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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.

Torsh Inc. is hiring a Business Development Manager of Strategic Partnerships. This person will be expected to work with our partners to maximize the sale, marketing, and distribution of our existing suite of products as well as jointly develop new products and services that can be distributed through our partners’ sales channels. Success in this position requires planning and relationship building skills, expertise in collaborative selling techniques, and the ability to create innovative ways for Torsh to develop and scale new revenue streams. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated and successful track record of building and presenting complex financial models, managing a portfolio of clients from initial sale through renewal, working collaboratively with product management and engineering teams, and implementing a variety of diverse projects from start to finish.

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

Business Development Manager, Strategic Partnerships

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.  We are seeking to hire a Business Development Manager to help us manage, deepen, and grow relationships with our existing strategic partners while identifying and entering into agreements with new partners. In this role, the Business Development Manager, Strategic Partnerships will be expected to work with our partners to maximize the sale, marketing, and distribution of our existing suite of products as well as jointly develop new products and services that can be distributed through our partners’ sales channels. Success in this position requires planning and relationship building skills, expertise in collaborative selling techniques, and the ability to create innovative ways for Torsh to develop and scale new revenue streams. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated and successful track record of building and presenting complex financial models, managing a portfolio of clients from initial sale through renewal, working collaboratively with product management and engineering teams, and implementing a variety of diverse projects from start to finish.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain an understanding of customer and partner needs, including a thorough understanding of how the company’s technology and services create value for partners
  • Understand all Torsh products/services in order to ensure our partners use them effectively and to maximum effect
  • Research, identify, and articulate the features/components of our products that solve our partners’ most pressing needs
  • Communicate professionally and at multiple levels within partner organizations; anticipate needs and correspond proactively
  • Assist in planning and executing the business development and customer support strategy for strategic partnerships including integrating with our existing sales and customer support teams
  • Develop proposals and pitches to enhance existing relationships, drive incremental revenues and develop new partnerships and revenue opportunities
  • Prepare and present comprehensive financial models, strategy documents, and pipeline reports to Torsh management and partner liaisons; explain results and give recommendations
  • Build and strengthen relationships with strategic partners to ensure that their and our needs are met
  • Collaborate with Torsh’s customer success, product development, and engineering teams to design and develop appropriate product/services for our partners
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the trends and issues that are affecting and impacting our industry in order to identify growth opportunities for Torsh
  • Attend relevant industry events, conferences, trade shows, and functions

Position Requirements

Formal Education & Certification

  • Four-year university degree is required

Knowledge & Experience

  • 3 + years of experience in the K-12 education industry
  • Prior business development or customer success experience
  • Strong working knowledge of Google productivity suite (drive, sheets, docs), Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Technically competent and familiar with web and mobile applications
  • Strong financial modeling skills

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 Business Development Manager, Strategic Partnerships 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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