Take the leadership role of a hot new social enterprise that has the potential for tremendous impact and great returns for employees and investors.
The CEO is a key position for BALANCE Edutainment and will direct and lead all internal operations, and perform the duties typically done by a CFO/COO until the team is built out.
Create a productive and positive culture
Build the senior management team
Set strategy and vision
Manage and oversee all financial and business planning activities, including:
Create and implement financial and strategic five-year plans.
Oversee business policies and accounting practices, including preparing budgets, financial reports, tax and audit functions.
Supervise investment and raising of funds for business.
Review, analyze, and report on trends, opportunities for expansion, and projections of future company growth.
Lead the "performance management process" that measures and evaluates progress against budget and company goals.
Oversee organizational development, including operating policies and entity structure, and ensure smooth daily operations to support overall company objectives.
Oversee risk management and legal activities, including client contracts, partnership agreements, investment papers, and other legal documents.
Manage and oversee the human resource function, including hiring, salary and benefits, equity compensation plan, training and development, and retention efforts.
Ideally has a minimum of 8+ years of strong operational experience and preferably worked in a senior management role for 5+ years.
Experience working for a New Media or Entertainment company is strongly preferred.
Experience with startups and/or building small organizations is mandatory
Experience raising capital is mandatory
Demonstrated experience in financial planning and analysis with previous experience overseeing human resources, information technology, and legal.
Skills should include organizational development, personnel management, budget and resource development, and strategic planning.
Excellent people skills, with an ability to partner with a dynamic leadership team.
Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to the mission of BALANCE Edutainment.
Flexible and able to multi-task; can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions; demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding investment in people and systems
Up to date knowledge of current financial and accounting computer applications.
Excellent verbal, analytical, organizational and written skills.
Masters in Business Administration
Minimal cash compensation until sufficient funding and equity interest in the enterprise.