General Manager/SVP of Product
- New York, NY, USA
JumpCrew is a customer acquisition platform that integrates sales and digital marketing to help clients grow brand awareness, leads, and revenue. JumpCrew is the perfect place for self-driven, dynamic people who want to learn and help businesses grow. If you take an entrepreneurial approach to problem-solving, work well in a high-growth, fast-paced environment, and are brave enough to not wear a seat belt in a rocket ship so you can lean closer to the stars; then JumpCrew could be the place for you!
Founded in 1965, TigerBeat is the longest-run leading teen entertainment outlet dedicated to covering news, music, style and beauty across a number of platforms. TigerBeat has a combined social media following of over 2.9 million, and is visited online at TigerBeat.com by over 1.6 million unique users a year.
JumpCrew is seeking a General Manager/SVP (acting as group CEO) of Product to lead our TigerBeat brand. This person will be a results-oriented, dynamic, and innovative hands-on business leader with success in establishing, rapidly growing and scaling digital brands.
The right candidate must have an entrepreneurial background with a proven track record of driving revenue through advertising, branded content and event sponsorships. Must also have hands-on experience with startup operations building and managing high performing sales & marketing teams on a multi-platform brand, while driving significant value and growth year over year.
This role will report directly to the CEO.
- Create the product vision, strategy and roadmap for the successful re-launch of the TigerBeat brand, including go-to-market tactics, strategies and processes.
Manage business unit P&L
Lead brand positioning, messaging and value proposition in partnership with cross-functional colleagues; including the executive team
Skilled at developing and executing creative solutions for client partners, including branded content and native advertising across all mediums.
Elevate brand and product positioning in the market by conducting thorough market and competitive analysis, devising strategy for analysis and implementing analysis to make cases for future product versions and iterations.
Directly oversees all divisional operations functions including business development, editorial content creation and strategy, and website monetization for TigerBeat.
Identify and build growth levers that can help increase new customer acquisition, conversion, and retention
Manage product, sales and creative teams, including the onboarding, hiring and retention of team members.
Will also have overall responsibility for user experience and interface design, content creation, SEO/SEM, Social Media, web development, and editorial management
Effectively execute and deliver on advertising sales and revenue goals and manage overall business unit performance to key top-line business KPIs including awareness, acquisition, retention, LTV and NPS
Entrepreneurial spirited self-starter who move projects forward with little direction
10+ years of business-world experience spanning sales, marketing, digital branding content creation, publishing etc.
5+ years of product development and management experience, preferably in a high-growth start-up environment
Data-driven sales and marketing leader who lives on the intersection of brand building and growth marketing
Proven ability to build trust and manage relationships with the C-level leadership / managing directors of strategically important organizations
Proven ability to execute as an individual contributor in the face of ambiguity, shifting priorities, and limited resources
Outstanding people manager; ability to influence and engage direct, indirect reports and peers
Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience is required; MBA highly preferred
JumpCrew integrates marketing with sales to accelerate our client’s business growth. We also leverage this expertise to acquire and digitally transforming publishers. JumpCrew’s solutions combine technology with a human touch. We work with a growing roster of clients in publishing, healthcare, media, and technology to help them build awareness, increase leads, and convert sales.
The company is headquartered in Nashville, TN. JumpCrew has been recognized as the #1 best small company to work for in Nashville (2017), one of the best places to work in Nashville (2018 & 2019) according to the Tennessean and is one of Crunchbase’s 50 hot startups. For more information, visit https://jumpcrew.com/.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.