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Senior Product Manager, AI and Reading Experience (Remote)

Job Details

Fully Remote
Full Time
$140,000.00 - $160,000.00 Salary/year


Reports to:                VP, Product & Engineering

Direct Reports:         none

About Benetech

Benetech believes that equitable access to education is a human right. Our technology and services break down systemic barriers and empower all learners regardless of ability. Around the world, we partner with local communities to expand inclusive and equitable education opportunities. To date, we have delivered more than 20 million accessible books helping over 1.5 million students, jobseekers, and adults to read, learn, and pursue their dreams. People at Benetech believe strongly in the mission, and we work hard to embody our Truths each day.

Attracting Candidates From All Backgrounds

Our Benetech team reflects the diversity of the people we impact. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, including members of historically marginalized or oppressed communities because it makes our organization stronger.

Research shows that individuals only apply to jobs if they meet all of the qualifications. We know there are great candidates who might not check all of the boxes and possess important skills we haven’t thought of. If that’s you, apply and tell us about yourself.

The Opportunity

We're looking for an experienced senior product manager to lead the development of 2 important areas: AI-powered learning and Reading experiences, with the goal of empowering learners of all ages in STEM and literacy education. The primary focus of this role is to oversee the product development process, identify opportunities for growth, and harness AI to enhance the reading and learning experience for our users.


The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of building successful consumer-facing products, using data and customer feedback to drive product decisions, and collaborating with internal and external partners to achieve business and customer goals. They should be passionate about leveraging AI to transform education.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collect and analyze user feedback to inform product requirements, experiments, and features.

  • Articulate a clear vision for owned feature area, maintain a product roadmap, and communicate updates to stakeholders.

  • Design and analyze metrics to track progress and make data-driven product decisions with cross-functional teams.

  • Identify and evaluate new product opportunities, lead discovery and development, and collaborate with teams to launch new products.

  • Stay current with industry trends and customer needs to inform product direction.

  • Assist in writing product proposals for key funders.

  • Establish and manage external partnerships to drive adoption and usage of the company's products.

Qualifications and Core Competencies

  • Required:

    • 5+ years of software product management experience with a proven track-record of building customer-facing products

    • Experience in leveraging product-user data to make informed product decisions, defining metrics, and developing product ideas that align with the needs of different types of users

    • Experience in building hypotheses, designing and executing A/B tests, and using customer feedback to improve product features and user experience.
    • Demonstrated experience working closely with cross-functional teams of engineers, designers, and other stakeholders on technical problems and delivering high-quality product with measurable impact.
    • Strong knowledge and understanding of Agile development concepts and experience with mobile and/or desktop software release cycles.
    • Excellent communication, negotiation, leadership, influence-management, and problem-solving skills, with a proven ability to motivate teams and stakeholders towards a shared vision and drive results.
    • A Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, such as Computer Science, Business Administration, or Education, or equivalent industry experience.
    • A personal belief in the mission of the ed tech company, and a passion for using technology to transform education and improve learning outcomes for students.
  • Preferred:
    • Experience with emerging technologies such as AI, machine learning, and adaptive learning.
    • A background in building products with education or instructional design.
    • Srong analytical skills and experience with product data analysis tools such as Google Analytics, SQL, and Tableau.

Travel Obligations

Travel for this position may take up to 10%

Physical Demands and Working Environment:

The bullet points below are representative of the physical demands and working environment that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

  • Standard / Remote office setting; proximity to office equipment that includes electronic devices.
  • Must remain at a workstation for at least 50% of the time; will need to use equipment that includes electronic devices.
  • Perceive and interact with text, media, and people.
  • Communicate and accurately exchange information with text, media, and people.