Job type full-time
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Coursera was launched in 2012 by two stanford computer science professors, andrew ng and daphne koller, with a mission to provide universal access to world-class learningIt is now one of the largest online learning platforms in the world, with 87 million registered learners as of june 30, 2021Coursera partners with over 200 leading university and industry partners to offer a broad catalog of content and credentials, including guided projects, courses, specializations, certificates, and bachelor’s and master’s degreesInstitutions around the world use coursera to upskill and reskill their employees, citizens, and students in many high-demand fields, including data science, technology, and businessCoursera became a b corp in february 2021.
We are looking for a senior product manager to join our amazing core product teamIn this role, you will lead our efforts to build an authoring experience and content platform where educators can efficiently create high quality content and teach at scale to reach learners worldwideYou will set a vision for how we build a delightful platform experience for a wide range of content authors and admins on coursera and create a foundational infrastructure that can be leveraged by other internal teamsSince content powers all the business lines at coursera, you will have a direct impact on driving revenue growth by enabling more educators to create and manage more content on courseraYou will own features like course creation, course settings, course review and launch, and session managementYou will work closely with instructors and content creators from our university and industry partners to understand their needs and build a best-in-class content management system that will help shape the future of online education.
Drive short-term and long-term product visionCreate product strategy and translate strategy into actionable roadmaps and requirementsAlign internal and external stakeholders on priorities and roadmap.
Lead and influence cross-functional teams of data scientists, designers and engineers and stakeholders to build highly leveraged platform foundations and product features
Understand external customer jobs to be done and internal stakeholder business priorities that rely on core content and authoring to build or enhance product features
Determine learner and educator needs by evaluating data, gathering feedback, and conducting research.
Ship impactful product features on time and in scope through solid execution and making smart tradeoffs in a highly collaborative and cross-functional environment involving close collaboration with engineering, design, research, data, services, marketing, and sales teams.
Ensure successful product launches with go-to-market activities and post-launch analysis to inform future product direction
4+ years of product management or relevant experience
Technical background and/or empathy for engineers, and strong communication skills
Experience in building well-designed products that solve real-world user needs and deliver significant business impact.
Direct experience in scaling platform-level capabilities that serve multiple use cases
Has worked in highly cross-functional projects with the ability to align disparate stakeholders and set realistic expectations amongst competing priorities
Business analytical and structured thinkingData-driven with a strong focus on achieving engagement, loyalty, conversions, and growth through planning and experimentation.
Experience shipping enterprise products or services.
Prior domain experience in education, online learning, or similar fields.
Prior experience in building products for educators or content creators on a platform or marketplace.
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