Product Manager, Social


New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 01/16/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 1 State Street Plaza, New York, NY, 10004

About Public

Public is a new kind of brokerage that makes it possible to buy any public stock with any amount of money.

Job Description

About us: is an investing app that makes the stock market social. By building a transparent community of investors and offering fractional shares of thousands of publicly-traded companies, we’re making the stock market inclusive, educational, and fun.

We’re in hyper-growth mode after announcing our Series C funding round, led by once-again by Accel, Greycroft (the original investors in Venmo) and Lake Star as well as Will Smith (Dreamers VC), NFL star J.J. Watt, Sophia Amoruso, Tony Hawk and Shari Redstone’s Advancit Capital. And we’re ecstatic to welcome our new investors: Dick Parsons, The Chainsmokers’ Mantis VC, and skateboarding legend Tony Hawk.

With interest in the stock market surging among a new generation of investors, our community is growing rapidly. To support our ambitious goals, our team is growing and we’re looking for sharp, enthusiastic people who believe in our mission to fundamentally change the way people invest. In normal circumstances, we’re located in New York with an office in Copenhagen, but in these times we’re maintaining momentum as a remote team. Please note this role will be based out of New York.

What you’ll do:

You’ll join a small, fast-moving product team, working cross-functionally with design, engineering and marketing teams to build features around the social product area. You’ll work and collaborate closely with product directors and leadership to help ideate, plan, and execute on our social product vision. You will incorporate data, research, and product sense to inform product strategies while managing the product backlog and roadmap prioritization for an agile team.

What we’re looking for:

  • Experience as a Product Manager shipping innovative, impactful mobile products from discovery to launch - having social platform experience is a plus
  • Uncanny attention to detail
  • Self-starter attitude and ability to work independently
  • Understanding of and experience with agile methodologies and rituals
  • Experience in crafting product requirements and communicating to engineers
  • Passionate about user experience and solving problems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Bonus Points:

  • Familiarity with data analytics tools: SQL, Mixpanel, Segment, etc.
  • Comfortable writing product specs and documentation (e.g. Confluence, Notion, etc.)
  • Familiarity with product tools: Jira, Asana, Pivotal Tracker, Monday etc.
  • Experience working with a global team

Our Principles: 

This is the foundation of how we operate.  

  1. Honesty kills bullshit
  2. Feedback comes from a place of care
  3. Loyalty through care
  4. Autonomy through alignment
  5. Work fast through organized speeding
  6. Urgency with charm
  7. We are directly responsible 
  8. We don’t make excuses
  9. What could go right?
  10. Find a way


  • Be part of a company with a real mission you can be proud of.
  • We are growing rapidly, but are still at a size where you will learn A LOT. This role can be a catalyst to grow your skills and experience.
  • We offer great health care plans and pay the full premium for you and your family including medical, dental, and vision. 
  • Generous PTO and sick leave 
  • Discounted fitness memberships
  • 401k with 4% company match after 3 months of employment 
  • Your choice of gear - from laptop to desk, we got you covered

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.