Carbon Lighthouse, Inc.

Head of Product

Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco
ID
2021-1174
Category
Technology
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Target Start Date: July 2021

Reports To: Brenden Millstein, President and co-founder

Location: Remote, USA

 

Carbon Lighthouse is hiring for a Head of Product. Our Head of Product will report directly to Brenden, our co-founder and President. Carbon Lighthouse is looking for an experienced Head of Product to drive the evolution of our software platform to increase our impact in our effort to stop climate change. We have taken the first step of transforming our data analysis and thermodynamics modeling toolset into a robust cloud software platform, called CLUES®. In order to accelerate our impact on carbon reductions, we are looking to expand our platform and build new products that deliver tangible results for our internal and external stakeholders.

During the pandemic Carbon Lighthouse made two modifications to its business model, unlocking significantly faster growth. Results have been excellent thus far: 4.3x reduction in sales cycle, 2x increase in conversion rates, 10x+ increase in impact with 5 power plants eliminated year to date. These results demonstrate early traction on the improved model, and you will work closely with Business Development, Sales, Marketing, Tech (Software Team), and Service Delivery (Mechanical Engineering), and lead the effort to achieve robust Product Market Fit. The Product team reports to you, and in this role you will help determine how large the team should be and what its makeup is. You are empowered to envision and lead Product towards Carbon Lighthouse goals.




About Carbon Lighthouse: 

Carbon Lighthouse is on a mission to stop climate change by making it easy and profitable for building owners to eliminate carbon emissions caused by wasted energy. The company’s unique approach to Efficiency Production goes deep into buildings to uncover and continuously correct hidden inefficiencies that add up to meaningful financial value and carbon elimination that lasts. Since 2010, commercial real estate, educational, hospitality and industrial customers nationwide have chosen Carbon Lighthouse to enhance building comfort, increase net operating income and achieve their sustainability goals.

 

 

We are a team that highly values life and safety, question asking, getting it done, integrity, and teamwork. We prize transparency and communication, hold ourselves to high standards of performance and professionalism, and support our team members’ professional development.

Responsibilities

  • Create a vision, product strategy, and roadmap for CL Product Team
  • Lead the effort to achieve robust Product Market Fit by working closely with Business Development, Sales, Marketing, Tech (Software Team), and Service Delivery (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Grow, Manage, and Train the Product Team. The Product team reports to you, and in this role you will help determine how large the team should be and what it’s makeup is. You are empowered to envision and lead Product towards Carbon Lighthouse goals
  • Lead with a team focus, expressing ideas and being open to those of others, to effectively drive cross-team solutions that have complex dependencies and requirements
  • Participate in, study, and improve the current Carbon Lighthouse processes by working closely with Tech on Execution

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of Product experience in venture-backed Series A and B companies
  • Experience in at least one startup finding Product Market Fit, and then leading the scaleup to a successful exit or profitability
  • Self-motivated & passionate with ability to work effectively in a rapidly changing environment
  • Proactive, never-give-up attitude in the face of adversity, and ambiguous situations
  • Excellent work habits and organizational skills
  • Clear verbal and written communicator, with consistent and transparent decision making
  • Ability to work across all teams and roles within Carbon Lighthouse
  • Strong client facing  presentation and interview skills 
  • Software specific PM experience
  • Experience implementing and leveraging agile software development principles
  • Experience mentoring, coaching, and providing professional development opportunities for Product Managers of all experience and seniority levels



Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary + equity
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Fully paid maternity and paternity leave benefits
  • Subsidized public transit and bike to work benefits
  • 401(k)

 

Carbon Lighthouse is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Carbon Lighthouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records consistent with federal, state and local legal requirements.







If you’re excited about our environmental mission and this looks like a fit, you should apply! Please fill out the brief application form and be prepared to submit three references at a later date.

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