Senior Product Manager, Ads & Partner Platform - San Francisco, CA or Denver, CO
Quizlet’s mission is to help students (and their teachers) practice and master whatever they are learning. Every month more than 50 million active learners from 130 countries practice and master more than 300 million study sets on every conceivable topic and subject. We are developing new learning experiences by modeling how students learn and by drawing upon knowledge acquisition, retention, and pedagogy in cognitive science. We are always seeking to help students master any subject by optimizing study efficiency and engagement.
Quizlet is a leading company in consumer learning technology with proven traction and huge growth ahead. Our business model is robust with two strong revenue streams — advertisements and paid subscriptions. Our ads business allows us to offer amazing study tools to millions of students around the globe for free. And our premium subscriptions give students and teachers the ability to create custom content and access learning analytics tools. Come help us scale one of the fastest growing and highest quality consumer learning brands, as we develop innovative simple-to-use study tools that help students everywhere.
You will be responsible for building out our advertising and partner platforms and business lines. You will partner with our advertising operation team, sales team, and business development team to drive strategy, product roadmap and business results.
Our advertising business is strong and growing, with significant investment planned for 2019 to unlock direct deals and unique advertising experiences on platform. Our partner business, allowing partner content to be paired with our study tools, is just getting started. There is significant opportunity to build in both areas.
At Quizlet, you will be involved in every step of the product development process. From deeply understanding users, partners & advertisers, analyzing metrics and building a roadmap, to working with engineers, designers and other product managers to revolutionize the learning experience for our users around the world. You will help Quizlet stay a free product for students everywhere by unlocking value for advertisers, users and partners with seamless, value-added experiences. You love to sweat the details and deeply understand the systems you own - from revenue to metrics to integration intricacies. You will bring a passion for building world-class products and will be excited to thrive and take ownership in a small startup environment.
This role can be based in either San Francisco or Denver. Expected travel is 2-4 days per month.
- 4+ years in a Product Management role, with 1+ year focused on advertising at a consumer company
- Demonstrated success in accelerating ads revenue growth.
- Excellent analytical skills with a “test and learn” mindset.
- Excellent organizational, prioritization, and communication skills with a high attention to detail. Comfort with ambiguity, uncertainty, and a rapidly evolving business landscape.
- High integrity individual who is enthusiastic about building a great company for the long term, and making a huge, positive impact in the world and on education.
- Strong leadership qualities with a proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority.
- Bachelor’s degree with strong academic performance.
- Experience building and integrating into partner APIs preferred
- Experience working with online advertising technology systems preferred (e.g. campaign measurement, demand side platforms, ad exchanges)
Quizlet's Team Culture
We are here to make education better and more accessible. We strive to improve the lives of students and teachers at every stage and in every setting. We have a bias for action, take initiative, and hustle to deliver results. We make informed decisions whenever possible but are unafraid to take calculated risks on great ideas to promote learning. We embrace challenges and see effort as the path to mastery. We’re constantly seeking opportunities to learn and we embrace curiosity. Quality matters at Quizlet, and we hold the bar high on everything we do. We sweat the details and take personal accountability and pride in anything that carries the Quizlet name. We speak up, jump in and work with each other to fix problems, and never say "that's not my job." We treat each other with honesty and respect, encourage vigorous debate, and seek critical feedback. We value diversity, humility, transparency, and collaboration as the best paths to our success — as individuals, as a team, and as a company.
Quizlet’s success as an online learning community depends on a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We are actively working to build a team that is representative of the diverse communities we serve, and an open, inclusive work environment where all employees can thrive. As an equal opportunity employer and a tech company committed to societal change, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Come join us!