Head of Brand / Entrepreneur in Residence

Are you the highly talented and entrepreneurial person who can lead and grow a brand to the no 1 position in Europe? If so, you might be our new Head of Brand / Entrepreneur in Residence. Apply now.
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We're are looking for a highly ambitious and talented Head of Brand / Entrepreneur in Residence to join our tail-wagging team. The individual must be passionate about building an iconic, mission born brand that can move hearts and minds of consumers. Moreover you will oversee the day-to-day operations of the brand to support the growth and add to the company's bottom line. You will focus on strategic planning, partnerships, and direct the operations of the brand in support of its goals. This is a highly cross-functional role that will require working with multiple teams. You report directly to the CEO.

You're the ideal candidate if you have experience of co-founded or held a management position within a startup, worked within Management Consulting or Investment Banking. Moreover you're are a generalist who happily takes on whatever is thrown at you, hence you are a problem-solver who takes charge of difficult situations. You understand brand building but also the importance of supply chain, and good customer service. You take the lead, but are a team member.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the brands day-to-day operations
  • Craft the brands strategy: short, mid, and long-term
  • Source strategic partners for the brand to work with
  • Design and validate potential commercial, optimization and efficiency ideas
  • Scale the brand, including bringing together an all-star team and preparing a winning and scalable go-to-market strategy
  • Align the company around the brand’s direction, choices and tactics
  • Work cross-functional to improve our overall customer experience: From first touchpoint online to delivery
  • Devise innovative growth strategies: Lead brainstorming/creative sessions to generate ideas
  • Drive a community-fostering customer communication, including strong loyalty, retention and engagement activities
  • Listen to the customer and (almost) be obsessed about understanding barriers, drivers, and insights to take to action
  • Monitor market trends, research consumer markets and competitors’ activities
  • Measure and report performance to management and the board

Requirements

  • Experience from startups, management consulting, or investment banking. 
  • Able to show that you can bring ideas to life and turn early concepts into concrete solutions
  • Consumer brand experience is a strong merit
  • Led high-performing teams, projects, and/or businesses
  • Worked with new technologies and are on top of the latest tech trends
  • Previously worked in supply chain operations, logistics, ecommerce, or related area
  • Proven ability to develop brand and marketing strategies
  • Strong leadership skills, building trust in your team, stakeholders and executives
  • Experience managing multi-functional in-house teams and external agencies
  • Great understanding of how social media, influencers, PR and media can be used to strengthen brand awareness and credibility
  • An entrepreneurial spirit that looks at ambiguity as an opportunity rather than an issue and can build something from nothing through well-reasoned and analytical decision-making, strong prioritization and grit
  • Can combine these deep analytical skills with consumer empathy, to ensure we are always delivering a delightful, customer-centric experience.
  • Data-driven thinking and an affinity for numbers
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Passion for dogs, our product and our mission
  • BSc/MSc in Business, Engineering or a related field

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Employee Options Program
  • Pension program
  • 25 days paid vacation
  • Flexible working hours
  • Company sponsored gym allowance
  • Free fruit, soft drinks and coffee
  • Fresh office in the middle of Stockholm
  • Monthly team happenings
  • Allowed to bring your dog to work (we love dogs)
  • Free dog food (of course!)
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Stockholm

Nytorgsgatan 17A
116 22 Stockholm Directions hello@buddypetfoods.com View page

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What you get here that you will not (to the same extent) get elsewhere:

  • Responsibility

    We're just as strong as our output. We need each and everyone to deliver at their very best. This starts with empowering our talent.

  • Personal development

    We guarantee you will strengthen your skills, while also learn new ones. And you will have fun while doing so!

  • Fast moving environment

    Backed by venture capital we're moving fast on our quest to create better a better life for dogs

  • A great workplace

    A fresh office in the middle of the city, free fruit, gym allowance, pensions and employee shares are just some of the perks we offer.

Workplace & Culture

We offer a high-speed, friendly and energetic work place. We believe in people and give a lot of responsibility to the team. The best with working at Buddy? Bring your own dog or cuddle with one of those that are at the office🐶

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