Sr. Product Manager, AI



Software Engineering, Product, Data Science
Lehi, UT, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

At Podium, our mission is to help local businesses win. Our lead conversion platform, powered by AI and integrations, helps local businesses convert leads faster, communicate easier, and make more sales. Every day, thousands of local businesses utilize our review management, communication, marketing, and payments products.

Our work and focus on helping local businesses thrive has been recognized across the industry, including Forbes’ Next Billion Dollar Startups, Forbes’ Cloud 100, the Inc. 5000, and Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies.

At Podium, we believe in fostering a culture that thrives on hiring and developing exceptional talent. Our operating principles serve as a compass, guiding daily behavior and decision-making, and ensure we hire people who will thrive at Podium. If you resonate with our operating principles and are energized by our mission, Podium will be a great place for you!

About The Role:

We are seeking an experienced product leader to drive and influence Podium’s overarching AI strategy, enabling teams across the company to leverage AI for transformative outcomes. The ideal candidate is a 0-1 visionary who is passionate about introducing AI to the world through new product offerings. This role requires close collaboration with departments across all levels of the company.

This position is based in Lehi, UT. We utilize a hybrid work model with 3 days in the office per week and offer relocation assistance to new employees.

In This Role, You Will:

  • Spearhead the development and implementation of cutting-edge technologies by crafting the vision, strategy, roadmap, and execution to advance AI employees for local businesses
  • Convert user feedback into detailed product requirements, narratives, and technical specifications
  • Use data to better understand user needs and guide future product development
  • Collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders, including teams in product design, engineering, customer success, sales, and partnerships
  • Act like a founder, taking full ownership of the product end-to-end, including GTM strategy and ensuring the ongoing health of the product
  • Communicate effectively with executive leadership, showcasing strong executive presence and the ability to influence strategic decisions

You Will Thrive In This Role If You:

  • Have 6+ years of PM experience with a track record of leading ambitious 0-to-1 products
  • Own problems end-to-end, and are willing to pick up whatever knowledge you're missing to get the job done
  • Have proven experience in a fast-paced technical environment, adept at working with cross-functional teams to drive product vision, define requirements, and guide projects through key milestones
  • Are eager to take a hands-on approach and do whatever it takes to make the product and team successful, demonstrating conviction and perseverance
  • Showcase strong leadership, organizational, and execution skills, along with proven communication abilities
  • Have proven experience working in a fast-paced technical environment with cross-functional teams to drive product vision, define requirements, and guide the team through key milestones
  • Thrive in a small, agile team: have initiative and desire for ownership
  • Excitement for AI and an understanding of AI systems, including autonomous agents and their applications
  • Obtained a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, Analytics, Mathematics, Physics, Applied Sciences, or a related field


  • Open and transparent culture
  • Life insurance, long and short-term disability coverage
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Fertility Benefits
  • Generous vacation time, plus three 4-day summer holiday weekends
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • 401k Plan with competitive company matching
  • Bi-annual swag drops with cool Podium gear and apparel
  • A stellar HQ (Utah) gym with local professional coaches and classes offered
  • Onsite HQ (Utah) child care center, subsidized for employees

Podium is an equal opportunity employer. Podium provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, marital status or veteran status.