Paragon One

Professional experiences for any student

Growth Manager at Paragon One

$70k - $80k / 0.25% - 0.50%
Job Type
3+ years
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Byron Hsu
Byron Hsu
President, CTO

About the role

Paragon One helps students get professional experience easily so that they can explore careers, build their resume, and land jobs.  We believe that every student will have the ability to easily access professional experience in the future so that they can launch their careers. For enterprises who want to engage early talent without draining managerial resources, Paragon One’s platform saves companies time and money while helping them scale student engagement and hit their DE&I goals. Paragon One has served thousands of students on the path to 3X growth in 2021. Enterprises partnering with Paragon One include Facebook, PwC, Pfizer, National Geographic, HP, Snapchat, and Cloudflare.

We are looking for a Growth Manager who will work with the founders to create a growth plan for both enterprise customer growth and student user growth, and execute on that plan. The Growth Manager will work closely between marketing and product management to run experiments and optimize across acquisition, activation, retention, referral, and revenue funnels. 

The ideal candidate should have 4+ years in a marketing or product role, and be a “Jack or Jill of all trades” who is comfortable with marketing, product management, design, and data analytics. A successful Growth Manager will have an experimental mindset, be able to take action based on data, and have experience working with cross-functional teams.

Responsibilities *Work with different teams to identify growth opportunities throughout the entire company *Come up with different ways to run quickly after these opportunities *Define priorities based on impact, confidence, and ease of execution *Work with colleagues and contractors in engineering, marketing, and product to implement tests quickly *Evaluate results and make adjustments *Structure a process based on the results

Skills and Experience *Grit and perseverance to tackle the hardest problems *4+ years working in a marketing or product role *Experimental mindset *Ability to think strategically *Ability to write and present well *Strong sense of ownership and roll-up-your-sleeves attitude *Product management knowledge *Broad knowledge of marketing *Ability to take action based on data and measurement *Ability to move fast *Experience building structured procedures *Knowledge of business models and startup markets

Why you should join Paragon One

Paragon One makes it easy for students to build professional experience with Remote Externships -- industry relevant projects that scale between companies and students. Paragon One’s platform saves companies time and money while helping them increase brand engagement and achieve DE&I targets. Unlike traditional recruiting or workforce platforms, Paragon One is turnkey – we do the heavy lifting of engaging more student talent at the top of the funnel so companies can focus on building. In 2021, Paragon One is reaching thousands of students and hosting remote externships for Facebook, PwC, Pfizer, National Geographic, HP, Snapchat, Cloudflare, and The Nature Conservancy.

Paragon One is backed by Y Combinator, Foundation Capital, Learn Capital, and University Ventures.