Due to continued growth, we are looking for an experienced Education Technology (EdTech) Product Manager to take the lead on our flagship EdTech product offering, Glean for Education. As a learning-focussed and inclusive online note taking solution, we are uniquely positioned to define what learning looks like in the post-COVID EdTech landscape. We are therefore looking for an experienced and highly skilled commercial product manager to help us realise our growth plan and solidify our place in the emerging EdTech ecosystem and achieve our goal of improving learning outcomes for over a million students.
Joining a passionate, committed team that has managed the development and launch of our unique note taking solution, Glean, you will lead our flagship product offering into the Education market(s), including undertaking key discovery work and will be the driving force behind the ongoing development of the solution.
Working on the most innovative iteration of our portfolio, you’ll have a track record of ideation with hands-on discovery work and have brought multiple new software solutions to market.
If you are a driven, commercially focused Product Manager, looking for a fast paced and disruptive organisation at the cusp of huge transformation and growth, this presents an ideal opportunity for you to join our existing Product team, bringing your commercial experience to help us grow to the next level on our Product leadership journey.
You will be driving THE key element of the Glean product portfolio into Education market(s). Collaborating with a team of Product Managers together with internal stakeholders from Design, Engineering, Sales, Marketing and of course externally with customers, partners (and analysts) you will ensure a rounded approach to driving the solution forward in advance of the needs of Glean customers.
Responsible for managing the planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle – from strategic planning to tactical activities
Understand and be a source of knowledge for the buyer(s) and their journey(s)
Stewardship of Glean user and buyer personas
Own and drive the business plan(s) for the solution
Own and manage the ongoing product roadmap collaborating with Design and Engineering to ensure that the solution(s) delivered fulfils the needs of the customers in a timely manner
Drive go to market planning and execution to ensure growth and operations are ready across all markets
You will be a passionate, experienced, self motivated Product Manager, with a track record of driving innovative SaaS solutions to market, with strong experience within the Education Technology market.
You have solid, demonstrable experience and understanding regarding software product management and possess a high level technical understanding of software development and delivery in an agile world. Your background will also clearly demonstrate significant knowledge in SaaS software management in Product Management and optionally Product Marketing.
You will have:
A minimum of 6-7 years’ experience of Product Management and / or Marketing within a high-tech company with focus on software management, specifically in the Education Technology market
Commercial acumen: a proven track record of understanding business value, with a key sensitivity to understanding sales and marketing challenges and building collateral to positively manage such challenges with the objective of strengthening business and making product / solution sales
Attitude: focused on building solutions with the customer always in mind while ensuring that sales and product profitability / revenue remains front and centre
Results oriented: structured and organized as an individual with execution as a key orientation for driving results
Significant experience of the Education Technology market
25 days + bank holidays
Group pension scheme
Cycle to work scheme
We’re based in Leeds city centre but currently we’re remote working due to the ongoing pandemic. We’ve continued to grow and expand as a business during this time so our remote onboarding process is well established and efficient. We will supply you with everything you need to get started including all the necessary information and equipment.
Glean empowers learners with the confidence and ability to build useful knowledge in an age of information overload. Our inclusive learning technology is used by 100,000s of students to gain 21st century learning skills with a proven note taking process. We aim to reduce waste by helping learners to get more value from working with spoken language.
Our mission is to challenge how the world thinks about learning so that it’s more accessible, productive, and purposeful for all learners. Join our values-driven and growing team if you’re excited by our goal to change a million lives for the better.