Category Leader Kindle Textbooks


How can Amazon improve education and scale innovation for millions of learners around the world? If you would like to join the product team creating the answer to that question, we would love to talk.

The Kindle Higher Education team is seeking an entrepreneurial, results-oriented senior manager to lead a cross-functional team of content vendor managers, product managers, markets, and business intelligence managers focused on growing a thriving digital textbook business at Kindle. In this role you will be responsible for all aspects of our Kindle business with education publishers including: terms negotiations, pricing, merchandising, store experience, business model development, revenue growth and margin improvment.

At Amazon Education our ambition is to help students achieve their learning goals by connecting them with effective, affordable learning content and experiences. To achieve this, we are building a talented team that strives to bring bold ideas for applications, devices and marketplace services to life. In your role you will be working with your colleagues to challenge the status quo and open access to new learning opportunities for customers.

You will be the right Category Leader for eTextbooks if you are:

  • Customer focused – you are a strong voice on the team and in daily decisions for making the right trade-offs on behalf of the customer. You prioritize diving deep on customer data and feedback.
  • Results oriented – you rally your team to meet their commitments to each other and to customers. Seeing your teams' solutions ship, scale and make a measurable impact on customers' lives fuels you.
  • Fearless – You are drawn to take on the hardest problems, navigate ambiguity and are willing to fail in the name of learning what works best over the long term.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a related field

7+ Years of Product Management, Marketing or related experience

P&L management and ownership

Experience working with and leading cross-functional teams (design, product management, marketing, content development)

Successfully led growth in revenue while also improving the bottom line financials

Passion for education

Preferred Qualifications

Online Retail Experience

Education-specific Experience

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