Senior Product Manager
Job Details
Experienced
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Other

Company Overview:

At Nearpod, we believe teaching is the most important job in the world. Every day, we reach students through our learning platforms on Nearpod.com and Flocabulary.com. We have diverse backgrounds, but a shared goal of putting teachers and students first in everything that we do. We’re backed by leading edtech investors, and have won numerous awards including Edtech Digest’s 2018 Company of the Year. We’re looking for people with a lot of hustle, a lot of empathy, and a desire to do something meaningful. We've adopted a remote-first culture. Our diverse team is based across the US with many working out of our office headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

 

Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL, or Remote 

 

Position Overview:

Nearpod is looking for an experienced Senior Product Manager to help build technology tools that support educators and engage students in the classroom. Nearpod Product Managers work closely with educators, school administrators, internal teams, and engineers to define, test, deploy, and track the success of product features.

 

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Strategically own a product area, driving the roadmap required to achieve significant gains in usage or other metrics aligned to with leadership.

  • Conduct user research with educators, administrators, and internal teams, always keeping a pulse on user needs

  • Work closely with engineering and other internal teams to define scale and scope of new features

  • Develop innovative solutions to problems by collaborating as needed across regions, product areas, and functions.

  • Analyze product data to continuously optimize and improve features

  • Prioritize among competing needs to best serve users

  • Build communication and training materials during product launch for internal and external audiences

 

Required Skills and Experience: 

  • 4+ years as a Product Manager at a high/fast-growth SaaS company

  • Specific and formal knowledge of the product management discipline, which could include courses or certifications.

  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit, are a self-starter, and are internally driven to make an impact

  • Concrete projects where your initiatives have resulted in increased engagement and platform growth.

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams and projects, preferably experience working with a remote team

  • Strong written and verbal communication skillsAptitude for being organized with flexibility to deliver results in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience with Agile methodologies

  • Familiarity with OKRs frameworks

  • Design Thinking experience preferable

  • Experience with Reforge methodologies a plus.



Employment Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without restrictions
 
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, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 


 

Student Engagement Platform - Nearpod and Flocabulary
Student Engagement Platform - Nearpod and Flocabulary
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