Intersection is hiring a

General Manager, Intersection UK

London, United Kingdom

The Company: Headquartered in New York, Intersection is a newly-formed urban experience company at the intersection of technology, connectivity, data, and media. The company is the combination of Titan and Control Group, who are joining to deliver innovative urban-focused technology and information solutions and ground breaking advertising.

The merger, led by Sidewalk Labs, an urban innovation company, was launched by Dan Doctoroff with Google. Intersection has the power to transform cities and build new markets.

The Role: Our General Manager will be responsible for the vision, strategy and execution of urban technology projects shaping the future for smarter cities across the UK. You will ensure local communities, business associations, and other stakeholders are informed of ongoing product deployment, and will work with project team to address stakeholder concerns and issues. The General Manager will also actively encourage adoption of service among stakeholder groups and form community partnerships that contribute to proliferation of usage and/or local advertising sales.

This is a great opportunity to be at the forefront of technology and to join an exciting new firm bringing innovation to the urban cityscape.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing city, borough, press, and community relationships to maintain positive positioning
  • Represent company in front of all political constituents and act as spokesperson on behalf of the company
  • Running a joint venture and interfacing with the JV partner on a regular basis
  • Managing key vendor relationships and ensuring performance standards are met
  • Managing key partner relationships and ensuring satisfaction and fulfilment of our obligations
  • Management of UK P&L - Revenue, EBITDA, capex, opex
  • Supporting partner sales team to achieve ambitious revenue goals
  • Overseeing civil engineering team managing deployment of state of the art smart city infrastructure, ensuring team stays on schedule and on-budget
  • Overseeing ongoing performance and support of the system
  • Working with, and reporting to, the international parent company to meet company objectives
  • Responsible for management of the local corporate and legal aspects of the business

Desired Skills:

  • 10+ years as a top of your field business manager
  • 5+ years directly managing a significant P&L
  • Strong technology and/or advertising-supported media background preferred
  • Proven experience executing large urban projects, preferably including aspects of telecom or real estate
  • You are a strong leader who excels in influence management
  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred
  • Experience with London government and/or community boards is required
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Extremely strong work ethic, organizational skills, and attention to detail
  • You are legally entitled to work in the UK

About Intersection:

Intersection is a technology and media company committed to improving the urban experience at the convergence of digital and physical worlds.

Our unique set of assets focus on leveraging emerging trends in technology to improve quality of life in cities as well as create products to grow and develop businesses. With 12 offices, media in 60 markets, and 500+ people across the United States, we carry expertise in:

  • Technology & Innovation
  • Engineering
  • Design
  • Advertising & Media
  • Strategy
  • Data

Our work spans across a variety of markets in cities, government, mass transit, airports and airlines, cultural institutions, retail, and telecommunication providers.

Intersection is the lead company behind LinkNYC, the largest and most advanced public Wi-Fi and street furniture network in the world. By providing up to 10,000 communication hubs for City residents and visitors with free public Wi-Fi, access to communications, information and municipal services across the City, Intersection aims to create an array of solutions to help make cities around the world more livable and connected.

Intersection is an Equal Opportunity Employer.