Associate Product Manager

SchoolMint - San Francisco, CA - Full time


Company Description

SchoolMint provides a cloud-based student enrollment and school choice platform for close to 4,000 PreK-12 independent, charter, and district schools nationwide. Our team consists of folks who have trained at MIT, Harvard, USC, UC Berkeley, and Stanford and have previously worked at The Climate Corporation, Edmodo, Apple, Pearson, and Teach For America. Headquartered in San Francisco, SchoolMint is well funded by reputable venture capital firms such as Runa Capital, New Schools Venture Fund, Reach Capital, Kapor Capital, Crosslink Capital, and Imagine K12 as well as some amazing angel investors pioneering the technology and education world.

At SchoolMint, we work hard to build and maintain a diverse and inclusive culture and work environment. We welcome all and value every individuality because we know how advantageous diversity is to our employees, our product, and our communities.

SchoolMint is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Job Description

SchoolMint is looking for an Associate Product Manager to drive product development from conception to launch across Web, iOS, and Android platforms. In this role, you will perform market research, position our product within the educational marketplace, and guide product strategy, development, and releases.

Responsibilities:

• All the basics - you will define features, write specs and user stories, create wireframes, lead walkthroughs, communicate functionality, and incorporate feedback. Rinse and repeat.

• Prioritize feature ideas and bug fixes, along with growth-experiments and long-term strategic projects.

• Manage the daily workflow with a team of engineers and designers. Do whatever your team needs to help them keep moving.

• Gather feedback from school administrators on the existing product, new feature ideas, and general pain points. Then synthesize this feedback to guide future product plans.

• Work on integrating the product with other platforms through 3rd-party APIs to help our users manage their data.

• Research the market and analyze competition to inform decisions.

• Support product releases by updating FAQs, marketing pages, and other collateral.

Qualifications

Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree, ideally in a quantitative discipline (Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Economics, etc.).

• Experience developing web and mobile products and technologies.

• Excellent ability to communicate your ideas, regardless of audience, and have unmatched collaboration skills.

• Ability to empathize with nontechnical users.

• Strong penchant for organization, and ability to keep teammates organized and in sync.

• Ability to balance short-term wins with long-term strategic decisions.

• You have strong opinions, weakly held. You are able to take ownership of your work, but when others come up with great ideas, you are willing to put your ego aside to do what's best.

• Our values resonate with you: https://careers.smartrecruiters.com/SchoolMint.

Even Better:

• Strong technical experience, preferably gained through building consumer products on iOS, Android, and Web.

• Good sense of design principles and a strong visual aesthetic.

• Prior experience working at a school district or a charter school.

• Previous startup experience.

• Knowledge of Pivotal Tracker and Balsamiq or similar task management and wire-framing tools.

• A real passion for education and EdTech.

Additional Information

Benefits:

• Generous stock options

• Educational Assistance Program

• Commuter Benefits Program

• Competitive PTO program & Paid Holidays

• Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits

• Catered lunch in office

• Stocked kitchen and beverages provided

• Office is in the SOMA, and easily accessible to public transportation

• Casual work environment with people that also know how to have fun!

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Experience Level

less than 1 year

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