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Position: Technical Product Manager
Organization: Mama Earth Organics
Location: Toronto (near O'Connor & St Clair E.)


About Us:

We're creating an alternative, locally-based, food system in Toronto. We partner with local organic farms and like-minded local businesses and artisans, and deliver local, organic, small-scale grown or produced food that tastes really good. We deliver directly to our member's homes, throughout the GTA, on a weekly basis from our 20,000 sq. ft headquarters located in East Toronto. We are a fast growing company working to realize some exciting and ambitious plans in the coming few years. We’re a progressive organization focused on the overall happiness, health and balance/mindfulness of our 90+ staff.

Since 2017, Mama Earth Organics has been a certified B Corporation — a community of companies using business as a force for good. B Corps work toward reduced inequality, lower levels of poverty, a healthier environment, stronger communities, and the creation of more high quality jobs with dignity and purpose. By harnessing the power of business, B Corps use profits and growth as a means to a greater end: positive impact for their employees, communities, and the environment.

The Role and responsibilities:

The Technical Product Manager will lead the ongoing development and support of our website, CMS, apps and online campaigns. Your key duties and responsibilities are:

  • Prepare detailed business and technical requirement scope documents for website features, internal tech projects and digital campaigns
  • Lead the development and rollout of new website capabilities and content
  • Direct the efforts of a team of Web Developers/Designers in an Agile environment while making sure maintainability, development specs and technical standards are being met
  • Have a hands-on approach to contribute to the development of features and functionality
  • Own the development roadmaps for future website updates and performance improvements
  • Plan and implement ongoing Quality Assurance processes
  • Strong analytical skills to identify areas of improvement and drive the implementation of new workflows to improve processes
  • Provide support services for internal staff by coordinating with our development team to troubleshoot and resolve issues
  • Communicate regular updates to internal teams
  • Develop an instruction manual and training procedures for our proprietary Content Management System
  • Balance simultaneous projects and appropriately prioritize tasks
  • Implement and enforce standards for page speed, code quality, on-page SEO, and other underlying fundamentals


The right candidate will possess a strong program management background, will have demonstrated experience leading medium to large projects, and will have a well-rounded technical background. You must be able to thrive and succeed in an entrepreneurial environment, and not be hindered by competing priorities. Maturity, high judgment, analytical talent and leadership are essential for success in this role.

  • Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field or Diploma in Web Development or a related field
  • 3+ years management experience with web or app development
  • Proficiency with Content Management Systems and system design
  • Experience in managing projects through the full life cycle including planning (strategy, documentation) through to execution (design/UX oversight, development, launch planning).
  • Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals.
  • Solid understanding of web development in relation to online marketing strategies
  • Experience performing A/B and multivariate testing
  • Working knowledge of marketing email standards and tools such as MailChimp and SendGrid, and how they relate to web development
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Nice to have:

  • Experience coding e-commerce websites and web applications using one or more of the following: HTML5, CSS, ASP, JavaScript, and SQL database
  • Design skills and proficiency using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator

What’s In It For You:

  • You’ll be putting more food dollars into local farms so they can continue to grow the most nutritious and delicious produce while preserving farmland and biodiversity in Ontario.
  • You’ll be supporting the creation of a local food system, built on principles of sustainability and biodiversity, and demonstrating that this can be both financially sustainable for farmers and affordable for consumers
  • You’ll be joining a thriving business driven by an experienced leadership team who have built successful businesses
  • You’ll be joining a team of talented, fun people who take pride in supporting the Local Food System one crazy fresh produce basket at a time

Things You Should Know:

  • This is a full-time salaried position located in East Toronto at 19 Waterman Ave
  • We don't have cubicles and we all feel lucky to be here!

How do You Apply?

Please forward your cover letter, describing why you would be a good fit for this position, and resume to . We kindly ask that you apply to us via email only, please no phone calls. Thank you very much for your interest and good luck!

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date publiée : Jun 5 2020    Numéro : 56765