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Managing Director, Fine Art Logistics Start Up

Posted: 08.04.2021
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Location: New York USA
Job description:

We are seeking a highly-skilled and experienced Managing Director to oversee all operations of the US branch of an international Art / Tech / Logistics start up.

You will be responsible for developing initiatives and business objectives to start, grow and direct the US company while creating a supportive workplace for team-members. You will report directly to the founders.

Responsibilities include:
  • Building the companies Operations from scratch in the USA
  • Having 100% ownership on your P&L
  • Leading all sales and marketing efforts
  • Hiring and training the best team members in order to achieve sales and operational excellence
  • Managing all operational key functions: customer service, freight, customs & payments
  • Defining and executing an ambitious plan for the US market and motivate the whole team around clear goals
  • Solving complex operational topics

Candidate profile:

  • You have significant experience of work in Top Tier consulting, M&A firm or former GM position in hyper growth start up
  • You’ve managed at least 15+ people across 3x functions: sales, operations and finance, and you are good at prioritizing, delegating and overseeing a multitude of departments
  • You are perfectly fluent in English, you have strong oral and written communication skills
  • You love operations
  • You have a great understanding of the American market and culture
  • You are a hardworking, enthusiastic, ambitious, self-motivated and hands-on individual with a strong work ethic
  • You enjoy working in a challenging fast-paced, target-driven and team-oriented environment
  • The word “impossible” is not part of your vocabulary
  • You have the right to work in the US