Lead Product Manager - Search at Course Hero

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Job title
Lead Product Manager - Search
Job listing last updated at
Feb 8, 2021
Job listing location
Redwood City, CA
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Bay Area company location: 2000 Seaport Blvd, Redwood City CA

Job description


Course Hero is scaling! As the Lead Product Manager on the Discovery team, you will play a key role in helping students find the content that they need when they need it the most, in order to learn and achieve their goals.


Here are some ways you’ll make an impact:

  • Deeply understand customer problems and partner with data science, design, research, engineering to build a world-class search & discovery experience for all of our users including students, educators and tutors
  • Develop overall search strategy and roadmaps and lead their executions
  • Lay the foundation of the work that needs to be done, and bring the vision to life
  • Prioritize and experiment with product changes that lead to both customer and business successes
  • Collaborate with different stakeholders and other product area owners to improve progress towards the company's product vision

Are you our next Lead Product Designer?

  • BA/BS; graduate degree a plus, technical degree a strong plus
  • 3+ years of product management experience; have shipped high-quality, consumer-facing search (and recommendation) experiences. Know how to build simple but effective experiences for complex products and/or data rich platforms. You have worked in areas such as Vertical Search, Ranking & Matching, inferring user intent, UX, and performance engineering
  • Ability to focus on the big picture building towards long-term goals but detail-oriented and focus on what can make shorter-term impacts
  • Outstanding collaboration and communication skills. You can succinctly articulate goals, progress, and priorities in written, verbal, and presentation formats
  • Data-centric but also user-focus. Analytical and also empathetic
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and prioritize multiple cross-functional partners

Bonus Points:

  • Have worked closely with Data Science and Machine Learning teams with a deep understanding of content taxonomy, engagement data, and analytical models to hold your own during discussions with technical team members
  • Gritty and tenacious in getting on board and build consensus
  • A passion to help our users (students, educators and tutors) succeed in their endeavors

Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • Full medical coverage (medical, dental, vision)
  • 401(k) program with match
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Quarterly team events and outings (Sporting Events, Escape Rooms, Go-Kart Racing, Karaoke, Bowling and much more)
  • Free lunches twice a week, on-site cafe discount, plus an endless snack and drink supply
  • Onsite gym – Pacific Shores Center – Classes – Pool – Spa – Rock Wall - Massages
  • Commuter benefits, shuttle service from Redwood City, and cell-phone allowance
  • Local move benefit to move within 10 miles of our office
  • 8 hours per quarter paid time for volunteering for a cause of your choice
  • Front row seat to Master Educator lectures – check out our Lecture Series videos

Equal ​Employment Opportunity Statement ​(EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and ​inclusion within our company.  ​We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender ​identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, ​veteran status, or ​ability status. We will ensure that individuals who are differently abled are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment as provided to other applicants or employees. Please contact us to request accommodation.


About Us:

At Course Hero, we have an awesome team and a truly engaging culture. We are customer-focused, collaborative, responsible, gritty, and we love to learn. Our bold mission is to help students graduate confident and prepared!


We are not the only ones that think we’re onto something big. Course Hero has been recognized as one of the 2021 Top 100 Best Places to Work in the Bay AreaTop 50 Best Paying Companies in the Bay AreaTop 100 Most Transparent Companies, and in the Top 50 Most Transformational Companies in Education Technology. Read up on some of our recent news coverage, blog, and learn more about us to see what it is like to work with our team. 

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