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VP of Product

Raise.me

San Francisco
Ed Tech
4 hrs ago

What would you do?

At Raise.me, we imagine a world where every student has an opportunity to realize their college and career ambitions, and we believe that expanded access to education is the foundation of that future. We're working to empower millions of students to build their personal path to college while making paying for it simpler and more transparent.

Our VP of Product will play a leading role in developing new products and features that help students navigate this pivotal period of their lives. You will be in charge of building a best-in-class Product team to execute rapidly and effectively through ongoing training and coaching efforts, while also developing process and systems that will allow our team to consistently execute at a high level.

This is a role for someone eager to leverage technology to address one of the greatest challenges we face as a country: broadening access to higher education so we can get more students on a path to career and life success.

What will success look like?

You have helped millions of student achieve their educational goals, and transformed the way billions of dollars in aid are distributed.

You have built a world-class team of product managers that lead and inspire their colleagues across the company.

You have propelled the company to achieve ambitious growth, engagement, and revenue goals through our products and features.

You have developed a clear and inspirational roadmap for our company that embodies our mission and meets the needs of our fast-growing student and college community.

You have helped cultivate a strong culture through your leadership and by living our core values on a daily basis.

What skills will you need?

  • Demonstrated success in creating innovative and user-friendly consumer products
  • 7+ years of Product Management experience, with 3+ years of growing, managing and inspiring a team to greatness
  • Expertise in product management best practices including product planning, customer discovery, product discovery, product development process, effort estimation, and resource management.
  • Must be data and metrics-driven, and have an ability to tie product activities to metrics, such as customer adoption, product usage, or revenue, that help move the business forward.
  • Proven track record managing complex projects
  • Excellent communication skills a must with proven ability to pitch vision and strategy as well as build successful relationships with executives, stakeholders, and engineering counterparts.
  • Ability to thrive under ambiguity and make decisions with incomplete data. Know how to solve for speed, and right balance to strike between agility and perfection.
  • Ability to understand the technical underpinnings of products and different engineering tradeoffs
  • Ability to drive team culture, including leading the charge, providing leadership feedback, and managing aggressive schedules
  • Fluent in language of marketing as it relates to performance measurement, ROI and analysis

About Raise.me

Raise.me launched nationally in the fall of 2014 as a social enterprise focused on expanding access to higher education, especially among low-income and first-generation students and has helped students earn $1 billion in scholarships for college. Starting as early as 9th grade, Raise.me enables students to earn scholarships throughout high school as they meet the goals that best prepare them to succeed. Whether that's getting good grades, volunteering in the community, or joining an extracurricular, on Raise.me students are rewarded by colleges for being motivated, driven and committed to success. Students at 1 out of 2 high schools across America have signed up to earn micro-scholarships from a diverse set of over 225 colleges and universities, including Arizona State University, Oberlin College, University of Rochester, Northeastern, Tulane and Georgia Tech.

VP of Product

Doxly

Indianapolis, IN
Enterprise
last month

At Doxly, we strive to provide law firms with innovative, cloud-based tools that re-imagine legal transactions and revolutionize the legal client experience. Join a talented team dedicated to transforming the legal industry with a transaction management platform that changes the way attorneys get deals done.

About the position

As the first product owner at Doxly, you will have the opportunity to shape the product vision of the company. You will collaborate with the CEO, VP of Engineering, and others to align on and drive the product strategy, roadmap and operations of products with a global mindset.

We're looking for a VP of Product with extensive SaaS experience and a strong interest in helping lawyers and their clients. You will be a key player in helping accelerate the growth of Doxly. Your overarching focus will be on bringing innovative product ideas to market via technology - with a relentless focus on the customers. You bring strong product oriented thinking combined with communication, analytical and leadership skills. You will work with cross-functional teams to build and roll-out products that deliver the company's vision and strategy.

Responsibilities

Success will be measured by the overall performance of the product, which will include product performance, stability, strong adoption by customers and high customer satisfaction ratings.

  • Establish, drive market and customer requirements that inform the technical strategy and vision for Doxly
  • Gain a deep understanding of customer experience, identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that grow market share, improve customer experience and drive growth
  • Create buy-in for the product vision both internally and with key external partners
  • Translate product strategy and features into detailed user stories and requirements
  • Scope and prioritize activities based on business and customer impact
  • Partner tightly with engineering to ensure alignment between customer requirements and technology decisions
  • Work with customers, sales and service teams to identify product use cases and drive key features, enhancements and requirements
  • Participate in customer-facing events and user conferences as product expert.

The Successful Candidate will Demonstrate

  • Proven work experience in product management
  • Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle
  • Self-starter with ability to lead projects and build new technical products from the ground up independently
  • Ability to think strategically and execute methodically.
  • Superior verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation is desired as is bringing customer oriented products to market fast.
  • Demonstrated ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions and develop business cases. Ability to clearly communicate data insights to others.
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever is necessary; general manager / owner mentality.
  • Dive deep in understanding the product, our business, and the competitive landscape.

Requirements

  • 8+ years product management experience on cloud-based enterprise applications
  • Solid understanding of the software development life cycle
  • Working experience with Agile Methodologies
  • Self-starter, broad thinker, strategic planner
  • Proven history of delivering software product with design and engineering teams
  • Skilled at working effectively with cross-functional teams in a matrix organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Doxly is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We don't discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.