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Dự đoán kết quả xổ sốGreatSchools is the leading national nonprofit empowering parents to unlock educational opportunities for their child and support stronger schools in their community. Our award-winning website, GreatSchools.org, has over 40 million unique visitors each year, sharing profiles of almost 200,000 schools, over a million ratings and reviews, and thousands of research-based articles, videos, and other content to help parents support their children’s learning.

Senior Digital Editor

GreatSchools is looking for a collaborative digital editor and multimedia content producer with passion for equity in K-12 education and experience in education, parenting, or child development. Your work will help create and distribute digital content and tools that support millions of families, policymakers, and educators across the United States. This full-time position reports to the VP, Editorial Director.

Primary responsibilities

  • Write, research, and edit articles, and email newsletters for parents and educators
  • Produce podcasts for parents including script writing, pre-production, researching, reporting, and audio editing
  • Collaborate on UX writing for school information pages
  • Oversee multifaceted editorial projects with various collaborators from inside and outside the organization, including product designers, partner organizations, academic researchers, data analysts and engineers
  • Create and implement content marketing strategies to distribute content through media partnerships, online school information pages, email and social networks
  • Collaborate on development of video series including creative direction and scriptwriting.
  • Work collaboratively with various departments (external affairs, design, product, data science) to develop strong educational content for parents, educators, partner organizations, and policymakers
  • Copyedit and fact check articles, grants, videos, methodology documents, etc
  • Provide production support for WordPress-based CMS, including publishing and SEO

Skills required

  • Great writer and editor – with excellent narrative and service reporting skills and short form UX writing skills
  • Podcast producer with experience in research, reporting, recording, scripting and editing
  • Creative direction for video production, including ideation, research and script writing
  • Knowledge of user experience best practices. Able to use analytics to measure and guide content
  • Creative thinker with new ideas about how to distribute content, reach parents and deliver on the GreatSchools mission
  • Highly organized, technically savvy and able to use collaborative tools to organize and complete projects on deadline

Subject matter expertise

  • Expertise in K-12 education, developmental psychology or parenting with an understanding of issues in K-12 public education
  • Strong understanding of equity, diversity and inclusion principles in the K-12 system, including the potential and challenges of current education data, accountability practices, and pedagogical approaches
  • Understanding of common parent and student challenges and needs, especially those of underserved families
  • Versatile in collaborative online tools such as Google suite (docs, sheets, slides), Asana, Slack, Figma and WordPress CMS

Other skills a plus

  • Fluent in Spanish (verbal and written)
  • Education data analysis

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. This position can be on-site at our office in Oakland, CA or remote.

Position location

Dự đoán kết quả xổ sốRemote within the US, or Oakland, CA

Travel

Dự đoán kết quả xổ sốWhen deemed safe by health standards, you may need to travel 1-2 times per quarter (2-4 day trips) to partner institutions, convenings and meetings across the country. When safe, periodic travel (2-3 times per year) to Oakland, CA will be necessary.

How to apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter, including salary requirements and a writing sample, along with your résumé. Your cover letter should include reasons why you want to work at GreatSchools. Résumés without cover letters, salary requirements, and writing samples will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

Vice President of Product

About GreatSchools.org

Dự đoán kết quả xổ sốGreatSchools is the leading national nonprofit empowering parents to unlock educational opportunities for their children and support stronger schools in their community. We aim to make school quality information relevant and actionable to support equity for underserved communities who have faced systemic racism and unjust barriers to access a quality education for their children. We are the only national organization that collects education data from all 51 state departments of education and the federal government and then provides analysis, insights and school quality ratings to parents, communities, advocacy organizations, researchers, policymakers and others. GreatSchools.org reaches 45 million users per year, 40% of whom are from low-income households. We also work to uncover bright spots in American education and catalyze discussions about equity. We have worked for two decades to develop parent support resources, including articles, videos, podcasts, parent tips, and learning materials parents can use at home to strengthen the home-school connection and keep their child learning and on track.

Summary

We are looking for a dynamic Vice President of Product to join our mission-driven team. As the VP of Product, you will lead our organization’s product and design strategy to evolve our offering to best support our users and social impact goals in a dynamic K-12 education landscape. This role is highly cross-functional and requires strong interpersonal skills.

Dự đoán kết quả xổ sốThe VP of Product reports to the CEO. This is a full time, exempt position located in our Oakland, CA office, but remote work within the US is ok, with the ability to travel to Oakland periodically, once it’s safe to do so.

Dự đoán kết quả xổ sốWe are an equal opportunity employer and encourage diversity in our workplace — education is a universal concern and we need people from all backgrounds to help parents navigate their options and make informed decisions for their children’s education.

Primary responsibilities

  • Manage the product team in support of building the most effective platform possible for our users and our social impact goals.
  • Build and manage overall product roadmap, working with stakeholders in cross-functional roles representing data, content, marketing, customer service, revenue, communications, and engineering to ensure alignment throughout the organization.
  • Lead and drive individual products through the full lifecycle, from concept and development and from release to post-launch, inclusive of UX and design.
  • Manage a rapid cycle ‘build, measure, learn’ process to gauge success and inform future improvements.
  • Lead work to understand user mindsets and needs, partner priorities, the competitive environment, and to identify key metrics to measure progress in increasing engagement and user satisfaction, supporting revenue, and driving impact.
  • Partner with the revenue team to identify and cultivate new revenue product opportunities.
  • Serve on GreatSchools’ senior leadership team as a key partner to the CEO and other organizational leaders.

About you

  • You have strong product vision and execution. You can work with the leadership team to translate strategic goals into a product roadmap and then ensure our products are built to meet those goals.
  • You are mission-oriented, and are passionate about ensuring our products support parents and others to drive towards equitable opportunities for all students, particularly those from underserved communities.
  • You have significant knowledge of the product development process – in particular with mobile-first and mobile-responsive solutions, and you have experience both in substantially improving legacy products to increase functionality and designing new products.
  • You use storytelling and other methods to communicate new, ambitious design concepts to leadership and external partners. You ask the right questions, you listen, and you effectively improve our products based on the feedback you receive.
  • You enjoy working with data and have experience creating products that rely on data visualization that is both accessible and useful for non-technical users.
  • You are a natural collaborator – empathetic and innately curious- and you actively seek feedback as part of your learning process.
  • You are comfortable working with a start-up mentality, moving quickly, iterating often, and remaining flexible.
  • You believe in research and actively and energetically encourage input from a broad array of viewpoints, including parents, advocacy partners, education leaders and all internal team members.
  • You enjoy nurturing the talents of your own direct reports and can support and inspire the development and success of others within the wider organization.
  • You care about K-12 education and issues around equity, have an interest in data-driven products and solutions, and want to help parents. Experience working with schools, parents, or working in support of high-needs communities is a plus.

Position location

Remote within the US, or Oakland, CA

Travel

When deemed safe by health guidelines, occasional travel to partner institutions, convenings and meetings across the country, and/or to our headquarters in Oakland, CA may be necessary.

How to apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter, including salary requirements and a writing sample, along with your résumé. Your cover letter should include reasons why you want to work at GreatSchools. Résumés without cover letters, salary requirements, and writing samples will not be considered. No phone calls, please.


Product Manager

Summary

GreatSchools is the leading national nonprofit working to empower parents, especially those from underserved communities, to unlock educational opportunities for their children. Our website reaches half of all families with school-age children, along with many teachers and education leaders. We are a small but mighty cross-functional team of people who care deeply about the audiences we serve. We value and support each other and share a commitment to continuing to learn, grow, and improve together and as individuals.

Dự đoán kết quả xổ sốWe are looking for a Product Manager who is aligned with our mission and looking to grow with our team. If you are passionate about your work, enjoy solving problems, and want to lend your talents to help millions of families get a great education for their children, then this is the position for you!

Opportunity

Join our talented team and work in a highly-collaborative, supportive culture where each person’s contributions are important, valued, and cultivated. Help build experiences and tools parents and education advocates can use to improve schools and support student development.

Dự đoán kết quả xổ sốWe are an equal opportunity employer and encourage diversity in our workplace — education is a universal concern and we need people from all backgrounds to support our mission. This position will report to the VP, Product (as the VP, Product position is also currently open, the Product Manager will report to the CEO in the interim). It is a full-time, exempt position with headquarters located in Oakland, CA (remote work within the US is ok).

Responsibilities

  • Own products through the full lifecycle, from concept and development through release and post-launch monitoring, working closely with internal teams and stakeholders
  • Communicate project goals, risks and solutions, and status with internal stakeholders in support of the product roadmap (strong communication/presentation skills preferred)
  • Support data-driven decision-making, developing and monitoring key performance indicators that best reflect user and stakeholder needs, mission goals, and sustainability priorities
  • Cultivate a ‘Build, Measure, Learn’ feedback loop with parents/advocates using qualitative and quantitative methods to understand the user experience, gauge success, and inform future product improvements
  • Collaborate with UX, visual designers, and engineers to create features that solve the problems facing our customers.

Qualifications

  • Relevant, proven product management experience (agile web/software development environment preferred)
  • Excellent collaboration skills and ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to move quickly, iterate often, welcome feedback, and remain flexible
  • Deep curiosity, empathy, and the desire to understand the needs of diverse users
  • Strong organizational skills and experience balancing a complex set of needs/priorities
  • Strong analytical background and experience establishing and tracking important product metrics (Google Analytics and SQL querying experience a plus)
  • Experience with user research and testing, and using qualitative and quantitative insights to inform and improve product development
  • UX experience or strong web/visual experience is a plus
  • Experience working with schools, parents, education data, or in support of high-need communities is a plus (other non-profit experience also desirable)
  • Spanish proficiency is a plus

Position location

Remote within the US, or Oakland, CA

Travel

When deemed safe by health guidelines, occasional travel to partner institutions, convenings and meetings across the country, and/or to our headquarters in Oakland, CA may be necessary.

How to apply

Dự đoán kết quả xổ sốTo apply, please submit a cover letter, including salary requirements, along with your résumé. Your cover letter should include reasons why you want to work at GreatSchools. Résumés without cover letters and salary requirements will not be considered. No phone calls, please.


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We are an equal opportunity employer and actively seek to recruit a diverse workforce. Unless otherwise specified, all of our open positions are located in our Oakland, CA office. Sorry, we do not offer relocation assistance.