Macmillan Higher Education is a confederation of these unique publishing houses: Bedford/St. Martin's, W.H. Freeman & Company and Worth Publishers. Focusing on the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences/math and custom publishing, each of the three companies pursues its own independent publishing program. Each boasts in its portfolio a number of landmark books, as well as innovative multimedia products, and each is known throughout the educational publishing world for superior content development and production. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The successful candidate for this position will become an employee of Bedford Freeman & Worth Publishing Group, LLC, d/b/a Macmillan Higher Education.
We are hiring a Product Manager for LaunchPad. The Product Manager will spearhead and drive the strategic vision and growth initiatives of LaunchPad, managing Product Owners and working with agile teams to deliver product suite features and functionality. The Product Manager is responsible for establishing the business ROI for LaunchPad and collaborating with Editorial, Marketing, Production, Sales, Digital Systems, and the product team itself to ensure successful product development and use. The ideal candidate should be a strategic thinker with lots of experience managing complicated projects, particularly lateral management of cross-functional teams. The candidate should have a strong financial acumen as well as outstanding communication and leadership skills. Experience in higher ed publishing, teaching, and/or agile software development is highly preferred. A passion for educational technology is critical.
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