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Product Manager, Mobile App + Conversion (Hybrid Role) - Toronto, CAN

  • Ontario, Canada
  • StudentUniverse
  • Full time

StudentUniverse is the world’s leading travel booking service for students and young adults under 26. Used by millions each year, they offer their members extra special rates on flights, hotels and tours that can’t be found anywhere else - allowing students to travel more and spend less. Best of all, membership is free. 

Their unique pricing and terms are negotiated specifically for the student demographic through contracts with their world class partners and more than 90 airlines. But it’s more than just great deals - StudentUniverse are on a mission to make global experiences accessible and affordable. They believe travel is essential to a modern education and students deserve to gain an enlightened and inspiring sense of the world through early exploration.

StudentUniverse was launched in 2000 and acquired by FCTG in 2015. Their headquarters are in Boston, with global offices in London, Toronto, New York and the Philippines, so you could say they (almost) rule the universe.

To learn more about Student Universe click HERE

About The Opportunity

We are looking for a skilled Product Manager who is passionate and capable of building great digital products which solve real customer problems. We want someone who can collaborate with Product Designers, Engineers, Data teams, and stakeholders to name a few. You inspire others to do their best work and can consistently be counted upon to deliver results. You enjoy working closely with the engineering team and enjoy seeing your hypotheses come to life with the product with each release. You should be someone who is technically minded and is comfortable rolling up their sleeves to understand the technology which powers our capabilities. You need to be comfortable working in a fast-paced Agile environment. You have great communication skills, able to convey information to others in a simple and unambiguous way.

Sound like a good fit for you?

Key Responsibilities

  • Define a clear roadmap of highly prioritized features and initiatives that deliver against the vision
  • Continue to build a data-driven, test and learn approach in an agile environment to ensure successful product development
  • Constantly identify and communicate the value and strategic vision of StudentUniverse products
  • Create processes for collecting feedback from users, and prioritizing requests across an expanding number of businesses
  • Communicate concisely with engineering and product leadership, and influence our technical strategy
  • Committed to learning and expanding professional and technical knowledge

Experience & Qualifications

  • Has 3-5+ years experience in ecommerce Product Management
  • Has experience in Conversion Rate Optimizations for both desktop and mobile, mobile app platforms
  • Has experience with mobile app iOS/Android
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Has exceptional presentation, communication, collaboration, and analytical skills
  • Has a good understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle as well as software concepts such as microservices, platforms, web applications, cloud architecture, security, APIs, and data management
  • Has experience in the travel industry and/or love to travel

Work Perks! - What’s in it for you:

FCTG is renowned internationally for having amazing perks and an even better culture.  We understand that our people are our most valuable asset. It is the passion and dedication of our teams that keep the company on top of the industry ladder. It’s also why we offer some great employee benefits and perks outside of the norm.

  • Enjoy the freedom and flexibility of a hybrid work structure that combines both remote and in-person work.
  • Have fun: At the heart of everything we do at Flight Centre is a desire to have fun.
  • Reward & Recognition: Celebrate the success of yourself and others at our regular Buzz Nights and at the annual Global Gathering - You'll have to experience it to believe it!
  • Use your smarts: Our people use their quick thinking, expertise, and tenacity to always figure things out.
  • Love for travel: We were founded by people who wanted to travel and want others to do the same. That passion is something you can’t miss in our people or service.
  • Personal connections: We are a big business founded on personal relationships.
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
    • Diversity Day: paid leave to observe holiday or cultural celebration of your choice Annual Charity Trip
    • DEI education
    • Commitment to fair practices such as regular equity assessments and inclusive recruitment protocols
  • A career, not a job: We offer genuine opportunities for people to grow and evolve
  • We back our people all the way: We are strongly committed to supporting every single employee in their professional and personal development.
  • Giving Back: Proud Corporate Social Responsibility program supporting nominated charities through Workplace Giving, volunteering and fundraising
    • Employee giving program
    • Office Environmental Program
    • 1 Volunteer Day per Calendar Year

Benefits Include:

  • Generous remuneration structure
  • Travel perks/discounts.
  • Health & Wellness Programs and Employee Financial Wellness Services
  • Generous paid time off policy 
  • National/International Award Nights and Conferences
  • Benefits including vision, medical, and dental
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k program with partial match
  • Employee Share Plan
  • Global career opportunities in a network of brands and businesses

Location – Toronto, CAN 

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The role can be performed onsite, remote or on a hybrid schedule, in compliance with the Company’s Remote and Flexible Work Policy.

This position may be performed remotely anywhere within Canada in accordance with the company’s Remote and Flexible Work Policy except for the province of PEI

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for and you would like to be part of our award winning culture then APPLY NOW.

Travel is booming once again, and our roles are being filled quicker than a nonstop from London to New York.  We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.

Our promise is to provide an environment with equality of respect, dignity and opportunity for all our employees.  We value an inclusive and supportive workplace which truly reflects the diversification of our society.  Flight Centre Travel Group is committed to providing a barrier-free pathway throughout our recruitment selection process.  If you require accommodation because of a disability at any stage of our hiring process, please let us know in advance by contacting our Recruitment Team at fccareers@flightcentre.ca

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