Business Operations

General Manager - Stamps

Remote   |   Full Time

Hip eCommerce is searching for a General Manager to build our Comics category through the HipComic.com marketplace. The collectible Comics market is over $5 Billion per year and represents a massive business opportunity for Hip eCommerce.

Within the $200 Billion worldwide market of collectibles, there are many unique categories. Hip eCommerce believes that by creating specific marketplaces, built from the ground up to understand how collectors browse, search and collect each type of collectible, we can deliver an exceptional customer experience for both buyers and sellers.

The right leader will spearhead the strategy with key cross-functional partners in marketing, sales, and technology to ensure HipStamp.com is the online destination for Stamps with a best-in-class end to end experience covering fixed price listings, auctions, and offers. In addition to driving strategy, the GM of Stamps will be focused on proactively seeking out new sellers for our marketplace, working with and expanding the offerings of our existing sellers, and coordinating exciting weekly auction events!

As the GM of Stamps, you will be the key stakeholder of the P&L and should be able to define overarching goals and strategy, articulate clear performance goals, execute plans, and monitor and manage key business metrics to achieve high growth results. You will need to be a skilled negotiator and relationship builder, helping a diverse set of sellers scale with us while improving product economics of the category.

This is a full-time, remote-based position.

About Hip eCommerce

Hip eCommerce, Inc. is a fast-growing, VC-backed startup, which operates collectible-specific marketplaces: HipComic, HipStamp, and HipPostcard. With 2,000 Sellers, 200,000 Members, 12 Million Listings, and having just raised a $5 Million+ Series A round to expand our team and build the next great e-commerce company.

About the Team

We’re a team of 25+ passionate, talented, and experienced individuals working remotely around the world. Following our Series A round, we’re now looking to rapidly scale our team across the sales, marketing, product, and engineering functions.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute category strategy to drive growth
  • Maintain daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly GMV goals on HipStamp
  • Manage and proactively reach out to potential and active buyers and sellers
  • Assisting new and existing sellers to manage and expand inventory on HipStamp
  • Working with sellers to keep listings to site standards
  • Collaborate with key cross-functional stakeholders in marketing, sales, and technology; including to enhance the HipStamp marketplace and expand our product
  • Recruit, hire, and build a team of sales and account executives to manage the growing marketplace
  • Leverage large data to evaluate category health and buyer/seller balance
  • Roughly 10% travel to meet with customers, attend events, and fulfill appropriate marketing initiatives to attain new customers and promote HipStamp (Post-covid)
  • Many other tasks that come with a small and rapidly growing business

About You

  • 5 to 10 years of relevant start-up and technology experience, preferably in marketplace/e-commerce businesses
  • MBA or Masters a plus but not required
  • Product Management and/or P&L responsibility experience strongly preferred
  • Creative problem solver
  • Proven track record of leadership, taking ownership and driving results
  • Ability to develop and articulate strategy and perform tactically
  • Passion for large data sets to drive strategic insights
  • Builder who loves to get into the weeds
  • Ability to multi-task and work well within a dynamic organization

What You'll Get

  • Competitive salary.
  • Stock options (US-based employees).
  • Unlimited personal/vacation days.
  • Healthcare plan 100% paid by the company for employees.
  • Monthly wellness allowance.
  • Monthly Internet allowance.
  • 401K (US-based employees).
  • Short term and long term disability (US-based employees).
  • Monthly music allowance.
  • Have you been using your work laptop for 3 years? It's time for an update! After 3 years, we'll wipe your work computer clean of any business-related items, and then it becomes your property to do with as you see fit.

What's Next

If you're interested in joining the team at Hip eCommerce, please send over your resume and tell us why you'd be right for the position. As we build our team, building our culture is extremely important to us, so write to us and tell us what you’re all about!


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