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Associate Product Manager, Platform

Company: RedShelf
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionFounded in 2012 and recently named one of the nation's fastest-growing private businesses by Inc. Magazine, RedShelf is a Chicago-based EdTech company helping to make education both more affordable for students and increase learning effectiveness through its industry-leading digital platform. Partnering with more than 400 publishers and 1,900 campuses nationwide, we provide leading-edge digital course materials and an end-to-end Content Delivery System for effortless distribution of course content and engagement solutions. Job Summary:Are you someone that has a relentless focus on creating solutions that solve real-world challenges and providing business value? Do you want to be a part of a team that has a keen focus on delighting customers through the elegant products it creates? Are you looking to hone your skillset of embracing a customer-centric mindset, and delivering solutions in a minimum viable / pragmatic delivery approach? If yes to the above, you are a perfect candidate for the product group that drives the strategic roadmap and initiatives of the industry-leading toolset RedShelf has created.Associate Product Manager - Platform is an entry-level product management position that provides a great opportunity for individuals who are seeking to launch their product management careers. In this role, you'll be responsible for supporting RedShelf's core product strategy.You will be a member of the Client & Partner delivery team responsible for defining requirements and prioritizing the eCommerce product backlog. The associate product manager will have a significant role in maximizing the value produced by our core product offering and ensuring requirements meet users' needs. Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for end-to-end launch of product features
  • Coordinate between stakeholders, technical lead, and QA to ensure the complete flow of requirements
  • Work in an Agile environment and adjust priorities based on continual process feedback
  • Participate in the product functional design process based on an intimate knowledge of the users and technology
  • Help to support go-to-market project plans
  • Oversee the product roadmap and ticket writing; lead scrum team responsibilities - standups, planning etc.
  • Own various aspects of the product development lifecycle, including gathering and distilling product feature needs/requirements into Epics, Features & Stories for timely and consistent estimation.Requirements:
    • Minimum of 3 years experience in a fast-paced technology-driven organization
    • 3+ years experience working directly with Agile software engineering teams to build software or integration frameworks as an Analyst, Product Owner, or Product Manager.
    • Ability to work autonomously with a balanced team approach; you don't need to wait for direction but know when buy-in is critical
    • Strong technical, product, and/or marketing background with the ability to be hands-on with teammates
    • Demonstrated ability to impact an organization's financial performance through your eCommerce and product experienceWhy RedShelf?RedShelf prides itself on maintaining an informal but fast-moving, hard-working, entrepreneurial culture. Our team members are smart, innovative, and passionate about improving education through digital technology.We offer the best of both worlds: the energy and opportunity of a rapidly-growing organization, coupled with the stability of an extensive client base, strong financial backing, and proven track record of success. In addition to a forward-thinking environment with ample opportunity for professional and personal growth, our team members enjoy competitive compensation and benefit packages, including company stock options.RedShelf is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, people of color, individuals with a disability, veterans, and others who would enrich the diversity of RedShelf are encouraged to apply.Powered by JazzHR9EtdO4NaMU

Keywords: RedShelf, Chicago , Associate Product Manager, Platform, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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