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Product Manager, Marketing

Product Manager, Marketing

ID 
2017-4479
Job Locations 
US-NY-New York
Category 
Technology

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What We're Looking For

2U is changing the way great students and great universities think about digital education.  In order to do this, 2U has a dedicated TechDev office in New York City which produces all of the cloud-based services our university clients use. The Product Manager will support an agile software development team focused on our Marketing Systems used by the 2U Marketing Tech team as well as prospective students. Within the cross-functional team, this position will have a direct impact in all aspects of the product development lifecycle from research and design through release and ongoing feedback. This is an opportunity to help shape how 2U marketing sites are produced and delivered to potential graduate students, ultimately driving enrollments.


On the Marketing Systems team this individual will work closely with persons across roles in user experience, engineering, and product management. They will own relationships with stakeholders on the 2U Marketing team and other 2U Departments. As a member of the product management organization they will be responsible for the area’s roadmap, prioritization of initiatives, steady state maintenance and contributing to the larger vision of the content product suite. This person will serve the critical role of being a business expert who will leverage their understanding of the prospective students experience, as well as 2U Marketing Team’s supporting processes, in order to contribute to the the future of 2U’s Marketing systems.

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To

  • Being the product champion on 2U Marketing Systems
  • Conduct market, competitive product  and user research
  • Consolidating input from business stakeholders and working with Engineering and Admin teams to drive superior outcomes
  • Build and maintain prioritized product roadmap
  • Creating and communicating vision for assigned product across the team and the organization
  • Guiding products throughout the full software development lifecycle in Agile environment
  • Develop, track and report on product KPIs

Things That Should Be in Your Background

  • 1-3 years experience directly managing products or in supporting Product Management role
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Demonstrated experience managing roadmaps (at least on an annual cycle basis), understanding of roadmap cycle
  • Candidates who possess both higher education/higher education technology and product management backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply
  • Knowledge and experience in Marketing
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and flexible environment with a start-up culture
  • Ability to travel as needed, up to 25%

Other Attributes That Will Help You in This Role

  • Thorough and detail-oriented
  • Drive for constant process improvement
  • Experience working with education technology is a strong plus
  • Enthusiasm and the ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constant change
  • Self-directed learner - you’ll have the support you need, but be willing to learn a new tool or process
  • Ability to see problems and offer practical, value-added solutions
  • Commitment to the success of the organization and the satisfaction of a diverse group of stakeholders with a variety of needs and problems to solve
  • Excellent organizational skills

About 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)
2U partners with leading colleges and universities to deliver the world’s best online degree programs. Our Platform, a fusion services and technology, enables schools to attract, enroll, educate, support and graduate students around the world. Our company culture is united by our No Back Row® philosophy; the idea that when we each lean in and do our part, we are better individually and collectively.

2U Diversity and Inclusion Statement
At 2U, we are committed to creating and sustaining a culture that embodies diverse walks of life, ideas, genders, ages, races, cultures, sexual orientations, abilities and other unique qualities of our employees. We strive to offer a workplace where every employee feels empowered by the ways in which we are different, as well as the ways in which we are the same.

Why It’s Great to Work at 2U
2U offers a high-energy work environment that’s both challenging and fun. We work hard, but our offices are casual and social places. We wear jeans to work and fuel brainstorming sessions with snacks and seltzer.

Benefits
2U offers a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance, disability and 401(k)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Generous paid leave policies including a PTO allowance for your vacation, personal, or sick days
  • Additional time off benefits include:
    • time off to volunteer for non-profit organizations
    • parental leave after 12 months of employment
    • holidays that include a winter break from Christmas through New Year and more!
  • Tuition reimbursement program

EEO statement:
2U is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans’ status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U’s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits, pay and dismissal.
Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed