Product Leader

Job description

About Perch:

Perch is disrupting the $200B Amazon 3rd party seller marketplace by becoming the first technology-based scale operator of top ecommerce microbrands. We acquire successful, profitable businesses that sell top-ranked products and have differentiated customer feedback. The Perch platform integrates those businesses into a scale operating company and accelerates the products to the next level of sales and profitability. We are a key resource for entrepreneurs who want liquidity and a key partner for Amazon (and other retail channels) who offers exceptional products, great customer service, and a great value.

About the role:

Central to our growth ambitions is the ability to rapidly build the Perch Platform, our proprietary technology that allows us to run our portfolio of brands with high sophistication and low overhead. This platform is central to our success both today and as we scale. We are looking for a talented Product Leader to start our product organization and lead development of the tech platform that will form the core of the Consumer Products company of the future.

Job requirements

Responsibilities:

Partnering closely with the engineering team and the broader operating teams, the Product Leader will be responsible for defining and driving our technology roadmap at all levels - from high-level prioritization and planning down to defining decisions, use cases, and design for specific modules. This is a unique challenge as we need someone who loves getting hands on to build great products to drive our business to the next level, and also someone who can handle ambiguity well and is excited about an opportunity to cover lots of ground and scale quickly. Responsibilities to include:

  • Work cross-functionally to understand 12-18 month business goals, map out critical path functionality to enable our growth ambitions, create rough prioritization, and work with leadership to outline high-level scope, proposed sequencing, and staffing
  • Dive into specific functional areas to understand users, use cases, decisions, data, and flows to help drive high-yield engineering work that drives real business outcomes as rapidly as possible
  • Work cross-functionally to define MVP and product boundaries / interface points so that we can continue to be nimble in our approach to prioritization and technology iteration
  • Be additive to our culture of challenging the status quo and having a low ego
  • As required, help to interview, hire, and coach those around you

About You

We are looking for an entrepreneurial and driven professional to help lead the build out of our core technology platform. The ideal candidate will have several years of prior experience in a top-tier product management organization and also a track record of dealing with ambiguity and starting from scratch (whether in an entrepreneurial environment or building new things within a larger organization). They will be motivated by an opportunity to break the mold and ride the edge between speed and scalability.

About Us

Perch is one of the fastest growing eCommerce companies in Boston. Perch acquires and develops great ecommerce brands. We are backed by amazing investors (Spark Capital, Tectonic Ventures, and Boston Seed). Our team has deep expertise in ecommerce, technology, and M&A. We are disrupting one of the largest and most exciting spaces of ecommerce and are building an industry-shaping platform.

Perch is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.