Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Boston - Online Product Director Needed‏

We are conducting an executive search for an Online Product Manager/Director for an international Internet company in the music space. (Title depends upon experience.) Position is located in Boston. Company culture is extremely entrepreneurial, collaborative, casual and creative. Need a technology leader to create and execute a new product road map while building the software development and technology operations teams in-house and through outsourcing. Must have held a position within the last 6 months as a Product Director/Manager, Web Producer or a Senior Project Manager (or equivalent) at a company that is a publicly facing consumer website. Company is over eight years old and has a significant recurring revenue stream through a subscription-based revenue model. Client is willing and able to put together the right package for the right candidate. Client prefers someone already living in the area, but will relocate the right candidate.

Please let me know if you know someone that would be a good match for this opportunity. Whenever you refer someone to us that we place, we will send you a check for $1000 as a Referral Bonus. Please make sure the person you refer mentions your name so you can get credit for the referral. Or send me the person's contact info and we will contact the person directly. (Phone number and email address preferred.) We also have several other executive positions open with other clients, so please check out the list on our website: www.matchstar.com. Listed below my signature is additional information about this opportunity. Also, the complete job description is listed on our website, along with all of our other open positions.


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Thank you very much for your time.
Sincerely, Carolyne

Carolyne P. Connor, Founder & President
MATCHSTAR VENTURE SEARCH {!http://www.matchstar.com/}
1395 Piccard Drive, Suite #180
Rockville, MD 20850
415.520.4600 (direct)
415.276.1900 (fax)
connor@matchstar.com



POSITION: Online Product Manager/Director. (Title depends upon experience.) Need a technology leader to create and execute a new product road map while building the software development and technology operations teams in-house and through outsourcing.

COMPANY: International Internet company in the music space. Company culture is extremely entrepreneurial, collaborative, casual and creative. Company is over eight years old and has a significant recurring revenue stream through a subscription-based revenue model.

LOCATION: Position is located in Boston. Client prefers someone already living in the area, but will relocate the right candidate. He will NOT consider someone who would work remotely.

COMPENSATION: Client is willing and able to put together the right package for the right candidate. The compensation package will include a base salary, bonus plan, and stock options. A full benefits package including 401(k) is included.

MANAGEMENT STYLE/CORPORATE CULTURE: This position reports to the CEO. He will only hire someone who is a team player and does not need to be micromanaged. Basically, he prefers to agree to a set of objectives making sure that the objectives are clearly outlined and understood by the individual, then let the individual execute the plan. But, expects the individual to keep him informed of progress. Individual must be able to go to him when in need of help. He will only hire someone that is very entrepreneurial and passionate with a burning hunger for success; someone with a vision. He wants people with new ideas and strong opinions, but able to move in a fast paced, ever-changing start up environment. He needs someone that can hit the ground running. Corporate culture is extremely entrepreneurial, collaborative, casual and creative. People are passionate about music and playing musical instruments.


POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

-- Must have held a position within the last 6 months as a Product Director/Manager, Web Producer or a Senior Project Manager (or equivalent) at a company that is a publicly facing consumer website.

-- Must have very strong project management skills. Must be experienced working with the technologists for development and with the heads of marketing, sales, etc to create new products or modify and enhance existing products.

-- Prefer candidates with international experience.

-- Prefer candidates with experience in gathering consumer research: primary and secondary research, conducting focus groups, etc.

-- Prefer candidates with experience in scoping out whole new products leading to new businesses.

-- Must have earned undergraduate degree. MBA preferred, but not required. Looking for candidates that are very smart and results focused.

1 comment:

Adonis said...

You are right… I too have passion to learn latest musical instruments.