Product Manager, Content Toolkit

Introduction
We are looking for a Product Manager for our Content Toolkit. This is a first in position opportunity to own the vision and backlog for a suite of products that are integral to the management and delivery of content for one of the leading K-12 EdTech companies in the U.S. The successful candidate will have a strong capacity to understand complex systems and interoperability, and the ability to consume and visualize complex data structures and flows from beginning to end.

We are a friendly and committed team with lots of experience in the EdTech space. We try to maintain our sense of humor while boldly pushing forward on the cutting edge. We are all about learning, so we are looking for somebody who is eager to learn new things, who brings new ideas, and who is passionate about education. We work hard and understand the necessity of balance. We are committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. This is a remote position with preference given to folks in the Greater Boston/Massachusetts Area

About Us
Weld North Education (WNE) is a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for K-12 students. At WNE, we focus on building the best digital curriculum capabilities and resources to enable teachers, administrators, parents, and students to benefit from innovative technologies designed to maximize potential. Our teams are creating the future of integrated curriculum and assessments to transform the way teachers teach and students learn.

A Day in the Life as a Product Manager, Content Toolkit

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand business needs and translate those into requirements.
  • Build, prioritize, and communicate the roadmap for a highly integrated set of tools.
  • Identify and manage dependencies on external technology or existing teams.
  • Collaborate with partnering teams in the design and define process.
  • Communicate and nurture the product vision to team, peers, and stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with the engineering team to define, plan, and prioritize epics and stories using Kanban methodology.
  • Represent the Toolkit team in company-wide PI-planning and coordination meetings.
  • Manage communication around releases including release notes.
  • Triage, investigate, and track issues reported from partners and the field.
  • Regularly report status of products, surfacing potential and observed challenges as well as successes.
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science and at least 3 years of experience with product management; or an acceptable combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a diverse audience, including technical resources and executives.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple stakeholders with competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to consume and visualize complex data structures and flows from beginning to end.
  • Self-motivation with the ability to work independently but also operate efficiently and effectively within a collaborative distributed team environment.
  • Experience working with Jira to plan and track work.
  • Experience working with Confluence or similar collaborations tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand complex systems and interoperability.
  • Experience working in a technical environment and a deep understanding of data and APIs.
  • Experience with Software as a Service (SaaS) products.
  • Familiarity with content management, versioning, and publishing.
  • Experience working with educational technology and/or digital content.
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 15%.

Compensation and Benefits
We offer competitive salaries and benefit choices. Our health & welfare benefits provide full-time employees both choice and value to meet the needs of our diverse workforce. We offer multiple health, dental, and vision plans to choose from including accident/critical illness insurance, pet insurance, identity protection, and others. We also provide (at no cost to employees) life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO, holidays, volunteer time off, and paid bonding leave, among others. We contribute to an employee’s 401(k) and HSA account. And to support professional growth, we offer multiple training and development programs through our in-house university.

Equal Opportunity Employer
WNE is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce, providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

We are a friendly and committed team with lots of experience in the EdTech space. We try to maintain our sense of humor while boldly pushing forward on the cutting edge. We are all about learning, so we are looking for somebody who is eager to learn new things, who brings new ideas, and who is passionate about education. We work hard and understand the necessity of balance. We are committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. This is a remote position with preference given to folks in the Greater Boston/Massachusetts Area

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