VP Product – Hiring Network for the Hospitality and Entertainment Industries

New York City
Job Information

Our client has built a revolutionary personality powered hiring network for the hospitality and entertainment sectors. Starting with an optimized marketplace platform for the hospitality industry, they have gained a market leading position in the largest market for the largest service vertical in just 18 short months. We are working with them to identify a brilliant, data driven digital executive to lead product for the company. The VP Product will work closely with the CEO, CTO and rapidly growing team of engineers and designers in a fast paced and entrepreneurial environment.



  • Take primary responsibility for the full product development curve: from concept to testing
  • Collaboratively imagine, define, and prioritize the features for the web and mobile platforms.
  • Refine, optimize and evolve existing Agile Process
  • Work collaboratively with team of 10 engineers and work with CTO to grow engineering team to over 40 within the next 6 months
  • Acquire UX/UI resources
  • Carefully manage the testing of new feature
  • Immerse yourself in data, using AB testing dashboards and other analytics systems to report on the health of your product line and the success/failure of features you build.
  • Help to organize user experience testing.



  • A minimum of three years of experience as a product owner leading the development of a suite of large, consumer-facing or large scale B2B SaaS products
  • Will have managed more than 30 engineers directly, including dispersed teams
  • Will be Agile by nature
  • Are startup compatible, not just startup romantic
  • Have worked in a two-sided marketplace or network environment, preferably in the worlds of hospitality or recruitment
  • Are a smart, creative, and independent thinker. You are both innovative and fanatical about details. You understand that if you can’t demonstrate quantitatively that what you’ve built works, then it doesn’t work.
  • Are a great communicator – with both designers and engineers. Ideally, you are technical enough to be able to participate in conversations about database tables, APIs, javascript frameworks, and so on. You are totally self-motivated, but also enjoy collaboration.
  • Are the most organized person you know. You have an intense desire to be constantly learning and contributing.
  • You love the internet and what it could be.
  • Proven track record in all aspects of product from concept, design, coding, testing and implementation.

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