Product Manager, Pre-Purchase & Ecommerce at Embark Veterinary

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Love dogs? This is the place for you!

About us

Discover your dog more than fur deep with the most comprehensive DNA test on the market. Designed by world leaders in dog genetics, in partnership with Cornell University, the Embark DNA Test tells owners what breeds make up their pets, how to prevent future possible health problems, and what features and traits their pet might have. Help us end preventable disease in dogs and improve the lives of pets and their people through genomics.

Embark is the only dog DNA test using a research-grade DNA microarray, letting us give our customers the most accurate and comprehensive results on the market. More importantly, it allows us to do ongoing research into the genetics of dogs, which are a fantastic population for genetic discovery due to selective breeding over time. Our research focuses on mapping new traits and diseases, improving personalized veterinary medicine, and developing new breeding programs to eliminate preventable diseases in pets.

Interested in joining? We’re looking for highly motivated and driven employees who will help us stay on the cutting edge of creativity and innovation in the fast-growing consumer genetics space.

The Role

We’re looking for a Product Manager to join our product team to help lead the build and delivery of a 5-star web experience that efficiently converts prospects and delights existing consumers.

The Opportunity

The principal objectives of this role are to… 
Serve as product owner for Embark’s pre-purchase site & drive efficient conversions via testing planning & execution 

  • Writing stories, specs & requirements for web designers and developers in tandem with the overall marketing plan & product roadmap, ensuring the highest impact and efficiency in the team’s velocity & forward progress
  • Manage daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly split tests to consistently improve upon conversion rate on our D2C website and our retailers
  • Deliver data-driven results in consistent, concise reports on conversion performance to internal stakeholders
  • Liaise with the Web designers and developers to improve the website experience ongoing based on rigorous, structured testing
  • Provide support to the marketing team to launch new products and support promotions 
  • Work closely with product development team to make sure new product features and benefits are commercially optimized and communicated
  • Own and manage our product claims and substantiation process, from prioritizing meaningful claims to owning the rollout and communication to all internal stakeholders of the most up-to-date product claims

Product Experience Support

  • Apply critical thinking and data-driven analytical skills with a relentless customer-first mindset to contribute to products and a web experience that our customers love and rate highly
  • Work closely with key internal partners, including engineering, design, marketing, and operations, to influence prioritization and ensure that product development is focused, impactful, and iterative.
  • Provide product marketing support that leads to the achievement of business goals for organic and referral sales growth
  • Identify and drive user research to better understand the needs and priorities of our customers, both breeder and pet owner

This person will report to the Head of Product Management.


  • Entrepreneurial and driven
  • 4-6 years of experience in product, or digital and e-commerce channels 
  • A strong plus for previous roles focused on Consumer Products, with a track record of success 
  • An agent for positive change who can instill in employees the highest standards of performance through frequent communication, performance measurement, and inspiring collaboration across the organization
  • Strategic planning, communication & presentation skills 
  • Google Analytics proficiency a must; other analytics tools a plus, including SQL
  • Shopify and WordPress experience a strong plus
  • Experience with tag management a must
  • Basic HTML/CSS experience
  • Other development experience a plus 
  • Possessing creativity, a passion to excel, and a strong desire to win

What We Offer

  • Dog-friendly office near South Station, Boston
  • Perks tailored for dog lovers including subsidized dog-walking services and paw-ternity leave
  • Startup perks with big-company benefits
  • Competitive salaries, all-inclusive health care, and equity participation
  • A flexible vacation policy along with paid maternal and paternal leave
  • Fully-stocked office snack bar and regular office events
  • New iMacs and MacBook Pros, or laptops running Linux
  • Continuing education including attending conferences

Embark is an equal opportunity workplace and values diversity at our company. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, age, disability status, marital status, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local laws. See also EEO is the Law.

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186 Lincoln Street, Boston, MA 02111

What are Embark Veterinary Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
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