A pioneer in K–12 education, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and formative assessment.

Associate Product Manager, Humanities at Amplify

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A pioneer in K-12 education since 2000, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and assessment. Our captivating core and supplemental programs in ELA, math, and science engage all students in rigorous learning and inspire them to think deeply, creatively, and for themselves. Our formative assessment products turn data into practical instructional support to help students at every skill level build a strong foundation in early reading and math. Our programs provide teachers with powerful tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of all their students. Today, Amplify serves over eleven million students in all 50 states.
We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic Associate Product Manager to build on the success of our ELA K-8 programs with a view across the roadmap. In this position, you will work closely with a skilled group of content leads, designers, engineers, creatives and implementation specialists to drive the development of innovative and exciting features, and ensure that our product suite works exceptionally well in all classrooms. The ideal Associate Product Manager candidate is detail-oriented, collaborative, passionate about working in education technology to create the best possible experience for teachers, students, and administrators, and is excited about the meaningful impact that Amplify is making in the world of education.
Product Management
  • Work closely with ELA and Humanities product leadership roadmap to deliver on a roadmap and prioritize feature releases for maximum customer impact.
  • Understand the ELA product line, content, user experience, and how ELA products are connected to the broader Amplify ecosystem.
  • Raise issues, risks, and dependencies, and collaborate to resolve them effectively
  • Support product initiatives and projects that impact multiple teams, including content, product, design, engineering, and research and measurement through clear communication.
  • Contribute to the delivery of initiatives and large-scale projects from initial concept and planning, through execution and release.
  • Develop exceptional products that raise student outcomes and user engagement
  • Empathize with our customers' and users' needs as a passionate advocate for customer perspectives through all phases of product development.

Cross-functional Collaboration
  • Collaborate on customer-facing projects including training materials, pilot support, customer discussion guidelines and sales meetings.
  • Be a partner to the larger product management team's relationship with engineering, design, content, marketing, and implementation to align our vision and execute against the roadmap
  • Draft internal communications, release notes and training materials for the launch of new features and products. Review customer-facing information before it is released.

Market & User Research
  • Stay up to date on the competitive product landscape to inform product, design and development thinking. Use research findings to guide planning and product development.
  • Participate in user testing of new product ideas, including focus groups with teachers, getting feedback on prototypes, and coordinating feature pilots with live classrooms.

Agile Team Practices
  • Participate in Agile ceremonies as needed (sprint planning, retrospectives, scrum, etc.) and track completed work
  • Understand the overall product backlog, create communication that can be translated into user stories.

Basic Qualifications:
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience
  • 1+ years of experience in a product management role
  • Some experience involved in the software or content development life cycle, from concept to delivery, using Agile practices
  • Organizational skills and phenomenal attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in project management and associated tools for managing development.
  • Experience successfully communicating and collaborating with internal and external partners to launch or improve a product
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience as an educator, preferably in English language Arts
  • Background in technology, design, user research, curriculum development
  • Understanding of Lean Startup and Agile methodologies

*Amplify's COVID-19 vaccination policy requires all staff to provide proof of vaccination for in-person meetings unless an approved exemption is provided.
We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. To that end, we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
Amplify is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
This position may be funded, in whole or in part, through American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funds.
Amplify Education, Inc. is an E-Verify participant.
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What are Amplify Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We have a variety of employee-led ERGs whose goal is to create a safe space for employees of all backgrounds and identities to find community and support in their personal and career development.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
We offer Pet Insurance options through Nationwide.
Wellness Programs
We offer a premier subscription to CALM, an award-winning mindfulness app as well as health club discounts through our Employee Assistance Program with Aetna.
Mental Health Benefits
Mental Health benefits, including access to therapists, is available through our Employee Assistance Program. We also offer employees the opporutunity to complete Mental Health First Aid training.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
All full time, part-time and temporary employees over the age of 21 are eligible to partiicpate in our Fidelity 401K and/or Roth 401K plan after 30 days of employment.
401(K) Matching
Amplify provides 100% match on first 1% of employee contributions and 50% match on the next 5%, with an annual maximum employer match of $3,000.
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Amplify does offer performance bonuses dependent upon the nature of your position .
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Amplify offers a backup childcare solution through Bright Horizons.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Occassional Happy Hours during company functions.
Relocation Assistance
If an eligilbe employee is asked to relocate as part of their job, Amplify may reimburse them for reasonalbe expenses.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Fully remote employees, not assigned to an office, are eligible for internet reimbursement up to $40 per month.
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available

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