Chief Operating Officer

Super Smalls
New York, NY, USA
Posted 2 days ago
Full time

Super Smalls, a digital-first play-centric kid’s brand is seeking a Chief Operating Officer with deep experience in e-commerce, an entrepreneurial spirit, luxury product sensibility, excellent analytical skills and the ability to lead all operational aspects of a rapidly growing consumer products brand. Our ideal candidate is a self-motivated, passionate, performance-driven individual with start-up experience and a strategic mindset. The successful candidate will take responsibility for daily and tactical operations and be a strategic leader within the organization. 

The COO is a key member of the senior management team, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). 

Responsibilities: 

  • Work with the CEO and executive team to set comprehensive goals for performance and growth
  • Work with the CEO and executive team on setting the near-, medium-, and long-term strategic vision of the firm 
  • Work collaboratively to develop and/or improve systems, processes, controls, and procedures  that improve the overall efficiency of the firm  
  • Work cross-functionally with department heads and take responsibility to facilitate effective execution and make sure nothing ‘falls through the cracks’ 
  • Oversee strategies and execution in B2B & B2C supply chain operations, logistics, fulfillment, and customer experience 
  • Evaluate and improve standards for supply chain, vendor management, and overall business operations to minimize costs and maximize margins 
  • Identify hiring needs and lead recruiting processes 
  • Establish and encourage policies that promote company culture and vision 
  • Lead relationship with outside counsel for employee onboarding and offboarding
  • Maintain and update operational technologies on a regular basis for all participating departments 

Desired background: 

  • Entrepreneurial spirit 
  • Creative, out-of-the-box thinker  
  • 8-12 years of professional experience, including positions of increasing responsibility and organizational leadership 
  • Strong financial and analytical skills 

Nice to have:

  • Excellent educational credentials, including an MBA from a top tier program 
  • Previous consulting experience at a leading strategy consulting firm 
  • Start-up experience as a founder, operator, investor, or consultant

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