“Getting things done” – Product Manager

Ovelin, Helsinki

Ovelin

Tampere, Helsinki, Finland http://www.ovelin.com
How to apply

Send application to careers@ovelin.com Please include also CV & relevant references. The position is based in our Helsinki office

Last application date
28/07/2014

Building the music teacher 2.0
We envision a future where every music educator in the world uses cutting-edge education tools and scientifically tested methods to maximize students’ learning and fun. In order to build up and run our educators (B2B) business, we are looking for a senior Product manager / Business development expert that gets things done. In this demanding full-time position, you will oversee both the design and development of the product, but also to run the marketing activities with our marketing team. With currently over 6 million users, we are the biggest music school in the world. Now we aim to revolutionize also the music educators business. Join the ride!

Your responsibilities:
- Planning and executing the development of the educators side of our products
- Co-developing the product with internal (game designers and teacher), as well as external parties (alpha and beta users) in a “Lean Start-up” way
- Manage the priorities and ensure fast iteration cycles and quality results
- Planning both strategic and practical go-to-market activities the marketing team

Person we seek optimally:
- Candidate must be able to work independently, take ownership of project and have the ability to get things done
- Experience in building a business unit from the ground up
- Technical degree and/or business degree with focus on software development
- 3+ years of experience as a technical project manager
- Work experience in a fast paced, high performing start-up (Lean Start-up)
- Experience in B2B marketing is a big asset
- Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
- Time management skills are a must as is the ability to be flexible and creative
- Experience in SCRUM is an advantage
- A passion for making music will get you lined up with the team immediately!

What we offer:
This is a chance to do something new and unique, and to impact the lives of millions of future Jimi Hendrix’s around the world. You get to build and work with a team that is passionate about what we are doing. At Ovelin you get the opportunity to develop yourself and take your career to new heights. On top of the great working environment, a cool city-center office, we naturally offer a competitive compensation package. And you get to play the guitar at work. Position may require some travelling.

About Ovelin:
Ovelin is a Finnish high-growth start-up teaching the world how to play musical instruments. With currently over 6M users, we are the biggest music school in the world. We developed the award winning’ guitar games WildChords and GuitarBots. Ovelin is the Hottest start-up in Finland 2012 (WIRED)
*Best European Learning Game, iPad Game of the year, Winner of SXSW and MIDEM competitions, Sunday Times “Worlds Best Apps” list, Winner of Slush 2011, Startup Sauna, Tech City, and counting

Job Type: Full time

Created: 10/07/2014

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