A young and ambitious company that provides entertainment services to individuals and corporate clients in the NYC area is searching for a Director of Operations who has ambition, passion, drive and has worked in a startup environment before.
The Director of operations will oversee three specific service/product areas and be responsible for reporting to the COO.
Must have startup experience (actually have worked for a startup and not just consulting)
Minimum 3 years project planning experience.
Must have experience seeing several projects run from concept to execution.
Must be willing to work for equity.
Must have extensive experience in the entertainment industry. Directing/Producing Experience a major plus.
The normal things:
In addition to resume, please answer the following three questions
Do you prefer to work for tech or non-tech startups and why?
What do you expect from a startup company?
How often do you exercise a week and what is your workout routine?
Manage project timelines from conception through launch
Define and document all required project tasks
Develop, control, and steer the project’s master schedule
Manage overall software release cycle and coordinate development, QA and operations
Recommend, implement, and manage the necessary project management tools
Deliver weekly reports on the status of the schedule, missed tasks, milestones achieved, and identified risks
Keep business owners up to date on project status and potential issues
Ensure projects are implemented according to requirements
Resolve project, design, or development issues before they cause schedule delays
Aid in the preparation and presentation of executive level project progress and status reports
2+ years experience in project management or related area
Diverse knowledge of the Web as it pertains to our project technologies
Understanding of back-end web technology
Understanding and experience in user interface best practices
Experience with web development life cycles including development, testing, and deployment as well as work breakdown, dependencies, responsibilities
Two or more instances of managing a custom application development project to completion
Ability to effectively work with minimal supervision both individually and in a team setting
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and follow-through
Highly analytical, logical, and good problem solver
Great interpersonal communication skills to get along with a variety of personalities
4 year college degree. Any additional education is a plus, however we are primarily concerned with experience and work ethic.
Generous Equity Package