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Newsela // instructional content platform
 
Product, Full Time    New York, Remote    Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2020
 
   
 
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The Role  

The Newsela Customer team is responsible for creating shared value between Newsela & its current & prospective clients. In this newly created role, you will assist in the day-to-day management of crucial Newsela cross-departmental projects that help the Customer team meet its quarterly & annual goals. Your work may cover anything from assisting with the selection & implementation of new business processes, to calendaring enablement communications to the Customer Org, to analyzing synthesizing & reporting department progress towards quarterly revenue & enablement goals. Youll help ensure projects are on time & on budget, & act as the key point of contact between senior leaders, accountable project leads, & other stakeholders. Youll also help identify potential problems, facilitate solutions, & communicate next steps to ensure were delivering the best possible Customer Experience to Newsela clients & prospects across the country. 

Why Youll Love This Role

Your work will directly enable the Customer Org to scale its existing client base to ensure that we are always maximizing potential of our solutions, which are designed to shape the future of education & provide accessible, engaging reading content to over 25 million users nationwide. Youll be a resource across teams, & will get to work with a wide variety of stakeholders. Youll have an opportunity to help shape & define the business processes & projects you manage, as we implement our new strategic project management function in an expanding Customer team. Youll also have the opportunity to grow your project management skills, & your role will continue to grow & develop as you do. Youre passionate about education, literacy, & current events, & are excited to work at a company where you & your teammates believe in the mission & the product.

Why Well Love You

You are a detail-oriented, proactive planner who can seamlessly navigate complex problems, scope, & build a comprehensive project plan. Your 2+ years of experience have given you robust knowledge of time management, project coordination, & prioritization strategies have enabled you to successfully execute projects on time & within scope. Youre also familiar with Agile development processes & terminology, & have used them to effectively influence technical & non technical teams to keep projects on track. Youre an effective communicator who always seeks input from key stakeholders to drive alignment & deep understanding of the project at hand, while providing transparency & key information to all teammates from engineers to product managers, to exec team members. Bonus points if youve worked with Monday.com, Salesforce, MindTickle, HighSport or other Sales enablement platforms.

About Newsela

One of the fastest growing tech companies in K-12 education, Newsela was founded on the principle that while every child learns differently, they all deserve a rich learning experience that ignites a love of learning. We built our platform based on learning science research to deliver the most engaging, authentic content to modernize how teaching happens in the classroom. Along with interactive assessments & tools, we provide teachers with digital content at five reading levels -- from +100 of the best sources -- that is relevant to the diverse backgrounds & interests of their students. Since we started in 2013, weve established a presence in 90% of U.S. K-12 schools & over 2.5M teachers & 37M students have registered with Newsela.

 
 
 
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