VP of Product

Boston, MA
Product – Product Manager Team
Build the next generation of PlacePass digital experiences. Lead and inspire a high-performing product team. Help people around the world spend their time in more meaningful, rewarding ways.

About PlacePass:
Founded in 2016 and located in the heart of Boston, PlacePass is building a world-class tours, activities, and events marketplace to transform the way people discover the world. Our team takes pride in making it easier for people to access and book great things to do. In addition to the placepass.com consumer brand, our white label platform powers co-branded websites for the world’s top travel companies across hotel, air, and car sectors.

In this role you will:

    • Play a key role in the development of our overall product strategy and planning as part of the senior leadership team, reporting directly to the Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer 
    • Lead a team of product managers who are working on a variety of product initiatives, and provide strong mentorship to help them continue succeeding in their careers
    • Accelerate our rate of product innovation by bringing best practices in measurement, analysis, user testing, feedback, and product discovery
    • Drive the vision, execution, and planning for our enterprise products, working closely with a talented team of engineers, analysts, designers, and marketers
    • Directly shape our evolution and play a hands-on role throughout the product development cycle

Desired background:

    • 10 years of product leadership experience, preferably in an e-commerce or startup environment 
    • Prior experience managing high-performing product teams 
    • Highly analytical with proven experience in making tough data-informed choices using a variety of tools (user research, competitive analysis, A/B testing, etc.) 
    • Proven ability to build and ship high-impact products, working closely with teams of designers, engineers, and analysts
    • Passion for understanding what motivates customers and ability to respond with creative, impactful product strategies
    • Self-motivated, biased to action, excellent communicator
    • Passion for travel; travel industry experience a plus

PlacePass perks & benefits:

    • Equity ownership in a well-funded and fast-growing startup
    • Health, dental, and vision insurance
    • FSA + Dependent Care FSA
    • 401k
    • Tax-advantaged commuter benefits
    • Unlimited vacation policy
    • $500 annual credit for tours and activities on PlacePass.com
    • $500 annual professional development budget
    • Global Entry & TSA Pre✓ reimbursement
    • Free onsite gym access
    • Free locked bike storage
    • Catered weekly lunches
    • Friday happy hours (stocked with beer on tap, cold brew, and kombucha)
    • Company-wide trips and outings (skiing, boating, camping, bowling… to name a few)