Highlights for Children, a family media brand that has been nurturing children with excellent, wholesome, and innovative products for more than 70 years, reaches over two million children every month throughout the world. Our wide variety of “Fun with a Purpose” magazines and books are dedicated to helping children become their best selves—creative, curious, caring, and confident.
Digital Product Manager
Highlights Library is the digital-first reading platform available in many countries around the world. This Web and app based product enables supplemental reading for children learning and experiencing English as a second language. Launched in 2015, Highlights Library has grown substantially in school and consumer markets internationally. The international business at Highlights is a quick-growing and nimble team expanding the reach and brand promise of Highlights to children across the world.
This role, new for Highlights, will be responsible for the Highlights Library product features and schedule. Working closely with our external development partner, the International leadership team, and key global customers, this role drives the product roadmap, implementation schedules and decisions, and coordinates global rollouts.
This role must be comfortable working in a fast paced environment, be meticulously organized and experienced with project management processes, and focus on creating great digital reading experiences in a sustainable and extendable manner to reach millions of children outside the US.
This role will lead content and feature descriptions, wireframes, and priorities, manage localized and global feature priorities, and be comfortable speaking directly with schools, customers, and distributors as questions arise. Based in our Columbus headquarters, this role is expected to travel domestically 3-5 times a year to key technology and education conferences and internationally 2-4 times a year.
Highlights is a mission driven organization. We help children become their best selves by publishing content and creating experiences that engage, delight, and foster joyful learning. Through the work we do and as an inclusive corporate community, we are dedicated to cultivating our best selves in our workplace. We aim to hire talent that strives for excellence while doing the work they love, by enhancing the lives of kids and families. We come together with a common purpose because, we believe children are the world's most important people.
Position is located at Highlights for Children business headquarters in Columbus, Ohio.