Aceable is a mobile education platform, focused on creating affordable, engaging, and convenient educational content. Our Austin-based team is obsessed with helping people with life’s certification challenges. After launching our first mobile app to provide accredited driver’s ed courses, we're expanding into other verticals for required education.

ABOUT THIS POSITION
Aceable is looking for an exceptional VP of Product. The VP of Product is a key member of Aceable’s leadership and has portfolio level responsibility across all of our products. The VP of Product is responsible for devising product strategy and leading the Product Management, UX, and Content teams. This role requires solid business acumen and a passion for working in a cross-functional environment to ensure overall product performance against key metrics. The VP of Product will report to the COO.
Aceable is looking for a strong hands-on leader with proven track record managing multi-million dollar product lines. This person will be passionate about understanding our student’s needs and creating solutions that maximize student outcomes and create delight for them. The VP of Product is expected to be a team player that lives Aceable’s cultural values and sets an example for others. She should also be able to execute tactically in player-coach mode as needed, as well as having the strong communication skills to inspire others in their role as a team builder and strategic visionary.
ABOUT ACEABLE
Aceable (composed of Aceable.com and AceableAgent.com) is a mobile education platform that focuses on creating affordable, engaging, and convenient educational content across all devices. Built by former teachers, NASA engineers and those passionate about education, the Austin-based team is obsessed with helping people with life’s certification challenges. After launching its first mobile app to provide accredited driver’s ed courses, Aceable is now expanding into other verticals for required education, including real estate continuing education. To date, Aceable touts more than 400,000 users and counting, as it continues to expand nationwide.
ABOUT YOUR NEW TEAM
You will be joining a passionate, curious, and driven Product Management, Content, and UX team that knows how to win, how to have fun, and is at the center of everything that happens at Aceable. They operate together as a team to succeed by sharing ideas, jumping in to help each other, and pursuing new growth opportunities at every turn. Most importantly, it is a team that places our students front and center and creates products that are focused on seeing them achieve their goals and be delighted in the process. This is why all our products get crazy high product reviews and NPS scores everywhere they live. For example, our driving products currently receive an overall NPS score of 76. A category leading score that reinforces the fact that our customers simply love our products!
***PLEASE SUBMIT A COVER LETTER WITH YOUR APPLICATION***
WHAT YOU'LL DO
  • Lead the product vision and strategy development process to create amazing products that will allow students to achieve their goals while creating delight. Develop Aceable’s product roadmap through planning, prioritizing, and managing requirements to meet the needs of our students and Aceable’s operational, financial and corporate objectives
  • Guide the market research, market validation and whitespace analysis to identify new opportunities for existing and new products in response to student and partner needs
  • Champion the case for proposed innovations, including cost/benefit estimates, competitive analysis, risk analysis, best practices and product development timelines
  • Build, mentor, and motivate a team capable of delivering product objectives on time and on budget
  • Foster collaborative relationships with partners, regulatory bodies, and others to validate and accelerate Aceable’s product strategy plans
  • Be an expert on the industry, market trends, average buying process and competitor products
  • Work with our Marketing team to create and revise the product pricing models, and incorporate user feedback
  • Lead our User Experience team to perform the research, design, and development of solutions that satisfy the needs of our students, create delight, and consistently keep us ahead of the competition
  • Lead our Content team in the management of the content lifecycle process, including regulatory body approval, to deliver content that provides students the knowledge and real world skills the need to obtain their licenses and certifications and achieve their life objectives.
  • Build and expand on the content creation platform that allows Aceable to quickly develop the content for the markets that Aceable chooses to enter
  • Collaborate with the Marketing and Business Development team to ensure go-to-market strategy and execution alignment
  • Provide our Customer Experience team with the tools and systems they need to successfully service our students and partners
  • Represent Aceable at industry events, client functions and executive-level presentations for the purpose of business development and brand enhancement
  • Define goals/metrics and status dashboard reporting for the product management function to ensure achievement of our business goals and student outcomes
WHAT YOU'LL NEED
  • Minimum 15+ years of experience in product management, product development and/or related fields in the context of software and technology development
  • Experience with agile product development and life-cycle management methodologies
  • Strong team-player with proven ability to work effectively with and influence development, marketing, business development, and customer experience
  • Superb analytical skills; ability to translate complex business issues into clear goals and measure against those goals.
  • Experience and/or direct exposure managing the creation and launch of software products
  • Proven business and product lifecycle planning and management skills
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Able to lead teams to successful results
  • Established record of driving market adoption
  • Strong understanding of the product lifecycle management process
  • Effective and creative problem solver
  • Willingness to travel as needed
BONUS POINTS
  • Experience in mobile software
  • EdTech experience is a major plus
  • B2C experience
  • Experience working with regulatory agencies
ACEABLE PERKS
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Generous paid time off
  • Passionate, high-achieving teammates excited to help you succeed and learn
  • Our own space on the top floor of a downtown building
  • A team meal every week and access to our fully stocked kitchen
  • Transportation stipend
  • Education stipend
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Perks & Benefits
Competitive salary and benefits
Generous paid time off
Passionate, high-achieving teammates excited to help you succeed and learn
Our own space on the top floor of a downtown building
A team meal every week and access to our fully stocked kitchen
Transportation stipend
Education stipend

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