President

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Overview: 

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and the Editor-in-Chief, the President will be responsible for growing and managing the overall business, while delivering an effective strategy that positively impacts the bottom line.

Responsibilities:

  • Overall P&L management for the company.

  • Serve as a partner to the Co-Founders and build trust with investors and team.

  • Define and articulate a vision and strategy that will provide a roadmap for the next 3 to 5 years.

  • Grow internal capabilities to support the development of the business and its ongoing growth.

  • Manage budgets and drive organic and incremental growth and profitability.

  • Be visible in the market raising money for the company as well as conducting deals.

  • Ensure a culture of accountability, high performance, and ethical behavior.

Early Goals - First 90 Days:

  • Assess the team and report on findings and thoughts to the Board.

  • Identify growth opportunities.

  • Build multi-year, pro-forma business plans.

Skills and Qualifications

  • President, COO, or overall general management experience with full P&L expertise.

  • Knowledge of digital media content businesses, preferably with subscription revenue models.

  • Solid financial acumen.

  • Entrepreneurial with a roll-up-the sleeves attitude and ability to lead and manage teams in a fast-moving environment.

  • An executive with a player/coach style who is a good mentor and team builder.

  • A high EQ leader, effective in collaborative and transparent organizations, who has executive-level presentation skills and sets a personal example of integrity.

  • Management experience within a company backed by venture capital and/or private equity.

  • Track record of transitioning, building, and/or growing a digital media content business.

  • Background in corporate development, strategy, or management consulting.

  • Bachelor's and advanced degrees, such as an MBA.

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