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VC Lead @ ZX Ventures in New York City, NY

ZX Ventures Holdings Corp is seeking a full-time Global Lead, ZX Ventures at our offices in New York, NY. As Global Lead, ZX Ventures within our Marketing Department, you will serve as the creative business leader to drive the ZX Ventures business globally in partnership with dedicated market and cross-functional teams.

Essential Job Functions

  • Dedicated ownership and leadership of a strategic pillar for disruptive innovation;
  • Create pipeline of potential products, services, and brands working with external agencies and internal teams;
  • Lead consumer testing in multiple markets; prioritize budget and resources across initiatives and countries;
  • Identify different commercial and marketing drivers required to reach that forecast; quantify the impact in the other lines of the Profit & Loss (P&L) financial statement;
  • Liaise with the zone heads to gather feedback and ensure they execute within the guidance;
  • Provide visibility and argumentative evidence to senior leadership of the evolving strategy;
  • Lead cross-functional and market-based teams to implement global strategy and pilots across key markets;
  • Lead brand strategy and development; apply Agile management methodologies/scrum methodology to deliver projects faster and more aligned to consumer opportunities;
  • Identify different commercial and marketing drivers required to reach that forecast, assessing how our portfolio is meeting the evolving demands of the consumers;
  • Provide visibility and argumentative evidence to senior leadership of the evolving strategy;
  • Track results and drivers and analyze and understand root causes for effectiveness of each active initiative;
  • Contribute to definition of the action plan; work in markets worldwide in different stages with various challenges, consumer behavior, and competitive landscapes;
  • Develop commercialization plans; lead, implement, and oversee marketing campaigns;
  • Analyze and recommend investment level to our investor committee based on traction and size of opportunity for different new products/projects;
  • Guarantee execution of new products/projects from a marketing / sales / supply / legal stand-point by working with cross-functional teams;
  • Partner with M&A team to identify investment and acquisition opportunities to supplement organic launches and enable learning in new emerging spaces; and
  • Propose strategic direction which can include Mergers and/or Acquisitions (M&A) and/or geographic expansion.

Requirements

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Business Administration or a related field.
  • Three years of related experience.
  • Must also have each of the following:
  • three years of experience developing products or services (including brand strategy quantifying impact in P&L) while applying Agile/scrum methodologies;
  • one year of experience working with international markets;
  • two years of experience in an online business;
  • one year of experience managing direct reports; and
  • one year of experience leveraging qualitative and quantitative research methodologies to support product and service development.

Employer will accept experience gained concurrently. Experience may be gained before, during, or after Master’s degree program. This position will require 30% international and domestic travel to lead workshops and training and conduct market research.

ZX Ventures is a global incubator, operator, and venture capital team backed by Anheuser-Busch InBev. We are a small army of futurists, dreamers, doers, designers, engineers, scientists, marketers, brewers, builders, and data geeks. From operating leading craft breweries, eCommerce sites, technology products and retail operations to investing in innovative third-party companies, ZX Ventures is accelerating the future. With offices in over 20 countries, the opportunities are as vast and diverse as our team of professionals.

WHY ZX?

BE EMPOWERED BY PEOPLE.
Work with passionate partners and industry leaders, including entrepreneurs, investors, operators, and innovators who are dreaming of changing the world…and then doing it. You’ll have the chance not just to work with them, but to become one of them. We’re a company of owners, which means you can count on your colleagues because they’re as vested in this dream as you are.

LEARN QUICKLY. GROW QUICKLY.
You’ll explore uncharted territory, creating, investing in and leading businesses, products, and models that didn’t exist before. The result? You have the opportunity – and the expectation – to learn something new. And you’ll learn quickly, because accepting big challenges is in your DNA.

GET THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS.
At ZX Ventures, you’ll have the opportunity to build the future of an industry, backed by its leader. What does that mean? A startup environment with access to AB InBev’s resources. Centuries of expertise spanning 150 countries and 180,000 colleagues. Brands that have been bringing people together for generations. The possibilities for your career are endless.

IF interested, please apply here.

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Written by sandeepashah

August 28, 2020 at 5:16 am

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