Product Manager

Edmentum Inc. - Remote - Full time

Edmentum is committed to making it easier for educators to individualize learning for every student through simple technology, high-quality content, actionable data, and customer success. Founded in innovation, Edmentum’s powerful learning solutions blend technology with individual teaching approaches. We are dedicated to being educators' most trusted partner in creating successful student outcomes everywhere learning occurs. Our commitment is built off the emphasis we place on our core values: passion, people, respect, collaboration, and performance.

As a member of a fun and close-knit Product Management team, you will understand user behavior, analyze data, identify trends, create strategies, lead cross-functional programs, measure impact and drive wide-scale product implementation and roll-out. You will collaborate with best-in-class designers and engineers who build leading educational technology solutions using latest technology such as artificial intelligence and machine learning. You will partner with Sales and Marketing to establish solid go-to market strategies for new and/or existing products in a time of rapid growth and acceleration. Utilizing data, the Product Manager identifies market opportunities and development of features, functionality and content to bring the Edmentum strategy and vision to life.

Here's what you'll do:

  • Lead the development of creative, high-quality product road maps based on product strategy and vision
  • Leads a cross-functional work group that translates corporate/business strategy into product strategy. Assume end-to-end responsibility for the strategic value, usability, and performance of our digital products
  • Establish a shared vision across the organization by building a consensus on priorities to make for highly productive execution.
  • Work closely with front-end/back-end engineering teams, design, and stakeholders in an agile environment to deliver products to market
  • Collaborate with marketing team, to create go-to-market strategies that include new media marketing tactics such as social media, digital advertising creating innovated way to create brand and product awareness in the market.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of each product, it’s features and functionality. Collaborate with marketing team, to create go-to-market strategies that include new media marketing tactics such as social media, digital advertising creating innovated way to create brand and product awareness in the market.
  • Analyze educational market and competition based on a synthesis of appropriate data, including primary and secondary market research, customer feedback, sales and market data, product evaluations, services feedback and industry network.
  • Proactively analyze and provide resolution to both strategic and tactical opportunities to improve products to meet market demands for now as well as into the future.
  • Collaborate with designers, engineers, data scientists and user researchers to analyze patterns and trends, identifying new opportunities for growth.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of each product, it’s features and functionality and delivers in-depth readiness training, positioning, and support external-facing teams.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Able to represent the company and mission to the public and schools on site visits, media interviews and at conference and industry events.

Here's what you'll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, education, computer science or an equivalent field required.
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in product and/or marketing management including experience with new media marketing campaigns, digital and social advertising
  • 3+ years of experience in leading teams in a highly matrixed, highly cross-functional organization.
  • 3+ years of experience interacting with customers, strategic partners, and cross-functional groups to understand market and business needs
  • Experience in leading without authority by building relationships
  • Knowledgeable in agile product methodologies and development of artifacts such as user journeys and personas, story maps and product roadmaps.
  • The successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment that encourages experimentation, obsesses over product users, measures success based on outcomes and fosters collaboration to solve problems.
  • Inspirational, motivational, and results-based leadership skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interpret and analyze company and product line financial statements and make tangible and P&L-based recommendations and action plans to grow and maintain product lines
  • Willingness to travel (estimated up to 30%)

Edmentum is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Role

Product Management

Experience Level

Mid Level

Edmentum Inc.

Founded in innovation, Edmentum is committed to being educators' most trusted partner in creating successful student outcomes everywhere learning occurs, through simple technology, high-quality content, actionable data, and customer success.

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