Newsela

201-500 employeeshttps://newsela.com/

Description

Newsela is a fast-growing education technology startup with a single ambitious goal: Meaningful classroom learning for every student. We provide engaging, relevant instructional content for teachers that both educates and inspires. With nearly two million teachers signed up, Newsela is helping kids improve their reading skills in all 50 states and more than 150 countries. We seek passionate, creative employees with quick minds and warm hearts. If you believe that all students deserve a more rigorous, more personalized learning experience, please apply to join our team.

Locations
Head office

Midtown Manhattan, New York, NY, USA,

Project Manager, Product

Education

12 days ago | Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States | Newsela

Project Manager, Product

12 days ago | Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States | Newsela

Newsela

Opening date:April 11

Closing date: May 11 2021

Industry:Education,

Type:Full Time

Seniority levelMid-Senior

Job description

The Project Manager, Product will be responsible for project scoping, planning and execution of various cross-functional team projects each product work cycle that help the Product team meet our quarterly and annual key deliverables, and that drive towards greater engagement and core adoption in schools. Your work may cover anything from supporting sizing and forecasting resources to meet project needs, organizing information for critical project stakeholders, facilitating forward movement of projects while keeping the team motivated. You’ll help ensure projects are on time and within resource constraints, as well as act as the key point of contact between senior leaders, accountable project leads, and other stakeholders across the company. Additionally, you’ll partner with our other project managers to develop systems and processes to scale our project management work, with a goal of improving efficiencies, standardization of projects and optimization of our work.

Why You’ll Love This Role

Your work will directly enable us to build and deliver solutions that help shape the future of education and provide accessible, engaging reading content to over tens of millions of users nationwide. You’re passionate about education, literacy, and current events, and are excited to work at a company where you and your teammates believe in the mission and the product. You’ll be a resource across teams, and will get to work with a wide variety of stakeholders within Newsela. You’ll have an opportunity to help shape and define the product processes you manage, as we implement our new project management function in an expanding Product team. You’ll also have the opportunity to grow your project management skills, and your role will continue to grow and develop as you do.

Why We’ll Love You

Your 3+ years of experience leading projects have given you robust knowledge of time management, project coordination, and prioritization strategies have enabled you to successfully execute projects on time and within scope. You are a detail-oriented, proactive planner who can seamlessly navigate complex problems, scope, and build a comprehensive project plan. You have a bank of proven project management processes and have used them to effectively influence technical and non-technical teams to keep projects on track. You’re an effective communicator who always seeks input from key stakeholders to drive alignment and deep understanding of the project at hand, while providing transparency and key information to all teammates from engineers to product managers. Bonus points if you have a background in: building scalable project management systems, or have technical, design, product, data or strategic planning experience.

About Newsela

One of the fastest growing tech companies in K-12 education, Newsela was founded on the principle that while every child may have unique learning preferences, they all deserve a rich learning experience that ignites a love of learning. We built our platform based on learning science research to deliver the most engaging, authentic content to modernize how teaching happens in the classroom. Along with interactive assessments and tools, we provide teachers with digital content at five reading levels -- from +100 of the best sources -- that is relevant to the diverse backgrounds and interests of their students. Since we started in 2013, we’ve established a presence in 90% of U.S. K-12 schools and over 2.5M teachers and 37M students have registered with Newsela.

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15 days ago | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | Newsela

Program Manager, Business Development

15 days ago | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | Newsela

Newsela

Opening date:April 08

Closing date: May 08 2021

Industry:Education,

Type:Full Time

Seniority levelMid-Senior

Job description

The Role

The Program Manager, Business Development will operationalize the Business Development (BD) incubation model, actively source and manage programs and partnerships, own all partner program success KPIs, and scale successful programs across the company. You will analyze existing programs to ensure we have the proper operational and reporting systems in place to make informed decisions about the viability of each program. You’ll also continuously identify and develop new BD programs or partner strategies, playbooks and/or business plans to ensure all internal stakeholders can make informed decisions about when and how to scale successful programs across the business. This is a highly collaborative role that will interface with Sales, Sales Enablement, Product, Instructional Technical, Marketing, Customer Success, and Finance.

Why You’ll Love This Role

You will get to take a project from inception to scale, defining the end goals and building success KPIs and reporting systems from scratch. The programs you build will be highly visible, and will empower other teams to operate more efficiently and make more informed decisions. Your work will directly impact our ability to scale Newsela’s reach, bring our products to more educators and students, and enable accessible, engaging learning that empowers students. In addition to helping our business grow, you will get to work with an enthusiastic, cross-functional team to catapult Newsela’s growth as we scale our national Sales organization.

Why We’ll Love You

You have 3+ years of experience working on strategic partnerships, program management or management consulting. You have demonstrated success developing new strategic partnerships and/or programs, including working with other teams to scope dependencies and requirements, developing financial modeling and business proposals, and define KPIs and internal reporting mechanisms to drive success. You are creative, strategic and systematic in your approach to solving problems and implementing systems. You’re also a self-starter, able to manage complex projects on a tight timeline, and are comfortable working in a highly collaborative environment While not required, experience in the education space is a bonus.

About Newsela

One of the fastest growing tech companies in K-12 education, Newsela was founded on the principle that while every child may have unique learning preferences, they all deserve a rich learning experience that ignites a love of learning. We built our platform based on learning science research to deliver the most engaging, authentic content to modernize how teaching happens in the classroom. Along with interactive assessments and tools, we provide teachers with digital content at five reading levels -- from +100 of the best sources -- that is relevant to the diverse backgrounds and interests of their students. Since we started in 2013, we’ve established a presence in 90% of U.S. K-12 schools and over 2.5M teachers and 37M students have registered with Newsela.

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24 days ago | Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States | Newsela

Business Development Program Manager

24 days ago | Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States | Newsela

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Opening date:March 30

Closing date: April 30 2021

Industry:Education,

Type:Full Time

Seniority levelAssociate

Job description

The Role

The Business Development Program Manager will operationalize the Business Development (BD) incubation model, actively source and manage programs and partnerships, own all partner program success KPIs, and scale successful programs across the company. You will analyze existing programs to ensure we have the proper operational and reporting systems in place to make informed decisions about the viability of each program. You’ll also continuously identify and develop new BD programs or partner strategies, playbooks and/or business plans to ensure all internal stakeholders can make informed decisions about when and how to scale successful programs across the business. This is a highly collaborative role that will interface with Sales, Sales Enablement, Product, Instructional Technical, Marketing, Customer Success, and Finance.

Why You’ll Love This Role

You will get to take a project from inception to scale, defining the end goals and building success KPIs and reporting systems from scratch. The programs you build will be highly visible, and will empower other teams to operate more efficiently and make more informed decisions. Your work will directly impact our ability to scale Newsela’s reach, bring our products to more educators and students, and enable accessible, engaging learning that empowers students. In addition to helping our business grow, you will get to work with an enthusiastic, cross-functional team to catapult Newsela’s growth as we scale our national Sales organization.

Why We’ll Love You

You have 3-5 years of experience working on strategic partnerships, program management or management consulting. You have demonstrated success developing new strategic partnerships and/or programs, including working with other teams to scope dependencies and requirements, developing financial modeling and business proposals, and define KPIs and internal reporting mechanisms to drive success. You are creative, strategic and systematic in your approach to solving problems and implementing systems. You’re also a self-starter, able to manage complex projects on a tight timeline, and are comfortable working in a highly collaborative environment While not required, experience in the education space is a bonus.

About Newsela

One of the fastest growing tech companies in K-12 education, Newsela was founded on the principle that while every child may have unique learning preferences, they all deserve a rich learning experience that ignites a love of learning. We built our platform based on learning science research to deliver the most engaging, authentic content to modernize how teaching happens in the classroom. Along with interactive assessments and tools, we provide teachers with digital content at five reading levels -- from +100 of the best sources -- that is relevant to the diverse backgrounds and interests of their students. Since we started in 2013, we’ve established a presence in 90% of U.S. K-12 schools and over 2.5M teachers and 37M students have registered with Newsela.

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