Vice President of Product Development, Stocky

New York City, NY
Full Time
Automotive & Military
Mid Level

The Opportunity:

This is a unique opportunity to help set the strategic direction as well as drive the day-to-day operations of the business as we scale up. You will be building on a very successful initial Kickstarter launch and taking the product to the next level.

STOCKY is a brand-new, high-quality collectible for car nerds. Not too big and not too small, each STOCKY makes just the right statement on your desk or bookshelf. Each car goes through a highly detailed injection-molding process and is sturdy enough to be played with. Oh, and the wheels spin so you can roll it around while you study or take a call.

We are in an aggressive growth phase. As part of our team, you will plug into an organization of high-performance individuals who are set on delivering top-quality content for our fans.

The Responsibilities:

  • Set go-to-market strategy. Evaluate D2C vs. retail and set the roadmap for new releases.
  • Manage FP&A. Forecast unit quantities, orders, and manage inventory risk.
  • Manage all vendors across production, design, fulfillment, etc.
  • Sign new and manage existing licensing agreements with auto manufacturers.
  • Bring new STOCKY models to market (prototyping, sampling, etc.)
  • Oversee marketing strategy and implementation (including paid marketing budgets).
  • Manage BD/Partner relationships (ex. STOCKY in video games, artist collaborations, etc.).

The Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of e-commerce experience, preferably D2C.
  • Experience with licensing agreements.
  • The ability to grow a small team of creative individuals.
  • Experience analyzing data and managing financials.
  • Outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.

The Person:

  • Entrepreneurial. Able to handle both high-level strategy and motivated to execute tactically.
  • High taste level, in the world of both cars and toys.
  • Native understanding of the current state of digital media and D2C.
  • Able to work in remote locations under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to work within processes and procedures of a larger organization. 
  • Enjoys being hands on, rolling up his or her sleeves and working within a team.
  • Organized with strong attention to detail.
  • Resourceful and able to make decisions quickly. 

The Benefits & Perks:

  • Medical, dental, vision & life insurance
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Remote - work from anywhere!
  • Offices in Miami, San Francisco, New York, San Diego
  • Parental leave
  • Matching 401k
  • Equity package

Who we are:

Donut Media is the #1 Automotive YouTube channel in the United States. Every month, we reach over 14 million people across YouTube, Facebook, Snapchat and Podcasts. Our award winning videos frequently appear on YouTube’s trending page, and our advertising clients include many Fortune 500 companies.

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