MPB Career: Public Goods – Product Development Manager

San Francisco, CA

We are actively expanding the scope and scale of products at Public Goods to include more healthy and affordable options in our grocery category!

You will:

  • Be responsible for end-to-end Grocery category product development. You will work with cross-functional partners for milestone ownership and handoffs to execute new food product and packaging concepts.
  • Source reputable vendors in the food category
  • Manage vendor relationships and negotiate pricing, payment terms, and timelines.
  • Consult market research materials and sales data to ensure that products are competitive and fit within brand guidelines.

Who you are:

  • 2-5 years of experience in the food product development and/or sourcing in the food industry
  • Have current relationships with food manufacturers and vendors you’ve worked with previously
  • Knowledgeable about grocery supply chains, private label, and manufacturing
  • Good pulse on the market, able to translate brand strategy, and market trends from ideas to reality
  • Hyper organized, detail-oriented, and independent
  • Collaborative and comfortable in a hectic team-oriented startup environment
  • Strong communicator and negotiator
  • Experience working with overseas suppliers a plus
  • Experience with sustainable packaging and or ethical labor practices a plus

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation package: salary + equity.
  • 100% covered Medical/Dental/Vision/telemedicine services for employees
  • Public Goods lifetime membership and monthly credits to both Public Goods and a monthly stipend for books of your choice!