Product Manager – Investments And Platforms
Join a fast growing fintech firm committed to helping consumers make better choices
Be a part of a growing research team in a flourishing and highly-respected industry champion, led by an entrepreneur with a successful track record in creating respected financial services businesses. Use your industry insights to make a difference and help consumers to make better choices about investment and pensions products.
This Product Manager role is ideal for someone with experience in an investment platform, robo-advisor or other retail investment company who wants to be a part of something that is a little bit different. This role will suit those who have experience in a product, marketing or analyst role and understand how platforms work and their relative pricing structures.
You will look across the industry and help us to update and improve our Best Buys tables, pricing calculator as well as working up a new product launch. Your drive will be to help consumers make better, confident choices. You will be the main product owner of our ISA and pension comparison tables and be responsible for the content, the research and managing the relationships with these providers.
You will be joining a small team that is proactive and moves quickly. We are looking for someone with great attention to detail, with new and fresh ideas.
This role will suit someone with specific industry knowledge who wants to be part of a smaller, nimble team where they can make a positive contribution, see the output which they are responsible for and help the end consumer to make better choices.
We are looking for a product manager who has a strong understanding of:
- The retail investment market and the key financial products and services.
- DIY pensions.
- The investing options open to consumers and their advantages and disadvantages.
- The pricing structures of online investing platforms.
- And preferably funds and the underlying investments available on these platforms.
You will have direct experience of working in the investment industry, ideally for an online investment provider.
Boring Money is developing a niche as the best comparison site for investments and pensions. You will take ownership of these pages and make sure that the content is up-to-date, the pricing information is correct and that our representation is fair. You will manage relationships with the providers, make sure we are covering the best in the market and also take journalists queries on propositions and pricing.
- Have an interest in the new digital developments in the consumer market.
- Take a genuine pride in your work.
- Have a desire to make investing more consumer-friendly.
- Have an interest in developing new ways to help customer make confident choices with their money.
- Be a self-starter.
- Have good relationships in the industry and enjoy building relationships and engaging with external parties.
- Muck in and not be afraid to roll your sleeves up.
- Find change, multi-tasking and a fast-paced environment exciting not overwhelming.
This is a great opportunity for someone looking to take the next step up – and to get out from behind a desk and to be a bigger part of a smaller team. To move into a role that, whilst supported by a small team of 5 other researchers, requires you to work with a high degree of proactivity and independence. As part of a small team, the successful applicant will gain industry exposure to senior executives and policy influencers.
The role provides the opportunity to take ownership for products that will make a real difference to consumers trying to make sense of the bewildering world of investments.
Boring Money is a ‘scale-up’ digital information business set up by the Founder of The Platforum, Holly Mackay. We help people who find finance baffling and confusing to make some better choices. And we work with the industry to help them make better products and content.
Boring Money launched in June 2015. Since then our audience has grown substantially. The events we hold and the research we produce has gained industry recognition and we regularly run features in national publications, most recently in The Times, The Mail and The Financial Times.
Our first consumer campaign had more than 850,000 video views across YouTube and Facebook. You can see these on our YouTube channel.
There are currently 14 full-time employees working across our research, sales and marketing team.
Location & Team
The role is full-time based in London, near to Bond Street Underground Station.
Salary and start
Commensurate with experience.
Please contact Claire Anstee to apply or if you have any questions before applying.