Product Owner

Leadpages · Minneapolis, Minnesota
Department Leadpages
Employment Type Full-Time Employee
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Leadpages is a marketing-focused website builder product to help our clients generate leads to attract customers. We are a no-code, drag-and-drop platform which is the powerful new wave of online marketing. We are 40 people strong that work closely together, we move fast and enjoy what we do along the way.

At Leadpages, we strive to create an inclusive workplace that upholds the dignity of all people. We value respect and celebrate everyone’s individuality while honouring their unique strengths. We believe that embracing the diversity of thought and perspective encourages collaboration that leads to product innovation, diverse products, and a successful business.

Our most recent news is that we were acquired by a Canadian company called Redbrick. Redbrick is the parent organization of a wide portfolio of disruptive digital companies. Headquartered in Victoria, British Columbia.

“Forget about hating Mondays, at Leadpages, there’s a powerful reason behind the work that we do, plenty of opportunities to stretch your skillset, and brilliant, good-hearted people to support you in ‘getting it done.”
     - Madeline, Leadpages

What does a day look like in my role?
The Product Owner at Leadpages will report to the Manager, Product and will be expected to cultivate a deep understanding of our customers, the market, and our business that will help guide our team in day-to-day decision making. As Product Owner, you will create requirements, drive product releases for one or more development teams, and work closely with the Manager, Product to translate the product roadmap into a manageable product backlog. The Product Owner will be a subject matter expert on issues related to their products/projects and our customer’s expectations. The role will be responsible for customer research, requirements gathering, and KPI tracking

We get it: You need to know what you’re applying for before you sign up, right? This is what you need to know: As a Product Owner, will shift and grow but to start with, you will:

  • Work with the Product Manager, UI/UX designers, Development teams, and other key stakeholders to form a deep understanding of customer problems and potential solutions.
  • Own, organize, and update product backlog and establish priorities during the planning and daily stand-ups.
  • Ensure acceptance criteria are clearly defined and verify that story implementation matches requirements.
  • Participate in sprint planning, review, and retrospective meetings and provide feedback to the team.
  • Prioritize tradeoffs, clarify requirements and work to drive user stories to acceptance throughout the agile development lifecycle.
  • Drive projects to completion
  • Advocates and embodies customer obsession resulting in customer and market-focused decisions.
  • Understand the competitive playing field; understand how our portfolio compares to digital leaders.

After 1 week

  • Meet team members
  • Agile training
  • Ridealong with PO / PM to understand our workflow

After 1 month

  • Review customer interviews
  • Understand core customer
  • Review application functionality
  • Research first customer problem

After 6 months

  • Assume day to day responsibilities for a team
  • Manage backlog
  • Execute customer interviews

What we would like to see in you.

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience
  • 2+ years of experience working in an agile environment (e.g. user stories, iterative development, scrum teams, sprints, personas)
  • Strong knowledge of Agile principles and process
  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence
  • Able to manage competing priorities from multiple stakeholders.
  • Experience preparing and presenting customer research to large groups
  • In-depth understanding of industry market conditions and trends
  • Creative and innovative thinker
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

What next?
If you’re picking up what we’re putting down, applying is easy as 1, 2, 3.

  1. Apply with your cover letter and resume.
  2. Take this opportunity to tell us your story and why you’d be a good fit for our team.
  3. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, and Instagram for all that is happening at Leadpages and Redbrick!

Leadpages and Redbrick are committed to having a diverse environment where everyone can be their true authentic selves. We value all differences as they are essential for a thriving, happy, and productive workplace. Come join us and help build a disruptive company where we are all proud to belong.

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  • Location
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time Employee
  • Minimum Experience