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IDEO U Associate Growth Product Manager (Remote)


IDEO U is IDEO’s online school, equipping learners around the globe with skills, mindsets, and tools to help them stay relevant and adaptive in our modern world. We're part of IDEO, an award-winning global design firm that takes a human-centered, design-based approach to help organizations innovate and grow. IDEO U was created to teach the methods we have practiced for decades and to help individuals, teams, and organizations across the globe become more resilient, creative, and innovative.

About The Role

This is an opportunity to lead growth efforts for IDEO U. You will be key to accelerating the growth of enrollments, owning the growth roadmap while experimenting with new experiences for prospective and current IDEO U learners. With the growth roadmap, you will prioritize experiments with new channels, identify cross-funnel or lifecycle experimentation opportunities, and plan the work with your cross-functional teammates.   

In this role you will work collaboratively with the marketing and product team to generate hypotheses, prioritize opportunities, and execute experiments focused on optimizing target growth metrics. Key areas of focus will be identifying new growth channels, search engine optimization, collaborating to improve purchase conversion rates to reduce acquisition costs, and elevating retention or learner LTV. In addition, you’ll play a key role in testing and validating new offerings as we expand our offers and course catalog.

The role reports to the Director of Growth and Digital Marketing.

Once Here You Will 

  • Work to grow the number of learners enrolled in IDEO U.
  • Lead the experiments team (a cross functional group) owning the vision and growth roadmap
  • From concept to launch, lead the execution of experiments designed to improve key growth metrics
  • Lead efforts to acquire new users through paid performance marketing channels and SEO
  • Collaborate to build exceptional experiences for our prospective learners that maintain and elevate IDEO U brand standards
  • Work with a team to develop a deep understanding of our prospective learners through experimentation, user research, and analytics

Relevant Experience

  • 3+ years of exceptional growth marketing, performance marketing or product management work
  • Deep curiosity about users
  • Strong bias for action
  • Ability to distill multiple inputs into insights and hypotheses 
  • Precise communication skills
  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Understanding of search engine marketing (paid and organic) and have driven growth through these channels
  • Have run A/B tests and generated organizational learnings
  • Love for design solutions and consumer products
  • Passion for improving education
  • Nice to have
    • Track record of optimizing lead to purchase funnels
    • Familiarity with our tech stack: Shopify, Hubspot, VWO

Commitment to diversity

At IDEO, we are committed to the work of advancing diversity, equity and inclusion within our organization and in the world. Our purpose of having disproportionate, world-changing impact through design is directly connected to our ability to bring many different perspectives to the table. This applies to our candidates, the people we hire, the clients and customers we serve, and the communities we learn from in our research.

As a human-centered organization, we are committed to working with and designing for people of every race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, physical ability or attribute, religion, national origin, or political belief. We recognize that this commitment requires ongoing work and sustained attention, as well as adaptation to new insights and best practices. These commitments will also be part of your journey at IDEO, so please feel free to read more about them here.

Application instructions:

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and portfolio (if you have one). 

Equal Opportunity Employer

IDEO is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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