A dynamic workplace providing next-gen technology and marketing solutions for the sports, events and broadcasting industry. As part of the restructuring the incumbent COO is taking on new responsibilities, so we are seeking applications from experienced and skilled candidates who are imaginative, energetic and passionate about working in a fast-paced work environment as the company enters an ambitious development and growth stage.
Chief Operating Officer COO (f/d/m - 100%)
The company. The people. The mission.uniqFEED provides virtual advertising solutions for the live sports industry. By overlaying perimeter boards with targeted virtual signage in sports venues, our software helps create entirely new broadcast revenue streams and hence transforms the commercial model of live events. As the audience comprises a wide range of target groups – on a national, but more so international and global level – tailoring advertising content to specific target markets, fan and consumer segments offers huge untapped commercial potential. Our company provides a broad range of additional services from digital carpets to real-time reporting and post-production concepts.
uniqFEED is looking to expand into new markets with a special focus on the US and Asia. Employees at uniqFEED work hard, support each other and are constructive challengers. Our employees embody a work ethic founded on collaboration, integrity and respect in an environment that promotes a performance culture and rewards achievement. We employ brilliant minds from 20 different nationalities who are eager to harness their passion for sports and technology in order to strengthen uniqFEED’s position as a leading provider of virtual advertising in the sports industry and prepare the company for growth.
What are we looking for? A dedicated professional who can hit the ground running. uniqFEED is seeking a highlyskilled COO to join a fast-paced start-up company entering a crucial period of growth. Your role will be instrumental in ensuring that our global operations are running efficiently and successfully.
Responsibilities? Key to this role is strong leadership to develop, guide and coach the team responsible for all operational business activities. You are reporting to the CEO & Founder and your remit will include the following key responsibilities:
Taking responsibility of our operations and broadcasting strategy in cooperation with the Executive Committee
Extending and optimizing our current system architecture by integrating new broadcast components
Setting up our systems in production centers
Establishing an operation service support in the US; uniqFEED’s office is based in NYC
Implementing operational education for external partners and clients
Building up operational partnerships in the US and Asia
Spearheading strategies to guide the future of operations in an off-site production environment
Engaging the company’s operating capabilities to guarantee client satisfaction and company goals
Effective delegation of responsibilities to promote staff members’ professional and personal growth and ensure operational resilience and continuity
Keeping up with the state-of-the-art in broadcasting technology and augmented reality
Requirements? A distinct set of hard and soft skills. You have an interest in sports, media, and the broadcast industry. You are a motivated individual who excels at organization and communication and whose planning skills are second to none – someone who is always two steps ahead of the game. Thriving in this position, you remain unfazed by last-minute changes to plans. You don’t go with the flow – you define the flow and as a motivator, you are fun to work with. You have ideas and innovative mind, not too shy to express your opinions, and get excited about executing plans. You are able to discuss new business aspects that the CEO & Founder is involved in, and you possess a get-things-done attitude, especially keeping calm in rough times. In simple terms: your commitment brings positive energy to teams and any given task.
5-10 years of experience working in a leadership role with exposure within or to C-level management in an international environment; ideally experience in one of the following industries: virtual advertising (distinct advantage), sports, media, or related creative environment
An excellent command of English and German, in both spoken and written business communication
Approachable leader personality with finely honed social skills, familiar with working in an intercultural environment that reflects openness to diversity
Technical education or a background in broadcasting is a must
Proven track record of outstanding performance in accomplished sports broadcasting projects
Experienced in scaling up ventures
Proactive and exceptional in establishing strong partnerships
A self-starter mentality, conscientious and able to quickly adapt to and execute tasks
An agile and creative thinker with proven problem-solving skills, the ability to analyze situations accurately and decide the proper course of action
A willingness to undertake a variety of tasks and the flexibility to work in different time zones around the world when required
Willingness to travel worldwide
What is in it for you? Aside from the rewarding nature of the role, the people, the start-up culture, and the modern office environment, there are other perks that make uniqFEED a great place to work. Taking on a role in a fast-growing company, working closely with the CEO & Founder and the experienced Board of Directors and having the opportunity to become a core member of a reputed executive team are just a few of the upsides to working with us. The CEO recognizes that success is accredited to talented and hard-working executive members, and he is interested in recruiting people to join the company who will deliver and exceed on expectations and set a fast pace. These efforts will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package and further benefits such as our phantom stock option plan (PSOP). If this opportunity sparks your interest, please submit a complete application, including CV with photo, cover letter, testimonials, and diplomas to email@example.com .
Candidates must be Swiss or EU-27/EFTA citizen.
uniqFEED AG Herr Lukas Gysin CEO & Founder Sägereistrasse 21 8152 Glattbrugg