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Director of Product Management, Consumer

Company: Codecademy
Location: New York
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Job Description:

Director of Product Management, Consumer Codecademy was started in 2011 by two college students in a dorm room at Columbia that were frustrated by the huge gap between education and employment. Almost a decade later, we are a growing, diverse team of 100+ headquartered in SoHo, NYC. We've raised over $40m in venture capital funding from top investors including Union Square Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Naspers, Y Combinator, and more. As the Director of Product Management leading the Consumer product team, you will own the customer experience for our free and paid learners. You will be accountable for continuously improving the user journey starting from acquisition through activation and conversion from free to paid through to retention. You and the team will be responsible for defining and delivering experiences that create millions of lifelong technology learners in partnership with design, engineering, and other functions. Ultimately your success will be measured by your customers' satisfaction. If you want to build a business that impacts tens of millions of people and helps them lead better lives, join us! WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Define and execute the consumer products strategy in a manner that is consistent with our company mission and product principles
  • Lead by example using quantitative and qualitative data to drive decision making
  • Maintain and share with stakeholders detailed a competitive analysis--
  • Set, track and achieve the product goals for our consumer offers
  • Lead the consumer product team to identify and prioritize problems to be solved, then validate them with data, engineering, and design teams
  • Establish and champion a product roadmap that inspires the entire company to deliver the strategy
  • Lead cross functional teams to identify and specify solutions to learner problems that are enriching, usable, feasible and that benefit our business
  • Supervise product managers as they ideate and create requirements with acceptance criteria
  • Determine and deliver returns on investments from product development initiatives
  • Ensure company-wide transparency into product discovery and delivery activities
  • Coach and mentor your team to create high performing product managers in partnership with our people department WHAT YOU'LL NEED
    • Reputation as a customer obsessed product owner
    • A "Founder" mentality - relentless, resourceful, proactive, and results-oriented
    • Minimum of 8 years as a product owner managing the end to end product lifecycle
    • Minimum of 3 years as manager of people
    • Demonstrated data literacy skills
    • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
    • Experience developing product strategies and business cases that were funded
    • Strong track record of developing and shipping high quality products for web, mobile, and tablets
    • Strong track record of establishing trusted relationships WHAT WILL MAKE YOU STAND OUT
      • Proven track record improving direct to consumer SaaS acquisition, conversion, and retention--
      • Familiarity with popular front and back end technologies
      • Knowledge of software development lifecycle processes--
      • Experience with education technology--
      • A portfolio that showcases the accomplishments described in your resume At Codecademy, we are committed to teaching people the skills they need to upgrade their careers. Codecademy aims to educate a richly diverse demographic of learners with our product and in order to accomplish this, we believe our team should reflect that rich diversity. Our company celebrates diversity in all of its forms-- race, gender, color, national origin, marital status, sexuality, religion, veteran status, age, ability, disability status-- and works to create an inclusive workplace where people of all backgrounds and beliefs are empowered to better their futures. U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary) Individuals seeking employment at Codecademy are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements. Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file. Gender Please select Are you Hispanic/Latino? Please select Race & Ethnicity Definitions If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows: A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability. A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service. An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense. An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985. Veteran Status Please select Form CC-305 OMB Control Number 1250-0005 Expires 05/31/2023 Voluntary Self-Identification of DisabilityWhy are you being asked to complete this form? We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years. Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp . How do you know if you have a disability? You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition. Disabilities include, but are not limited to:
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        • Deaf or hard of hearing
        • Depression or anxiety
        • Diabetes
        • Epilepsy
        • Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, or irritable bowel syndrome
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        • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
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