Director, Product Management

EVERFI

Washington, DC, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 04/24/2021
  • Website: everfi.com
  • Company Address: 3299 K Street NW Fourth Floor, Washington, DC, 20007

About EVERFI

EverFi is a leading education technology company focused in the “off-curriculum” space. EverFi’s programs will be used in over 2,000 high schools in 47 states across the country this year. EverFi’s partners include some of the largest Fortune 500 corporations and leading foundations in the world .

Job Description

EVERFI is the leading education technology innovator that provides learners of all ages education for the real world through scalable digital learning platforms. Founded in 2008, EVERFI is fueled by its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) subscription model and has certified millions of learners with thousands of partners across 50 states, Canada and Puerto Rico. EVERFI is an industry convener that builds Networks that tackle the toughest social issues. These Networks include the Prescription Drug Safety Network, Campus Prevention Network, and the Financial Capability Network. Some of America's leading CEOs and venture capital firms are EVERFI investors including Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, Twitter founder Evan Williams, Advance Publications, Rethink Education and Rethink Impact. To learn more about EVERFI visit everfi.com or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn or Twitter @EVERFI.

The Director of Product Management is responsible for both product planning and product management for a product line that is aligned to EVERFI’s key business priorities. The Director works with cross functional teams to manage products throughout the product life cycle, including gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision and execution, and delivering impactful products and learner experiences that solve customer problems.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage the product life cycle, from high-level strategy to individual features, to bring to market new products and courses in a timely, scalable and cost efficient manner.
  • Actively manage long term vision, innovation and development for assigned product line. This includes close collaboration with internal stakeholders to develop the product strategy and meet customer needs.
  • Lead development teams through all aspects of the product's life cycle, including development of product vision, execution of roadmap, and delivery to end-users.
  • Conduct market and user feedback analysis, and use quantitative data to make informed product requirements recommendations and decisions.
  • Define and plan new & enhanced functionalities and validate with internal teams that courseware requirements are compatible with platform architecture.
  • Understand customer needs, analyze proposed product requirements, assess sales and implementation potential, and as appropriate establish product market fit as well as production schedule.
  • Select and manage course contributors, vendors, technical editors and other course development consultants against budget. Negotiate and establish relationships with vendors as needed.
  • Research emerging technologies as part of product roadmapping exercises and recommend new products for introduction.
  • Manage backlog and roadmap of new functionalities and enhancements, taking into account business goals, user needs, and data analysis.
  • Develop go-to-market strategies and build launch plans in close collaboration with Product Marketing to position products to drive product demand.
  • Provide guidance, source data and direction to marketing for the development and presentation of marketing strategies and tactics that support overall product objectives and ensure alignment with course content.
  • Introduce new products and courses to the organization and communicate the product and implementation information necessary to support new products.
  • Develop and manage course revision schedules to ensure course content is up to date and meets user expectations.
  • Make recommendations based on product launch feedback and outcomes to help define and refine product development processes.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or technology; MBA preferred
  • 5 years of product management experience preferably in software development organizations; 6 years preferred
  • Extensive experience gathering and transforming business requirements into a successful product strategy
  • Experience working with software development methodologies and languages, data architecture and platforms preferred
  • Experience in Agile software development, SCRUM preferred
  • Experience managing external vendors preferred
  • Experience managing full product lifecycle from customer problem definition, solution identification, and execution/launch
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions and evaluate outcomes
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication abilities
  • High attention to detail in language, usability and design
  • Ability to complete work in a timely manner and to adjust to quickly changing priorities
  • Experience with customer relationship management system (Salesforce) and ticket management system (JIRA) preferred
  • Ability to travel up to 15% of the time

Work-life, Culture, & Perks:

  • Competitive base salary and bonus potential
  • Comprehensive health care and excellent parental leave benefits, 401k program
  • Flexible PTO and generous holiday schedule
  • Casual work environment and great office locations
  • Annual company-wide retreat
  • Opportunity to work with talented people who have fun in the workplace

EVERFI appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment. It is EVERFI policy to provide equal opportunity for employment to all qualified employees and applicants, regardless of race, religion, religious affiliation, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, placement, training, transfer, promotion, termination, pay, and other forms of compensation and benefits. EVERFI will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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