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Posted November 30th, 2020

Torsh is hiring a Product Manager. This person is responsible for the product planning and execution of features on our online platform(s).  In this role you will gather and prioritize product and customer requirements, work closely with customers, sales, marketing, engineering, and customer success departments to ensure that the needs of all stakeholders are properly represented in the products and features we build. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated and successful track record of driving software projects from concept through launch.

Who We Are

TORSH is a New Orleans based education technology company that produces TORSH Talent, the leading online professional learning platform for educator development and growth. TORSH Talent provides a comprehensive all-in-one platform that makes it easy for organizations to support educator growth through the entire development cycle of observation, assessment, goal-setting, feedback, and coaching. Our mission is to improve outcomes for students and children by improving educator effectiveness. TORSH currently serves a wide range of customers including districts, charter schools, universities, early education providers and non-profits. We are immensely proud of the fact that many of our customers are innovators in education including NYC Dept of Education, Success Academy Charter Schools, KIPP, Harvard University, Stanford University, and the state of New Mexico.

Title

Product Manager

Description

Torsh Inc. is an education technology company that produces Torsh TALENT, an online professional learning platform that enables organizations to support educator growth through the entire development cycle of observation, assessment, goal-setting, feedback, and coaching.  The Product Manager is responsible for the product planning and execution of features on our online platform(s).  In this role you will gather and prioritize product and customer requirements, work closely with customers, sales, marketing, engineering, and customer success departments to ensure that the needs of all stakeholders are properly represented in the products and features we build. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated and successful track record of driving software projects from concept through launch.

Responsibilities

  • Work with senior management to prepare strategic product positioning documents for new and existing products, including features, client benefits, and competitive differentiation
  • Write complete and succinct product requirements with sufficient detail that our engineering team can build products within agreed upon timeframes and budgets
  • Create an integrated view of our products and how they fit into the competitive landscape, based on analyses of company and market data
  • Articulate the value proposition for new products, features, and enhancements
  • Refine product strategy and testing with customers and sales staff
  • Create regular processes for monitoring product performance and executing on all product enhancements
  • Collaborate with the relevant company teams to design and develop appropriate product features for our customers
  • Work with the sales team to develop product sales strategies
  • Special projects/initiatives as assigned

Position Requirements

Formal Education & Certification

  • A four-year university degree is required; an advanced degree is a plus

Knowledge & Experience

  • 3+ years of experience with product management, business development, or related function within web and/or mobile development environments
  • Strong hands-on project management skills including experience driving software projects from concept through launch
  • Demonstrable passion for K-12 education
  • Strong working knowledge of Google productivity suite (drive, sheets, docs), Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Technically competent and familiar with web and mobile applications

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously
  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Exceptional interpersonal, presentation, listening, and written communication skills
  • Exceptional planning, organization, and time management skills
  • Ability to coordinate multiple activities
  • High level of professionalism and integrity; good judgment
  • Superior work ethic and high energy level
  • Experience and ability to work in a fast-paced, growing startup environment

 

The Product Manager will be compensated with a competitive combination of base salary, bonus, and benefits.

If you are interested in this role, please submit a cover letter and resume to us at jamal@torsh.co.

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