Senior Product Manager

Tutored by Teachers - Remote - Full time

Description

At Tutored by Teachers, we believe that when you put a teacher in front of a student, magic happens. As our first product manager, you’ll have the opportunity to shape and build the multi-faceted platform that enables that magic and ultimately amplifies it. Join us on our mission to close the opportunity gap!

Frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented racial minorities will only apply to roles if they feel they meet 100% of the qualifications. At TbT, we encourage you to break through that statistic. Roles evolve over time, especially with innovation, and you may be just the person we need into the future. If you are excited by this job description and energized by the work we are doing, but you don't meet every qualification, please apply:)

Role

As Product Manager, you will:

  • Drive the roadmap, prioritization, and delivery of key features of the Tutored by Teachers platform spanning student experience, teacher experience, school interoperability, and operations automation
  • Inform and help define the broader the vision and key product pillars of the TbT platform
  • Have a CEO-like mindset and own every aspect of feature releases that achieve KPI goals. You will lead cross-functional partners spanning technology, UI/UX designers, marketing, and operations to deliver a polished product that meets the platform vision
  • Use data, user research, and market knowledge to craft a vision for the platform and identify areas of opportunity, building a case for new product improvements or investments
  • Help identify inefficiencies and provide long term solutions in our feature development and live operation processes & tooling to further drive operational excellence
  • Represent the product both internally to the business and externally to our customers throughout the lifecycle

In your first 30 days you will:

  • Get to know all your stakeholders on our small but mighty team along with our processes
  • Begin to scope out our roadmap and feature prioritization for our platform and define resourcing needs

In your first 60 days you will:

  • Lead cross-functional teams to spec and roll out features in a systematized way
  • Meet school partners as needed to explain platform and address onboardings

In your first 90 days you will:

  • Analyze performance of platform and identify areas for improvement / improved efficiency
  • Conduct competitive analysis landscape and brainstorms to identify to new areas for platform development

About Tutored by Teachers

Tutored by Teachers is a public benefit company on a mission to close the opportunity gap by building a national tutoring program powered by our nation’s teachers. We serve the students who are struggling the most in historically underserved communities through small group, teacher-led virtual instruction to build students’ foundational skills, further their social-emotional learning, and begin to address the trauma of COVID. In the process, our teacher-tutors get to fully express themselves as educators, earn extra income, and support their overwhelmed peers in the classroom. We're meeting a critical need and producing tremendous results for students and teachers alike, which is fueling amazing growth for our mission driven start-up!

Tutored by Teachers is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Requirements

  • 2+ years experience in a software product management or comparable role.
  • Proven ability to understand complex business problems and break them down into simple solutions that focus on customer needs.
  • A track record of working collaboratively and effectively with engineering, design, and other non-technical partner teams to lead delivery of technical solutions.
  • Strong ability to work independently, handle ambiguity, and craft incremental, decoupled solutions.
  • Clear, concise communication and presentation abilities.
  • A track record of working with external partners and customers, including collecting direct product feedback and conducting usability testing.
  • Commitment to TbT’s mission to close the opportunity gap and promote inclusivity

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience building B2B or B2C SaaS portals or applications
  • Experience in edtech and/or a fast-growing early stage company
  • Strong interest in UI/UX design principles and in-app analytics
  • Familiarity working with and developing data models
  • Basic SQL proficiency

Benefits

We Currently Offer The Following Benefits:

  • Fully remote work environment and a flexible schedule
  • A $500 reimbursement to equip your home office
  • Monthly internet stipend
  • Annual in-person team retreats
  • 3 weeks of vacation in the first year and an unlimited vacation policy after year 1 to help recharge
  • Coming February 2022:
    • Access to low-cost, high-quality health care options
    • Access 401k to help save for the future
    • Well-rounded wellness benefits including access to free and low cost mental health resources and support services

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Role

Product Management

Experience Level

Mid Level

Tutored by Teachers

Tutored by Teachers seeks to close the opportunity gap and advance equity in education by supporting high needs students. We empower our nation’s teachers to provide part-time virtual tutoring to students across the country. Join us in our exciting and rewarding mission!
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