Product Manager

  • Location: Minneapolis, MN
  • Department: Product
  • Type: Full Time
  • Min. Experience: Experienced

Job Description

When I Work is looking for a Product Manager to join our growing team and help us build out an entirely new product area.  We are looking for someone who can both think big and roll up their sleeves to Get Shift Done.

Who You Are:

As a Product Manager, you’re up for the challenge of being a key player in defining the future of When I Work.  You will own the vision, strategy, and execution of an entire product area and will be responsible for inspiring and leading a cross-functional team to ship successful products to market.  You posses the following traits:

Strong strategic thinking and problem solving skills

A natural leader who can inspire a team of diverse skillsets and opinions

Scrappy and dynamic with a belief that what others think can’t be done, will be done

Superb communication skills

Flexibility to take on a wide range of tasks to fill in any gaps that exist to make a product successful

A desire to do what it takes to help a mission-driven company grow rapidly to truly help the entire hourly workforce



Developing the vision, strategy, and roadmap for an entire product area

Inspiring and leading cross-functional teams to deliver best-in-class software

Own and be accountable for end-to-end success of your product. Everything from defining the future path, detailed requirements, partnering with and guiding design and development, spearheading launch activities and driving adoption post launch

Consistently generate and prioritize new product and feature ideas

Take a customer-centric approach to understand needs and pain points to generate future product priorities

Drive testing, research, and analysis to facilitate quick decision making


Ideal qualifications:

5+ years of product management experience including B2B and/or consumer mobile technology products or related experience leading highly complex strategic projects and cross-functional teams

Strong analytic experience and a bias for data-driven decision making

Successful experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic (read: sometimes chaotic) environment. Previous experience growing a product at a startup highly preferred

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

Ability to manipulate and draw insights from data

Self-motivated with a demonstrated desire to learn new technologies and skill sets

Strong leadership skills

Superior communication skills

Who We Are:

When I Work is an employee scheduling app that over 625,000 people in over 50 countries rely on for employee scheduling, time clock and communication. When I Work uses an innovative blend of collaborative communication technologies, including the web, iOS and Android apps, social media, and email, to make teams more efficient, more accountable, and better prepared. Most traditional workforce management software is clunky, cumbersome and difficult to install and maintain. When I Work is a simple, intuitive, mobile-first solution that owners and managers can implement and start using in five minutes.  We are:

A well-funded ($15M Series B in June ‘16) 120+ person company growing at a fast rate.

A 2X Best Places to Work

Led by a CEO named to the 2016 Business Journal 40 under 40 and 2014 list of 35 Under 35 Coolest Entrepreneurs

The 2013 Minnesota Cup High Tech Division Winner


What’s In It For You:

Being a part of a mission-driven company with a passionate group of people

A unique opportunity to contribute

A culture where your voice and your actions matter and make a difference to our success

Medical and dental benefits

Paid vacation and holidays

Flexible work environment

Dynamic and dedicated team

Data/Cell (internet) stipend

Casual dress code

Sound Like a Good Fit?

Check out our core values. We’d love to talk to you!  Please submit the following to apply:

Resume (including months/years of employment for each position)

Cover letter explaining why you’d like to work at When I Work, and not somewhere else.


*Must already be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.



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