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Newsela // instructional content platform
 
Product, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Friday, September 06, 2019
 
   
 
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The Role:

Were looking for a Product Manager to lead an autonomous team of software developers, designers, QA engineers, & data analysts in the area of Classroom Experience. The Classroom Experience team is focused on helping teachers organize their instructional content stay organized & plan rich learning experiences for their students. The experience of using Newsela for teaching & learning should be beautiful, empowering, & fun. As Product Manager, you will be part of a highly collaborative team working to develop a strategy & roadmap for how teachers & students will engage with Newselas product in the classroom & throughout the school year.

Why Youll Love This Role:

Your work will directly impact the evolution & growth of a product that reaches over 20 million users & helps shape the future of K-12 education. As a Product Manager, you will get to lead an autonomous team that is deeply entrenched in the design & development of a crisp, intuitive, engaging product. As part of your work, you will have opportunities to visit classrooms & talk to teachers to learn about their unique challenges, & how Newsela might be able to solve for them. As part of an energized & growing team, you will also get to collaborate closely with user researchers, designers, & engineers to build your product.

Why Well Love You:

An experienced Product Manager, youve spent 4-5 years blending multiple inputs (product data, interviews, surveys, user research, & competitive analysis) into a coherent product strategy & roadmap. You have an intuitive understanding of what makes great products, & dont limit your interests to digital. You also enjoy working closely with designers & developers to create beautiful, intuitive interface design. A fanatic for organization, you love helping others stay organized during long, complex projects. You may even have worked in education, or are keen to dig into this world & learn what it takes to empower teachers to do what they do best - inspire their students to want to learn.

About Newsela:

Newsela is an Instructional Content Platform that combines engaging, leveled content with integrated formative assessments & insights to supercharge engagement & learning in every subject. Students & teachers use Newsela to find digital content from 100+ of the best sourcesfrom National Geographic to NASA, Biography.com to Encyclopedia Britannica, the Washington Post to the Wichita Eagle. Content is instructionalized to meet students where they are, with interactive tools & analytics to take them where they want to go. Newsela has become an essential solution for schools & districts, with a presence in over 90% of U.S. K-12 schools. Newsela is the content platform for the connected classroom.

 
 
 
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