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Head of Product, Grow - SeekOut

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Job Title
Head of Product, Grow
Job Location
Bellevue, WA
Job Description

What is SeekOut?  

SeekOut helps thousands of organizations hire, grow, and retain great talent with its people-first talent optimization platform and proven expertise in diverse and hard-to-find talent. In our digital age, organizations are overflowing with data—yet few deeply understand their employees because people data is siloed and disconnected. Your people are the real difference makers—and once you know their passions, experiences, and the opportunities that will get them to where they want to go, you can better align their skills, capabilities, and career paths to the needs of the business. SeekOut unifies talent acquisition, talent management, and talent analytics to help you grow the people you have and find the people you need. Six of the top 10 most valuable companies in the United States trust SeekOut as their single platform for managing and recruiting talent.  

SeekOut is recognized on Forbes’ list of America’s Best Startup Employers, Deloitte’s Fast 500, and the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies. In 2021, SeekOut was crowned GeekWire Startup of the year. Founded in 2017, SeekOut has raised $189 million in funding, from leading investors like Tiger Global Management, Madrona Venture Group, Mayfield, and Founders Circle Capital. For more information, visit www.seekout.com.   

What are we looking to add to our team?   

As the Head of Product for our Grow products, you will be responsible for leading the product team in setting the vision and strategy and iterate with market and customer signals to establish strong product-market-fit. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including engineering, marketing, sales, services and customer support, to ensure the successful launch and ongoing success of our products. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of leading product teams in fast-paced environments, a deep understanding of customer needs, and the ability to translate those needs into actionable product strategies. 

What you will be doing:    

  • Product Strategy and Vision: Develop and communicate a clear product vision and strategy that aligns with the company's overall goals and objectives. 
  • Team leadership: Build, mentor, and lead a high-performing product team, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and excellence. 
  • Product Development: Oversee the entire product lifecycle, from ideation and development to launch and post-launch support. 
  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Work closely with engineering, marketing, sales, and services and customer support teams to ensure the successful development and launch of products. 
  • Customer Collaboration: Partner with customers to ensure that they are wildly successful with our product. Build strong executive-level relationship with customers.  
  • Thought Leadership: Be the spokesperson for the product and share differentiated thought leadership with industry analysts, influencers, and in front of customers and prospects.  

You will be a great match if you have:  

  • Inspirational Leadership: You not only have proven management experience in leading product teams, but also great at motivating and inspiring a diverse teams, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration and excellence.  
  • Experienced with New Product Development: 10+ years of experience in product management with successful examples of leading teams to create 0-to-1 products, preferrably in early-stage startups or a "startup teams" in larger organizations. 
  • Thrive in a Dynamic, Changing Environment: Enjoy dealing with the ambiguity associated with “breaking new ground”. Know how to optimize for velocity on building the right product. Comfortable pivoting based on external signals. 
  • Strategic Thinking: Strong ability to form hypothesis around market trends and set a clear vision and differentiation strategy. Can articulate the vision and the strategy with a variety of internal and external audiences.   
  • Excellent Communication Skills: Ability to articulate complex ideas clearly and effectively to various internal and external audiences. 
  • Outstanding Problem Solving and Collaboration Skills: You don’t just work well with others, you are a force multiplier. You bring diverse perspectives together and are able to bring out the best ideas from others.  
  • Strong Stakeholder Management Skills: Skilled in managing relationships with key stakeholders.

Our Commitment to Pay Fairness: 

At SeekOut, pay equity is at the heart of our compensation philosophy and approach. Our goal is to provide a transparent, fair and rewarding environment where team members are equitably compensated for substantially similar work, feel supported, and ultimately choose to grow their careers here at SeekOut.  To ensure fairness for new hires and existing team members, we factor in an individual's unique skills and experience, market data, and the internal equity of the team. 

Base Salary Hiring Range:
$195,000 to $250,000 annually

 
SeekOut offers an industry-leading benefits package which includes: 

  • Health benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, health savings and flexible spending accounts 
  • Stock Options 
  • Stipends for home office, education, and wellness 
  • Flexible paid time off 
  • Company paid holidays, including Juneteenth and Indigenous People’s Day 
  • Paid parental leave for birthing and non-birthing parents 
  • Retirement plan with company match 
  • In-office perks include transportation & parking subsidies, daily lunch service, snacks & beverages, and wellness room 

Our Dedication to a Diverse Workforce: 

SeekOut condemns discrimination, racism, and racial injustice in all forms. Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, SeekOut will honor your experiences, perspectives, and unique identity. Together, we strive to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming. We are accelerating our efforts through our products and policies to take action and advance definitive, measurable policies and practices that eliminate racism and discrimination.   

SeekOut is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to the inclusion of all individuals and will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application process.  If you require assistance or accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact recruiting@seekout.com  

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SeekOut Headquarters Location

Bellevue, WA

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SeekOut Company Size

Between 200 - 500 employees

SeekOut Founded Year

2016

SeekOut Total Amount Raised

$188,599,968

SeekOut Funding Rounds

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  • Series C

    $115,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $65,399,972 USD

  • Series A

    $6,000,000 USD

  • Seed

    $2,200,000 USD