Product Management - Global Virtual Internship

N/A · London, London, City of
Department N/A
Employment Type Contractor - Fixed Contract
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation USD $420 per week

DESCRIPTION


We are offering up to two paid competitive Summer Internships at Faria Education Group for aspiring Technology Entrepreneurs and future Product Managers. 


Key details


  • This position is remote and we are accepting candidates from all around the globe.
  • The program will last 6 weeks, from July 6 - August 14, 2020.
  • Interns will be expected to commit up to 30 hours per week, much of which will be self-directed.
  • Due to the global nature of this internship program, interns may be required to take calls outside of normal business hours in their time zone.
  • Interns will be paid a stipend of USD $420 per week.
  • Applications close on July 3, with positions being filled as suitable candidates are found.


Over the internship period, you will work directly with our Product Management Team to learn the ins and outs of new product development encompassing the following areas:


  • Validating Product-Market Fit: assist with market research and validating a new product & service built for students. You will learn how to evaluate TAM, market segments, and build up resonance marketing skills along with a deep understanding of hyper-differentiation.
  • Product Specifications: you will learn the fundamentals of new product development from writing specs, creating wireframes in BalsamIQ, organizing JIRA epics, and more.
  • Go-to-Market: you will work through a release checklist integrated with our Product Marketing teams - in the process, building a deep understanding of market positioning vs. competitors, SWOT analysis and pricing (value-based, cost, or efficiency savings).


Schedule


  • Induction: Overview of Faria and the products, introductions to the team, system set up
  • Project based work: You will be given a brief by your mentor to work on independently, with regular check-ins for questions, feedback and progress reports.
  • Reviews: Interns will present their work, share their experiences, and have an opportunity to give feedback on the program. Mentors will provide interns with feedback on their work and performance.


REQUIREMENTS


  • Highly motivated.
  • Very organized with meticulous attention to detail and the ability to think analytically and critically.
  • Optimistic, committed, strategic, and persistent.
  • Someone who answers with what CAN be done, not what CAN’T be done.
  • Interest in the SaaS industry and in particular education technology.
  • Knowledge of IB programmes and curriculum.
  • Ability to handle a project end to end, following tasks through to completion. 
  • Able to work collaboratively, but with a significant amount of personal accountability.
  •  An excellent communicator in English, both verbal and written, with the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of people.
  • Access to a computer with a stable internet connection. 
  • Interns must be aged 18 or over.


No prior technical experience is required.


BENEFITS


  • USD $420 per week stipend
  • Gain experience in a business setting
  • Expand skill set


ABOUT FARIA EDUCATION GROUP


Faria was founded in 2006 to transition schools from paper to an online curriculum-focused learning platform. Today, Faria is a world leader in international education SaaS systems and services, powering curriculum for over 10,000 schools & districts and 3 million students with a growing suite of five services:


ManageBac is the leading online planning, assessment and reporting platform for IB World Schools, supporting over 140,000 educators in 130 countries for over 15 years. By providing schools with one unified system on a consistent, modern and mobile-ready interface, ManageBac offers a seamless & integrated experience for coordinators, teachers, students, and parents.


AtlasNext is a leading online planning, assessment and reporting platform for independent and international schools worldwide. By providing schools with one unified system on a consistent, modern and mobile-ready interface, AtlasNext offers a seamless & integrated experience for school leaders, teachers, students, and parents.   


OpenApply is a modern School Admissions Management System supporting every stage of the applicant journey from enquiry to enrolment. Our cloud-based interface works seamlessly across devices for both families and staff, streamlining the process and reducing stress. Today OpenApply supports over 450 schools in over 80 countries.

 

SchoolsBuddy is a comprehensive extra-curricular management system for staff, parents and students, featuring activities management, online payments, plus sign up, allocation and attendance for after-school activities. Trips, online consent, parents evenings, sports teams and bookings can all be managed through the SchoolsBuddy platform.


Curriculum Trak provides the leading curriculum management platform for K-12 faith-based schools. The unique Faith Learning Integration allows teachers to easily align key conceptual spiritual understandings with curriculum, lesson plans, and learning outcomes. Schools can also join a larger network of faith-based schools to collaborate around faith-based teaching content and resources. Founded in 2003, Curriculum Trak services are used by more than 850 schools and districts..


We are a globally distributed team with offices in Portland, Chicago, Shanghai, Taipei, Hong Kong, UK, and Ukraine.

 

www.fariaedu.com/careers 


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  • Location
    London, London, City of
  • Department
    N/A
  • Employment Type
    Contractor - Fixed Contract
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    USD $420 per week