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Associate Product Manager

Location: Remote, US

Position Type: Full-time


The Associate Product Manager will have an understanding of  the education market and will manage the day-to-day operations necessary to create new print and digital products, as well as improvements to existing products, based on customer feedback and input from internal customer-facing teams. The Associate Product Manager collaborates with senior product leaders and with stakeholders across departments to ensure the organization is delivering high-quality, evidenced-based literacy products that meet customer needs and deliver a high return on investment. 

Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Assist product leadership with the management of a suite of research-proven literacy solutions  
  • Assist in developing and driving product strategies that deliver high-quality, evidence-based print and digital literacy solutions 
  • Build efficiency and scalability by updating business systems and creating new processes  
  • Serve as subject matter expert on solutions in product suite 
  • Serve as a partner to sales and marketing, developing documentation, go-to-market strategies, and positioning 
  • Keep the organization informed on the field as you conduct competitive research and stay on top of the latest literacy news 
  •  Work closely with engineering, design, data science and other product managers to ensure the timely and high-quality delivery of product releases 
  • Train internal staff on new product offerings and changes to existing offerings 


Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Ability to be a self-starter who is willing to jump into unfamiliar situations, ask good questions, and propose solutions 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to understand your audience and tailor your message to what they need to know  
  • Exceptional collaboration skills with the ability to bring together cross-functional teams  
  • Experience contributing to business strategy (pricing, marketing tactics, etc.) 
  • Have 3+ years of experience in product management 
  • Experience teaching or managing education-related products
  • Have a Bachelor's degree or above 


Company Description: 

95 Percent Group is a leader in literacy instruction across the U.S. The company offers professional development training for teachers and administrators as well as print and online products to assist teachers in unlocking the power of literacy for every child. 95 Percent Group’s comprehensive educational consulting, professional development, diagnostic assessments, and instructional materials help schools deliver instruction that consistently and significantly increase reading achievement.  

The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Lincolnshire, IL (northwest suburban Chicago). Its customers are primarily school districts across the U.S., and they are served by consultants who travel for on-site training as well as through online training. The company currently has over 120 employees. 

 95 Percent Group has a fully engaged and highly committed leadership team who cares deeply about our mission. We’ve hired the best from inside and outside the industry. This is a tremendous opportunity to join a company positioned for continued significant growth. An added plus is knowing that what you’re doing every day is making a significant difference in children’s lives. Come work with a group of smart, fun, passionate professionals who value creativity, innovation, and making an impact.    

 95 Percent Group, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law. 

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