Opensea

Head of Business Operations & Strategy

Job Description

Posted on: 
January 7, 2022

As the Head of Business Operations & Strategy you will lead mission critical strategic initiatives in service of driving OpenSea's growth. You will collaborate and work closely with cross-functional leaders across product, business development, finance, customer happiness, marketing and other functions to drive forward operational goals. As a key member of the leadership team, you will be uniquely positioned to have a direct impact while helping to scale a category-defining hyper-growth company. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of blockchain technologies and the crypto ecosystem. As our first business operations hire you will get your hands dirty applying strategic and data-driven analyses to provide actionable business insights and eventually build a team.


Responsibilities

- Design and implement business and operational processes that will enable OpenSea to scale effectively and efficiently.

- Serve as the connective tissue of a cross-functional team (including product, business development, finance, customer happiness, marketing and other internal groups) driving people towards actionable results across key initiatives.

- Be an intellectual sparring partner and strategist to leaders across the company.

- Stay keenly aware of dynamics and competition in the market. Keep leadership up to date on developments, and develop processes that allow us to drive toward our strategy with clarity and accountability, but be agile when needed.

- Be the crypto expert and accelerate the entire organization’s’ learning curve on blockchain technologies.


Job Requirements

- Deep knowledge of the blockchain / crypto ecosystem.

- 15 years of relevant work experience, including at least 3 years on a Business Operations team.

- Strong people leadership skills, including a demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams and influence a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.

- Growth mindset and are willing to quickly adapt and learn new things.

- Track record of attracting, managing and developing talent.

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