Senior Product Manager - Ads & Partner Platform
San Francisco, CA
Location/City : CA - San Francisco
Area Code : 415
Job Type : 1: Full Time
Id : 23371
23371 Senior Product Manager - Ads & Partner Platform
San Francisco, CA or Denver, CO
Our client s mission is to help students (and their teachers) practice and master whatever they are learning. Every month more than 50 million active learners from 130 countries practice and master more than 300 million study sets on every conceivable topic and subject. They are developing new learning experiences by modeling how students learn and by drawing upon knowledge acquisition, retention, and pedagogy in cognitive science. They are always seeking to help students master any subject by optimizing study efficiency and engagement.
Their business model is robust with two strong revenue streams advertisements and paid subscriptions. The ads business allows them to offer amazing study tools to millions of students around the globe for free. Their premium subscriptions give students and teachers to ability to create custom content and access learning analytics tools.
Our client values diversity, humility, transparency, and collaboration as the best paths to success as individuals, as a team, and as a company. Their success as an online learning community depends on a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We are actively working with them to build a team that is representative of the diverse communities they serve, creating an open, inclusive work environment where all employees can thrive. As an equal opportunity employer and a tech company committed to societal change, our client welcomes applicants from all backgrounds. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
You will be responsible for building out the advertising and partner platforms and business lines. You will partner with the advertising operation team, sales team, and business development team to drive strategy, product roadmap and business results.
Our client s advertising business is strong and growing, with significant investment planned for 2019 to unlock direct deals and unique advertising experiences on platform. Their partner business, allowing partner content to be paired with our study tools, is just getting started. There is significant opportunity to build in both areas.
You will be involved in every step of the product development process. From deeply understanding users, partners & advertisers, analyzing metrics and building a roadmap, to working with engineers, designers and other product managers to revolutionize the learning experience for users around the world. You will help maintain a free product for students everywhere by unlocking value for advertisers, users and partners with seamless, value-added experiences. You love to sweat the details and deeply understand the systems you own - from revenue to metrics to integration intricacies. You will bring a passion for building world-class products and will be excited to thrive and take ownership in a small startup environment.
This role can be based in either San Francisco or Denver. Expected travel is 2-4 days per month.
4+ years in a Product Management role, with 1+ year focused on advertising at a consumer company.
Demonstrated success in accelerating ads revenue growth.
Excellent analytical skills with a test and learn mindset.
Excellent organizational, prioritization, and communication skills with a high attention to detail. Comfort with ambiguity, uncertainty, and a rapidly evolving business landscape.
High integrity individual who is enthusiastic about building a great company for the long term, and making a huge, positive impact in the world and on education.
Strong leadership qualities with a proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority.
Bachelor s degree with strong academic performance.
Experience building and integrating into partner APIs preferred.
Experience working with online advertising technology systems preferred (e.g. campaign measurement, demand side platforms, ad exchanges).