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Product Manager



Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Jackpot is on a mission to create the world’s leading digital entertainment experience and we’re starting by building the world’s most user-friendly digital lottery platform. We are continuing to grow our team, where you will be a key team member and contributor to the business. Our exceptional team members are alumni of some of the best companies in the world: StubHub, Google, Intuit, DoorDash, Lyft, Twitch and more. Come build with us!

About the Role:

Reporting to our Staff Product Manager, our Product Manager will own many workstreams directly supporting Jackpot’s expansion in the lottery courier space with a focus on driving our customer acquisition efforts. Though this role is remote, we are looking for team members who are physically located on the East Coast. You will closely collaborate with many stakeholders to execute on our roadmap and strategic initiatives as we continue to grow. This is a perfect opportunity for someone in their early Product Management career looking for a fast-paced environment, an environment where you can bring your creativity and problem solving skills to the table, and see the direct impact of your work on the business!

What You’ll Do:

  • Partner with Jackpot’s Staff Product Manager to execute and land Customer Acquisition initiatives that drive growth across markets in which Jackpot operates
  • Proactively utilize data, your analytical expertise, and customer insight to influence the development and roll out of new products and improve existing flows
  • Establish and cultivate relationships with cross-functional partners in Design, Engineering, Marketing, and Operations to drive shared goals, manage risks or trade-offs, and maintain project timelines
  • Be the voice of the customer and help provide context, empathy and rationale behind customer needs
  • Contribute to a strong and creative backlog of ideas focused on improving the full growth funnel

You Ideally Have:

  • Acted as a key contributor to successful and innovative software products through the ownership and execution of product initiatives and workstreams
  • Impeccable written and verbal communication and project management skills
  • Worked remotely across time zones and countries in a Product or cross-functional role
  • Comfort defining success and holding those around you to that standard
  • The willingness to travel 1-2x per quarter for Product team onsites in NYC and to our Field Operations locations as needed

It’s a Bonus If You Have:

  • Start-up experience
  • Experience in Gaming or e-commerce products

About You:

  • You are excited to join a “fast follower” company with huge growth potential in a nascent ecommerce industry
  • You possess a deep customer empathy and ability to understand motivations and goals of people different from yourself
  • You have the ability to make decisions with data when available and without when necessary
  • You are focused on continually improving your own skills and abilities as well as the products themselves
  • You are not bothered by competing tasks or priorities. You know how to structure your time and work while managing team member expectations to prioritize projects effectively
  • You are not bothered by change or shifting priorities. You’ve been described as adaptable and solutions-oriented
  • You enjoy working with others, especially cross-functionally, but are also known to be incredibly autonomous when it comes to your work output
  • You have grit, tenacity, and what people describe to be a “get it done” mentality. You don’t believe any task is too big or too small for you

One of Jackpot’s core values is Lifelong Learning. We don’t believe we are ever finished products and strongly believe in growing and developing to improve ourselves. If what you’ve read so far sounds exciting but your experience doesn’t quite match what we’re looking for, we strongly encourage you to apply anyway! We are committed to building a diverse, inclusive team where everyone can feel proud to contribute to.

What We Can Offer You:

  • $100-130k base salary + bonus + equity
  • The opportunity to have a voice, say, and “leave your fingerprints” on our product and business
  • Benefits on par with leading, progressive tech companies (think 100% employee-only coverage, monthly HSA contribution, mental health offerings, etc.)
  • 401k
  • Paid parental leave
  • Dedication to Lifelong Learning through our Monthly Speaker Series
  • Monthly cultural and social events
  • A culture of trust and accountability

Our Core Values:

  • Decisiveness
    • You don’t fear failure and you don’t fail the same way twice
    • You have strong opinions but are also open minded to new ideas
    • You aren't just fast, you're the fastest
  • Grit
    • You persevere in the face of challenges and adapt to change
    • You always follow through on your commitments – you live a 1:1 say/do ratio
    • You execute with a founder mentality
  • Lifelong Learning
    • You are always seeking and implementing feedback
    • You are not a finished product and are always searching for knowledge and a means to improve yourself
    • You embrace and learn from constructive conflict

About Us:

In the United States alone, over 150m people per year purchase a lottery ticket. The $100B lottery industry is one of the last major industries to allow buyers to transact digitally, with ~5% of sales coming from online transactions.

At Jackpot, we’re seeking to change that. We are looking to build the world’s most user-friendly digital lottery and online gaming platform, leading the charge in bringing this industry into the 21st century through innovation and variety. Jackpot brings verified, official state lottery tickets online, by leveraging its digital platform and proprietary technology to give customers the ability to play anytime, via a user-friendly mobile app or desktop experience.

Having recently closed a $42.5M Series A, Jackpot is backed by some of the biggest names in sports, media, and entertainment, including the Dallas Cowboys, New York Yankees, San Francisco 49ers owners' Aurum Partners, the Tish family (co-owners of the New York Giants), Detroit Venture Partners (run by Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert), and BettorCapital. In addition, the round was co-led by Accomplice and Courtside Ventures, with participation from the Kraft Group, Michael Rubin, Sapphire Sport, Haslam Sports Group, Elysian Park Ventures, Arctos Sports Partners, LionTree, Theo Epstein, Fenway Sports Group President Mike Gordon, DraftKings co-founder and CEO Jason Robins, NBA stars James Harden and Joel Embiid, NHL legend Martin Brodeur, musical artist Lil Baby, and Boston Red Sox President and CEO Sam Kennedy, among others.