Product Manager (Contract)

Posted by
World Pulse
Portland, OR

World Pulse

Published 29 days ago

March 15, 2021
January 22, 2021
$40/hr (dependent on experience)

About World Pulse

World Pulse is an award-winning, high impact social network connecting women worldwide for change. Our network has tens of thousands of members from 190 countries all on one mission: to create a world where all women thrive; one click, one comment, one connection at a time. On, women exchange stories, make connections, and learn new digital skills that enable them to rise up and create faster change in their communities, impacting millions of lives.

Job Overview

World Pulse is looking for a Product Manager to join our passionate, mission-driven team. They will be responsible for the management of our website development, coordination with our software development agency, providing organizational support related to the management of the platform, and supporting ongoing business needs. This individual will work collaboratively with our CEO and executive leadership team and have an opportunity to drive our product vision.

If you're a passionate self-starter who wants to be part of making a difference in the world, World Pulse is a great organization for you. 

At this time, we can only consider applicants with authorization to work in the United States; unfortunately we cannot provide visa sponsorship.


  • Execute the product vision and manage the product roadmap, as well as align stakeholders to prioritize product features and capabilities
  • Collaborate with the development agency to ensure product timelines are met and plan the resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
  • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan; utilizing best practices, techniques, and standards for MVPs (Minimum Viable Product) throughout entire project execution
  • Track and manage product development timeline and budget
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, business, a related field or equivalent experience
  • 5-8 years of project management
  • Knowledge and familiarity of Drupal 7, Wordpress or other CMS platforms
  • Experience in project management for product and/or platform development

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices (such as AWS or Google Analytics)
  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively
  • Experience managing software development projects through the full lifecycle
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline
  • Knowledge and/or certifications for agile development preferred
  • Experience with platform migration, MVP (Minimum Viable Product) development, and/or start-ups preferred

Organizational and Work Environment

  • Be active on the World Pulse online community.
  • Participate in events and represent World Pulse.
  • Due to the global nature of the organization, team members must be available occasionally to conduct work outside of office hours with prior notice.
  • While the team member can live/work anywhere in the world, successful candidates must be available during core work hours for the U.S.-based team in the Pacific Time Zone.

Benefits and other details

  • $40/hr (dependent on experience).
  • This is a part-time contract position for six months (estimated 20 hours/week) with potential for a long-term opportunity. 

World Pulse is an equal opportunity employer. Even if you don’t meet 100% of the listed qualifications, we still strongly encourage you to apply! We are seeking applications from people with disabilities, women, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, medical condition or conditions, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related conditions (ARC). Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise of special needs at the time of hire.

How to Apply

Please include 2-3 sentence answers to the following questions:

  1. What made you want to apply for this position?
  2. Tell us about why you’re interested in product management. Feel free to reference any relevant experience if you have it!

About World Pulse

World Pulse is an award-winning, high impact social network connecting women worldwide for change. Our network has tens of thousands of members from 190 countries all on one mission: to create a world where all women thrive…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Part Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • 4-Year Degree Required


401 NE 19th Ave, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97232

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