Janalta Interactive - Associate Product Manager

At Janalta Interactive, we are dedicated to building impactful digital properties and products in the media and machine learning spaces through our Janalta Digital and AltaML divisions. We are passionate about the internet and software and how they have had a transformative impact on every aspect of our society.

Our core values speak volumes about who we are and how we work:

  • Humble – Listen to the data

  • Happy – Tap-dance to work

  • Gritty – Be persistent, not complacent

  • Agile – Make small bets, then iterate

Job Title: Associate Product Manager

Position Type: Full-time

Salary Range: $50,000-$65,000

Application Deadline: Until Position is Filled, Send application to chad@janalta.com

Start Date: TBD

Location: 12th Floor, 10130 - 103 Street, Edmonton

Reports to: VP, Product

Role: The Product Team is looking for a highly-motivated Associate Product Manager to help lead the organization in building transformative products in the digital media and software spaces. As an Associate Product Manager you will interact with all stages of the business from our external partners to our technology team to ensure that we building products that solve problems, drive business goals, and make a meaningful impact.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the product team to build product strategies.

  • Create product roadmaps to drive and manage product development.

  • Complete research and data collection to ensure data driven decision making within the product team.

  • Develop and analyze metrics to test and optimize products against.

  • Develop relationships with our digital team and our external partners to guide product strategies, generate feedback, and deliver results

  • Work collaboratively with the development and data science teams to ensure clear communication of objectives, prioritization, iteration, and successful delivery

  • Write requirements and user stories, create simple wireframes, prototypes, and develop test, release, and feedback plans.

  • Research product trends to keep up to date with the rapidly evolving world of technology.

Education and Training:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree

  • Additional focus given to those with a focus in Computer Science, Business, Engineering

Requirements:

  • Problem solving, strategic thinker who can see the big picture and distill it into prioritized, actionable tasks

  • Effective listener that can quickly get to the root problems/opportunities of customers

  • Confident, clear, and concise oral and written communicator.

  • Ability to balance requests and a backlog of tasks with available capacity.

  • Passion for building transformative products that solve real-problems.

  • Excels in fast paced environment with the ability to manage multiple high priority projects at once.

  • Bonus experience: programming, HTML/CSS, product management, project management, agile development, machine learning.

Benefits

  • The chance to get in on the ground floor of a rapidly growing organization with an entrepreneurial mindset.

  • Fast-paced environment with meaningful career paths.

  • Competitive compensation.

  • Flexible work hours, we don’t watch the clock.

  • No set vacation, take the time you need.

  • Transportation benefits.

  • Health benefits plan.

  • Downtown office located in the heart of the innovation district.

Core Competencies:

At Janalta Interactive, we provide significant flexibility to our staff with work hours and vacations. A high level of mutual respect must be formed early on to ensure this situation is successful.  We are looking for an individual who shows solid initiative and desire to learn and who hits the ground running as soon as they hit their desk in the morning.