GM/General Manager (CPG Startup) (Remote)

Remote, United States of America
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Clare is seeking an experienced, highly analytical leader to support daily operations of the business. In this role, you’ll be the right hand to the CEO while operating cross-functionally to own financial performance, deliver data-driven insights to shape strategy, and execute towards company goals while solving complex challenges and driving growth. Additionally, you’ll own company business intelligence, investor reporting and have the opportunity to lead strategic business initiatives from end-to-end. The ideal fit for this role has CPG/Durable Goods General Management experience in a scaling startup environment, is comfortable wearing many hats, can balance strategy with execution and is not afraid to roll up their sleeves. This role is remote but New York/tri-state area-based candidates are strongly preferred.
What You’ll Do
  • Work alongside the CEO as a thought partner and right hand, while collaborating closely to execute the company vision, strategic planning and goal-setting.
  • Lead and execute day-to-day company operations, owning the overall performance and financial health of the business.
  • Own finance function overseeing financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis and reporting.
  • Oversee supply chain initiatives and continuous improvement projects
  • Drive business intelligence efforts, leveraging relevant data to inform, develop, and implement high-level strategies and plans
  • Develop and execute strategies to support channel expansion, business development and forward-looking go-to-market initiatives
  • Lead the implementation of key strategic projects from end-to-end, working cross-functionally to ensure success
  • Develop organizational roadmap to ensure infrastructure is in place to support rapid growth
  • Organize all stakeholders as part of the annual strategic planning process
  • Support with investor relations including investor communication, board presentations, executive reporting and fundraising activities.
Who You Are
  • A passionate problem solver — You’re motivated by challenges both large and unfamiliar and can confidently tackle any problem thrown your way with a ‘roll-up-your-sleeves’, ‘no task is too small’ attitude. You love putting your critical thinking skills to work and developing creative solutions to make the impossible possible!
  • A natural leader — You often find others looking to you for directive, whether or not you’re officially in a leadership position.
  • Highly analytical — You rely heavily on data analysis and available information to make informed decisions. One of your key strengths is being able to think and view business through a finance lens.
  • Results-driven — You measure success by quantifiable impact and outcomes, rather than output, are highly accountable and feel ownership over the company's success.
  • Highly curious — You’re intellectually curious with the ability to learn and get up to speed on new areas quickly. You’re unintimidated when operating outside of your comfort zone and champion continual learning and improvement both personally and professionally.
  • An agile thinker — You’re equally comfortable with big picture strategic planning and the small details of tactical execution and have no trouble switching between macro and micro views.
  • Highly organized — You’re organized, detail-oriented and can effectively juggle multiple projects and competing priorities like a boss. You love creating order from chaos, and are adept at improving processes to enable workflow efficiency.
  • A hard worker — You love going to bed at night feeling as though you accomplished your goals and exceeded your own expectations for the day. You’re a player/coach who can lead and direct, but also roll up your sleeves and execute.
  • 10+ years of professional experience, with 5 or more of those years in General Management for companies marketing products or services.
  • Strong track record of P&L ownership, operating to clear financial targets for complex businesses, plus a solid understanding of what levers to pull to drive change.
  • Seasoned leadership skills with a clear understanding of how to effectively set targets and motivate teams to achieve goals.
  • Master-level communication skills - you can communicate and manage up, down and across an organization
  • A high EQ with the soft skills and positivity necessary to inspire people and teams.
  • Commitment to the Clare mission and vision, and a strong desire to help build an industry-transforming company from the ground-up.
  • Prior experience inside a scaling startup with a proven track record of driving growth.
  • A positive attitude is a must!
We're proud to be a woman and minority-led, Equal Opportunity Employer. We're committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcome and can bring their whole selves to work. We believe a team that reflects a variety of backgrounds and perspectives helps us better serve the needs of our customers and we celebrate diversity in all forms. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we're committed living out these values in all aspects of hiring, employee engagement and retention.
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