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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.
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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