Classkick is looking for a Senior Product Manager to join our growing Product Team. Ideal candidates are experts at pushing past the "what" to get to the "why," leveraging experimentation and data to make rapid decisions and product improvements, and coaching junior PMs.

Within your first 60 days, you will:

  • Continuously gather and leverage deep customer empathy to ensure future solutions drive positive outcomes for teachers and students.
  • Identify and validate ambiguous customer problems by creating or leveraging qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Drive rapid, iterative development through hypotheses, experimentation, and data-backed decisions.
  • Closely partner with Research, Design, and Engineering to deliver high quality features and improvements.
  • Work collaboratively with partners and stakeholders to ensure buy-in and coordination during each step of the product development lifecycle.
  • Define and hit key metrics and OKRs to ensure the team focuses on outcomes, not output.
  • Mentor and coach junior Product Managers to up-level the Product Team's craft skills.

What you bring:

  • 4+ years of experience as a Product Manager building and shipping products with a team of Designers and Engineers.
  • Experience in creating and leveraging qualitative and quantitative data to make tough data-backed decisions (A/B experimentation, user testing, data analysis, competitors, and market analysis).
  • Passion about delivering the best user experience.
  • Experience engaging with customers via in-person or virtual visits, extracting insights from qualitative data, and intelligently integrating findings into your work.

 

Classkick’s stack: iOS, Angular, React, GCP, Firebase, MySQL, Scala, Kubernetes. Prior familiarity with stack is a bonus. It’s NOT required.

 

 

About Our Team

Classkick is a tech startup that loves helping teachers and students. We love it so much, that in non-pandemic periods, we work out of a school every week or two, and have our whole team visit schools to see Classkick in action monthly. We come home to a half day hackathon and build/fix the product that day! We also have a democratized product culture where any team member can use the product system to push through product changes.

Ed-tech is still a young and burgeoning ecosystem. We believe that by building a great product with a great business model, we will create a lasting impact on students’ learning, on teacher effectiveness and the industry at large. Our teacher and student focused culture helped us make the #1 learning activities platform in K-12 (measured by mean session time and/or NPS), with organic growth in 160+ countries.

Classkick’s culture can be described as collaborative, values-focused, self-driven and empowering. While this is a startup and everyone works very hard, we believe in a work-life balance. We are lean and poised to grow quickly. More at classkick.com, instagram.com/classkick or twitter.com/classkick.

Our roadmap includes exciting platform updates to serve the new post-pandemic world and expand to new markets - all informed of course by teacher and student requests. Catch some recent #featuresbyteachers here, here and here.

 

Never fear!

Some candidates may see the list below and feel discouraged because they don't match all the items. Please apply anyway: there's a good chance you also have important skills we haven't stated. We are committed to diversity and building an equitable and inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and experiences, and we're taking steps to meet that commitment. Our reach extends to students all over the country and the globe, and it’s vital our team is representative of those we serve. We especially encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including women, underrepresented people of color, LGBTQ people, veterans, and people with disabilities.


Classkick’s Core Values 

  • Advocate for Learners
  • Focus on People
  • Work Towards Justice
  • Stay Curious
  • Dream

Why this opportunity matters

Every day, kids come to class feeling engaged, supported and excited to learn because of Classkick. Our goal is that every student in the world is happy and successful in their education.

To achieve this, we connect students and their school work to all the advocates in their learning: classmates, teachers, parents, anyone invested in them. When the right person is there at the right time - whether with a high five, or some help when stuck - that’s when you get more “Ah ha!” and “OH I got it!” moments. Learning transforms from a chore into a fun and intrinsic experience.

COVID19 has thrown into stark reality the need for holistic approaches that work seamlessly in the classroom and remotely. Education will never be the same again and the world has been calling out for more Classkick. Our traffic 8x-ed in a matter of weeks and it’s only the beginning. We suddenly expanded from being a major tool in the classroom, to becoming the classroom itself. Joining at this stage is pivotal and will have high impact on the future direction of the company. 


 

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