Technology is reshaping the way we learn, study, and work, and Flatiron School is proud to be at the forefront of this change. Flatiron School empowers students from all walks of life to start new careers in coding, data science, and UX/UI design. We’re looking to expand our leadership team in Product and Technology as we rapidly expand our programs and change more lives. It’s an exciting time to be a part of Flatiron School.

 

Education Product Managers are responsible for the overall success of the disciplines that Flatiron School teaches across all formats and delivery platforms. This means responsibility for commercial success as well as student experience for the disciplines. The Product Manager is supported by team members across the organization and will use their skills of influence and collaboration to achieve the best for their discipline. 

 

The Education Product Manager will shape our Product Offering to students and employers:

  • Understand the competitive landscape for the disciplines that we teach and ensure our courses successfully fulfill those requirements

  • Collaborate with the curriculum, technology, marketing, admissions and operations teams to ensure our Product Offering meets employer, student, and business needs.

  • Be the owner and driver for all projects and initiatives that support commercial growth and continued student success 

  • Define the desired student and staff experience and help monitor/champion the guidelines to teams across the company

 

Qualifications for Product Manager:

  • Passion for building great product experiences, with a demonstrated ability to develop a product vision and execute on that vision to make it a reality

  • Product Management experience across the full lifecycle of one or more B2B and/or B2C commercial offerings 

  • Ability to influence, socialize ideas and work cross-functionally and across organizational boundaries

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to proficiently manage both strategic issues and tactical execution

  • Ability to think strategically and craft a compelling product vision.

  • • Experience driving impact through cross-functional leadership.

  • • You have a get stuff done attitude, have great positive energy.

  • • Executive presence and communication experience.

  • 4+ years of relevant technical product management experience

 

Nice-to-have:

  • MBA and/or strategy/management consulting background

  • Previous experience with or passion for education

  • Experience conducting competitive and market research to identify trends and standards

  • Experience conducting qualitative user interviews and quantitative research to explain and validate findings

  • Experience working in a startup or fast-growth environment

 

About Flatiron School

Flatiron School teaches passionate, creative people to change their careers, their lives, and the world, with skills in software engineering, data science, and design. We’ve been teaching since 2012, and now we’re developing software and programs to bring our successful curriculum to more students. We are more than just a school — we are a team of mission-driven individuals trying to align education with reality. Over our seven years as a school, we’ve helped over 1,500 students launch careers in tech. To achieve these outcomes, we’ve never let ourselves stop growing – we’ve constantly iterated on our curriculum, evolved our teaching techniques, and created technology to improve our students’ learning experience.

For the next step in our growth, Flatiron School has joined the WeWork family. In WeWork, we’ve found a partner who shares the mission we’ve had since the beginning: to enable passionate people to learn the skills they need to pursue careers and lives they love. And that mission won’t change. As part of WeWork, we look forward to working together to expand our in-person and online programs and further increase accessibility to our transformative education.

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