Senior Product Manager

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About Sortable

Sortable is fixing the broken ad-tech industry and simplifying operations for publishers worldwide. Our mission is to change the future of online advertising for publishers—and we need you to get there. We help publishers and revenue operations team optimize yield. By providing the right data, we empower publishers to make better decisions about monetization, content, and audience acquisition. Fast-growing and privately funded, we’re proud to be a tech company with deep roots in Waterloo Region, Canada.

What you’ll do

The  Senior Product Manager at Sortable is responsible for owning the product lifecycle from strategic planning to launch. You’ll be challenged with diving in and getting up to speed quickly in our industry of content publishing and digital advertising. Doing so will enable you to develop a brilliant product strategy that is shaped by market trends, customer needs, and immediate business opportunities. You will:

  • Lead our team of Technical Product Managers, supporting their growth and development

  • Improve product management processes, introduce new process, and be an advocate for using these processes

  • Work cross-functionally with engineering, sales, demand, customer success and the executive team

  • Analyze the competitive landscape to identify new product ideas and apply the data from your market research to navigate the best path forward

  • Consolidate and explore product ideas and assess their alignment to product strategy

  • Monitor the execution of  projects and provide progress updates as needed to stakeholders

Requirements/what it takes

We want you to feel comfortable with your application. Below are some of the skills and experience that will be looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Commerce, Engineering or Computer Science

  • 5+ years in a product management role

  • 1+ years leading a product team or equivalent experience

  • Strong communication, presentation skills, and ability to develop sound business cases

  • Comfortable with ambiguity as is common in companies that are scaling

  • Ability to get results on multiple concurrent priorities

  • Track record of turning ideas into revenue-generating products

Bonus points and nice to have qualities

  • Experience in ad operations from both the buy and sell sides

  • Past experience with the digital advertising ecosystem (display ads, video ads, native ads, mobile app ads, PPC ads)

  • Certified Product Owner

  • Confident using JIRA in an agile environment (Scrum, Kanban)

  • 2+ years as a people manager

What do we offer you?

You’ll have the opportunity to make things happen at Sortable. We’re proud to be recognized with accolades for our company growth (Deloitte Fast50/Fast500, PROFIT 500) and workplace culture (Digiday WorkLife, Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers). Not bad for a company that started as four engineers in 2011.

Our competitive advantage? Our people.

Your growth: At Sortable, we value autonomy, taking ownership of your role, and continuous learning. Your growth here is important and we’ll invest in your success with training, feedback, and development. 

Our culture: We’re fiercely obsessed with our culture. It’s protected, guided, and influenced by people like you who value transparency, collaboration, and diverse perspectives and experiences. We believe that our workplace should reflect the world we want to live in and work hard to make it a reality.

How to succeed at Sortable: The underlying foundation of who we are and how we behave is built on a team of individuals who make others feel safe to exchange feedback, respect differences, and take calculated risks. Productive. Curious. Smart. Nice. Selfless. Think you’d be a perfect fit? We’d love to hear from you.

Perks and the nice stuff!

We make sure you’re able to come in and do amazing work. In addition to unlimited snacks (a nod to our startup beginnings), you’ll get perks and benefits to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance:  

-   Comprehensive health benefits for you and your family

-   Catered lunches and a stocked fridge to keep you full and focused

-   Equity in Sortable so you have stake in the company and decisions

-   Life @ Sortable initiatives like volunteer hours, learning credits, and fitness credits to invest in your well-being


Plus all the fun stuff that our staff dream up, like Cocktail Fridays, solar eclipse viewing parties, beach dress up days, fitness challenges, talent shows, team sports and clubs. Because we create our best ideas when we’re inspired, comfortable, and engaged in the work we do and the people we see every day.  

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At Sortable, we're dedicated to ensuring equal employment opportunities. If you require accommodation in the recruitment process, please email accessibility@sortable.com. All inquiries will be held in confidence.