Open Position

Fractional Product Manager

Seeking a big new challenge? Do you enjoy creating solutions and bringing structure to complex problems? Are you passionate about transforming business culture?

Join us at AwakeTeams, a SaaS B2Bstartup, and build the product vision up from our current pilot product.

We are currently in serious conversations to pilot our methodology, seeking 5-10 initial lighthouse customers with one “alpha” customer to partner in product development. To support this, we are looking for an individual with exceptional project management skills, technical chops and some coding skills, and passion for our mission to develop and lead the product roadmap.

Your mission:

Month 1 – pre-pilot:

o   Gain understanding of and create structure for teamwork on current pilot product and our use of collaborative tools

o   Work collaboratively with data science team and Founder to optimize pilot product

o   Support data science team in coding (Python and R) pilot product

o  Define and create best demo product for pilot product for use on sales calls

o   Create an AwakeTeams pilot evaluation process and carefully lead and manage that process

o   Create structured workplan and drive execution of MVP improvements

o   Evaluate functional and cost features for existing, available technologies to increase automation and security of product (e.g., cloud-based serverless technologies, plug-in apps, LMS) and present recommendation/s to team

o   Begin to develop multi-generation product vision and roadmap

o  Lead implementation for roll-out of 90-day pilots

Month 2:

o   Oversee structured workplan for roll-out of 90-day pilots to ensure their success

o   Oversee AwakeTeams pilot evaluation process

o   Work closely with “alpha” pilot customer to inform technology roadmap and ensure pilot success and customer satisfaction

o   Adapt and iterate workplan as needed for successful completion of pilots

o   Begin to plan timeline for v1

o   Add visuals/mock-ups of v1 to current sales deck and demo

Months 3 and 4:

o   Continue with pilot roll-out and tasks from month two

o   Evolve product roadmap and continually iterate implementation plan

We will continue to define and develop ongoing workplan …


Skills and Qualifications:

·      Highly collaborative and also self-motivated to seek out solutions

·       Rigorous thinker and planner; love of details and project management

·       Prior product management experience, familiarity with automation, security, UX needs for SaaS B2B product

·       Ideally, some prior architecting experience with highly scalable and cost-effective SaaS B2B systems

·       Coding experience in Python, R

·       Effective communicator – with team, business partners, vendors, and customers

·       Ideally both corporate and startup experience on your resume


AwakeTeams applies team learning andfeedback to measurably improve behaviors that drive engagement, retention, andwellbeing.  

What started as the seed of an idea inJune 2020 at the Founder Institute Silicon Valley program has transformed intoa compelling value proposition vetted by customers, mentors, and leadership ofthe program.

Our inclusive approach: We believe that diversity creates strength, and that belonging is essential for human thriving. We love diverse experiences and perspectives.

Compensation: Negotiable. As appropriate for bootstrapping startup phase, with equity possibilities.


We would love to hear from you. Send us your resume at (And, by the way, we enjoy reading cover letters as well!)