Project Manager - Curriculum at Codecademy | Powderkeg

**We are NYC based, but remote friendly unless specified. **

Hello, World! Codecademy is on a mission to build inspiring careers in technology through engaging, accessible, and interactive online coding education.

Our learners have gone on to start new jobs, launch new companies, and lead new lives thanks to their work with Codecademy, and our platform has transformed the way businesses develop and retain their teams.

Since 2011, our team has grown to over 200 employees serving 50+ million learners from 190+ countries. We’ve raised over $82M in venture capital funding from top investors including Prosus, Owl Ventures, Union Square Ventures, Y Combinator, and more--which gives us the capital to get stuff done in an impactful way.

Join us to help build a business that empowers tens of millions of people to lead better lives!


The Curriculum Project Manager is responsible for leading content development projects, maintaining production schedules, and supporting Curriculum Developers to ensure our learner's needs are met.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • Create curriculum development project timelines, help define and set all deliverables, and develop and implement action plans when deliverable dates are at risk.
  • Organizing, documenting, and running project kickoffs and weekly production meetings.
  • Hiring and staffing Content Contributors and Subject Matter Experts to support content creation efforts
  • Track and optimize production spend, keep projects within budget, and escalate issues when necessary.
  • Work cross-functionally with marketing, design, and engineering teams to ensure Curriculum Developers have all resources necessary for production efforts.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or practical experience required.
  • 1+ years professional experience as a project manager specializing in content development.
  • Experience with project management tools such as Jira, Monday, and Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience with various project management strategies, such as waterfall and agile methodologies.

Bonus Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in a Project Management role.
  • Experience working with independent content creators and vendors to deliver high-quality content.
  • Experience with managing teams and projects to produce educational content that reaches a wide audience in a digital format or in print.
  • Experience with cost management and budgeting

Target base salary range for this job requisition is anticipated to be $67,200 to $84,000 annualized.

We also offer participation in the Company Bonus Program and full benefits. The company may modify salaries, salary ranges and/or Pay Plans from time to time as it deems necessary.

Codecademy has helped over 45 million people learn to code. Join one of the most exciting technology companies in New York as we change the way people learn and advance their careers.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At Codecademy, we are committed to teaching people the skills they need to upgrade their careers. Codecademy aims to educate a richly diverse demographic of learners with our product and in order to accomplish this, we believe our team should reflect that rich diversity. Our company celebrates diversity in all of its forms-- race, gender, color, national origin, marital status, sexuality, religion, veteran status, age, ability, disability status-- and works to create an inclusive workplace where people of all backgrounds and beliefs are empowered to better their futures.

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    Project Manager - Curriculum
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