Full-Time Hammersmith, London Salary: c. £30,000 with 6-month performance review Closes: 2021-04-30


Henry and Walter founded Oppidan Education in January 2016 to enable greater ownership for young people in their lives and in the learning. It is now an innovative, well-respected and widely known disruptor in the London education sector. Oppidan Education supports schools, parents and children through diverse mentoring programmes on and offline. The company is a young, fast-paced and dynamic firm based out of an open-plan office by the Thames in Hammersmith.

Disco is Oppidan’s new online offering for children at home and in school where kids learn live from our rockstar team of mentors. This is Oppidan Education accessible and on- demand, around the world. With a year’s experience running a pilot product called brain labs, we are developing Disco for product launch in September.

Job Overview

The product manager for Disco will be an integral part of its launch and development, as well as its future scale and success. The product manager will work alongside our Events Manager and will report to Oppidan’s directors. This role is a mix of creative content development, stakeholder management and product progression and iteration.

We have a programme in place to launch this Autumn. We’re looking for somebody who has a curiosity for applying data to solve problems and an ability to iterate and make informed decisions – somebody with experience in product as a Junior Product Manager or Product Manager with experience of end-to-end user experience, an understanding of user interaction and the unpredictable nature of users.

This candidate should have some experience of stakeholder management as they will be managing the team of mentors delivering the content.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

Manage the end-to-end user experience.
Stakeholder management of speakers, mentors and disco protagonists.
Creation of educational content and content writing for the platform.
Decisions behind the direction of content on the platform.

Conflict resolution and iterative development of platform.
Administration of timetabling and management of disco mentor team.
Customer service of new and existing users.
Participating in the training of new mentors.
Providing logistical and administrative support to the directors in developing the platform.

Skills & Competencies Required

Ability to use data to interpret user experience.
Management and leadership of key stakeholders.
High quality of copywriting.
Understanding of design in product.
Interest in educational content and co-curricular narrative.
Demonstrable experience in working within busy, efficient teams.
Strong communication skills, able to identify areas of development within the platform.
Self-management skills, including resource allocation, working to timelines.

Employment Details
£26,000 – 30,000 per annum (with 6-month performance review)
Pension Contributions
25 days’ holiday

How to Apply

If you would like to apply, please send a covering letter outlining why you would be suitable for the job and attach an up-to-date CV to jobs@oppidaneducation.com