Paragon One - Associate Product Manager

New York, NY
Portfolio Companies – Paragon One
Full-time
Paragon One is a platform helping college students and recent grads land jobs through coaching and connections. We are seeking an Associate Product Manager who will drive the user experience of advisors and coaches on our career education platform. This is an opportunity to learn how to be a PM and own the product development of a startup that is reshaping how college students receive career guidance. We have seen over 200% annual growth and have a 97% success rate with students.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Conducting customer interviews and user testing 
    • Running design sprints 
    • Feature prioritization and roadmap planning 
    • Performing market assessments 
    • Creatine mockups and user flows 
    • Defining and tracking success metrics 
    • Developing operational processes around advisor onboarding and delivery of advisory sessions 
    • Engaging with advisors and helping to onboard them

Qualifications:

    • Based in New York City 
    • A strategic thinker and growth mindset 
    • Enthusiasm and passion to become a strong Product Manager 
    • Strong intuition for user experiences that drive engagement and usage 
    • Customer empathy 
    • Evidence-based decision-maker 
    • Ability to communicate product goals across team members 
    • Relationship management skills 
    • Self-awareness to avoid projecting own preferences 
    • Self-management 
    • Social awareness
Paragon One is a Learn Capital portfolio company. Learn Capital is a venture capital firm dedicated to education technology companies.  We invest in and support early-stage ventures involved in the creation, delivery, management and scaling of learning experiences and educational access for students of all ages worldwide. Since launching its inaugural fund in 2009, the firm has backed startups that have achieved leadership positions in multiple high growth education markets.  We aim to transform the way the world learns by helping entrepreneurs with a vision for better and smarter learning.