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Head of Business Operations

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Kayo Conference Series champions women in finance. We are a community of women investors who network and communicate about deal flow, capital, industry knowledge, and career issues. The company’s flagship annual conferences, email newsletters, online community, and digital content unite investors in private equity, sustainable investing, real estate, credit and other areas of investing.

 

SUMMARY

Are you a highly organized, enthusiastic leader with the desire to shape the operational backbone of a company? Does designing and implementing efficient finance, HR, and administrative processes and systems sound like a worthy challenge? If you are a strategic thinker, possess a variety of skills and interests, enjoy collaborating cross-departmentally, and have a passion for building thriving workplace cultures, we have the opportunity for you!

 

Our Head of Business Administration should be a natural leader with a strong desire to run the business operations with excellence. This “jack/jill of many trades” role oversees Finance, Human Resources, Office Administration and Special Projects, reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer. This individual will assess issues that serve as barriers to our team operating at maximum effectiveness. Additionally, he or she will enable the Kayo’s leadership team to focus on larger strategic organizational initiatives. Finally, our Head of Business Administration must be well connected with those reporting into a leader and others across the organization to influence outcomes.

 

CULTURAL FIT:

The ideal candidate will embody our core values: Humble, Hungry, People Smart, and Tolerant. Our ideal Head of Business Operations is:

Operations Obsessed – You have a keen eye for operational efficiency. You keep the train on the tracks by optimizing processes, managing resources effectively, and serving as the team’s project manager and accountability partner.

People Smart AND Business Smart – You have a high EQ and the ability to build meaningful interpersonal relationships with team members, customers, and other key stakeholders. You also have a high level of business acumen, with demonstrated expertise in finance and HR and operate with a strong sense of integrity.

Highly Adaptable – You excel in anticipating business trends and can pivot quickly. Being a flexible, nimble leader is crucial to what you do. You can lead and inspire in good times and in bad.

An Over-communicator and Problem Solver – You are a clear and concise communicator and align teams with company objectives. You’re not afraid to hold other team members accountable for their commitments. You can articulate ideas, provide direction, and influence the team toward a common vision. You also have the capacity to analyze complex situations, come to the table with solutions, and make informed decisions that align with company goals.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Leadership Management and Accountability

  • Leader of the Business Administration Team
  • Manage 1-2 direct reports, including the Office Manager
  • Manage key outsourced resources, including our Outsourced CFO and CTO
  • Active member of Kayo’s Leadership Team

Finance

  • Liaison between the Outsourced CFO and the Leadership Team
  • Oversee strategy and execution of all finance functions, including annual and quarterly budgeting, payroll, benefits, A/P, A/r and expense reimbursement

Human Resources

  • Oversee hiring, firing, quarterly conversations and onboarding processes
  • Oversee recruiting

Technology

  • Liaison between the Outsourced CTO and the Leadership Team
  • Oversee strategy and execution of all technology functions, including managing subscriptions, overseeing our “tech stack” together with the CTO and Head of Marketing

Business Operations

  • Create systems and processes to streamline business operations
  • Oversee Office Management

 

SKILLS

● Hold a Bachelors in Business Administration, Accounting, or a related Field; MBA nice to have.

● 10+ years of experience in an operations, accounting or finance-related leadership role with responsibility including management of a team preferred.

● Familiarity with Human Resources functions, including Benefits, Recruiting and Talent

● Highly independent and organized, able to create and communicate complex plans and manage multiple tasks, projects, and people at once without help from a supervisor.

● Extensive managerial experience as a “leader of leaders” who is able to bridge the gap between lower-level employees and upper-level leadership.

● Nice to have: EOS

 

KEY ATTRIBUTES

Initiative: MAKE things happen vs. HOPING or WATCHING things happen. You should recognize issues and concerns independently and effectively create variance plans to maintain performance.

Judgment/Decision Making/ Problem Solving: Possess the ability to analyze problems, assign proper priorities, and determine correct actions to take. You know when to seek help and you know how to prioritize activities, actions, and resources effectively.

Attention to Detail: Must have fanatical attention to detail and strong organizational skills. Small things are the big things. Good is the enemy of great.

Flexibility and Adaptability: Should be able to handle a wide range of projects and assignments with the ability to adapt to changing conditions in the business environment (product performance, customer expectations and market conditions).

Teamwork: Must interact well with others. You listen to others and engage in respectful email and verbal communications with team members as they quarterback sales opportunities. You must put the company goals before your own.

If you are looking to join a trailblazing company that is passionate about uniting women and
growing connections in the workplace, apply  today!

Please submit resume here.

Product Marketing Associate

Are you a strategic storyteller with a flair for turning product benefits and features into captivating narratives? Do you love being part of a team? Do you enjoy creating order from chaos through detailed project management and data analytics? Do you dream in brand colors and think every product deserves its own red-carpet moment? If so, we’ve got the perfect stage for you! Join us as our Product Marketing Associate and let your creativity shine!

THE ROLE

  • Craft compelling product narratives: You’re not just marketing a product; you’re painting a masterpiece with words. Transform technical jargon into a symphony of stories that captivate our audience and leave them wanting more.
  • Be the brand maestro: You’ll be the guardian of our brand voice and visual identity. Infuse every piece of content with the magic that makes us unforgettable.
  • Collaborate with dreamers: Work closely with cross-functional teams including product development, sales, and content to bring your products to life. It’s a collaborative dance where your marketing activities set the rhythm for success.
  • Launch like a rockstar: Coordinate and execute product marketing strategies that turn heads and hit goals. From teaser campaigns to grand unveilings, you’ll orchestrate the activities that make our products the talk of the community.

THE QUALITIES

  • Wordsmith Extraordinaire: Your pen is your magic wand, and you can weave enchanting tales through Storybrand principles that make even the most commodity products seem extraordinary.
  • Creative Chameleon: You thrive on variety and can effortlessly switch between analytical thinking and creative expression. It’s like having a business brain with an artist’s soul.
  • Tech Whisperer: You have a knack for understanding complex technologies and translating them into messages that resonate with both tech-savvy and non-techy audiences.
  • Strategic Showman: You’re not just about the glitz; you understand the business strategy behind the scenes. Your campaigns are not just pretty—they’re powerful.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Lead, Manage and Accountability (LMA)

  • Delegate the execution of tasks to appropriate Team Members
  • Escalate issues to Project Managers and the Head of Marketing
  • Communicate cascading messages from Head of Marketing to the Project Manager and Team

Lead Generation and Product Marketing

  • Project management
  • Oversee product marketing & SEO strategies
  • Develop fact-based quantitative analysis to support recommendations
  • Driving leads for Sales and Content teams
  • Conduct market analysis and map the competitive landscape
  • Create and maintain product marketing collateral
  • Create and maintain website and product landing pages
  • Maintain and communicate inventory of marketing assets to team
  • Make recommendations to Head of Marketing and Project Managers for resources and specialists to support special projects as needed

Digital Marketing

  • Track and analyze data and performance metrics
  • Collaborate with internal teams to create landing pages and optimize user experience
  • Utilize strong analytical ability to evaluate end-to-end customer experience across multiple channels and customer touch points
  • Instrument conversion points and optimize user funnels
  • Collaborate with agencies and other vendor partners as needed
  • Make recommendations to Head of Marketing for emerging digital marketing technologies
  • Evaluate emerging technologies and provide perspective for adoption where appropriate

Other

  • Attend Kayo events and help support event execution
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed

If you are looking to join a trailblazing company that is passionate about uniting women and
growing connections in the workplace, apply  today!

Please submit resume here.