A pioneer in K-12 education since 2000, Amplify is leading the
way in next-generation curriculum and assessment. Our captivating
core and supplemental programs in ELA, math, and science engage all
students in rigorous learning and inspire them to think deeply,
creatively, and for themselves. Our formative assessment products
turn data into practical instructional support to help students at
every skill level build a strong foundation in early reading and
math. Our programs provide teachers with powerful tools that help
them understand and respond to the needs of all their students.
Today, Amplify serves five million students in all 50 states.
We are looking for an enthusiastic product manager to join our
team, ready to dive into user and market research, cross-functional
product initiatives, and the development of our innovative
educational products. Our product managers work with Amplify
leadership and other product managers across design, curriculum,
engineering, marketing and implementation to realize our vision and
build and execute against the roadmap. We are passionate about
building the best possible experience for teachers, students and
User Empathy - Be a dedicated advocate for our customers and
users, empathizing with their needs. Represent customer
perspectives through all phases of product development. Visit
Amplify classrooms and synthesize observations and findings. Act as
a specialist in our customer feedback, drawing insights from data
points and sharing them with the product team to aid product
strategy. Explore usage data for insights into how our product is
used in classrooms.
Market Research and Analysis - Stay up to date on the education
market and prepare briefs to share with leadership and product
team. Research the competitive product landscape to inform product,
design and development decisions. Use research findings to guide
strategy planning and product development.
Product Knowledge - Serve as an expert on our products for
marketing, sales, and implementation teammates. Collaborate on
customer-facing projects including training materials, pilot
support, customer discussion guidelines and sales meetings.
Cross-Functional Product Leadership - Lead product initiatives
that span across multiple teams, including content, product,
design, engineering, marketing and measurement. Drive the delivery
of initiatives and large-scale projects from initial concept and
planning, through execution and release.
Product Planning - Conduct research to identify and understand
product issues that our users face and support those issues with
data. Work with teammates to propose solutions and build out
initiatives to overcome challenges. Create and pitch initiatives
grounded in research for inclusion in the product roadmap.
Product Design - Collaborate with key partners, design,
curriculum, and engineering teams to execute on goals and solution
initiatives. Participate in human-centered design workshops. Make
informed decisions by analyzing data from product metrics / user
behavior and prototyping results.
User Testing - Lead user testing of new product ideas, including
running focus groups with teachers, getting feedback on prototypes,
and coordinating feature pilots with live classrooms. Design
research plans, interview participants, analyze data, and recommend
actions based on findings.
Team Leadership - Communicate product goals and objectives
regularly to your team to motivate them, empowering them to
prioritize the backlog. Own your roadmap and backlog. Breakdown
features into user stories / deliverables and elaborate on them
with your team.
Product Development - Serve as a key contributor and leader of
your cross-functional agile team to plan, develop, and deliver
working software. Actively participate in your team's ceremonies
and be readily available to address questions, concerns and
blockers. Partner with design to ensure regular coordination and
design QA of features throughout the sprint.
Product Deployment - Draft internal communications, release
notes and training materials for the launch of new features. Review
customer-facing information before it is released. Support
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
2+ years of experience in product development, management
consulting or a related field
Demonstrated organizational skills and special attention to
Experience successfully communicating and collaborating with
internal and external partners to launch or improve a product
Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
- Strong project leadership skills
MBA or advanced degree
Background in technology, design, user experience and product
Client service experience either in consulting or another
- Professional work experience in the education field
We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an
inclusive environment for all employees. To that end, we seek to
recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse
Amplify is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females,
Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
This position may be funded, in whole or in part, through
American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funds.
Amplify Education, Inc. is an E-Verify participant.