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Wilson Language Training Product Manager II in Columbus, Ohio

Product Manager II

Department: Digital Product


Wilson Language Training is a pioneer and leader in championing the science of reading and empowering educators across the country to pursue -Literacy for All.- For over 30 years, Wilson Language Training- (WLT) has been devoted to improving instruction for students with dyslexia and ensuring that all students learn to read and spell through our research-based multisensory, structured literacy programs.

Our mission is to provide quality professional learning and ongoing support so that educators have the skills and tools they need to help their students become fluent, independent readers, who are ready to explore the endless possibilities the world of reading has to offer.

Our company is growing and looking to hire a Product Manager.

This position is responsible for managing several digital product capabilities throughout the lifecycle of technical product development at Wilson Language Training. This includes contributing to the planning, strategy, design and development for technical products as well as collaborating with cross functional stakeholder team and the engineering team to execute on the product roadmap goals and vision.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Be the owner of a several product areas/capabilities, using product knowledge, user/market needs as well as technical and content expertise to lead a team of stakeholders, SME-s and scrum teams through the ideation, technical development, and launch of innovative digital products.

  • Drive product development by serving as a product owner on one or two scrum teams.

  • Lead usability studies, research, and market analysis into product requirements to enhance user satisfaction.

  • Use product usage data, knowledge of the market, target user or technology needs, and competitors to inform product decisions and measure the product's success.

  • Lead the go to market efforts of product initiatives. Serve as the expert to answer questions and provide resources to communicate updates.

  • Support and lead teams to identify and mitigate risk, use data to make priority decisions.

  • Strategically hire and manage product managers for the team.

Minimum Requirements


  • 3+ years of experience in Digital Product Management using Agile/Scaled Agile with years of experience successfully serving in a Product Owner capacity.

  • 3+ years of experience working collaboratively with engineering, design, and user research teams.

  • Demonstrated success of leading 1-2 scrum teams owning high impact customer facing products.

  • Experience with developing Ed Tech products servicing educators and students in schools is preferred. Knowledge of SIS, SSO and other interoperability integrations (Clever, OneRoster, ClassLink) are preferred.

  • Proven ability to engage with both individual contributors and leaders of all levels in constructive and collaborative relationships.

  • Experience presenting to various internal teams as well as customers.

  • Education or Certification

  • Bachelor-s or higher degree - prefer technology/engineering or education related field.

  • Classroom teaching experience is a plus, especially in Language Arts/ Reading as well as technical / technology related experience.

Wilson has identified the anticipated pay range for this role based on the many factors that we consider in defining compensation levels for our roles, including market data, and internal equity considerations. Actual pay, and allocation between base and any target discretionary bonus, will vary based on geographic location, education, work experience, skills, market data, and internal equity considerations. Wilson offers competitive benefits, including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, and Life & Disability Insurance

  • 401k plan with partial employer match

  • Paid Time Off

  • Paid holidays

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • -O-Connor days,- which refers to a company-wide office closure between Christmas and New Year-s Eve, as well as other perks.

Anticipated Salary Range: $89,000 - $114,000.

Wilson Language Training is an Equal Opportunity, Drug-Free Employer Committed to Diversity in the Workplace. M/W/D/V