General Manager, MLB

Sorare



Sorare is at the intersection of sports, gaming and NFTs. Through tradable digital cards, Sorare is designing a collective fantasy football experience where you can manage your favorite players, hone your passion to earn prizes and be part of a community. Anyone, anywhere, can connect with the game on Sorare. The companyโ€™s mission is to build โ€œthe game within the gameโ€ and to give fans, players and clubs the platform to celebrate, share and own the game.

Founded in 2018, Sorare has seen tremendous growth. The platform had a card sales volume of over $250M (โ‚ฌ221M) since January 2021 across 160 countries. Sorare is backed by a world-class team of investors including Softbank, Benchmark, Accel Partners, footballers such as Gerard Piquรฉ, Antoine Griezmann and Rio Ferdinand, and key tech investors such as Alexis Ohanian.

As the General Manager of Sorare: MLB (GM), you are responsible for leading this newly launched, fast-growing, and strategic business. The GM will lead a cross-functional team comprised of product, engineering, design, operations and more to define the business strategy, own and deliver the product roadmap, and set and achieve business results. The GM is expected to build and maximize the performance of the team and deliver on the milestones set out by the MLB team and the company leadership team. This includes but is not limited to building and scaling the vision and product, executing on current projects and net new, creating demand, and scaling out the team cross-functionally.

Responsibilities

The GM is responsible and accountable for defining and executing the business strategy and goals, product vision and roadmap, and operational optimization and strategy. The GM and the team will wake up each day, thinking about growing and improving the Sorare: MLB experience, community, and business.

  • Vision and strategy: Own the Sorare: MLB strategy and bring it to life. With your cross-functional team, execute on the ground deliverables to deliver near and long-term growth. The GM will need to quickly gain a deep understanding of Sorareโ€™s platform, model, partnerships, community, and usage in order to lead and execute on the strategic direction
  • Team building: Build and scale a cross-functional team to support rapid growth. Direct management of product, game operations, marketplace operations, and project management. Cross-functional management of dedicated engineers, designers, content creators, marketers, analysts, and more
  • Team work: The GM is also responsible for leading Sorare: MLB across the broader Sorare company. This means working closely with the other Sorare General Managers and our Platform and Mobile teams. This requires a strong ability to lead, communicate, organize, and work as a team

Requirements

  • Proven experience and success leading high-growth products and businesses. Experience managing a direct business and revenue line
  • Proven experience and success driving product experience and innovation. Must have a track record of managing product releases, definitions, and roadmaps and must have deep appreciation and understanding of product experience and consumer behaviors
  • Clear, proven ability to lead, recruit, manage and scale world-class, cross-functional teams
  • Broad range of functional experiences and interests: technology, product, operations and marketing
  • Great communicator, great leader. Demonstrated ability and interest in leading directly, cross-functionally, and across company
  • Must be high energy and excited about fast-paced culture and delivery
  • Must be a visionary thinker and leader - able to think about long-term growth and future experiences, while also balancing operational details, rapid delivery, and continual growth
  • Must be mission-oriented and passionate about Sorare, the sport, and our remarkable community of players
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills

Benefits

  • Stock Options - We want all our employees to contribute to the success of Sorare and we will award stock options so you can share in our success as we grow
  • Health Care - Great medical, dental and vision insurance options
  • Wellness Benefit - Sorare contributes to employees wellness (e.g. gym membership, classes, etc.)
  • Pre-Tax Commuter Benefit - Sorare covers $130 in commuter costs
  • Latest Tech - We cover equipment such as monitors, computer, and headphones
  • Lunch - Sorare will contribute to their employees lunch expenses
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off in addition to observed company holidays

Sorare is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to: race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status or any other basis prohibited by law.

As we are an international company, please note we speak English in the workplace. Please apply for the role with an English CV so we can process your application.


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