Chief Operating Officer
Global exchange for innovative minds Society3 is a unique global innovation and entrepreneurs network, helping entrepreneurs to accelerate market entry and growth, getting funded and eventually go global. The company was founded in 2016 in Lucerne Switzerland and is today in 26 countries. Office location will be Z├╝rich.

Chief Operating Officer
Job description

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 looking for an entrepreneur who wants to consider themselves a co-founder and has the strength to take Society3 to a global organization.

Team Building Skills
As a COO 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 global organization with a strong finance engagement we are interested in having and maintaining great relationships with the financial market authorities and country officials in general. As the COO 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 investor base and grow it until you can afford building a team to support our investor network.

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

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 lots of traveling
You've no problem moving to Switzerland
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 jobs18 explaining what intrigued you to join our team. Add your LinkedIn profile and maybe other business relevant online profiles such as your blog, Twitter, Quora, SlideShare, etc. (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) 511-2660.