Posted on 
Jun 6, 2024

Senior Product Manager, CarOffer

Raleigh
Mid-Senior ICs
Product
CarGurus
CarGurus
CarGurus
Public
1001-5000
Consumer Products & Tech

Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, CarGurus is the all-in-one platform that’s moving the entire car shopping journey online and guiding customers through each step. This includes everything from selling an old car to financing, purchasing, and delivering a new one. Today, tens of millions of consumers visit CarGurus.com each month, and more than 30,000 dealerships use our products. We have a people-first culture that fosters kindness, collaboration, and innovation, while empowering our Gurus with tools and resources to fuel their career growth. Our goal is to give all people—consumers, dealers, and our employees—the power to reach their destination. 

Job Description

CarOffer fully became part of the CarGurus (NASDAQ: CARG) family in 2023, and  is an industry leader in the digital wholesale marketplace. We are automating a dealer’s ability to buy, sell, and trade cars. By bringing these two companies together, we are giving consumers and dealers alike the power to reach their destination through a full suite of digital transaction platforms.

This is a hybrid position based out of our Addison, TX office.

Role overviewCarOffer is seeking an experienced B2B Senior Product Manager to join its Product team. The team is highly cross-functional, requires strong analytical skills, creative problem solving, and a keen eye for the drivers of product success. At CarOffer, a CarGurus company, you will be building a data and insights powered platform that equips thousands of dealerships with buying and selling super powers. In this role you will have the chance to chart a path for the next generation of our marketplace, ensure the improvement and reliability of key systems, and identify and drive opportunities for growth. Your work will directly impact company revenue channels.

What you'll do

  • Develop the vision and strategy for automotive, AI-powered products that help dealers to source and sell their inventory.
  • Identify consumer & dealer needs and translate those insights into impactful product innovations.
  • Solicit input via surveys, focus groups and direct 1-on-1 conversations to test and refine product initiatives.
  • Partner closely with our world class engineering and design team to lead the discovery process and write detailed specs for development and messaging of these new products.
  • Analyze data on product usage to drive product performance optimization.
  • Partner with CarGurus to leverage our consumer audience data, insights and dealer base to help fuel CarOffer’s growth.
  • Work cross functionally with the broader business and effectively communicate team plans and results.
  • Communicate with senior leaders across the company to define strategy, work plans and results of new product initiatives.

What you'll bring

  • 5+ years of product management experience in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Have taken a lead product role in developing innovative, B2B SaaS solutions.
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Startup mentality; willing to pitch in wherever needed and wear many hats. Knows when to pivot.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and presentation experience.
  • Ability and experience working and influencing cross-functionally with multiple teams across the organization.
  • Ability to manage projects of varying size and scope simultaneously while prioritizing appropriately.
  • Ability to effectively liaison with internal teams, and able to adapt style to work closely with varying personality types.

Learn More About CarOffer's Culture and Benefits Here: https://www.caroffer.com/about/careers

Who we are

At CarGurus (NASDAQ: CARG), our mission is to give people the power to reach their destination. We started as a small team of developers determined to bring trust and transparency to car shopping. Since then, our history of innovation and go-to-market acceleration has driven industry-leading growth. In fact, we’re the largest and fastest-growing automotive marketplace, and we’ve been profitable for over 15 years.

What we do

The market is evolving, and we are too, moving the entire automotive journey online and guiding our customers through every step. That includes everything from the sale of an old car to the financing, purchase, and delivery of a new one. Today, tens of millions of consumers visit CarGurus.com each month, and ~30,000 dealerships use our products. But they're not the only ones who love CarGurus—our employees do, too. We have a people-first culture that fosters kindness, collaboration, and innovation, and empowers our Gurus with tools to fuel their career growth. Disrupting a trillion-dollar industry requires fresh and diverse perspectives. Come join us for the ride!

CarOffer fully became part of the CarGurus (NASDAQ: CARG) family in 2023, and  is an industry leader in the digital wholesale marketplace. We are automating a dealer’s ability to buy, sell, and trade cars. By bringing these two companies together, we are giving consumers and dealers alike the power to reach their destination through a full suite of digital transaction platforms.

This is a hybrid position based out of our Addison, TX office.

Role overview
CarOffer is seeking an experienced B2B Senior Product Manager to join its Product team. The team is highly cross-functional, requires strong analytical skills, creative problem solving, and a keen eye for the drivers of product success. At CarOffer, a CarGurus company, you will be building a data and insights powered platform that equips thousands of dealerships with buying and selling super powers. In this role you will have the chance to chart a path for the next generation of our marketplace, ensure the improvement and reliability of key systems, and identify and drive opportunities for growth. Your work will directly impact company revenue channels.

What you'll do

  • Develop the vision and strategy for automotive, AI-powered products that help dealers to source and sell their inventory.
  • Identify consumer & dealer needs and translate those insights into impactful product innovations.
  • Solicit input via surveys, focus groups and direct 1-on-1 conversations to test and refine product initiatives.
  • Partner closely with our world class engineering and design team to lead the discovery process and write detailed specs for development and messaging of these new products.
  • Analyze data on product usage to drive product performance optimization.
  • Partner with CarGurus to leverage our consumer audience data, insights and dealer base to help fuel CarOffer’s growth. 
  • Work cross functionally with the broader business and effectively communicate team plans and results.
  • Communicate with senior leaders across the company to define strategy, work plans and results of new product initiatives.

What you'll bring

  • 5+ years of product management experience in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Have taken a lead product role in developing innovative, B2B SaaS solutions.
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Startup mentality; willing to pitch in wherever needed and wear many hats. Knows when to pivot.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and presentation experience.
  • Ability and experience working and influencing cross-functionally with multiple teams across the organization.
  • Ability to manage projects of varying size and scope simultaneously while prioritizing appropriately.
  • Ability to effectively liaison with internal teams, and able to adapt style to work closely with varying personality types.

Learn More About CarOffer's Culture and Benefits Here: https://www.caroffer.com/about/careers

Working at CarGurus

We reward our Gurus’ curiosity and passion with best-in-class benefits and compensation, including equity for all employees, both when they start and as they continue to grow with us. Our career development and corporate giving programs, as well as our employee resource groups (ERGs) and communities, help people build connections while making an impact in personally meaningful ways. A flexible hybrid model and robust time off policies encourage work-life balance and individual well-being. Thoughtful perks like daily free lunch, a new car discount, meditation and fitness apps, commuting cost coverage, and more help our people create space for what matters most in their personal and professional lives.

We welcome all

CarGurus strives to be a place to which people can bring the ultimate expression of themselves and their potential—starting with our hiring process. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. We foster an inclusive environment that values people for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. That’s why we hope you’ll apply even if you don’t check every box listed in the job description. We also encourage you to tell your recruiter if you require accommodations to participate in our hiring process due to a disability so we can provide the appropriate support. We want to know what only you can bring to CarGurus. #LI-Hybrid

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