Product Manager

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Homer · New York, NY/Remote (USA)

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Posted 2 months ago

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User Experience Design (UX)
Product Management
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About the job

HOMER has a newly created opportunity for a Product Manager to join our growing team! This role has the option to report into our New York or Los Angeles offices in a hybrid capacity or can be remote based in select US locations (AL, CA, CT, FL, GA, ID, MA, MD, MI, MO, NC, NE, NY, OR, PA, TN, TX, WA, WY)This role must be available to work East Coast hours due to team meetings.

 

HOMER, a BEGiN brand, is the proven early learning program that provides the best educational start possible. We offer personalized, fun, and proven learning products for kids ages 0-10 to help build confidence, mastery, and a love of learning. We are deeply committed to our members and to their children, and we are building a creative and strategic team to develop a portfolio of early learning products that support learning everywhere.

 

Reporting into our Senior Director, Digital Interactive, this role will be responsible for the product management of HOMER’s Learn & Grow app. The Learn & Grow app is a platform experience that delivers engaging and educational content for kids ages 2-8. This role and squad drives a roadmap aimed at improving metrics across the customer journey, from conversion to retention. 

 

You will:

  • Deliver on engaging, educational experiences that solve customer problems and deliver on the value families are looking for in their HOMER membership. 
  • Lead a cross-functional squad with team members from product design, engineering, and in consultation with the learning team to execute and deliver on the roadmap.
  • Collaborate with data, UX research, learning and content team members to test and implement content programming in the app in order to drive learning and engagement.
  • Work in concert with HOMER’s growth strategy team and business development team to deliver on a mobile roadmap that meets our acquisition and growth goals. 
  • Build a roadmap for the squad that reflects company goals, delivers upon the strategic directions set forth by leadership and strikes a balance of short and long term needs.
  • Prioritize and manage a transparent sprint product backlog to achieve maximum business value.
  • Utilize qualitative and quantitative insights to build and prioritize the highest value products and features. 

 

Must Haves:

  • 3+ years of experience as a Product Manager
  • Experience product managing both iOS and Android products 
  • Experience working with product design and/or UX Research in a discovery process in order to collaborate on a path to implementation.
  • Experience with agile processes, ceremonies, and backlog management.
  • Experience driving a roadmap to improve retention metrics within a mobile experience.
  • Can clearly demonstrate how product features lead to a specific outcome in the experience, and understands how to articulate this quantitatively and qualitatively.

 

Nice-to-Haves:

  • Product managing a consumer platform app i.e. a background with other media apps or experiences that require content programming.
  • Experience working with a learning or content framework, where there’s a clear connection between how the UX of the app enables the framework.
  • Product managing in a subscription company.
  • Product managing a child’s experience. 

 

We like people who: 

  • Are obsessed about delivering value to the customer
  • Are collaborative and thrive in team environments

 

What you’ll get:

  • HOMER offers competitive compensation including equity and full benefits.
  • Smart, passionate, and engaged co-workers.
  • Excellent top-tier Medical/Dental/Vision benefits
  • The chance to have a big impact, quickly
  • The rare opportunity to make a dent in the universe. We’re bringing a love of reading and learning to children globally!

 

HOMER is a proud equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

At HOMER, we are committed to building a diverse team of talented people who are passionate about creating educational content kids love. We believe in fostering a culture where productivity can flourish, one that is empathetic, respectful, and inclusive. At HOMER, we know that diversity, equity, and inclusion aren’t just an idea, a one-time initiative, or phrases to throw into a job post: they’re a daily practice and an ongoing conversation. We survey our team about inclusivity, run training on DEI topics, and have a committee to ensure we are all continuing to learn and grow.

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