Senior Director, Digital Products

Join an amazing team. Do amazing work.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) is the leading champion for children’s literacy, empowering millions of children to read, learn and grow. We are committed to a literate America by inspiring a passion for reading among all children, providing quality content and resources to make an impact, and engaging communities in the solution to give every child the fundamentals for success.

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) is seeking a Senior Director, Digital Products to join our team in Washington DC. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Product Development

  • Manage and grow RIF’s product pipeline of digital products distributed to schools, libraries, and centers.
  • Coordinate activities for internal development staff and external vendors that support the portfolio including:
    • 2 software engineers, 1 web coordinator/digital engagement manager
    • Sales Force Vendor 
    • Drupal Development Agency 
    • Marketing Automation 
  • Develop RIF’s digital and content strategy.
  • Keep a current roadmap of all digital development. Manage key deliverables and schedule for digital product portfolio
  • Maintain a ticketing system for digital development.
  • Manage external digital development teams.
  • Ensure that all digital products address RIF’s mission pillars.
  • Work with stakeholders to ensure product and content strategies align with their requirements.
  • Maintain the Content Management System for use with all RIF products, whether external or internal.
  • Be an advocate for children’s literacy by developing relevant digital products that promote literacy.

MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 

  • 7-10 years experience; 
  • Strong background in all aspects of product development; 
  • Strong experience in developing digital products, especially education-focused products;
  • Strong experience managing complex vendor relationships;
  • Experience managing processes and working with key stakeholders;
  • Experience with content management; 
  • Experience in defining product requirements based on business objectives and stakeholder input.
  • Experience in project budgeting and project management; 
  • Experience in K-12 education highly desirable;

EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIRED: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent work experience. 

SKILLS/ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Strong project management skills to manage projects and teams from concept to tracking.

 

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. 

RIF offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision plans, generous annual leave, 403(b) plan with company contribution and company paid life and disability.

To Apply:  Please submit your cover letter including your salary requirement, and resume for consideration here.

For further information on RIF, please visit:  www.rif.org

RIF is an equal opportunity employer.