Head of Product Innovation, Nutrition Science


Rootine is a mission-driven digital health startup focused on optimizing health and human performance through precision nutrition. Rootine unlocks total body health and supports common health conditions like fatigue, stress, brain fog and more through at-home lab testing, precision nutrition products, in-app tracking, and community. Cellular nutrition is core to health and we are building the only precise, end-to-end solution to optimize cellular nutrition.


What We Are Looking For

We’re looking for a Head of Product Innovation who is excited to build at the forefront of precision nutrition and use creativity to help us improve the health and daily performance of millions across the globe.  You will play an important role in researching and launching innovative precision nutrition products and health testing that inform and delight customers while empowering them to leverage their personal health data to achieve optimal health.

As an early member of a small team, you will have the opportunity to own product innovation end-to-end and build out the team and processes. You’ll work with cross functionally to shape and own the testing and precision nutrient suite, creating amazing experiences for our members while helping us scale towards our business goals. The right person for this role is a dynamic resource, skilled in executing familiar and unfamiliar tasks that is ready to take on a significant, high impact role on a small team.


What You'll Do
  • Shape and own the physical product roadmap - including at-home health testing and nutrition supplement innovation

  • Drive innovation from a science-based perspective, translating science into amazing product experiences for our members, including product formulation management

  • Leadership and end-to-end management of supply chain and operations for at-home testing and new nutrition supplement products

  • Provide and manage quality testing and regulatory oversight to all products including claims, labeling, and testing vendor review

  • Talk directly with members to understand problems and opportunities and work with the team to envision, build and test possible solutions and programs

  • Provide clear direction for marketing material and participate in brand efforts around new product launches and existing product education

  • Work with CX, marketing, and ops teams to answer questions and tie in their insights into product discovery and development

  • Work cross-functionally to understand best implementation strategies for new products across marketing, digital product, and engineering teams

  • Report on roadmap, status, and timelines to leadership and full team and be able to recommend where we should be spending our time based on potential impact and available resources

  • Create experiments with clear and measurable success criteria - translate initial hypotheses into learnings and actionable next steps based on member feedback


Who You Are:
  • Ability to work cross functionally to understand business goals and translate to product innovation strategy

  • Insights driven and science-based with ability to review and analyze disparate data sets to inform product development and pipeline

  • 5+ years of product development or innovation in the nutraceuticals / nutrition supplement space

  • Licenses and / or clinical certifications with medical, nutrition science, or other related field

  • Demonstrated leadership ability with strong interpersonal skills

  • Innate curiously and problem solving mindset

  • Startup mindset - enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment

  • Experience in digital health and / or personal interest in health a plus!

Location Base: Remote [HQ in Nashville TN]

Compensation: Competitive Salary + Equity Potential for Right Candidate

Manager: Report to CEO and Co-founder


Interview Process
  1. Meet the team and learn about Rootine - start with a 15-min call with Rachel, Rootine’s CEO and Co-founder and from there if we are excited to continue, you will be connected with other members of the team

  2. Technical Challenge - a short take-home assignment that will allow you to highlight how you would approach the Head of Product Innovation role at Rootine. You will be asked to present either via Loom or over Zoom to Rachel + other team members

  3. Technical Interview - a 30-45 min Zoom talking in-depth about your work experience, your approach to working, problem solving, process and more

  4. Meet more of the team - a chance to connect with other department heads across marketing, brand, member experience, and ops

  5. Reference conversations - we will connect with people you have worked with before to learn more about how we can best work with and support you in the role. At this point, we’re excited and expect to hear great things so it’s primarily so you are set up for success at Rootine


How to Apply

Interested? Apply here

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