Product Manager, Khan Academy Kids at Khan Academy

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Product Manager, Khan Academy Kids Khan Academy. ABOUT KHAN ACADEMY. Khan Academy is a nonprofit with the mission to deliver a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere. Our proven learning platform offers free, high-quality supplemental learning content and practice that cover Pre-K - 12th grade and early college core academic subjects, focusing on math and science. We have over 155 million registered learners globally and are committed to improving learning outcomes for students worldwide, focusing on learners in historically under-resourced communities..  . ABOUT KHAN ACADEMY KIDS. Khan Academy Kids. is a free and fun learning program for children ages two to eight. Kodi Bear and a cast of animated characters lead children on a personalized education journey filled with fun, standards-aligned activities in early literacy, math, executive functioning and social emotional skills. Built by a small but mighty team, Khan Academy Kids is used by millions of children in homes and classrooms around the world. .  . WHAT YOU'LL DO:. The Khan Academy Kids team is looking for a passionate . Product Manager. who is driven, tech savvy, and enthusiastic about making an impact on young children and their families. In this role, you will: . Work on an interdisciplinary team to create playful, efficacious learning experiences. Develop a deep understand of our child, parent, and teacher audiences to enable our team to build with empathy . Engage with all phases of the product development cycle: ideation, specification, development, testing, release, analysis, and iteration. Conduct market analysis to inform product strategy . Perform curriculum research with academic experts to guide content development . Partner with engineers to produce clearly written specifications for new product features. Work with designers to create joyful and engaging user experiences for young children. Determine and monitor key performance indicators to inform iterative improvements. The Khan Academy Kids team supports you being wherever you do your best work. Most of our team is based out of our office in San Mateo, CA, where our local employees work in-person a few days per week. Remote employees travel to the office a few times a year for team onsites..  . WHO YOU ARE:. 2-4 years of experience working in technology (product management, software development, analytics) and/or education (teaching, school leadership, policy). A passion for early childhood education and children’s media and an attentiveness to what kids find fun . Demonstrated technical abilities (coursework or experience in computer science or data analysis) and an eagerness to learn new technologies. Experience approaching problems with an analytical and data-driven mindset. Adaptability and the ability to balance multiple priorities in a changing environment. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills . Highly organized with an acute attention to detail . Commitment to fostering an inclusive, supportive, and welcoming work environment.  . PERKS AND BENEFITS. We may be a non-profit, but we reward our talented team extremely well! We offer:. Competitive salaries. Ample paid time off as needed – Your well-being is a priority.. Remote-first culture - that caters to your time zone, with open flexibility as needed, at times. Generous parental leave. An exceptional team that trusts you and gives you the freedom to do your best. The chance to put your talents towards a deeply meaningful mission and the opportunity to work on high-impact products that are already defining the future of education. Opportunities to connect through affinity, ally, and social groups. And we offer all those other typical benefits as well: 401(k) + 4% matching & comprehensive insurance, including medical, dental, vision, and life. At Khan Academy we are committed to fair and equitable compensation practices, the well-being of our employees, and our Khan community. This belief is why we have built out a robust Total Rewards package that includes competitive base salaries, and extensive benefits and perks to support physical, mental, and financial well-being.. The target salary range for this position is $98,018 - $132,000 USD. The pay range for this position is a general guideline only. The salary offered will depend on internal pay equity and the candidate’s relevant skills, experience, qualifications, and job market data. Exceptional performers in this role who make an outsized contribution can make well in excess of this range.  Additional incentives are provided as part of the complete total rewards package in addition to comprehensive medical and other benefits.. MORE ABOUT US. Sal’s TED talk from 2011. Sal’s TED talk from 2015. Sal's TED talk from 2023. Our team:  . OUR COMPANY VALUES. Live & breathe learners. We deeply understand and empathize with our users. We leverage user insights, research, and experience to build content, products, services, and experiences that our users trust and love. Our success is defined by the success of our learners and educators.. Take a stand. As a company, we have conviction in our aspirational point of view of how education will evolve. The work we do is in service to moving towards that point of view. However, we also listen, learn and flex in the face of new data, and commit to evolving this point of view as the industry and our users evolve.. Embrace diverse perspectives. We are a diverse community. We seek out and embrace a diversity of voices, perspectives and life experiences leading to stronger, more inclusive teams and better outcomes. As individuals, we are committed to bringing up tough topics and leaning into different points of view with curiosity. We actively listen, learn and collaborate to gain a shared understanding. When a decision is made, we commit to moving forward as a united team.. Work responsibly and sustainably. We understand that achieving our audacious mission is a marathon, so we set realistic timelines and we focus on delivery that also links to the bigger picture. As a non-profit, we are supported by the generosity of donors as well as strategic partners, and understand our responsibility to our finite resources. We spend every dollar as though it were our own. We are responsible for the impact we have on the world and to each other. We ensure our team and company stay healthy and financially sustainable.. Bring out the joy. We are committed to making learning a joyful process. This informs what we build for our users and the culture we co-create with our teammates, partners and donors.. Cultivate learning mindset. We believe in the power of growth for learners and for ourselves. We constantly learn and teach to improve our offerings, ourselves, and our organization. We learn from our mistakes and aren’t afraid to fail. We don't let past failures or successes stop us from taking future bold action and achieving our goals.. Deliver wow. We insist on high standards and deliver delightful, effective end-to-end experiences that our users can rely on. We choose to focus on fewer things — each of which aligns to our ambitious vision — so we can deliver high-quality experiences that accelerate positive measurable learning with our strategic partners.. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.