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General Manager

Business/Analyst

How would you like to make a powerful impact on the lives of more than 30,000 small business entrepreneurs? Our General Manager will be at the heart of Bonanza's efforts to give online merchants the luxury of choice. Our marketplace has built a reputation as the web's only seller-friendly online marketplace, with a focus on providing a low-effort connection to the best buyer channels. You'll work with our top leaders across the Support, Product and Development teams, finding opportunities to continually level up our customers' experience.

Job Description

The General Manager's role is to be the linchpin that makes the Bonanza engine hum. You will manage the team leads, using their feedback to inform the product roadmap. You'll work with the Board of Directors to ensure that financial expectations remain on track. At your disposal will be all of our resources, along with the license to make impactful changes to the way things have been done.

The specific tasks the General Manager will be tasked with will vary widely from day-to-day, but here is some of what you'll do:

  • Draw in knowledge from stakeholders (managers, customers, board of directors) to formulate and execute coherent strategy
  • Ensure that no direct reports are blocked
  • Review revenue sources daily, diagnose the cause of anomalies to ensure budget projection accuracy is maximized
  • Recognize, appreciate, and compensate those who contribute the most unique value in their role
  • Consistently assess projected value of possible tasks to guide direction
  • Coordinate with developers to ensure that errors/alerts don't become customer problems
  • Effectively recruit talent, persuasively explain what makes Bonanza ripe to thrive
  • Ensure that events, holidays, and other time-sensitive events are executed on schedule
  • Be a voice on behalf of long-term initiatives

Job Requirements

To satisfy the tasks associated with job, the ideal candidate will possess the following talents:

  • Optimistic yet pragmatic
  • Organized; nothing falls through the cracks
  • Gritty; resistant to discouragement
  • Forward-thinking
  • Excited about helping small business entrepreneurs succeed
  • Flexible; able to reprioritize tasks as other needs arise
  • Strong spreadsheet skills a big plus
  • Marketplace/ecommerce experience a big plus
  • Technical background a plus

Job Benefits

In addition to a very competitive salary, Bonanza offers the following perks:

  • Fast growing and already-profitable company. It's fun to work for a winner.
  • "Work from home Wednesday" - every Wednesday we get to work from home, a coffee shop, or even the office, if that's your bag.
  • "Freedom February" - every February we retreat from Seattle and spend a month annoying our friends with selfies taken in Mexico, Belize, Europe, etc.
  • Five bonus (not counted as vacation) days off in February to enjoy your vacation or staycation
  • Twice-weekly catered lunches
  • Monthly on-site full body massage
  • Work from a waterfront office in downtown Seattle (food trucks aplenty!) convenient to many bus lines
  • Full arcade room in the office
  • Pong table on site
  • The boring stuff: fully paid health insurance coverage, vacation benefits, holidays, stock options, and more.

Beyond this generous set of perks, our commitment to our employees is that if ever they have ideas on how we can improve our benefits package to better serve our team, we will consider those ideas and try to make them happen when economically possible. That's probably why we keep winning awards like these:

Swag seattlebiz
Seattle Business Magazine
100 Best Companies to Work For
Swag ey
Ernst & Young
2017 Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist
Swag glassdoor
Glassdoor
5.0 Employee Rating
Swag psbj
Puget Sound Business Journal
100 Fastest Growing Private Companies, 2017
Entrepreneur 360
Entrepreneur
2016 Best Places to Work
2016 best in business award
Best in Biz Awards
2016 Silver Winner - Small Company of the Year

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Got a resume or cover letter that's not well suited for the format above? Drop us a line at jobs@bonanza.com.

Swag seattlebiz
Seattle Business Magazine
100 Best Companies to Work For
Swag ey
Ernst & Young
2017 Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist
Swag glassdoor
Glassdoor
5.0 Employee Rating
Swag psbj
Puget Sound Business Journal
100 Fastest Growing Private Companies, 2017
Entrepreneur 360
Entrepreneur
2016 Best Places to Work
2016 best in business award
Best in Biz Awards
2016 Silver Winner - Small Company of the Year

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