The idealcandidate for this position is an experienced Launch Manager who thrives in anagile, startup environment. Thecandidate must be smart and be able to get things done, while working with andlearning from some of the sharpest technologists in town. You'll manage the timelineand communication back to Group Commerce’s publishers for the most importantand complex technical projects and customer launches Group Commerce undertakes.
At GroupCommerce, things move fast - if you're competitive, want to work with smart,creative, energetic people and possess the initiative, confidence and goodjudgment to make independent decisions every day - then you're probably aperfect addition to our burgeoning Engineering Team.
Skills & Requirements
Ability to create and execute on full-scale project plans with clear, attainable objectives and milestones.
Ability to manage complex, technical projects that have tight deadlines.
Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
Expert in the project management “tools of the trade” including one or more of jira, pivotal tracker, basecamp, gantt charting, etc.
Driven and motivated to work in a fast-paced, agile startup environment.
B.S. in Computer Science, Information Science, or similar desired.
Programming experience in Java, C#, or similar desired.
About Group Commerce, Inc.
Group Commerce‘s mission is to enable audience owners to succeed in e-commerce. Audience owners include email/web/print publishers, celebrities, affinity groups and anyone who has a large engaged audience to whom they could make product and service offers. Group Commerce’s solution helps audience owners to generate incremental revenue streams, while deepening audience engagement.
Group Commerce’s initial goal is to build the industry’s best white-label solution to powers group-buying and social commerce deals for large publishers. The solution includes a web-based technology platform, merchandising strategy, merchant offer sourcing and management, email integration, payment gateway and administration and marketing strategy.
Since its inception in 2010, Group Commerce’s solution has been successfully sold to and deployed at leading online publishers, including Daily Candy, The New York Times, Meredith Publishing and Thrillist, among others.
Group Commerce is founded and managed by executives from Google, DoubleClick, AOL, 1800Flowers and Gilt Groupe groupcommerce.com/about/ourpeople ; and is funded by Spark Capital, Carmel Ventures, Bob Pittman and Lerer Ventures. Recent news can be found at groupcommerce.com/about/press .
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