General Manager - Los Angeles
Appear Here is the leading marketplace for short-term retail space, working with everyone from industry leading brands to exciting start-ups. Our mission is to create a world where anyone with an idea can find space to make it happen. We’ve raised over $20m in funding to date - from tier one investors Balderton and Octopus, as well as some of the world’s largest landlords. Named one of Wired Magazine's ‘100 Hottest Start-Ups’ and The Financial Times’ most ‘Disruptive Companies,’ Appear Here has become the go-to destination to make innovative and creative retail ideas happen across London, Paris and New York. We believe we’re building a game changer for both the retail and property industries: and so far 110,000+ brands and 1000s of landlords agree with us.
As General Manager - L.A., you will be one of the founding members on the ground. You’re a passionate self-starter, who will roll up your sleeves to impact how the property industry operates today. You will build and oversee the L.A. team and remain a key player for all things operations, including business development, landlord partnerships, marketing and sales. You thrive on hitting ambitious KPIs and dedicated to achieving top-line growth. You understand the importance of a strong team, surrounding yourself with dynamic, entrepreneurial, passionate people. You and your team will be dedicated to changing the face of retail both locally and globally.
- Run an entrepreneurial team by identifying problems, seeking solutions, and outlining key company objectives, at both the local and global level
- Work with HQ to guide and operationalize key strategic decisions for your region
- Define, model, and demonstrate the way we roll at Appear Here
- Manage the P&L and budget for your regional business and work directly with the Global Head of Finance on reporting and financial planning topics
- Create operational efficiencies across all your departments
- Develop strategic partnerships in L.A. alongside the Landlord team
- Manage the daily and longterm needs of the business
- Get your hands dirty and jumping into projects across all your departments to support when needed
WHY WE LIKE YOU
- You are entrepreneurial to the core with a proven track record in owning and executing ambitious projects, start to finish
- You are a local, knowledgeable about where is up and coming and where is been and gone
- You thrive in a start-up environment –you move fast and can change direction with the snap of your fingers
- You are a relationship builder in the city – a true connector that can walk into a room alone and walk out with a handful of new friends and contacts
- You are strategically minded and comfortable making quick decisions without all the answers
- You are a proven leader with documented success in leading exceptional teams
- Your daily approach is always solution-focused
- You have a good sense of the real-estate industry in L.A.
WHY YOU LIKE US
- We make ideas happen. Work with some of the most inspiring and innovative brands out there.
- We’re no bullshit. You won’t find office politics or excuses here – we say it how it is.
- We punch above. We give you the opportunity to achieve more than you thought you could.
Exposure to big brands from every sector of retail
Free team lunch every Friday
Breakfast and snacks
World class team and monthly team socials