BloomBoard is the leading platform for enabling educator advancement via micro-credentials, a form of micro-certification. With BloomBoard, districts can provide meaningful professional learning experiences, improving how they support, scale, and grow effective teachers. For educators, BloomBoard provides a place to build new competencies and earn certification through micro-credentials. Our team consistently delivers excellence as we work to realize our company’s purpose: empower learners to be demonstrably great in skills that are relevant to their success.
This is a full-time position in our Pittsburgh, PA office. Remote location will be considered, commensurate with experience, for strong candidates.
BloomBoard’s Product Team is growing! We are looking for a product manager who will be responsible for products and features through all phases of the development cycle, from research and ideation to rollout. You will be responsible for helping to create our product offerings to support the evolving needs of our users.
You will work closely with the UX/Design, Engineering and Customer Success Teams at BloomBoard. You will also regularly interact with other internal and external stakeholders in the Product Team’s development of user research projects, the roadmap, project and technical requirements and product documentation. You will have input on concepts, wireframes and mocks, and manage inbound channels relating to product features and issues.
This position reports to the Director of Product.
Contribute to the BloomBoard strategy and roadmap by being an expert on our business, our products, and our users
Translate strategy and vision into specific product requirements following our product development process and RASCI matrices at the organization and project level
Facilitate delivery of wireframes and mocks that elevate the user experience and drive development
Shepherd product offerings through the development lifecycle while expertly communicating to internal teams - gathering feedback, getting buy-in, supporting understanding and facilitating implementation
Conduct primary and secondary research focused on understanding users, their needs and experiences; manage inbound feedback channels
Prioritize and manage a product backlog for effective release and sprint planning
Work with various teams, including Customer Success, Engineering, Support, and Marketing on go-to-market plans for new features and products that cover testing, feedback, documentation, release and communications channels
Paid time off
Gym memberships or discounts
Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules
Experience and Skills
High level of comfort with ambiguity and fast-paced changes in an evolving business
Excellent project management skills, particularly in communicating complex and difficult problems to arrive at elegant solutions
Excellent analytical skills
Excellent interpersonal communication, collaboration and management skills
Demonstrated problem-solving skills
1-3 years software product management experience preferred; 1 year required
Background or experience in K-12 education preferred
BloomBoard’s goal is to empower educators to grow, develop, and cultivate student achievement in the classroom.
BloomBoard is already helping support educators in thousands of schools across the US and beyond. We're looking for amazing engineers, inspired designers, outstanding business development people, customer-centric support people and smart people in general to join us on our mission.
Work with a diverse team in a fast-paced environment (many in our main offices in Palo Alto CA and Pittsburgh/Shadyside PA), collaborating with colleagues who are professionals and thought leaders in the education, technology, and business spaces. You'll be rewarded with plenty of benefits and competitive compensation.
We also have the support of premier education investors, including Learn Capital, Imagine K12, and Birchmere.
If you’d like to join a passionate and talented team that’s making a difference in arguably the most important industry in the world, we encourage you to apply.