Head of Product 
Job Profile - Early version

Add To Event 

We envision a world where anyone can organise their dream event. In minutes, not months. We believe that we can radically simplify the process of finding, booking and managing event suppliers which will lead to better events throughout the world; from fantastic festivals to wonderful weddings. We're a small but mighty team with a passion for building and scaling products that make a positive impact.

 

 

About Us

Add to Event is an award-winning startup that has helped to find suppliers for over 100,000 events. Our innovative marketplace makes it incredibly easy to find whatever you need for your event, from Arabian tents to wood-fired pizza caterers. We’ve been used for everything from birthday parties to large corporate events for the likes of The BBC, Accenture and JP Morgan.

We are looking for someone with the capability to build and lead a team that will deliver on our ambition to be the world’s No. 1 marketplace for event services. You will have significant experience of owning a product roadmap including prioritising product features, solving complex problems in a user-focused way, and managing communications with a range of stakeholders. You’ll be a natural collaborator who is comfortable working and influencing highly competent colleagues from a variety of different backgrounds and as part of the senior management team.

We are looking for a creative and technical thinker, who thrives on complicated challenges and has hands-on experience addressing growth, ideally for an online marketplace. An excellent problem solver with good technical judgment; your high standards and passion for delivering products will be matched by your technical and data driven approach.

 

Experience and attributes

  • Extensive experience in product leadership, preferably in a marketplace or consumer business

  • A deep understanding and experience with consumer growth tactics

  • Experience driving product alignment across multiple stakeholders

  • Demonstrable experience delivering high growth results in a consumer product role

  • Passion for building innovative products that solve user needs through deep understanding of the customer

  • A proven track record of building and managing high performing product management teams

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and quantitative skills with data-driven approach to decision-making

  • An ability to influence team members across all departments and levels of the organisation.

Requirements

  • Extensive experience leading product teams and developing product strategies

  • Experience working as part of a management team and managing complex products with responsibility for driving revenue growth

  • A natural leader with strong communication skills and the ability to influence across multiple stakeholders

  • A passion for user-centric design and using customer data to drive decision-making

Our aim is to create a workplace where talented employees who believe in our mission are able to have impact and grow from day one. Research tells us that some people may need to see 100 per cent of themselves in the job description before applying. Please do not let that hold you back. We would love to hear from you whatever the experiences are that have brought you to this point.

Benefits

  • Flexible working - we are a remote-first organisation believing in asynchronous working practices. You won't find back-to-back Zoom meetings here!

  • Work hard, take breaks - 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • Generous parental leave policies to support you as your family grows.

  • Company pension that allows you to save for the future.

  • Equipment - We’ll hook you up with a brand new MacBook, monitor, and any other accessories you need to do your best work.

  • Learning and development - we fully support your professional development, whether that's paying for new tools, books, courses or coaches.

  • Mental health support - we want to ensure everyone in the company has the access they need to mental health support so we provide free access to therapy sessions via Spill.

  • Regular socials - we're a social bunch, that’s why we invest in bringing the team together through regular socials and quarterly employee retreats. Check out our first annual retreat here.

As a remote first business, we have a flexible and collaborative approach to all aspects of our work. As such, we are open to discussions about flexible working for all our employees. If you are the right person for us, we will do our very best to make it work for you. This includes our commitment to helping you work out your set up if home working just doesn't make sense for you.

If you share our values and enthusiasm for empowering people to plan and celebrate better events, we’d love to review your application! We promise we do take the time and care to review every application we receive. We are rooting for you, and hope you do consider applying.

Statement of Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion is a priority for us all at Add to Event. We are committed to cultivating a fair and healthy working environment, where our employees can be themselves and thrive in their work. We treat one another with humility, respect and dignity at all times, regardless of background.

We work to ensure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible to everyone. This includes making adjustments for people who have a disability or long-term condition. 

 

WHO WE ARE

Add to Event is an award-winning startup that has helped to find suppliers for over 100,000 events.

Our innovative marketplace makes it incredibly easy to find whatever you need for your event, from Arabian tents to wood-fired pizza caterers. We’ve been used for everything from birthday parties to large corporate events for the likes of The BBC, Accenture and JP Morgan.

Our Story

Add to Event was founded in 2014 by two brothers, Tim and Ben. Frustrated by the difficulties of finding suppliers for events, they decided to build a platform to solve this problem. It's now firmly established as the UK's #1 marketplace for event services, helping hundreds of thousands of people to organise events and thousands of businesses to thrive.

Our Vision

We envision a world where anyone can organise their dream event. In minutes, not months. We believe that we can radically simplify the process of finding, booking and managing event suppliers which will lead to better events throughout the world, from fantastic festivals to wonderful weddings.

How to apply...

Full managed

 

We take care of the entire process for you so we can manage and remove poor experiences like ghosting, no feedback, no updates and so on  🙌

 

All you have to do is let your Relationship Manager know you’re interested, ask them any questions you have and they will take care of the rest.

Straight to the front

From there, what’s next is super simple  😇

If you like the initial sound of the company/ role. We then act as your “in” with them and set up an initial phone chat with you and the Hiring Manager there. 

 

The chat will be pretty informal and should only last 10-15 minutes - It's a fact find for both of you. 

 

More than prepared 

 

Before the call we will send you EVERYTHING you'll need to know about the company / who they are looking for / format of the call and so on. 

 

You will be fully prepared and know what to expect at every stage 😀