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CourseHorse General Manager in Brooklyn, New York

Compensation: $150-200k base + company performance based cash bonus + equity

About CourseHorse

We are a venture-backed company that was started in 2011 to help people find and enroll in in-person classes, ranging from art and cooking classes to professional development like coding and marketing. In the summer of 2020, we began offering virtual remote team-building events like scavenger hunts and trivia nights as a way to help remote workers stay connected and engaged through turbulent times. Since then, we've grown quickly, delivering thousands of events to companies like Google, Peloton, McKinsey, Amazon, and many more of the Fortune 500.

Description:

CourseHorse is seeking a process-driven, entrepreneurial, seasoned executive to join our team as Chief Operating Officer and help steer the CourseHorse ship. You're someone who gets excited about tackling tough challenges and coming up with creative solutions. Highly adaptable, you're organized and able to shift the team's gears and priorities as necessary. We'll rely on you to identify and roll out new growth strategies as efficiently as possible, capture customer acquisition opportunities, and drive efficiencies in the team and financials.

Responsibilities

  • Development:

  • Driving key change: you'll own and implement transformative initiatives to grow the business

  • Shaping the future: you'll proactively identify and assess strategic options and opportunities

  • Enablement:

  • Developing the vision & making it real: you'll work closely with the CEO to develop the strategy for the company and design the framework to make it happen

  • Lining up the troops: you'll coach and manage the team so everyone is empowered to work to their full potential

  • Execution:

  • P&L Management: you'll be responsible for P&L growth, business reporting, and team management

  • Keep the belts running: you'll implement KPIs and processes to measure performance against

  • Optimizing operational processes: you'll create and maintain systems and processes to make sure everything is running as efficiently as possible

Who you are

  • You're an entrepreneur - you're business savvy and you want to work hard and win

  • Incredible sense of urgency

  • Challenges excite you and you love coming up with creative solutions

  • You love metrics and diving into data

  • You're organized and a prioritization master

  • You're a project management beast

  • You love learning and aren't afraid to change course based on a new insight

  • You're open, honest, and to the point

  • You've worked with a small team and you're a master at corralling everyone around a single, or multiple, efforts

  • You have a tool belt full of frameworks and processes that make decision making and facilitation of a group a breeze"

Background / ExperienceMust have:

  • Proven ability to develop and manage customer acquisition strategies

  • Proven ability to grow, lead and manage teams

  • Proven ability in capturing and managing new growth initiatives

Nice to have:

  • Expertise in defining and scaling operational processes

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