General Manager, Skimm Money at theSkimm

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ABOUT THE TEAM AND ROLE

theSkimm is looking for an entrepreneurial leader to join our team as the General Manager of Skimm Money, our finance vertical. Skimm Money is our company’s newest line of business focused on personal financial management and serving our core demographic of millennial women. The vertical will launch in March 2020 and will address the end-to-end personal finance management needs of our audience, including a consumer app, access to financial coaches, a private community, content, events and more. This role reports into the Chief Product Officer.

You’ll come with a track record of building teams and systems tied directly to the top and bottom line results of the organization, ideally with experience discovering and designing business solutions and working cross-functionally across a fast-growing business.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
  • In collaboration with the Executive Team, spearhead the evolution of the Skimm Money strategy, including planning for the future of the vertical and creating and executing initiatives to achieve them

  • Manage a team covering Marketing, Product, Content and Engineering to ensure the business executes effectively against its deliverables
  • Manage the roadmap for the Skimm Money business
  • Build out and directly lead the day-to-day operations of of Skimm Money
  • Ensure the Skimm Money team works collaboratively and seamlessly with cross-functional teams and stakeholders such as Sales, Finance, Communications and Operations
  • Provide strategic direction to owned functions as well as all other business stakeholders with the aim of driving growth and a path to profitability
  • Manage the Skimm Money P&L - headcount, cost management, revenue goals and proactively evaluate risks and opportunities for the business

  • Work with an agile mindset and willingness to experiment and test how pulling different levers will impact the business

  • Motivate and leverage existing and new staff to continually up-level their results, expectations, and stretch for increasingly higher levels of impact across all core operational and business metrics
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
  • 8+ years of experience, with experience owning a P&L – experience in consulting, finance, strategy, business development or operations is a plus
  • Demonstrated experience with hands-on management of functions that include combinations of the following: operations, business analytics, marketing, customer loyalty and retention, and project management
  • Demonstrated experience working with B2C products and collaborating closely with product, design, and engineering teams
  • Ability to be creative and execute
  • Early-stage startup experience is a plus
  • Unparalleled business judgement and critical thinking skills with the ability to use data to quickly establish highest value priorities and develop a strategy to pursue them
  • High energy and motivational leadership driven by personal influence and example with direct staff, peers, and senior leaders across all company functions
  • Experience working closely and communicating effectively with internal and external stakeholders in an ever-changing, rapid growth environment with tight deadlines
  • Strong analytical and execution background – ability to identify, quantify, and implement growth opportunities and business management practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
WHAT WE OFFER
  • Comprehensive insurance plans, commuter benefits and 401(k) starting on your first day
  • Competitive salary & equity packages
  • Flexible vacation policy and generous holiday observances
  • One Medical Membership
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Catered Friday lunches and monthly gatherings
  • A vibrant office environment full of books, couches and a roof deck 
  • Complimentary access to theSkimm’s growing suite of membership products 
  • The opportunity to be part of a values-driven, hardworking and diverse group of people building a membership company that makes it easier to live smarter
ABOUT THESKIMM

theSkimm is a membership company dedicated to helping female millennials live smarter lives. By seamlessly integrating into our members existing routines, we've become a trusted brand to more than seven million people. We're fundamentally changing the way our members consume news, consider products and services, and take action on important things happening in their lives. Our flagship product, the Daily Skimm, is still the fastest growing email newsletter on the market, and we've grown our product suite to fit into other routines at home, work, and on-the-go. theSkimm App debuted at #1 in News in iTunes, our podcast "Skimm'd from The Couch" reached #1 in Apple Podcasts within hours of launching, and more than 200,000 people voted with us in the 2018 midterm elections.


As theSkimm grows, we're committed to helping our members tackle big decision-making moments in life by giving them the information they need to make informed and empowered choices whether that be in civic engagement, finance, career, health, and more. Founded in 2012 by two friends on a couch, we've since grown to over 100 employees based in NYC. We are passionate. We are a TEAM. We work hard, but we know when to take a break to enjoy each other's company. Our products help people live smarter lives and we're building a brand trusted by millions of female millennials across the country. Join us!

This is a full-time role based in New York, NY.

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Location

50 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010

What are theSkimm Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office fitness classes.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
theSkimm provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Summer hours, Flexible start and end times.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
theSkimm offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses.
Lunch and learns
Continuing Education stipend
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