Senior Product Manager

Mcgraw-Hill Education New York City , NY 10008

Posted 2 months ago

At McGraw-Hill Education, we believe that our contribution to unlocking a brighter future lies within the application of our deep understanding of how learning happens and how the mind develops. It exists where the science of learning meets the art of teaching.


Sr. Product Managers are the hub of business development and a steward to the cross functional teams, responsible for driving product vision and financial success. A Product Manager drives product features and requirements, ensuring smart tradeoffs, seamless communication, and an efficient pathway for on-time and on-budget market-leading solutions that offer value to the customer and MHE. Product Managers must be energized through meaningful collaboration with cross-functional teams, including content experts, project managers, business managers, product marketing managers, and sales teams. They also champion the voice of the customer and maintain a consistent product vision for their programs and use business strategy to make trade-offs that lead to value and profitability.


  • Provide overall product development leadership for a product(s) or component(s). Single point of accountability, "owning" the development of specific programs, driving their success.

  • Produce and manage the product definition from conceptualization, prototyping, and definition (PRD)

  • Support the conceptualization, creation and ongoing enhancement of winning solutions that align tightly with market requirements; facilitate this work by translating research-based market needs into compelling product visions and definitions, testing concepts and experiences with customers, and making smart modifications and tradeoffs.

  • Determine, conceptualize, and design product solutions that align tightly with market requirements, including costs and resources. Develop innovative, competitive, and detailed product strategies based on clear customer needs. Hold teams accountable to product and market requirements.

  • Responsible for short and long-term revenue goals and plant investments associated with programs.

  • Solve problems and remove barriers to ensure product is correctly aligned to market needs, meets market deadlines, and doesn't exceed the approved budget.

  • Work with platform experts to define required technology specifications and determine how proposed products/services can integrate with existing McGraw-Hill Education platforms in order to solve customer problems.

  • Work closely with marketing and sales efforts around messaging, go-to-market strategy, and marketing plan execution.

  • Continuously monitor product performance, the competitive environment, and market changes so that you can increase product effectiveness and ultimately drive profitability.


  • Bachelor's Degree required

  • 5 years of experience leading product development projects related to instructional solutions; expertise in both digital and print delivery

  • Displays practical business sense, fiscal skills and accountability; experience in budgeting, project approval, and forecasting spending

  • Ability to analyze, summarize and synthesize varied inputs to a cohesive, engaging solution vision and profitable programs; must think and act strategically while demonstrating the hands-on skills necessary to deliver high-quality product solutions

  • Proactive, flexible leader who takes personal responsibility

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills; must be a direct, articulate, and thoughtful communicator

  • Confident, objective, inquisitive, motivated self-starter solutions for a variety of customers, both internal and external.

  • Proven ability to influence and negotiate across functional teams

  • Ability to present program strategies, plans, and finished products to senior management, sales force, and customers

  • Highly organized and able to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment. Displays and acts with initiative, integrity, and professionalism.

  • Collaborative, experienced team player with problem-solving skills who is dedicated to meeting and exceeding customer expectations.

Why work for McGraw-Hill Education? You'll have the opportunity to unlock your potential, both professional and personally.


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