General Manager Europe
Society3 Capital Marketplace Society3 is a global startup and scaleup accelerator, helping entrepreneurs to accelerate market entry and growth, getting funded and eventually go global. In 2015 the company was named a top 100 globally most influential accelerator We have our Headquarter in Luzern Switzerland and an office in San Francisco USA where we originally started in 2014.

General Manager Europe
Job description

General Manager
Ideally you have been in a very successful startup before and know what it takes to run a company with a global ambition on a shoe string budget. We are loking for an entrepreneur who wants to consider themselves a co-founder and has the strength to take the company across Europe.

Team Building Skills
As a general manager you are looking for skilled people that are better than you in the respective area of business. You can motivate the best talents out there and guide them to their utmost potential.

Authority Relations
As a finance platform we are interested in great relationships with the financial market authorities in the countries we want to do busuness. As the general manager you will build and maintain those relationships.

Investor Relations
In order to help innovative businesses to raise large rounds, we need to pool the most potent investors and give them an opportunity to participate in those rounds. Initially you will build that investobase and grow it until you can afford building a team to perfectly support our investors.

Entrepreneurs Relations
We are having already a large entrepreneurs community in Central Europe which you will help expanding. Over time you will be hiring a team to provide the specific support our entrepreneurs need to thrive, raise their rounds and grow.

Business Execution
You should have experience in business execution. This includes making aggressive but achieveable plans, meet those plans from an objective, resource and budget perspective in time. You know the top art of entrepreneurship: "Doing more with less". You are reporting and working directly with the founder and chairman and current group CEO.

You have successfully managed and grown a team before
Ideally you have been part of a founders team with a successful exit
You have a good business judgement and a good planning accuracy
You have experience working with autorities or enterprises
You speak and write fluently English
You have no issues with long hours and maybe lots of traveling
If not Swiss, you've no problems moving here (The new startup epicenter)
We find all your details on LinkedIn, Twitter and maybe a blog

Let's keep things easy. Just send us a short email (in English) to jobs16 explaining what intrigued you to join our team. Add your LinkedIn profile and maybe other business relevant online representations such as your blog, Twitter, Quora, SlideShare, (that's your resume).

And please, share with us how you see your experience being relevant for the position at Society3. Give us an idea what you'd like to do first - even before we talked.

Expect a first response within 3 working days. If not feel free to call us +41 (41) 511-2885.