Director of Product Management

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New York City, NY, United States
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About Us:

At Teachers Pay Teachers (TpT), we're unlocking the power of educator-created content. TpT gives educators access to a trusted, one-of-a-kind community. We are the world's first marketplace of our kind and founded by a teacher, for teachers as the go-to platform for teacher-created content for nearly 15 years. We are currently serving more than 7.5 million users and more than 85% of U.S. teachers. TpT is focused on building the next generation of e-learning experiences for millions of students and teachers across the world. If you haven't heard of TpT yet and want to learn more, just ask any teacher!

Who we are looking for:

We’re a team of good people doing great things. We listen first. We love our work. And we are all teachers and learners in whatever we do. We believe that productivity is never an accident. It’s the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, passionate teamwork, and focused effort. We want every day to be fun and to matter.

Role: 

As Director of Product Management for Easel, your goal is to build a world class product management team to build out products that meet the new digital needs of teachers. As a customer-centric leader, you will identify problems and product opportunities that TpT can solve for teachers in the new world of in-school, remote and hybrid learning. You will craft a product vision, drive execution, and unlock the leadership potential of your teammates. As a Director, you are focused on solving problems across product teams, and helping build the culture of TpT.

Responsibilities:

  • Build product vision, strategy and roadmap for Easel products with a customer-centric obsession that solve real problems for educators and students
  • Communicate clearly and compellingly to the entire company and external audiences
  • Build a team culture of high performance that leads to superior execution and impact
  • Attract, hire, train, and retain top talent
  • Provide regular feedback and career development opportunities to team members
  • Partner with CPO and leadership team to align product vision and execution to broader organizational strategy
  • Partner and communicate with other senior leaders across teams to consistently meet organizational goals and commitments

Requirements

  • BA/BS required
  • 8+ years of product experience
  • 2+ years managing product teams
  • Demonstrated track record of success as a PM leader
  • Ability to communicate to a wide range of audiences
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and collaborative environment

Benefits & Perks:

At TpT, we believe the positive experience of employees is essential to growth, both individually and collectively. To achieve our mission of ‘Empowering Educators to Teach at Their Best,’ we must also empower the members of our TpT Team to work at their best. To that end, two of our core company values are “We Learn and Grow Together” and “We Enjoy the Journey.” We’ve committed to these values and to our employees through investing in added benefits and perks:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Vision & Dental Benefits
  • Free Telemedicine Membership - 24/7 access to trusted medical advisors 
  • Generous PTO and Wellness Days
  • 5 Week “Recharge Leave” after 5 Years, to refresh and celebrate the impact you’ve had at TpT
  • Generous Parental Leave (for new mothers and fathers) for time to adjust to parenthood, plus additional six weeks for birth mothers 
  • Onsite Mother’s Room
  • ‘Employee Resource Groups’ (ERGs) to promote employee inclusivity and belonging
  • Engineering Learning Fridays (ELF), to provide a space each week for Engineering teams to collaborate and learn from each other
  • ‘Professional Development’ Stipend, to support the professional growth of employees (including - but not limited to - subscriptions, books, lectures, etc.)
  • Annual Company Events (Camp TpT, Field Day, Hackathons, Holiday Party, Summer Picnic, Classroom Visits, etc.)

Here at TpT we value Diversity & Inclusion and encourage people to bring their most authentic selves to work.  We cultivate an environment where people are recognized and celebrated for their individuality.

Mission
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Director of Product Management
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