Why you should want to work with us?
You’ll be part of building an internet service that people love to use and that provides value to users around the world. Each month, more than 1 million people have more than 5 million video meetings.
You’ll be positively impacting the lives of millions of people every day, by helping them get more flexibility in their work life.
You’ll be part of a stellar team of developers, product designers and marketers helping each other succeed.
You’ll be pushing the limits technologically – appear.in was one of the first services to adopt the WebRTC standard for pluginless video meetings in the browser and we constantly explore new technologies.
You get to be part of the journey of one of the most exciting and fast-growing scaleups in Norway.
What are we looking for in you?
We are looking for a product manager who’s been around the block and experienced the challenges of developing a digital product over time. You understand the need to make tough prioritizations, and focusing on projects that gives maximum impact for customers. You are able to balance the perspectives of engineering, marketing and design/user research, and combine them into product plans that make the company’s strategy materialize. You have an analytical mindset and make decisions based on data when possible, but you are not afraid to make decisions with imperfect information when needed. You are focused on customer needs and spend time understanding how our product solves customers' problems. By building relationships based on trust and accountability, you involve the team in planning and scoping of projects and ensure progress. You are a good communicator and clearly communicate goals and plans while motivating people. You document tasks and projects sufficiently for the whole company to have an easy way to see what’s being worked on and take learning from previous work. You contribute to shaping our product strategy, with ideas for how we should position and differentiate.
Some points summarizing the kind of experience we believe will be necessary to be successful in this position - not all are required, but you should tick off a good chunk:
Personal qualities that we are looking for:
What is the work like?
We start with customer problems, and try to solve problems for the majority of users in our target audience small and medium businesses. To truly understand a problem, we invest in research before building stuff, and try to validate solutions with as little code written as possible. We work cross-functional and involve designers/user reaserchers and developers from an early stage, to try to find the simplest and most elegant way to solve a problem. Shipping something doesn't mean that it's done, and we combine qualitative and quantitative research to evaluate live features. For core features that are validated, we invest in building them in a robust and scalable way, and plan how to release it by working out marketing and support plans.
Some things your work would involve:
Why you should want this job
appear.in is a fast-growing scale-up with a global user base of more than 1 million users per month, with a long-term vision of becoming the best remote collaboration tool. By joining our team now, you get a chance to take part in the journey of building our position!
You will get freedom to shape our product process and adjust it as the team grows and the product faces new challenges
You get to choose your own computer and phone and which tools to run on them. We use modern software tools like Slack, Trello, GitHub, Amazon AWS, GSuite.
You will become part of a tightly knit team of highly passionate people who aim to create the best possible user experience. We are not afraid of challenging the status quo and aim for radical simplicity in everything we do.
We have a remote working policy allowing people to work from where they are most productive that day and manage their own day
We have awesome team building trips!
The goal of appear.in is to make it as natural to talk over video as meeting face to face, and we believe that the future of work will radically change when this happens. We believe people can grow successful companies and live meaningful lives anywhere, and we enable this by building tools for productive collaboration. We invest in engaging with our customers, and constantly try to adapt our product to meet their needs. We are targeting companies who want a better tool for video meetings, and already have tens of thousands of paying customers in more than 130 countries. Our growth plans are ambitious, and with more than 1 million users talking over video every month, we have a great foundation for continuing to grow while building up revenue.
Together with our parent company Videonor, we are a team of 40 people based in more than 7 locations, with headquarters in Oslo (appear.in) and Måløy (Videonor). We experiment with new ways to collaborate remotely and all our processes are designed for remote employees. You can read more about the appear.in team and how we work at our Career pages, or follow us on our blog, Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.
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This job comes with several perks and benefits
Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.
Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.
Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.
Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.
Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.
We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.