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About Newsela

Newsela is transforming education. As the fastest growing K-12 company in history, Newsela currently serves and is impacting over 90% of K-12 US schools and over 20 million students. With its proprietary, rapid text-leveling process, Newsela empowers educators to dramatically improve learning, critical thinking and awareness. These essential components prepare students to engage with topics important to them, and ultimately become tomorrow’s global citizens.

Headquartered in NYC with offices in Mountain View, Newsela has raised venture financing from some of the world’s best investors and philanthropies, including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Mark Zuckerberg, Owl Ventures, Mitch Kapor and the Gates Foundation.

Role and responsibilities

The VP, Learning Product Strategy will partner with Newsela’s Chief Product Officer to champion the vision, strategy, delivery, and overall marketplace and financial success for Newsela’s K-12 suite of Digital Content Products. This role will oversee a team of Product Managers who are experts in ELA, SS, Sci, and Electives in leading everything from deciding which content products we go to market with, as well as how we leverage our internal teams (across sales, marketing, engagement, content production) to ensure a successful launch and overall usage and profitability.

Why You’ll Love This Role

You get to partner with our Chief Product Officer and co-founder (who has an expertise in Learning and Education), our CEO and Executive team (who have brought new products to market and build and sold successful growing businesses) to drive innovation in the education market. This role
leverages the inner CEO in you where you get to tap into your fine-tuned leadership experience, strategic business acumen, creativity, and exceptional operational ability. You get to do so at a privately-held, fast-growing, education technology start-up with funding from some of the honest VCs in silicon valley and education. And above it all, you get to positively impact children (and disrupt the education market) by bringing amazing new learning/content products to market with the goal of improving the way teachers teach and children learn in the K-12 space.

Why We’ll Love You

Newsela is strongly committed to the principle of equal opportunity for all individuals.

Newsela will make all employment decisions without unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status of any other status protected by law.

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