Principal Product Manager, New Products
Ethos was built to make it faster and easier to get life insurance for the next million families. Our approach blends industry expertise, technology, and the human touch to find you the right policy to protect your loved ones.
We leverage deep technology and data science to streamline the life insurance process, making it more accessible and convenient. Using predictive analytics, we are able to transform a traditionally multi-week process into a modern digital experience for our users that can take just minutes! We’ve issued billions in coverage each month and eliminated the traditional barriers, ushering the industry into the modern age. Our full-stack technology platform is the backbone of family financial health.
We make getting life insurance easier, faster and better for everyone.
Our investors include General Catalyst, Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners, Google Ventures, SoftBank, and the investment vehicles of Jay-Z, Kevin Durant, Robert Downey Jr and others. This year, we were named on CB Insights' Global Insurtech 50 list and BuiltIn's Top 100 Midsize Companies in San Francisco. We are scaling quickly and looking for passionate people to protect the next million families!
Principal Product Manager
About the Role
Ethos is looking for a Principal Product Manager who is excited to launch complex products that add value for our customers, agents, and partners. You will work with cross functional teams of engineers, designers, and data scientists to build products and features. You need to be comfortable with validating key hypotheses before team commitment, iterating quickly to achieve product market fit, and optimizing products to achieve scale.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Build experiences that touch millions of online insurance shoppers. This is a very customer-focused role with the opportunity to deliver measurable and visible impact
- Own the user experience, from the top of the funnel through to the bottom. Use consumer insights and data to drive improvements to the user experience and conversion rates
- Educate consumers on the need for Life Insurance and help them purchase the right type and level of coverage to protect their families
- Improve conversion rates by removing unnecessary friction and motivating users to complete the application
- Take new insurance products (e.g. Indexed Universal Life, Whole Life) to market.
- Build a great end to end experience anchored on accessibility, delight and simplicity
- Operate with ownership and have a high degree of autonomy. Ethos is a product first company, where Product Managers operate with autonomy and ownership
Skills & Qualifications:
- 10+ years of total experience in the technology industry
- 5+ years of experience as a product manager in a high growth technology company, building products that touch millions of consumers.
- Ability to generate, test, and refine hypotheses using a blend of data, user insights, and market trends, ensuring product decisions are both innovative and impactful.
- Ability to seamlessly transform ideas into actionable plans and user-resonant designs, utilizing rapid prototyping and feedback-driven iterations for continuous improvement
- Strong analytical orientation: a focus on data driven decision making and the ability to measure success. Experience performing basic self-serve analytics using SQL and Amplitude while leveraging product analytics for complex analysis is a plus
- Ability to work cross functionally with other team members, and key Engineering and Design stakeholders to build delightful product experiences
- Drive to set and chase ambitious goals, prioritize what really matters, overcome inevitable obstacles, and execute effectively
- Track record of solving hard customer problems and driving business growth
- Major stakeholders are based in our San Francisco office, remote candidates may be considered
Don’t meet every single requirement? If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. At Ethos we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace.
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