Product Manager
Posted on 11/30/2023
INACTIVE
StraighterLine

51-200 employees

Affordable online courses for college credit
Company Overview
StraighterLine stands out as a leading provider of high-quality, affordable online courses, offering a unique blend of flexibility, academic excellence, and comprehensive student support. The company's competitive edge lies in its partnerships with over 2,000 colleges and universities worldwide, ensuring that credits earned are widely accepted, and its commitment to workforce readiness, working directly with corporate clients to meet training needs. Testimonials from students highlight the benefits of StraighterLine's self-paced learning model, the ability to earn college-level credits, and the significant impact on reducing the cost and time to complete a degree.
Education

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$11.6M

Founded

2008

Headquarters

Arlington, Virginia

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

7%

2 year growth

0%
Locations
Arlington, VA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
Market Research
Sales
UI/UX Design
Communications
Marketing
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Product
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (Education, Business, Technology, etc.); Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in product management, preferably in the educational technology sector.
  • Strong understanding of the latest educational technology trends and challenges.
  • Proven ability to manage complex product development cycles and work with cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies.
Responsibilities
  • Define and articulate the product roadmap in line with the product strategy and company’s goals and user needs.
  • Work closely with UX/UI designers to create intuitive and engaging user interfaces.
  • Prioritize and define product features and requirements, creating detailed product roadmaps and timelines.
  • Utilize data analytics to inform product decisions and improvements, ensuring our products effectively meet the educational needs and enhance learning outcomes.
  • Act as a liaison between various stakeholders including customers, development teams, sales, marketing, and customer support.
  • Conduct competitive analysis and market research to understand market trends and identify opportunities for innovation and growth.
  • Implement mechanisms to gather user feedback. Use insights to iterate and improve products continuously.
Desired Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Experience in the educational technology sector.
  • Experience with user-centric design and agile development methodologies.