VP of Product

| Greater Boston Area
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)

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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Location

Located in the heart of Downtown Crossing! Steps away from South Station, great eats, and fun spots!

What are PlacePass Perks + Benefits

PlacePass Benefits Overview

We are proud to offer our employees a list of some of the greatest benefits offered in the start up community. We continue to recruit and invest in the best people we can find!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Culture and fun committees, to name a few.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Yes!
Vision Benefits
Yes!
Health Insurance Benefits
Yes!
Onsite Gym
Yes!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Yes!
Company Equity
Yes!
Performance Bonus
Yes!
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Yes!
Flexible Work Schedule
Yes!
Family Medical Leave
Yes!
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Yes!
Generous PTO
Yes!
Paid Volunteer Time
Yes!
Sabbatical
Yes!
Paid Holidays
Yes!
Paid Sick Days
Yes!
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Yes!
Casual Dress
Yes!
Company Outings
Yes!
Game Room
Yes!
Stocked Kitchen
Yes!
Some Meals Provided
Yes!
Happy Hours
Yes!
Recreational Clubs
Yes!
Relocation Assistance
Yes!
Fitness Subsidies
Yes!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Yes!
Tuition Reimbursement
Yes!
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