Product Manager

Who we’re looking for

We need an experienced product manager with a good understanding of web and app based B2C/B2B products, who can manage, develop and grow our apps business. You’ll have an excellent understanding of managing a digital product portfolio, and will work closely with our marketing, design (UX/UI) and development teams to create a range of apps that provide a range of solutions for Shopify merchants.

What you’ll be doing

Our core business is the design and development of ecommerce websites. Complementary to this are the apps we have created to add greater functionality to the Shopify platform, and we’re looking for someone who can help us take this side of the business to the next level.

This new role presents an exciting opportunity for the right person to make a significant impact within an innovative and growing agency. Working closely with the senior management team, you will be key player in driving forward this side of the business.

A Typical Day

There’s no such thing as a typical day in an agency like Eastside Co, which is why we all love it so much. But whatever you’re working on, you’ll be expected to:

  • Carry out market research and provide data-led insights to determine customer needs
  • Identify potential new products to bring to market
  • Regularly review and improve our current range of apps
  • Monitor competitors activity and make recommendations for Eastside to improve its market position
  • Identify required product specifications to meet customer expectations and create detailed scoping and project plans for development
  • Coordinate product development and launch
  • Produce and prioritise roadmaps for delivery, including resource management and task allocation
  • Work with the internal marketing team to deliver an appropriate marketing strategy

Your Skills

We’re looking for the best of the best to help us continue our growth. As standard, you’ll be able to show us evidence of the following:

  • A good understanding of the ecommerce market place, and experience working with ecommerce platforms. Experience with Shopify and Shopify Plus would be an advantage but is not essential.
  • Commercially aware with good understanding of how to define, measure and report against business goals
  • Strategic thinking, long term planning and project management
  • Good understanding of the principles of good user experience
  • Proven track record delivering web & app based B2C/B2B products
  • Passion for our vertical markets (fashion, lifestyle, beauty etc.)
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Excellent organisation skills and diary management
  • Proactive approach and can-do attitude
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving, able to translate market opportunities into deliverable product solutions
  • Good attention to detail

Why you should join us

When you join Eastside Co, you’ll become part of a vibrant, energetic team that thrives on delivering top-notch work for some seriously exciting brands. You will be given the freedom to express yourself, influence, flourish and succeed within an agency environment as a core part of our development team.

We offer an amazing working environment, in our brand new offices at the Custard Factory in the heart of Birmingham’s creative district.

We work hard and play hard, and you’ll enjoy lots of perks and benefits that you’d expect from working with a young, talented and rapidly growing agency.

If you are interested in joining this friendly, fun and highly motivated team then apply via