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director of product management

about Lucra Sports

Lucra Sports is a peer-to-peer sports gaming platform focused on providing fans with a safer, more social, and quicker touch way to engage with friends around sports than existing sports betting or fantasy offerings. Lucra is a skill-based platform that is live for iPhone users in 37 states. On our platform, users create contests around player performances across a variety of sports and set their own terms based on comprehensive publicly available data that we provide instead of playing against the House. Social is at the core of what we built at Lucra- you choose to send contests to a friend, a group, or the Lucra public feed, follow other friends’ activity, view head-to-head stats and group leaderboards and smack talk with friends or groups. All of this takes just seconds, a far more quick-touch process than any existing fantasy sports offerings.

why we are so excited:

Space: Peer-to-peer sports betting combines several attractive (sports betting) and under-penetrated (peer-to-peer gaming) markets. With a nascent, but evolving, regulatory and legal landscape, the opportunities for us will only grow.

Stage: We are a series A venture-backed company after a very successful seed round (May-21) and product launch (Sep-21). We need to ramp up the team and take advantage of the early lead we have in our space.

Team: We are a small team composed of repeat founders, ex-NFL Management, ex-Microsoft, ex-Goldman Sachs.

Investor Base: We are backed by some of the biggest names in sports, including NBA/MLB team owners, professional athletes and top-tier venture funds.

about the role

Lucra is searching for a Director of Product Management who have a passion for bringing amazing products to market and evolving software systems solving complex problems. We are looking for someone who likes to have fun while making a product that brings joy to users. This role is a foundational one within our organization with lots of opportunity for growth. We are building for the future!

main responsibilities include:
  • Partner with the CTO and CEO to define and drive product strategy, vision, and roadmap.
  • Collaborate with the team to prioritize business, technical, and user-centric solutions to the problem or opportunity at hand.
  • Create and maintain a prioritized backlog of user stories to drive software development.
  • Facilitate workshops and meetings with your team and stakeholders.
  • Help innovate and create on Lucra's Product Management processes and our approach to software development.
Our ideal candidate:
  • Strong understanding of digital product management, especially in iOS apps/web apps
  • Strong leadership and communications skills, as well as the ability and desire to teach others
  • Expertise in building and releasing software products
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • Experience collaborating and working directly with engineers, designers, and other team members
  • Is proactive, bold, and resourceful ("If not me, then who?")
  • Is curious about the sports gaming space
  • Shares our vision of connecting people through friendly competition
  • Knowledge of how to draw insights from users thru a variety of methods (user interviews, A/B testing, etc.)

Looking for candidates for an immediate start-date.