Senior Product Manager Knewton
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Knewton is revolutionizing the practice of education with the world?s most powerful adaptive learning engine. We are a startup rich in eclectic personalities, are ridiculously dedicated and are unified around a passion for democratizing education. Knewton?s investors include several A-list investment firms, angel investors like Peter Thiel and Reid Hoffman, and education giant Pearson. We have also been recognized as a Technology Pioneer at the World Economic Forum in Davos and one of the top 25 best places to work by Crain?s New York Business.
We seek a seasoned, high functioning superstar to be the Senior Product Manager for the Knewton Open Platform. The Senior Product Manager will work directly for the VP, Product and will lead Knewton?s direct to consumer product strategy and execution. You will own the product roadmap, define the requirements, manage new product and feature developments. Additionally, you will take a metric driven approach to driving key metrics for the platform. You will work closely with Knewton senior management, content, data science, design, and technology teams, and directly with strategic partners to develop bleeding edge products. This is a lynchpin role, and requires consideration for long-term product quality, customer and end user satisfaction, and calls for a highly detail oriented individual with serious entrepreneurial drive and extraordinary flexibility to meet the demands at a high-energy start-up.
? Work cross functionally to develop products that make Knewton?s technology available to consumers.
? Understand complex business issues and technical challenges and collaborate with teams to capture requirements for projects.
? Prioritize projects among competing opportunities, balance customer needs with business priorities, and articulate rationale behind decisions.
? Create revenue and cost models for product initiatives.
? Identify internal and external customer needs, generate requirements documents, prioritize and manage projects.
? Partner with internal and external teams to meet their product needs.
? Glean customer insights through data and direct contact with customers and end users.
? Manage product marketing programs and features on an ongoing basis.
? Monitor competition and evaluate our positioning in the context of the markets we serve.
? Define, analyze, track and improve key product metrics.
? Relevant, timely understanding of the landscape for web-based, scalable consumer products.
? Experience building products with marketplace dynamics, user-generated content delivery/distribution, social/game dynamics.
? BS/BA or equivalent, MBA a plus.
? CS background or prior experience as software developer a plus.
? 5-7 years business operations or product management experience with consumer web products.
? Understanding of agile product development methods.
? A passion for or appreciation of practical use of technology in education.
? Ability to construct cost / benefit analysis.
? Strong analytical capability and understanding of key financial and business metrics.
? Gracious team player capable of navigating the organization with skill and charm.
? Entrepreneurial spirit.
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