Yext puts business on the map. Yext is defining a new category called digital knowledge management, which helps businesses manage all of the public facts that they want consumers to know across the digital ecosystem.

Product Management 2018 Summer Intern at Yext

Yext puts business on the map. The Yext Knowledge Engine™ lets companies manage their digital knowledge in the cloud and sync it to over 100 services in the PowerListings® Network. Yext Listings, Pages, and Reviews help businesses around the globe facilitate face-to-face and digital interactions that boost brand awareness, drive foot traffic, and increase sales.
The Yext Product Management Team leads the planning and development for Yext’s products. We meet customers, design product enhancements, work closely with partners, drive software projects, and manage launches. Our role is highly cross-functional - we are constantly presented with opportunities to learn new things and have a big impact throughout our business. We encourage outstanding individuals interested in having a key role at a great company to apply for this challenging and rewarding position.

Yext is hiring 2018 summer interns
for our Product Management team, based in our headquarters in New York City.
Responsibilities

  • Meet with current and prospective customers to understand their needs to drive product planning
  • Follow industry trends through exploring complementary and competitive products, meeting with partners, attending conferences, and investigating new technologies
  • Contribute to company-level product planning by developing concepts into specs, evaluating them, and participating as we build a strategic product roadmap
  • Generate, gather, and organize ideas for features and improvements for the Yext Knowledge Engine, prioritize feature requests, and maintain part of the roadmap
  • Investigate and analyze requests from customers, partners, and internal stakeholders, design solutions for them, and drive their implementation
  • Design product enhancements and communicate designs orally, through diagrams, and through PRDs
  • Facilitate software development projects, working with our design team, engineering team, and other stakeholders
  • Coordinate feature launches, including orchestrating testing, documentation, training rollout sequencing, customer communication, and adoption measurement
  • Work with partner companies to explore and drive business development initiatives
  • Serve as a resource for other employees who have product questions, feature requests, and other needs
  • Present current and future capabilities to both internal and external audiences

Minimum Requirements

  • Pursuing a BA/BS in Computer Science or related technical field graduating by August 2019
  • Product mindset - inclination and ability to envision a product and then marshal and drive resources to realize that vision
  • Flexible, fast learner who thrives in a constantly changing work environment
  • Able to generate creative, simple solutions to complex problems
  • Ability to quickly understand, reason about, and fluently discuss existing and proposed software systems
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to work productively in a collaborative team environment
  • Works well under pressure
  • Effective time-management skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects
  • Solid work ethic

Compensation, Benefits & Perks

Yext offers the following exceptional benefits: competitive compensation, unlimited snacks, daily meal allowance, and flexible hours / paid time off. Our mission is to help people go places—both consumers to our customers’ doorsteps and our employees to new heights in their careers. We treat our employees well and offer tremendous growth opportunities. Challenging work pushes our people to be creative in a casual environment that is caring, fun, and collaborative. We believe that when you have smart, happy people working together you can produce something special.
About

Yext is based in the heart of New York City, with offices operating in Berlin, Chicago, Dallas, London, Paris, Tokyo, and Washington D.C. Yext has been recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing companies by Inc. 5000 (2015 & 2016), one of Forbes’ Most Promising Companies (2014 & 2015), and one of Fortune's Best Places to Work (2014, 2015, & 2016). Most recently, Yext was named the #1 Workplace in New York City by Great Place to Work® and Fortune. 

You can learn more about the Yext team and culture on the muse, our website, and blog.

Yext is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. 

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Why work with us
Our mission at Yext is to help people go places. Our products do that by helping our customers put perfect location data in the palm of their customers' hands. But we also aspire to help our team members go places in their careers. Build your career in a fast-paced, agile environment and be part of a growing, global team. Together, we'll go places.
Culture
Learn fast. Think big. Get stuff done. These are the three Yext value pillars that have guided our team from 5 to 600 employees with 5 offices around the world. Innovation comes from not accepting the world as it is. Yexters are constantly looking to improve and push the boundaries of both our products and our abilities.
Perks & Benefits
Get what you’re worth: Company-wide policy to reward and retain top performers. Competitive total reward program, including competitive base salary, equity, and comprehensive benefit packages. Yearly performance appraisal process and compensation reviews. Competitive commissions plans for our sales teams. Equity packages
Take your time: Yexters love to travel, whether in packs or solo with Yext’s flexible vacation policy. Paid parental leave includes maternity, paternity, and adoptive parents.
Enjoy the perks: Allocation for meals and fully stocked kitchen with unlimited snacks and drinks. Comprehensive perks program gives employees access to wireless services like AT&T and T-Mobile discounts as well as several additional employee discount programs and dedicated Benefit Hotline Service Team.
Hone your craft: Opportunity for career growth and mobility. “Lunch and learn” programming open to all departments. Strong employee mentoring programs including weekly check-ins and stand-ups.
Take care of yourself: Reimbursements on gym memberships. Wellness Program includes flu shots, health diagnostics, free onsite massages, and pressed juice days. Ergonomic work stations — including standing desks.
Let loose: Game room with foosball, video games, and weekly game night on our custom poker table. Pizza and beer every Friday. Interest groups including a book club and volleyball team.
Save for your future: Contribute pretax dollars to Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) or Dependent Care Spending Accounts (DCSA). Invest for your retirement on a tax-deferred basis via Yext’s 401(k) plan. Contribute pretax dollars to Transit and Parking Accounts to use towards the purchase of parking services and mass transit.
Make the world your business: In addition to our NYC headquarters, Yext has offices in Virginia (Tysons Corner), Chicago, Dallas and the United Kingdom (London).
Give back: Organized company-wide volunteer days. NY Cares training held onsite. Bi-annual coat & food drives.

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