VP and General Manager, eCommerce Acquia
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Acquia provides the world?s only open cloud platform for integrated digital experiences. We are seeking a general manager to manage and grow a business within the company for a critical pillar of those experiences: eCommerce.
WHAT WILL YOU DO?
The General Manager, eCommerce will have responsibility for overseeing a ?start-up within a start-up?. You?ll lead a team of product development, marketing, and go-to-market resources in developing and executing on the overall business strategy, creation of products & services, and building a high-growth, profitable business in eCommerce. You will manage the overall product P&L, and will work closely with engineering, marketing, sales and services to ensure we meet revenue and customer satisfaction goals. You will also own strategic partnerships with other key vendors that we work with to offer a complete eCommerce solution to our customers.
Acquia is changing the web though open source, and you will have a significant role in that mission. You will get a chance to partner with an amazingly talented team to build a revolutionary offering.
WHAT WILL YOU BRING TO THE TEAM?
Passion for eCommerce, and a proven depth of knowledge in the category.
A minimum of 5-10 years of experience managing a start-up, software company business unit, or eCommerce consulting business.
Proven ability to develop business plans and work cross-functionally to execute on those plans
The capability to work with product management, engineering, and user experience teams to develop a vision for products & services, to prioritize development, and deliver capabilities that customers will value.
Strong understanding of the sales and marketing process and an ability to help craft go-to-market plans that will result in high growth.
An understanding of the operational capabilities required to operate a thriving eCommerce business, and the skills to work with professional services, support, and operations to bring to life delivery excellence.
Strong problem solving abilities, intelligence, initiative, and the ability to thrive under pressure
Highest level of integrity
Direct, honest communication style
A positive "can do, whatever it takes to get the job done" attitude
A sense of humor
Acquia hires people with a passion for innovation; people who believe that great software can help customers do extraordinary things, and that anything less than the best work is not worth doing. Acquia hires entrepreneurial leaders ? people with a passion for building a strong business, with the initiative to drive continuous improvement in our products, and willingness to roll up their sleeves and make things happen.
Acquia provides enterprises with the freedom to create extraordinary web experiences based on Drupal, the open source platform that integrates content, community and commerce. Offering a variety of SaaS solutions specifically designed for Drupal, Acquia gives global organizations the unparalleled ability to rapidly deploy and manage multichannel content across web and mobile devices.
Co-founded by Drupal project?s creator in 2007, Acquia has helped more than 4,000 companies including NBC, Twitter, Warner Music Group, Humana, Stanford University, Mercedes-Benz and the New York MTA, to grow and scale their digital experiences with confidence. Acquia was recently named the number one private software company in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 and was also named the number one software company in the 2012 Inc. 500. In addition, Acquia was cited as one of the 100 most promising companies in America by Forbes Magazine.
Acquia products include:
Acquia Network, a suite of SaaS services for Drupal application lifecycle management
Acquia Cloud (Drupal as a Service, hybrid Saas/PaaS), based on Amazon Web Services? EC2, a highly elastic, high performance environment for Drupal deployments
Enterprise-class consulting and supportThe company is privately held and is backed by Sigma Partners, North Bridge Venture Partners, Goldman Sachs, Tenaya Capital, Investors Growth Capital and O'Reilly Alphatech Ventures. 2013 bookings were $82MM and Acquia employs approximately 420 people globally.
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We are a new software company that will provide value-added software products and services for the Drupal social publishing system
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, Sigma Partners All Jobs: at Acquia
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|Company Profile:||With over two million downloads since inception, Drupal is used by web developers worldwide to build compelling websites. Diverse organizations use Drupal as their core social publishing system, including media companies, non-profit organizations, publishers, and many others.
Acquia plans to accelerate and extend market adoption of Drupal by advancing the core technology and offering value-added software products and network services that dramatically speed deployment and reduce risk.
Our founders are Dries Buytaert, the original creator and project lead of the Drupal open source web content management system, and Jay Batson, previously founder and CEO of Pingtel.|
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