Head of Product - Technology

Company: Element Group
Location: Santa Monica , California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 10.JUN.2018
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Job Description Head of Product - Technology About Element Group Want to work on the front lines for an exciting and rapidly growing star...

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Head of Product - Technology

About Element Group

Want to work on the front lines for an exciting and rapidly growing startup at the crossroads of Finance, Cryptocurrency, and Technology? Are you passionate about learning and contributing to a growing business? Ready to roll up your sleeves and do whatever it takes to help build our technology services function and build the best platform out there? Are you fascinated by the blockchain revolution taking place and want to be a part of it?

We are a dynamic financial services and technology firm looking to hire an experienced product manager with a big vision and entrepreneurial drive to join our team! We are in an exciting and rapidly growing digital asset and cryptocurrency space, and are leading the charge on multiple fronts to expand the company and create new opportunities for the team. This will be a key role supporting our technology expansion and building the core product of the company. As we build our team, we will also consider filling this role with an outstanding candidate seeking a contractor or part-time role.

About The Role

Element Capital Group is seeking a Head of Product for the Technical Services division of our business. This position reports to CEO and CTO.

The ideal candidate will have in-depth experience in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, be organized and focused, and possess excellent leadership, management and communication skills. Candidate should be experienced enough to autonomously lead and own the development of the product, and potentially the marketing function.

The role requires the ability to lead and deliver on various competing projects; perform well under pressure; and excel in providing reliable and clear communication to the external and internal clients. The position is based in our Santa Monica, CA headquarters.

Essential Job Functions

The Head of Product will have accountability for the following areas:

  • Lead execution of product strategy and vision; work closely with development teams to execute product development strategy and deliver products to market.

  • Learn product requirements through thorough market (competitive) review and formal requirements elicitation methods.

  • Articulate clear vision for new products and work cross-functionally with executive, engineering and growth teams to, define strategic projects, determine prioritization for them, and develop a product roadmap

  • Identify, evaluate and functionally integrate third party vendors when needed to deliver complete solution.

  • Negotiate product requirements with software architecture and design teams.

  • Work with Product Marketing team to identify and craft appropriate product positioning approach.

  • Attend and participate in industry related events and tradeshows to maintain visibility and market awareness.

  • Support sales and services as needed in regards to your product category including formal presentations to clients and prospects.

  • Spearhead all customer development activities including user testing, feedback collection, and conversion optimization. No one should understand our users better than you.

  • Be able to drive product development as an independent business unit and focused on a cost structure. Lead sales efforts and deliver product to the market

  • Generate clients flow and communication with end users to deliver demanded features and requirements.

Expected Areas of Competence

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience is required in the field of product management.

  • Successful track-record as a head of product, or experienced product leader with potential to step into a role at this scale and with this scope of responsibility.

  • Strong business focus and orientation with history of successfully managing the product development processes and cross-functional teams

  • Experience working with key opinion leaders in the field to identify market requirements and translate them into product features.

  • Strong entrepreneurial spirit

  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.

  • Extensive knowledge of one or more of the following markets: blockchain, adtech, crowdfunding.

Compensation:

An attractive compensation package will be offered to an exceptional candidate including :

  • Exceptional wage

  • 75% medical and dental

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • Plus we are a great place to work!

We thank everyone for their interest but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Company Description
Element is a full-service advisory firm for the digital token capital markets that delivers advisory, asset management, capital markets, and technology services in an integrative manner.

For our clients:
We advise clients on token economics
We help with complex project management
We deliver marketing insight
We bring thought leadership on structuring and process
We invest in big ideas
We help trade digital assets

ELEMENT ADVANTAGE:
People first: We know people that know people. We work to be your trusted advisor
Primary research: We do in-house research, analysis, and investment DD
Broad reach: We have partners in key markets: Mainland China, Europe, and Russia
Experienced team: We've done some of the leading deals in the space
Strong technical partners: We work with leaders in the smart contract development space and deliver custom solutions
In the market: We have the pulse of what buyers want

We are career long investment bankers that have seen technology and emerging markets cycles come and go. We believe in the decentralization ethos and see tokenized markets as a multi-trillion-dollar opportunity.

 
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