Principal Product Manager

Centennial, Colorado | Freelance | Job ID #64279 |
Posted Last Month

Onward Search is seeking a Principal Product Manager to join the team of a notable online brand in Denver.

This person will lead the transformation of our employer branding and advertising products. You will be setting the product direction for our paid and premium employer branding and advertising solutions to ensure we deliver the right value to our customers and candidates. This is a unique opportunity to shape the growth of the new product, working closely with Sales, Marketing, Finance and Product Development to drive our branding products and go to market strategy. These products enable our clients to specifically differentiate their organizations to technologists and help technologists better understand the companies looking to hire.


  • Product, vision, strategy and execution of our employer branding and advertising solutions that meet the needs of our clients and candidates
  • Acting as an advocate of the product offerings and work closely with Sales and Product Marketing to drive the go-to-market strategy, execution, product adoption and usage
  • Working close with Finance to measure the impact of employer branding solutions 
  • Identify customer needs and business opportunities through a combination of research, feedback collection from cross functional teammates and competitive data analysis
  • Lead build vs buy evaluations for key capabilities for data and integrations, ensuring we invest prudently in core competencies and partner where appropriate
  • Work collaboratively with a team of cross-functional business partners to: translate the business needs/requirements into epics and stories, identify ambiguities, define clear acceptance criteria, and ensure effective prioritization
  • Be the overall development team's product resource through management of the backlog, attending agile ceremonies, and organizing sprint priorities
  • Utilize customer driven product management methodologies within an agile environment


  • Established track record of delivering high quality customer software experiences
  • Success in delivering technology products and services
  • Data-driven decision making and quantitative analysis skills including advanced knowledge of Excel and data analysis tools
  • Attention to detail, proven ability to manage multiple competing priorities simultaneously, and proficiency at leveraging resources
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, drive, independence and flexibility
  • Experience working effectively across functional teams
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated experience engaging and influencing cross-functional stakeholders and senior executives


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Engineering or related field or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of product management experience with 3+ years of experience working within a SaaS, two-sided marketplace that optimizes user experiences and value creation
  • Employer branding experience required


  • $140,000 - $180,000 annual salary. Benefits include unlimited PTO, 401k match, and more

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.