate client workshops.
  • Strong business acumen, technical aptitude, and executive voice.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and negotiate.
  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new projects.

EEO Statement

At RSR we are conspiring to design a better world and we believe this goal can only be advanced by a team that is committed to diversity, represents different cultures, perspectives and backgrounds and prioritizes inclusivity as a pilar of our company culture.

RSR is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

Covid-19 Vaccination Policy

RSR prides ourselves on being a workplace that puts the wellbeing of our employees first. In the age of COVID-19 and variants of the virus, and in accordance with Ready Set Rocket’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we are requiring Covid-19 vaccination for all employees. We adopted this policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, our customers and visitors, and the community at large from infectious diseases that may be reduced by vaccinations.  As such, extending an official job offer to any candidate will be contingent on the candidate’s ability to provide proof of their full Covid-19 vaccination.

**Please note: Ready Set Rocket is accepting candidates located anywhere in the United States.

 

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