Product Manager, Early Literacy Application

EVERFI

Posted: 
July 21, 2021

EVERFI is the leading education technology innovator that provides learners of all ages education for the real world through scalable digital learning platforms. Founded in 2008, EVERFI is fueled by its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) subscription model and has certified millions of learners with thousands of partners across 50 states, Canada and Puerto Rico. EVERFI is an industry convener that builds Networks that tackle the toughest social issues. These Networks include the Prescription Drug Safety Network, Campus Prevention Network, and the Financial Capability Network. Some of America's leading CEOs and venture capital firms are EVERFI investors including Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, Twitter founder Evan Williams, Advance Publications, Rethink Education and Rethink Impact. To learn more about EVERFI visit everfi.com or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn or Twitter @EVERFI.

EVERFI’s K12 Product Managers reach nearly 5 million students and 25,000 schools across the US and beyond with impactful digital courses in critical life skills areas like personal finance, healthcare, socio-emotional learning, and digital literacy. In this role, you’ll be responsible for the product development of a high priority Early Literacy app that aims to teach all K-2 learners to read. This is a high visibility product and a great opportunity for growth.  

As a Product Manager, you’ll typically do the following:

  • Understand customer needs, analyze proposed product requirements, assess implementation potential, and  product market fit for school districts and teachers.
  • Work closely across functional teams like content, design, and engineering to execute and manage project deliverables for product development and course enhancements through the product's life cycle, including execution of product vision and roadmap, and delivery to end-users.
  • Manage a number of vendor relationships to supplement the work of our internal teams.
  • Prioritize product features, backlog and organize release timeline with project management.
  • Tap into our large network of teachers, learners, and experts to conduct market, user and feedback analysis to inform product requirements.
  • Ensure that app requirements work within platform architecture and any new functionality is clearly defined and planned, including any integration or enhancements with the early literacy digital course that will be built alongside this app.
  • Contribute to product line communications and development of K-12 marketing materials and launch plan by providing source data and course information to drive product demand.

This is what we’re looking for:

  • 2-3 years of product management experience, preferably in software development organizations
  • Experience with gaming app development and working with 3rd party vendors  highly preferred
  • Experience with business analysis, product requirements, use cases and user stories
  • Familiarity with younger audiences; K-12 ed tech and literacy experience a plus
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies, SCRUM preferred
  • Experience with ticket management system (JIRA) and Productboard (or similar) preferred
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical-reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to complete work in a timely manner and adjust to quickly changing priorities

Work-life, culture, & perks:

  • Competitive base salary and bonus potential
  • 401k program and equity plan
  • Comprehensive health care and excellent parental leave benefits
  • Flexible PTO and generous holiday schedule
  • Casual work environment
  • Annual company-wide retreat
  • Opportunity to work with talented people who have fun in the workplace

Company Values:

We’re looking for future team members who are energized and inspired by our values, as well as people who bring new backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. At EVERFI, our eight core values are an active part of everything we do:

  • Relationships First
  • Demand Excellence
  • Embrace Diversity of Thought & Drive Change
  • Act Like an Owner
  • Always Show Up
  • Share the Credit
  • Require Honesty & Positivity
  • Always Ask: “Did I Matter Today?”

 

EVERFI appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment. It is EVERFI policy to provide equal opportunity for employment to all qualified employees and applicants, regardless of race, religion, religious affiliation, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, placement, training, transfer, promotion, termination, pay, and other forms of compensation and benefits. EVERFI will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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