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Director of Product Management



Los Angeles Metropolitan Area, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Company: Scout

Location: Remote

Position Type: Full-time

About Scout: Scout is a cutting-edge financial wellness platform dedicated to college athletes. Our mission is to empower student-athletes by providing them with the tools and knowledge to maximize their Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) opportunities and ensure robust financial health. As revenue sharing for players becomes increasingly important, Scout is at the forefront of offering innovative solutions tailored specifically to the needs of college athletes. Scout is powered by a one-of-a-kind data model that combines income data, career history, and future earnings to deliver a unique, athlete-centric experience.


  • User Growth: Scout has onboarded 2000 athletes and partnered with 50+ schools.
  • Financial Impact: Our platform has facilitated over $100k per college athlete.
  • Engagement: High engagement rates with 80% of active users regularly utilizing Scout's tools and resources.
  • Feedback: Positive feedback from athletes and institutions, highlighting improved financial literacy and empowerment.

Role Overview: We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Product Lead to join our team. This individual will be responsible for driving the product vision, strategy, and execution to enhance our platform and services. The ideal candidate has a strong background in fintech, a passion for sports, particularly college sports, and a proven track record of leading successful product initiatives. Strong product design skills are essential, as you will be driving product design and utilizing our existing design system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Product Strategy & Vision: Develop and articulate a clear product vision and strategy that aligns with Scout’s mission and market needs.
  • Roadmap Development: Create and maintain a product roadmap, ensuring alignment with business goals and customer needs.
  • User-Centric Design: Lead efforts to understand the needs of college athletes and create solutions that enhance their financial wellness.
  • Product Design: Drive product design initiatives, leveraging our existing design system to create user-friendly and visually appealing interfaces.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams including engineering, design, marketing, and sales to drive product development from conception to launch.
  • Market Analysis: Conduct thorough market research to stay ahead of trends and competition in the fintech and sports sectors.
  • Data-Driven Decisions: Utilize analytics and user feedback to inform product decisions and iterate on features.
  • Stakeholder Management: Communicate product plans, progress, and outcomes to stakeholders at all levels, ensuring transparency and alignment.


  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years of product management experience in fintech or related fields.
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field; MBA or advanced degree is a plus.
  • Passion for Sports: Deep understanding and passion for sports, particularly college sports.
  • Leadership: Proven ability to lead and inspire cross-functional teams.
  • Product Design: Strong product design skills with experience driving design initiatives and using design systems.
  • Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities with a data-driven mindset.
  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Technical Acumen: Familiarity with iOS app development and modern product management tools and methodologies.

Why Join Scout?

  • Impact: Play a pivotal role in shaping the financial future of college athletes.
  • Innovation: Work with cutting-edge technology and a passionate team dedicated to making a difference.
  • Growth: Opportunities for professional development and career growth in a fast-paced startup environment.
  • Culture: Join a supportive, inclusive, and dynamic workplace where your ideas are valued and your contributions are recognized.
  • Fun: Meet and talk to your favorite college players you only get to see on-screen.

How to Apply: If you are excited about the opportunity to make a significant impact in the lives of college athletes and have the experience and passion we are looking for, we would love to hear from you. Please send your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are the perfect fit for this role to team@elevatewith.com.