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Product Manager - Educators

About Prodigy

In the last nine years, Prodigy Education has grown from 3,000 local users to more than 100 million registered users worldwide. As one of the fastest-growing ed-tech startups in North America with global impact, Prodigy connects students, parents, teachers, and school districts with resources that promote a lifelong love of learning. Anyone with an internet connection is welcome to create a free account for its renowned Math Game and try an effective and engaging math platform for grades 1 to 8. For more information visit www.prodigygame.com, or @ProdigyGame on Twitter.

At Prodigy Education, we have an incredible team that works tirelessly to turn our goal of making education a human right into a reality. We are immensely grateful for our amazing team and all they do every day. We welcome people who share our passion to join our team, where you will have the opportunity to help an entire generation of students to LOVE learning.

Our passion is our mission - to help every student in the world love learning!

Please note: During the Covid-19 pandemic, in order to keep all our candidates safe, Prodigy is hiring and on-boarding 100% remotely for the time being.

Overview:

  • In the last 5 years, Prodigy has gone from 3,000 to over 30,000,000 students across North America (including 80% of all Ontario students), and is currently the fastest growing educational startup in North America. By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to help an entire generation of students to LOVE learning while working alongside some of the brightest and most passionate people in education and gaming.
  • We’re looking to hire two Product Managers to help build and scale our B2C product for Prodigy parents and our B2B product for school and district leaders respectively. If you love the idea of owning a core part of a product experience and rapidly iterating based on user research and metrics, this role is for you!

Your Impact:

  • Develop a deep understanding of our users, the problems they face, and how Prodigy can resolve those pain points
  • Collaborate in a cross functional team with developers, designers, and QA, and create a user-centered team culture with a vision that everyone has bought into
  • Curate the project backlog to ensure your team is always working on the highest priority thing, balancing the development of new features, iterations, bug fixes, and other internal tasks.
  • Talk to users every week, getting insight into features you’ve released and validating ideas before you build them
  • Track and analyze metrics at every part of the user journey so that you can focus in on the highest value opportunities
  • Effectively scope projects so that they are lean but also add enough value to validate your hypotheses
  • Iterate upon successful MVPs to ensure the user experience and code quality matches our internal standards
  • Consistently communicate what your team is working on and releasing to teams such as Customer Support and Sales
  • Champion the accomplishments of your team to the rest of the company, ensuring that proper recognition is given when appropriate

Who You Are:

  • 3+ years of experience in a product management role at a software based company
  • A clear passion for building a great product, and the ability to create a vision that inspires your team
  • Substantial experience using user research and metrics to add significant value to a product
  • A solid understanding of statistics, including the ability to analyze A/B test results and determine statistical significance
  • The ability to ruthlessly scope projects so that every part of them plays a key role in your overall objective
  • Previous experience collaborating closely with developers, designers, and other team members
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present a strong rationale for product decisions
  • Willingness to learn and work in a hyper-growth company

What We Offer:

  • The opportunity to build a career of value and witness first hand the impact Prodigy has as the most engaging math platform in the world!
  • A culture of transparency, where team members are involved in important conversations
  • No micromanaging here! We believe in our employees skills and abilities, we encourage you to bring new innovative ideas to your team
  • Full health benefits from day one (1)  for you and your family, fully covered! Nothing is ever taken off your pay cheque 
  • We are a profitable company, with eligibility to participate in stock options for all employees
  • Late or early riser? We understand! We offer flexible working hours that allow you to schedule your 8 hour day with a bit more flexibility. We do have core office hours, to ensure team members can be present for important meetings and department needs. Our core office hours are 10:30am - 3:00pm

  • While we operate 100% remotely for the time being, our company culture and values remain at the core of everything we do. We are offering a number of remote-friendly activities such as:
  • Virtual trivia 
  • Zoom meditation, stretching, and fitness sessions
  • Daily remote challenges via Slack 
  • Virtual “Prodigy Prepares” cooking series featuring our very own employees!
  • Remote work employee budget for things like home office equipment etc. 

  • When this pandemic comes to an end and it is safe to be back in the office. Here's a glimpse into what you can expect: 
  • Feel like a different work environment? Work from home 1x a week!
  • Team building events that not only include you as a Prodigy employee, but your significant other and children as well
  • Company pizza lunch every second week for ‘All Hands’, where we discuss important Prodigy milestones
  • Do you need some fun to help break up your day? We have that covered! Join in some Ping Pong games, Smash Bros competitions or board games!
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Department: Education

Location: Toronto, Ontario

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Come as you are. We believe the power of our collective potential will transform education. We are building towards a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace to empower and create access and opportunity for all. We welcome applications from people from all underrepresented groups, including (but not limited to) people of any gender, age, or religion, members of the LGBTQIA2+ community, BIPOC and other underrepresented races and nationalities, people with disabilities, veterans, and anyone who may contribute to the further diversification of Prodigy Education.  If you feel like you don’t have all the qualifications for this position, and are willing to use your initiative to learn the rest, we’d still love for you to apply! We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Prodigy Game will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.