We’re hiring a Director of Product Management - Growth in Columbus, OH

The Position.

Root is taking the outdated, $250-billion insurance industry and shaking up everything about it. Using telematics and a passion for customer experience, we’re building one of the country’s fastest-growing tech companies. At under five years old, we've already built a business with over $300M in premiums valued by our investors at over $3.65B, through a mobile app downloaded over 4.5M times. And we're just getting started. We are hiring a Director of Product Management to develop and lead our Growth organization’s efforts to build a world-class onboarding experience for our customers.

This product leader will bring people management experience in product and a breadth of experience setting and delivering a vision for web and mobile consumer experiences. They will define and manage the Root customer experience for account creation and onboarding, test drive and auto policy bind; build the team that will identify, measure and address the relevant customer problems across these areas and drive our rate of customer acquisition; measure and provide standardized reporting on the product metrics that define a successful customer experience, and their impact on business outputs; establish a centralized operating process that enables any team (e.g. pricing, retention, etc.) to efficiently ship experience changes to the user flows owned by their team, without jeopardizing the overall customer experience.

What you’ll be doing 
You will hire, support, and grow a talented team of product managers tasked with defining and building Root’s onboarding experience. You will set a customer-focused and innovative vision for Root’s insurance onboarding experience. Understanding insurance is a difficult problem, and engaging with a new insurance company can be a daunting experience. Root’s vision is to deconstruct and rebuild this experience from scratch, unencumbered by the historical baggage of “how things have always been.” You will set the vision for how customers get started with root, from visiting our website and providing the necessary profile information for a quote, through taking our test drive, understanding their price and selecting the insurance that is right for them. You’ll define the ways in which we evaluate and measure performance of our onboarding process, drive the org-wide narrative for our performance and vision, and leverage your thought leadership in this space to influence and drive this vision into fruition across the organization.

The ideal candidate has an experimentation and learning mindset, strong analytical skill set, and well-honed product instincts to identify opportunities and deliver solutions that unlock customer value. You have a consistent track record of successfully taking end-to-end ownership and delivering results in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. This role requires strong written and verbal communication skills, an entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to lead effectively across functions.

What We’re Looking For:

  • BA/BS in a STEM (Science/Technology/Engineering/Mathematics) field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 7+ years product management experience in a mobile, marketing, or growth-focused role managing a technology product.
  • 3+ years people management experience in a product management or related capacity.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use data and metrics to validate assumptions, recommendations, and decisions.
  • Experience driving roadmap strategy and prioritization, and end-to-end product delivery.
  • Experience collaborating with and contributing to engineering discussions around technology strategy and tradeoffs related to a product.

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. Very few (if any!) people will fit every description; so if you are passionate about what this role entails, and are excited by 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. 
Root Insurance is the nation’s first licensed insurance carrier powered entirely by mobile. We were founded on the belief that the services you need for everyday life should serve you better. That’s why we base insurance coverages on you, not your demographic. It’s the way insurance should be. And it’s all conveniently in an app.

What draws people to Root.
We’re a venture-backed technology company. Our early success is in large part due to our unwavering standards in hiring. We recognize that our product is only as good as the people building and promoting it. We look for individuals who find solutions by going through the cycle of ideation to implementation with curiosity, rigor, and a highly 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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If you’d like to be a part of what we are building but don’t see an opening that suits you, email us at jobs@inc.joinroot.com.