Product Manager

Teachstone Training, LLC - Charlottesville, VA

Full-timeEstimated: $71,000 - $100,000 a year
EducationSkills
Overview
The Content Product Manager is responsible for innovating and managing Teachstone’s Content & Child Development Associate credential product suite. This Product Manager is responsible for evaluating the market, leveraging context from multiple prospects including customers, partners, internal stakeholders and market data. Furthermore, this Product Manager is responsible for collaborating with the greater Product Management to create and maintain the product roadmap, making rational tradeoffs between these competing concerns. Finally, this Product Manager is responsible for determining product requirements based on needs of these groups, effectively communicating these requirements, and launching new and enhanced products and features. This is a full-time position based in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Responsibilities
Understand, articulate and evangelize market needs
Know target markets, buyers, and users, as well as the processes they follow to purchase products and drive engagement
Define product requirements
Build use cases and user stories to communicate with the Teachstone Content Innovation team in an agile work environment
Work with our product designers, instructional designers, video experts and engineering teams to deliver on the product roadmap
Plan and coordinate all aspects of product launches, including supporting various sales channels and marketing efforts through delivery of clear value propositions and sales tools
Identify, monitor, and analyze indicators to determine how well a product is performing in the market
Work with the Director of Product Marketing to develop product business plans and establish pricing models and procedures to ensure alignment with value delivered to the market
Other duties as needed to support Teachstone as the organization matures
Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and 2+ years product management experience
Experience in product lifecycle management
Background in content development and program management is preferred
Experience with teacher credentialing programs, preferably the CDA credential
Ability to translate product capabilities into a cohesive, compelling story that effectively conveys market needs
Team player who shares problem-solving responsibilities with the team and offers creative responses to new challenges
Experience and comfort working in a high-growth organization and enthusiasm for a fast-paced, collaborative work environment
Values-driven, self-motivated critical thinker with an entrepreneurial spirit
Proven ability to easily transition into new industries and efficiently gain an understanding of new markets and their problems
Adept use of technology, including Microsoft Office Suite applications, Google applications, and video and multimedia presentation tools
Experience and comfort working with Learning Management Systems
Willingness to travel up to 30% of the time