Company

Education Product Manager

Overview:

Wolfram is looking for a strategic, entrepreneurial, and detail-oriented education product manager with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment to take Wolfram technologies to the cutting edge of the education landscape. Initial focus will be on the precollege market, but higher education will also be relevant over time.

The successful candidate will work with internal teams, including engineering, user experience, production, and customer communications, to create a product vision that ensures success throughout production and the launch of all of Wolfram’s education products. This individual will then synthesize and maintain plans for integrating product features into the larger technology ecosystem at Wolfram, following them through to successful launch.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the subject matter expert for all precollege and higher education projects
  • Develop roadmaps for educational initiatives and products for Wolfram’s education technology
  • Guide and actively participate in the conceptualization, production, and launch of educational initiatives with Wolfram’s education technology
  • Provide leadership to project teams to ensure projects are delivered within standards, scope, budget, and schedules as identified in the strategic planning process
  • Work with the project management team to manage systems to track project progress and proactively identify any problems and issues that need to be resolved in order to keep the project on track
  • Develop and implement marketing plans for the rollout of releases and any initiative related to the education space
  • Deliver presentations for approval on plans and status for Wolfram education initiatives to the executive team
  • Serve as an interface with external partners, event organizers, and press to evangelize Wolfram’s strategic plan for Wolfram’s education technologies
  • Plan and conduct virtual and physical events and social media for education
  • Create and present training materials and marketing collateral for precollege educators and administrators
  • Monitor and build Wolfram’s education community groups

Requirements:

  • Proven ability to understand K-12 education and technology market space
  • Master’s degree or higher in science, education, or technical area
  • Practical teaching or administrative experience in K-12 highly desired
  • Project management or product owner experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; excellent presentation skills
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with software development as developer or project manager a plus

Location: Champaign, Illinois

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