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Associate Product Manager

Location: Washington, D.C.
Number: 578472
Job Category: Product Management
Job Department: Technology
Job Family: Product Management Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Level: Experienced

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About EAB

At EAB, our mission is to make education smarter and our communities stronger. We work with more than 2,500 institutions to drive transformative change through data-driven insights and best-in-class capabilities. From kindergarten to college to career, EAB partners with leaders and practitioners to accelerate progress and drive results across five major areas: enrollment, student success, institutional strategy, data & analytics, and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I). We work with each partner differently, tailoring our portfolio of research, technology, and marketing and enrollment solutions to meet the unique needs of every leadership team, as well as the students and employees they serve.

At EAB, we serve not only our partner institutions but each other—that's why we are always working to make sure our employees love their jobs and are invested in their communities. See how we've been recognized for this dedication to our employees by checking out our recent awards.

For more information, visit our Careers page.  


The Role in Brief

Associate Product Manager 

We are seeking a talented, passionate, and highly entrepreneurial team player to take on a Product Management role driving the engineering team to support growth of our EAB products.  Serving today’s end users, while meeting the expanding needs of our growing client-based, this manager will work closely with creative engineers to help design and develop technologies that improve the Education industry. 

This current opportunity is based in Richmond, VA.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain a Product Roadmap based on the organization’s vision, goals, and success metrics, functional area strategies, user input, target architecture, and market research
  • Drive transparency to roadmap detail, progress, roadblocks, etc. (across partners, Agile teams, senior leadership, etc.)
  • Sequence the Product Roadmap and ensure epics, features, and stories are right-sized and adequately groomed for input into Agile teams for delivery
  • Write user stories and success criteria with input from agile team and business partners
  • Act as the proxy for the client or end user and represent their voice to Agile delivery teams
  • Triage and support new features and issues that arise
  • Ensure smooth deployment and adoption of solutions

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1+ years relevant professional experience
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven analytic skills and ability to translate market findings into new product innovations
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects independently while meeting critical milestones
  • Proven ability to build strong working relationships with colleagues and external partners
  • Commitment to valuing diversity, practicing inclusive behaviors, and contributing to an equitable working and continual learning environment in support of EAB’s DE&I Promise

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working with product design and engineering teams
  • Prior experience working within agile software development environment
  • Ability to communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Prior experience collaborating with cross functional teams spanning Development, Marketing, and Sales
  • Certification in an Agile, Scrum or Product Management Framework (e.g. Pragmatic Marketing)
  • Prior experience managing technology-based products serving Higher Education industries


If you’ve reached this section of the job description and are unsure of whether to apply, please do! At EAB, we welcome diversity of background and experience. We would encourage you to submit an application if this is a role you would be passionate about doing every day.



Consistent with our belief that our employees are our most valuable resource, EAB offers a competitive and inclusive benefits package.

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance; dependents and domestic partners eligible
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • 20+ days of PTO annually, in addition to paid firm holidays
  • Daytime leave policy for community service or fitness activities (up to 10 hours a month each)
  • Paid parental leave for birthing and non-birthing parents
  • Phase Back to Work program for employees returning from parental leave
  • Infertility treatment coverage and adoption or surrogacy assistance
  • Wellness programs including gym discounts and incentives to promote healthy living
  • Dynamic growth opportunities with merit-based promotion philosophy
  • Benefits kick in day one, see the full details here.


At EAB, we believe that to fulfill our mission to “make education smarter and our communities stronger” we need team members who bring a diversity of perspectives to the table and are committed to fostering a workplace where each team member is valued, respected and heard.

To that end, EAB is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.