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Junior Product Manager

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iMentor
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New York, NY
New
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Published 19 days ago

Responsibilities

·       Interview platform users and other stakeholders both internally and externally, to gather information on their needs and preferences, how they use the platform, and what would make it more user-friendly and effective

·       Use information gathered in discovery process to make recommendations for the best fit product that will meet the needs of our users while being a practical and stable investment for iMentor

·       Identify existing gaps, optimizations, and future opportunities for the product by collaborating with our User Support Manager to have a deep understanding of current user issues and user desires

·       In collaboration with the Senior Director of Product and Vice President of Engineering, develop business rules for all assigned products

·       Write the functional requirements, wireframes, and user flows for products

·       Design the high-fidelity artwork for products, with specifications, for front-end developers to reference during development

·       Work with the Product Manager to project manage teams during the 2-week sprint cycle to ensure that product development is on-time and on-budget

·       Communicate to key stakeholders during development and adoption process

·       Work closely with the QA Tester to ensure features meet all acceptance criteria and are ready for production


Qualifications

·       3+ years of product design experience, with a focus on web products; mobile applications a plus

·       3+ years of experience with requirements elicitation, and business requirement writing

·       3+ years of experience doing user research: conducting focus groups, administering surveys, interviews, writing user stories. Familiar with quantitative research methods, metrics and A/B tests.

·       Experience using project management and collaboration tools like JIRA, Asana, MS Project, to manage projects to on-time and in-budget completion

·       Hands-on experience doing web-design or user interface design in common tools such as Sketch, Adobe, InVision, or Balsamiq

·       Experience supporting product integrations with CMS tools such as Salesforce strongly preferred.

·       Ability to distill feedback from disparate sources, make recommendations, and decisions with experience in translating data into action and product improvements.

·       Resourceful, results-oriented, relationship builder and team player with a customer service orientation, is deeply committed to inclusion and has a sense of humor

·       Good intuition and judgement on how to make software that is easy to use for a diverse user group.

·       Experience working collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders and communities across diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

·       Aligned in thought and action with iMentor's values (http://www.imentor.org/values) and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment

·       Views differences between individuals (race, gender, age, cultural heritage, physical ability, education and lifestyle) as an asset and demonstrates an appreciation of diversity within iMentor and with our stakeholders

·       Bachelor’s degree required. Academic or continuing professional study in HCI, Social Science Research, UX Design, Project Management, or Product Management preferred.

·       Employment is conditioned upon successful completion of a background check, including fingerprinting is conducted by the Division of Human Resources at the NYC Department of Education. Continued employment is contingent on successful completion of an annual rescreening.

·       This position is located in commutable distance to our national headquarters in New York City. iMentor has a flexible work from home policy. 

Responsibilities

·       Interview platform users and other stakeholders both internally and externally, to gather information on their needs and preferences, how they use the platform, and what would make it more user-friendly and effective…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Compensation

USD 63,000 - USD 63,000

Benefits

  • Up to 100% employer funded comprehensive medical and dental coverage
  • 18 days paid annual vacation (annual PTO increases with each year of service) and 14 paid holidays + most iMentor functions closed between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • 401K match up to 4%


  • Up to 100% employer funded comprehensive medical and dental coverage
  • 18 days paid annual vacation (annual PTO increases with each year of service) and 14 paid holidays + most iMentor…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
New York, NY, USA

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