Company and Opportunity
Legacy.com is the place where life stories live on. We are the global leader in online memorial tributes, a top-50 website in the United States, and a destination for over 40 million unique visitors each month. Founded in 1998, Legacy.com is honored to help consumers express condolences, share direct support for families, and celebrate the people who have touched their lives. Uniquely open to profound messaging at this focused moment, users respond by sharing memories, purchasing gifts, finding event information, and making plans. Legacy delivers its community-targeted content daily via 1,500 local news media partners. We continue to broaden our offerings in our mission to help people seeking information and guidance on all aspects of end-of-life. Our vision is to become a full-service end-of-life and memorialization resource.
We have a diverse and talented team of employees who come to us from many kinds of backgrounds. We have an immediate need for a Director of Program Management for our new Downtown Chicago office to report to our VP of Product.
See our new Chicago HQ: https://www.builtinchicago.org/2019/06/06/legacycom-new-chicago-office
Legacy.com is seeking an outstanding cross-functional leader to join us and assist with Program Management. This team member is responsible for managing, planning, and executing the product roadmap. We are looking for an influencer who is organized and is one that thrives in a complex environment.
Empathy: This person must show the highest level of Empathy as the role is to not dictate, but to understand the needs of the business and how to make them a reality.
No Limits Mindset: This person must have an open mind and focus on the end goal without getting tripped up and distracted by rabbit holes along the way.
Speed: Understanding that there will be times where trade offs are needed so making the best decision with the right information will allow us to quickly pivot on opportunities as they arise.
Inclusion: This role is required to drive the exchange and participation of stakeholders in the lifecycle of the products that we build.
Collaboration: You will make our technology and stakeholder teams stronger by promoting self organizing teams to deliver on needs for the business.
Results: This role is ultimately responsible for making sure our product roadmap is properly communicated and coordinated with our Technology team in a way that we achieve our key objectives to maintain a profitable/sustainable business.
Integrity: This role is responsible for making sure that we are making the right decisions to achieve our business goals and respect our users/customers needs.
Legacy.com offers a very generous and comprehensive benefits package, including: