As the Lead Product Manager at sonicbids.com help drive the creation and shipment of multi-channel digital products that fundamentally improve the career management of music industry professionals. To excel you will have to thrive at the intersection of business, technology and user experience.


  • Partner with the Product Owner and business leads to develop the product roadmap
  • Inform product decisions with quantitative data on user behavior and experimentation
  • Prioritize features, build consensus, and coordinate product schedules with a team of engineers and designers to ship high-quality products
  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders across management, marketing, operations, business intelligence, finance and strategy, and customer service to understand and prioritize business needs
  • Gather requirements from internal and external stakeholders and write thorough, well-researched product specifications
  • Present new features to team leads and communicate business goals prior to development
  • Build and maintain a roadmap to grow the business and delight our users
  • Drive the entire product lifecycle of your feature/product – from conception, requirements collection, design, development, testing all the way through launch
  • Create product specifications and wireframes to convey interaction models and edge cases
  • Develop an intimate understanding of a diverse group of end users, whether they internal staff, bands, musicians, venues, promoters or other partners


  • You use quantitative and qualitative insights in addition to instinct to make complex decisions
  • You want to become the authoritative expert and thought leader in your product field
  • You ensure product management details matter; you assign a precise definition of done and reject work until it meets standard
  • You are a creative problem solver that efficiently structures problems to offer solutions
  • You thrive as a business and cultural leader
  • You can easily jump and balance between high level roadmap decisions and small design details


  • 2+ years of product management experience
  • Google Analytics (or comparable analytics) expertise
  • Experience with SQL or database basics (our business intelligence setup includes Looker, Segment and Redshift)
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • High degree of user empathy tempered with business acumen
  • Strong user experience and design sensibilities
  • Attention to detail and proven execution capabilities
  • Ecommerce and/or subscription product experience and a passion for the complex challenges of marketplace businesses a plus


  • Competitive compensation package
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Computer and tech of your choice
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health and Commuter FSAs
  • Reimbursement for technical education
  • Access to all the food trucks in Dumbo
  • Dog Friendly office

Backstage, LLC (owner of Backstage.com, Backstage Magazine and Sonicbids.com) is the leading subscription-based digital platform for non-desk jobs – providing tools and content to help performing artists and creative professionals manage their careers, market themselves and open up new opportunities. We are experiencing significant growth and are looking to add a talented members to our team. The company is private equity-backed and has offices in Boston, New York City and Los Angeles.

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About Sonicbids

Sonicbids was launched with a basic mission: great music should always find an audience. Since 2001, we have grown into a global platform connecting more than 500,000 bands with 35,000 promoters from over 100 countries and the exclusive application platform for South By Southwest, CMJ, and NXNE.

Sonicbids is the online launching pad for many of today's hot artists and has exclusive partnerships with many taste-making events and consumer brands like South By Southwest, Bonnaroo Music and ArtsFestival, CMJ Music Marathon, Red Bull, Marriott Hotels and Diesel Industry.