Product Manager, Content & Challenges
ShapeUp, Inc. - Providence, RI

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Department: Product Management Location: Providence, RI Type: Full-time
Are you a software product evangelist? Do you have a strong understanding of health, fitness, and wellness? Do you want to work with a truly awesome team?

We are looking for someone who wants to create innovative products for web and mobile that help people get and stay healthy. We would love to hear from you, so take a look and if this screams your name, let us know.

ShapeUp is on a mission to create a healthier world by leveraging social dynamics, competition, and gamification to engage people in healthy activities. Our wellness software is used by hundreds of companies around the world to help their employees get healthy. One of our core product components is challenges: multi-week online health programs for teams or individuals that leverage game mechanics, social influence, and compelling content to motivate individuals to work towards ambitious fitness goals.

We are currently seeking a product leader to take our challenge framework to the next level. You will be the product owner of all things challenge and content-related in our product. You will create and design our challenges, define our challenge strategy, determine what we need to build, gather requirements, design product, leverage social dynamics, gamification and incentives, and work across the ShapeUp team to build a fun, innovative, and engaging product. You will also oversee all health-related content on our platform, including healthy lifestyle programs, articles, recipes, and video.


Be the product owner and product evangelist for challenges and content
Develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders
Communicate product strategy and vision to internal and external stakeholders
Manage requests for new functionality and capabilities
Learn and leverage the market, competition, and industry trends
Work closely with technology partners
Collaborate with the product team and engineering to build product
Drive the product innovation and development process across the organization
Contribute to the passion, culture and growth of ShapeUp

Bachelors degree
3+ years of software product management experience
3+ years of experience in fitness, wellness and/or healthcare
Product experience with B2B and B2C products
A keen understanding of current web and mobile technologies
Ability to develop and implement creative concepts from start to finish
Experience working with a product development team
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to work independently, as well as in cross-functional teams
Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
Ability to drive product innovation and requirements gathering
Creativity, an entrepreneurial disposition, and a sense of humor
Impress Us Even More

You have built challenges, programs and/or campaigns in a social environment
You have health content expertise and wellness knowledge
Experience with B2B2C healthcare products
You?re a gamer and/or have experience in the gaming industry
You love social media
You have experience building mobile apps
To allow you the opportunity to expand upon your experiences/successes, please complete the below questionnaire. We?ve found this process to be extremely helpful to both you the candidate as well as to our hiring staff so please elaborate to the extent you feel necessary:

1) Given the description above, explain your product management experience as it relates to:

The fitness, wellness, and/or healthcare industry
B2B products
B2C products
2) This role interacts with multiple team members. Please explain your experience working with a cross-functional product development team.

3) Please provide an example/success story where you utilized requirements gathering to drive product innovation.

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About this company
ShapeUp is the leading global provider of clinically-proven, social networking-based employee wellness programs that help people exercise...