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Startup CEO Job Description2 min read

August 23, 2019 < 1 min read

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Job Description

As a Startup CEO, you will grow a new company with a differentiated product offering. The ideal candidate will have a successful CEO track record of growing a digital startup.

Key Responsibilities

  • Setting the vision for the company and defining the overall strategy from launch to scale
  • Driving growth, profitability and company value
  • Developing and implementing scalable and efficient strategies to ensure consistent results and exponential growth
  • Attracting, retaining and developing world-class talent
  • Cultivating a high-performing and agile team culture
  • Driving day-to-day operations
  • Aligning resources to achieve key business goals
  • Owning the operational budget and managing burn rate
  • Managing competition and threats in the marketplace, with constant evaluation of the financial structure, capital strategy and strategic objectives
  • Providing expert guidance to all departments, including operations, sales and product
  • Reporting updates to the Board of Directors and corporate stakeholders regarding progress on strategic goals
  • Building strategic partnerships and relationships to drive growth
  • Being the public champion for the business
  • Establishing credibility throughout the customer and partner network

Requirements

  • +5 years of experience leading and scaling a high growth start-up, preferably a company with venture funding and 50+ employees
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred)
  • P&L responsibilities at CEO or another senior level
  • Proven track record of building successful products and high performing teams from the ground up
  • Prior working experience in developing digital products and solutions
  • Relevant industry experience
  • Experience in managing a Board of Directors and corporate stakeholders

Benefits

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