Senior Product Manager at Forage

Full Time
United States
Posted 1 week ago

An introduction to Forage

At Forage, we believe that talent is evenly distributed, but opportunity is not. We want to build a world where anyone, anywhere, anytime has the opportunity to build vital career skills and industry knowledge to meaningfully advance their careers for free.

Today, millions of early career candidates explore Forage virtual experience programs and job simulations to learn more about the unique and compelling work our customers have to offer. Hundreds of firms (e.g. RedBull, Goldman Sachs, BCG, Lululemon, JPMorgan, Accenture and Electronic Arts) around the world showcase their work and career paths on Forage. Our global reach means we can make a direct impact on the world’s future workforce in ways no other company can.

This is an opportunity to work in a fast-growing mission-oriented start-up with a global presence backed by world-class investors including Lightspeed Ventures, Telstra Ventures, Y-Combinator, Blackbird, FundersClub, SemperVirens, Arizona State University and others.

Role Description

Forage is looking for a talented Senior Product Manager to join a tight-knit, collaborative team! You will work with designers, other product managers, engineers and key stakeholders to craft an motivating experience where the path to career success is clear, and students are continually growing along that path.

The ideal candidate will have a solid background of product management experience with consumer-facing products and a history of delivering best-in-class experiences that lead to impactful outcomes on time. This professional is an independent worker with the ability to align well with the product design and development teams.


We focus on hiring values-aligned people, because we believe the right person can learn all the things to be successful in their role. Self-belief plays a big part in what you apply for. We encourage all job applicants to apply even if they are nervous to do so. University degrees aren’t required for any roles, and career gaps or switches are totally welcome!

  • Lead the development of the product roadmap for our ‘Continual Progress’ team at Forage, with a focus on driving student retention
  • Lead the exploration, prototyping, shipping & evaluating of new features & experiments for our student’s continual progress
  • Engage with students & key stakeholders to develop a strong point of view for how to create a habit-forming behaviours on Forage
  • Consistently collect & analyze feedback from students, disseminating key learnings with the team and using those learnings to shape requirements, features & end products
  • Execute quantitative analysis on features’ performance and find opportunities for optimization
  • Contribute to strategic decisions around Forage’s key student-facing product experiences

Your Experience

  • 5+ years of product management or relevant experience with consumer-facing products.
  • Experience bringing to life engaging & interactive product experiences (particularly habit-forming experiences) is a strong plus
  • Possess the core product leadership skill sets including data analysis, writing, research, feature lifecycle management, etc.
  • Track record of delivering world class product experiences that drive successful customer and business outcomes
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and you are confident communicating across disciplines to excite and motivate people towards a shared vision

Why work at Forage?

Forage is a small but dynamic team of builders who are passionate about equipping people with the skills to find their dream job. We are a global team, based in offices (and home offices) across Australia, the US and the UK.

Working in our team includes the following benefits:

    • Equity compensation plan
    • Home office setup stipend
    • Access to office space in Sydney and Melbourne (or London depending on country)
    • Flexible work schedule
    • 20 days of paid vacation leave
    • Access to an employee assistance program and a professional development fund
    • 18 weeks of fully paid parental leave for the primary caregiver and 8 weeks of parental leave for the non-primary caregiver
    • Full paid day off to celebrate a holiday of choice

We celebrate diversity and we want people of all backgrounds, beliefs, and experiences to join our team. Even if you feel like you only have some of the qualities outlined in a Forage job description but you still feel like you are the right person for the job, we encourage you to apply. We do not discriminate based upon gender, race, ethnicity, religion, color, age, religion, disabilities, sexual orientation, or other applicable characteristics. Employment decisions are purely based on qualifications, skills, and business needs.

You’ll fit in at Forage if you’re different; if you stand out from the crowd; if you have a unique perspective and you like being creative. If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

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