500px is an award-winning online community for the sharing, discovery, buying and selling of high-quality photography by individual photographers. Every month, millions of people visit the 500px.com website, in-browser apps and mobile apps from around the world to find the world’s most inspiring photography. 500px’s investors include Andreessen Horowitz, Harrison Metal, FF Ventures, and others.
Who are you?
500px is looking for a highly analytical, process-driven, and highly organized but creative minded Sr. Operations Manager to work closely with our VP, Operations in Toronto.
You will report directly to the VP, Ops and work with an awesome team, including the HR Manager, Operations Manager, Finance Manager and Chief of Staff to implement and oversee operational processes at 500px. What does that mean?
- Serve as a senior member of the Operations team. You will collaborate with other Operations team members (across People, Finance & Accounting, CX, and Legal functions) to ensure we are a well-oiled machine and the rest of the 500px teams (Product, Tech, Design, Sales, Marketing & Content) have the internal support and resources to be successful
- Help lead the Ops team and ensure we meet or exceed our KPI targets
- Work with VP of Ops to identify and implement processes improvements that allow 500px business(es) (and team) to scale
- Work on special projects related to People, Business Development and Corporate Development
- Support strategic planning initiatives and quarterly OKR creation and roll out
- Manage and provide support internal teams for research and improvement projects in line with our strategic plans
- Maintain good working relationships and communication with entire team in regards to overall business performance and roadmap, revenue trends, budgeting, and process changes
- From time to time, prepare business reports and presentations for Exec team members
You’re perfect for this role, if:
- Have an owner mentality
- You are a multi tasker and comfortable switching context – a lot
- Have a really great attitude – think positive, flexible and creative
- Are obsessed with analytics and building internal processes that scale for a growing organization
- Super passionate about our mission – to enable and reward visual creativity in everyone
- Thrive with the demands of growing and evolving startup
What you’ll need:
- B.A. or B.S.
- 5 years plus of relevant experience
- Startup experience
- Analytical and love digging through data to find answers to hard problems
- Deep process orientation – you are always early, organized, and build infrastructure when none previously existed
- Extremely proactive, responsive, and upbeat
- Strong communication skills and process-orientation
- Startup hustle and energy
- You inspire others with your passion and love for making an impact
- Have a love of photography