Senior Product Manager

ExtensionEngine - Cambridge, Massachusetts - Full time

ExtensionEngine is a services firm that helps those in the business of learning create an online learning experience as unique as their vision, pedagogy, and brand. We believe the innovative use of technology and design can yield life-changing outcomes for learners. This belief inspires us to dream big, explore, play, and open our minds to new ideas; creating a trans-formative educational experience, primarily for nonprofits, higher education, and training businesses. Our services include strategy, instructional design, software development, content development, creative, and marketing. We’ve worked with some of the world’s greatest organizations: Harvard, MIT, Smithsonian, AICPA, Kauffman Foundation, and more. We are based in Cambridge, MA with offices in New York, NY and Croatia. 

Project Responsibilities:

  • Launch amazing, successful online learning experiences by leading a multidisciplinary team of experts in strategy, instructional design, UX/UI design, development/QA, program management, developers, and marketing.
  • Develop project timelines and resource plans and track overall project health (staff time and expenses) to ensure the project is delivered on time and budget.
  • Manage all facets of client engagement including requirements gathering, plan development, scrum meetings, resource management and, ultimately, delivery that leads to a successful online learning initiative.

Product Responsibilities

  • Develop a deep understanding of learning systems, products and technologies.
  • Perform market/user research and analyze clients needs. Define best solutions and write product requirements to address findings.
  • Leverage various methods such as wireframes, prototypes, user testing and others to validate product design, capabilities and experience

People Management Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, mentor-ship and training on both product and project responsibilities to more junior members of the PM team
  • Help Director of Product Management to grow and improve the team (people and processes)
  • Support activities of other parts of the business such as sales and strategy

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably MBA or graduate degree in management or product/tech fields.
  • 5+ years experience in program and/or product management in a high-tech environment.
  • Storyteller - Great verbal and written communication skills – Comfortable working with and presenting to clients, prospects and senior stakeholders.
  • Great management skills – Ability to lead teams of both technical, non technical and creative members, delivering products within schedule and budget
  • Passionate about designing technology products
  • GSD (Get [Stuff] Done) Attitude – Work hard and be focused on delivering real, tangible value to our clients

We are a diverse, collaborative, and mission-driven organization of lifelong learners who are passionate about expanding access to education through technology and innovation. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our team members have been key factors in our company’s growth since our inception in 2000. Join our team!

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Role

Product Management

Experience Level

Mid Level

ExtensionEngine

ExtensionEngine is on a mission to help every person get a great education, which ultimately will make the world a better place. We want to see dramatic improvements in K-12, higher education and corporate / lifelong learning. 

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