We’re hiring a

Senior Program Manager, Marketing

Remote - United States

The Role. 

We are rewriting the rules of insurance, and we’re looking for a full-time Senior Program Manager who is up for the challenge of prioritizing our marketing efforts.

The Senior Program Manager role helps cross-functional teams efficiently organize, prioritize, track, manage and measure their projects and initiatives that involve the Creative Marketing team.

Reports to: Director, Agility and Scrum


What you'll be doing.

Leading by Example

  • Ensuring that agile/scrum values are upheld and empirical process control is maintained
  • Empowering creative and cross-functional contributors to be as self-organized as possible
  • Prioritizing the sequence of work based on the needs of our customers and business
  • Effectively coaching through prioritization and management of simple and complex projects

Project Intake and Cross-functional Collaboration

  • Managing the intake of new work for the creative team 
  • Partnering with program management and creative teams to ensure backlogs are broken out appropriately for new work
  • Coordinating project downloads/kickoffs between the creative and cross-functional teams as needed
  • Facilitating ways of working conversations between teams

Day-to-day Program Management

  • Prioritizing backlogs based on the needs of our customers and business
  • Facilitating agile/scrum events
  • Removing blockers for the team
  • Coaching cross-functional teams through project and process difficulties
  • Starting and ending sprints in Jira
  • Reporting on and analyzing sprint and project-level data


What we're looking for. 

Priority skills

  • Agile/scrum values
  • Servant leadership
  • Learns and adapts quickly
  • Strategic thinking and visioning
  • Analysis skills

Relationship skills

  • Comfort with ambiguity
  • Proactive
  • Organization and planning
  • Negotiation and diplomacy
  • Calm under pressure
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Values diverse opinions
  • Experience managing others a plus

Technical skills

  • Solid experience with Jira or similar scaled agile management tools
  • Understanding of program management measurement and reporting
  • Experience with and understanding of Agile/Scrum/Kanban methodologies
  • 7+ years Program, Product, Scrum Master or Project Management experience

Get In Touch

Finding the right people to help us build Root is a top priority. Whether you would like to explore the possibility of working together or simply learn more about the position, we’d love to hear from you!

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Join us

At Root, we judge people based on the merit of their work, not who they are. If you are passionate about what this role entails and solving real problems, we encourage you to apply. We want to learn about you and what you can add to our team.

Who we are

We’re harnessing the power of technology to revolutionize insurance. Using machine learning and mobile telematic platforms, we’ve built one of the most innovative FinTech companies in the world. And we’re just getting started.

What draws people to Root

Our success is in large part due to our unwavering standards in hiring. We recognize that our products are only as good as the people building and promoting them. We want individuals who find solutions by going through the cycle of ideation to implementation with curiosity, rigor, and an analytical lens. Ask anyone who works here and you’ll hear similar reasons for why they joined:

Autonomy—for assertive self-starters, the opportunities to contribute are limitless. Impact—by challenging the way it’s always been done, we solve problems that have a big impact on our business. Collaboration—we encourage rich discussion and civil debate at every turn. People—we are inspired by the collection of crazy-smart people around us.

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