Product Manager, i-Ready

Curriculum Associates - Billerica, MA - Full time

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Curriculum Associates is seeking a Product Manager who will be a leader within the i-Ready product management team. This role will work closely with Product and Technology leadership to plan, define, and deliver innovative and effective solutions to the K12 market. The Product Manager is directly responsible for the product lifecycle of their projects starting with understanding market trends, to communicating requirements to internal and external stakeholders, and acting upon user feedback to continuously improve the product.

Impact you'll have:

  • Hone deep understanding of users’ needs, technology, market, and competition to drive a strategic roadmap
  • Effectively communicate strategic plans to internal stakeholders; manage feedback and adjust priorities appropriately
  • Drive product design end-to-end—including researching user needs, gathering requirements through market research, scoping and designing creative solutions, articulating and prioritizing detailed feature definitions, and understanding the technology platform to work ensure feasible designs
  • Write more complex stories and requirements• Work closely with instructional design team, subject matter experts, and technology team to define and deliver effective offerings
  • Interact regularly with sales force, account managers, and customers to get product feedback and build product knowledge for these groups
  • Stay abreast of trends, key issues, competitor and partner offerings
  • Work effectively in a small and fast-moving environment
  • What we're looking for:

  • Master’s in Education or MBA strongly preferred
  • 2+ years’ experience in software product management required
  • Experience with Agile processes strongly preferred
  • Proven ability to develop product ideas and make decisions on how to solve user needs after considering input from various sources
  • Experience working directly with sales, customers, engineers, service delivery, and client services strongly preferred
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills are a must
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
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    Role

    Product Management

    Experience Level

    Mid Level

    Curriculum Associates

    Founded in 1969, Curriculum Associates is leading the adoption of blended learning for over six million K–12 students across the country, evolving along with schools as they focus more on digital content. We're designing cutting-edge print and online instructional materials, screens and assessments, and data management tools—including the award-winning i-Ready®, Ready®, and BRIGANCE® product lines. We're the only company to integrate print and digital learning, assessment, and instruction into one offering to address the needs of today's student and help teachers save time in the classroom.

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