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Product Management

Product Manager

May 16, 2022

We help Governments Procure more Efficiently and Equitably

City Innovate is developing cutting edge software that’s at the frontlines of helping cities and states address urgent challenges. Bring your skills in product management and get ready to make the impact of a lifetime! This is a unique opportunity to start early with a civic tech start-up in a cross-functional role touching both product management and project management work.


About the Position

We’re looking for a Product Manager to join our fast-growing team and work collaboratively with our Leadership, Product, Engineering, Customer Success, and Marketing teams. What you’ll be working on in the first three months:

  • Your responsibilities will range from the micro decisions necessary to turn a story into a feature, QA-ing, building client relationships, and ensuring we are on-track and on-time.
  • You will support our CEO and Product Manager on executing our product vision and roadmap.
  • You will work with our growing UX team to refine our discovery, design, and validation processes.
  • Our government customers are core to City Innovate and few roles at our company have a closer relationship to, and understanding of them, than our PMs.


About You

You’re probably a great fit if you have some combination of the following:

  • You have some experience in product management.
  • You have experience working with or within governments or have a general understanding of government procurement processes.
  • You have experience working directly with stakeholders to translating customer needs into product requirements.
  • You have some background and/or interest in user experience research or design.
  • You’re a versatile team player, looking to try on new hats and learn skills as needs arise.
  • You’re a cross-functional contributor and thrive in an environment where your work has impact and high visibility.
  • You’re excited about City Innovate and our mission. We want people who bring new ideas to the table and care about what they are building.


What We Can Offer You

  • Competitive compensation, dependent on experience: starting at $100,000
  • Stock options.
  • 100% employer-funded medical and dental insurance
  • 100% remote.
  • $500 home office stipend.
  • Unlimited vacation with a 15-day minimum.
  • We are a dynamic, diverse, and inclusive workplace that respects and celebrates people of all backgrounds.


About the Hiring Process

  • The first round of interviews will be a one-on-one with someone from our product team. We’ll be scheduling these on a rolling basis beginning.
  • For candidates who progress further, there will be a 2-3 hour take-home case study. In recognition of your time and efforts, we’ll send you a $100 Amazon gift card regardless of outcome.
  • We allow candidates 1 week to complete the assignment. All candidates who submit an assignment will have the chance to present their work in a follow up interview to discuss their work.

About City Innovate

City Innovate is building a suite of enterprise-class products for automating government procurement. Our founders have deep experience in government and building technology companies.Equity in opportunity is central to our mission. As such, ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace is a tenet of our organization. Individuals from historically underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. We are an equal opportunity employer and an open, supportive place to work.

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