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FundingLess than 250K USD
Employees5
SalaryShhhh...
FulltimeYes
TelecommuteNegotiable
IndustryGames, Web 2.0, Software, Entertainment, Social Networking
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VP of Marketing

at Fantasy Politics in Boston, MA   —   Jul 01, 2014   |  
Overview
Fantasy Politics applies fantasy football dynamics to politics, has a political version of a Klout Score and sells data to the media. The first investor is Andy Tobias, HBS graduate, successful software entrepreneur and treasurer of the Democratic National Committee. The team has deep experience in politics and fantasy gaming. We're partnered with Rock the Vote, Intrade, the National Association of Public Colleges, the National College Republicans, OpenSecrets, etc. and are in partnership talks with ABC, CNN, and other networks. The company was accepted into both DEMO and LAUNCH, major west coast launch events, and is a MassChallenge startup. (MassChallenge is one of the top accelerators in the country. We've basically been bootstrapping and just began the process of raising capital. The company is non-partisan.

Some of the company's recent press is included below.

Politico: http://politi.co/xeWtFp
USA Today: http://usat.ly/wyklCz
VentureBeat: http://bit.ly/I2VSGd

We're looking for a top tier marketing executive to help our team craft and execute an aggressive online marketing strategy. You'll also be working closely with the VP of Business Development to build relationships with partners, blogs and major media outlets to drive traffic to the site. We are currently raising funding and have (really nice) office space through our accelerator MassChallenge in Boston. The successful candidate will receive equity compensation up front and monetary compensation post-funding.
Responsibilities
Build upon the existing marketing plan
Execute on the marketing strategy
Participate in closing partnerships
Oversee marketing interns
Experience
5+ years in marketing, particularly online marketing.
Experience closing significant deals in a business development role is a plus.
Experience building a company from the ground up.
Experience working with a small team.
Skills
Knowledge of best practices around social media.
Knowledge of best practices around building web 2.0 sites.
Education
College degree required
Compensation
Equity role at the start. Monetary comp post-funding
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