We offer a generous commission/bonus structure. Health, Dental,
401K matching and other benefits are offered.
We will support your career growth with ongoing training and
advanced tools. You will have the foundation of proven training
along with the flexibility to develop into your own professional.
With our company you have the opportunity for career growth.
OVERVIEW XanEdu is the nation s leader in delivering scalable
custom publishing solutions, in print and digital formats, to the
K-12 & Higher Ed Communities. Due to impressive growth XanEdu is
experiencing in the K-12 market, we are actively seeking a Director
of Product Management for our K-12 division to play a critical role
in growing the XanEdu K-12 business. The Director of Product
Management will work directly with the K-12 sales and marketing
teams. With the aid of best-in-class processes, techniques and
technologies, you will be empowered to shape sales relationships
and internal processes for XanEdu s team and customers who are
adopting industry-leading products and services. As a Director of
Product Management, you will be expected to support our K-12 Sales
team s sales efforts. Enthusiasm, persistence, creativity and a
positive attitude are essential.
DESCRIPTION The Director of Product Management K-12 division
reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer. The position will
oversee the strategic vision and implementation of our K-12 product
roadmap. The ideal candidate should be excited about our mission to
evolve the K-12 learning experience while bringing a passion for
innovation and education to the team. This position will also be
responsible for establishing and maintaining publisher/content
provider relationships as well as managing and executing all
aspects of the content acquisition and licensing strategy. With the
aid of best-in-class processes, techniques and technologies, the
Director of Product Management will be empowered to constructively
impact relationships and internal processes for XanEdu s internal
teams and customers who are adopting industry-leading products and
services that change the face of education.
Enhance and bring new digital/platform, print and curricular
products to the K-12 market.
Develop high impact custom publishing products that delight
curriculum leaders and change the face of education.
Develop both strategic and tactical plans to effectively recruit
and secure a large number of new publisher/content partners to meet
Proactively identify and develop strategic relationships with
key publishers and content providers.
Negotiate contracts and secure profitable print and digital
licensing agreements through highly effective written, phone and
face to face communications.
Develop customized license agreements that ensure best possible
commercial terms for the business while simultaneously
accommodating content providers needs.
Work with print and digital education products to refine company
s blended offerings and drive new customer acquisition through
Oversee all aspects of product lifecycle management from
conception to completion including strategic product roadmap
development, market and product definition, product development and
Work closely with customers and prospects to identify customer
needs and market requirements as well as evaluate competitive
intelligence, define target market and create user stories and use
Collaborate with design and engineering teams to define project
scope, requirements, timeline, key milestones and financial
As the subject matter expert, work closely with marketing and
sales teams to support the development of go-to-market launch
plans, customer communications strategies and sales enablement
Develop training programs and tools to ensure sales teams
achieve competency in representing full scope of product value
Participate in key account visits and in partnership with the
sales and marketing teams, lead customer research initiatives.
Manage and track data and prepare reports for internal stake
holders as well as content partners to ensure visibility into usage
metrics and compliance with licensing requirements.
Assist with the maintenance of licenses, tracking renewal,
usage, payment and reporting requirements.
Drive team accountability to timelines and deliverables across
functional areas and key stakeholders within the business.
Monitor and analyze product usage and feedback to identify and
implement improvement strategies.
Anticipate, identify, and communicate project status and risks
to key stakeholders, including the senior leadership team
WHAT YOU BRING TO XANEDU S WINNING TEAM Minimum of a Bachelor s
degree required, MBA preferred.
7+ years progressive experience in the field of digital product
Experience in Education Technology
Proven experience in and demonstrated knowledge of best
practices related to digital product lifecycle management and new
product development, design and planning.
Ability to assess market trends, competitive intelligence,
financial data and customer needs.
High degree of competency in project management.
Proactive & enthusiastic attitude toward solving challenging
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written as well
as presentation skills.
Prior experience thriving using agile methodology and operating
in a customer-driven iterative product development working
Ability to identify good user experience and design.
High degree of user understanding/empathy for curriculum leaders
and K-12 learners
Exceptional analytical reasoning, problem-solving, and creative
Self-motivated and comfortable working independently
Ability to prioritize and manage work to adhere to critical
project timelines in a fast-paced environment
Ability to be flexible and creative in seeking solutions
Ability to follow-up and follow- through on multiple
Curiosity, open-mindedness, an unfailingly positive attitude,
and a keen interest and passion for K-12 education!
401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision
XanEdu, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Resume Submission Use the form below to send us your cover
letter and resume. If you have further questions about this
position, please email ...@xanedu.com
Associated topics: design, engineering, manufacture, product,
product manager, production, program manager, quality
Job ID: ba5122c0-12225952434