Product Coordinator

C O / O P
Published
April 24, 2019
Location
Des Moines, IA
Job Type

Description

The Opportunity

CO-OP Financial Services is bringing digital transformation to the credit union movement. We're creating innovative technology solutions that help not-for-profit credit unions best serve their members and compete with the big banks. As a result, our world-class team is growing faster than ever! If you're passionate about technology and want to be part of a purpose-driven organization, this is an exciting opportunity to provide real value and help shape the future of human-centered financial services.

We are seeking a talented Product Coordinator to oversee and support Product Office operational activities and initiatives. Reporting directly to the Product Office, this position facilitates planning, coordination and implementation of ongoing product initiatives.

What You Can Look Forward to

  • Leads the facilitation of the project lifecycle used by Product to deliver multiple project initiatives such as internal initiatives, major and minor enhancements, card product enhancements, industry and regulatory requirements.
  • Partners with the product manager to ensure delivery of product line enhancements and new products using a team approach to meet strategic objectives.
  • Facilitates communication and/or discussions as needed between all parties to ensure timely and accurate information exchange.
  • Delivers effective, accurate and consistent communication to the product team, senior leadership team, internal stakeholders and vendors.
  • Oversees various meetings, conferences, conference calls and presentations. Tracks tasks, timelines, costs and issues.
  • Proactively owns and executes essential tasks in support of the Product Office.
  • Proactively pursues development opportunities that support knowledge growth.
  • Actively supports our CO-OP culture and embraces our core values of Work as Partners, Communicate Openly and Honestly, Demonstrate Excellence and Champion Change in all interactions.

What You'll Need to Succeed

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing or related field, plus three years' experience in the payments industry or equivalent training and/or experience.
  • Solid understanding and knowledge of the financial services industry, preferably credit unions and payments industry.
  • Demonstrated strong problem-solving skills in an evolving industry and adapt effectively to change.
  • Independent critical thinking skills and ability to proactively anticipate and problem solve.
  • Strong verbal reasoning skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision and manage multiple tasks simultaneously with delivery for all defined milestones and objectives.
  • Must demonstrate drive, initiative and commitment in supporting Product Office goals and objectives.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, CRM platforms and related internal tools.
  • Ability to work independently, collectively and in a team environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

The Perks

  • Fun, challenging and, a collaborative work environment with passionate colleagues that care deeply about the intersection of technology and human-centered financial services.
  • Health benefits – medical, dental, & vision plus wellness programs and gym reimbursements.
  • 401K with generous company match.
  • Tuition reimbursement.

 

 

Company Description

We are designers, collaborators, brand storytellers. We are CO/OP.

We’re a group of designers who were interested in more than just design. We see each brand as having a unique story to tell and every detail from logo to email signature is a part of that greater story. To achieve this vision, we created something without the limitations of working alone and the restrictions of a large company.

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