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Associate Product Manager
Fall 2023 Application
Posted on 5/10/2022
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Science
  • Build products that leverage technology to further Schmidt Futures' goals and benefit society
  • Participate in and contribute to the APM program community, including leadership training and mentoring from distinguished leaders, immersion trips to learn about unique challenges in different markets, and collaborations across organizations and industries
  • Implement Schmidt Futures organizational and programmatic initiatives, in collaboration with teammates who have expertise ranging from policy and international relations to data science and education
  • Creative and entrepreneurial. Brings a fresh perspective and celebrates new, better ideas
  • Flexible problem solver. Able to work through ambiguity to take on and solve challenges
  • Biased toward impact. Gets things done, with a track record of successful landings
  • User-focused. Gets to know users well in order to help create the most personalized impact
  • Ownership attitude. Eager to do whatever needs to be done to get a product out into the world, forging trust with teammates through humility and hard work
  • Curious. Excited to learn. Able to get up to speed quickly and go deep on new topics
  • Mission-driven. Committed to advancing society through the principles and values that drive Schmidt Futures: to find exceptional people and help them do more for others
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering or Computer Science (with graduation expected by June 2023) or an equivalent level of training and expertise
  • A demonstrated ability or interest in applying science and technology to solve social problems
  • Be based at the Schmidt Futures offices in New York and travel within the U.S. and internationally regularly as needed following company policy and permitting circumstances
  • Lead projects that apply some or all of the product development process
  • Join internal and external teams of cross-functional experts (including Schmidt Futures teammates and the leaders of social impact organizations or government agencies)
  • Conduct user research and synthesize findings into actionable insights
  • Define product goals and success metrics
  • Craft product requirements and build a roadmap, working closely with other functions (e.g. engineering, design, communications/marketing, policy)
  • Build relationships across teams and organizations through humility, curiosity, and generosity
  • Contribute to a community of like-minded technologists
  • Contribute to and help shape the APM program
  • Share lessons and best practices with the Schmidt Futures team and the public interest tech community, more broadly
  • Work alongside and mentor the next class of APMs
Schmidt Futures

51-200 employees

Talent Network Platform
Company Overview
Schmidt Futures' mission is to create the best, largest, and most persistent network of exceptional talent globally and to match it to opportunity to serve others for life. The company operates a community and talent platform.