Founders Staff

Bangalore, India

YourStory is India’s largest Media Tech company for Startups, Entrepreneurs, Investors and Change makers.
With more than 10 mn users every month, a repository of 200,000+ stories & partnerships with 200+ brands, it has established itself as a leading player in this space. It’s portfolio of brands include HerStory, SocialStory, SMBStory & YSResearch amongst others. YourStory’s content is available in English & Indian languages (Text, Audio & Video). In addition to its current line of businesses, YourStory is launching some exciting new products with the objective of growing into one of India’s largest content platforms.
YourStory has been backed by Kalaari Capital, UC-RNT (Ratan Tata & University of California), 3one4 Capital & Qualcomm Ventures amongst others. It’s Founder & CEO, Shradha Sharma has earned many accolades and awards, some of which include being in LinkedIn’s top 3 online influencers in India & Fortune magazine’s ‘40 under 40’ list of powerful Indians.
YourStory is seeking to onboard entrepreneurial folks who are excited about high ownership roles in a fast paced environment.

As the Founders Staff, you would be working closely with the Founder & the Leadership team at YourStory. You would assist in Strategy, Planning & Operations across multiple streams. This would be a high visibility role with opportunities to move into key functional roles at the right time.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in defining strategic direction and also assist in bringing operational excellence
  • Analyze, structure, and solve select business, marketing, and technology problems within the various teams
  • Make sense of the key internal and market trends and their implications on our business
  • Collaborate with internal cross-functional teams to run select strategic projects
  • Work closely with the various members of the executive team on a daily basis to drive key company-level initiatives
  • Work directly with the entire leadership team in driving initiatives on the technology, product, people org., and execution fronts
  • Follow up on daily tasks and weekly deliverables from various functional heads/ external partners
  • Building business presentations and projections
  • Conduct objective research on current market trends, the client's competitors, product demands as needed for a project or initiative

Here's what we are looking for

  • Experience of 2-8 years
  • Candidates from consulting, investment, and advisory backgrounds preferred. Exposure to Media or the content industry would be an added advantage
  • MBA/ post-graduate degree is a good-to-have
  • Highly proficient at excel and powerpoint
  • Superior communication skills
  • Stellar analytical skills
  • Experience in secondary research and building market theses
  • A hands-on approach to problem-solving
  • The ideal candidate should be motivated and passionate to drive and execute upon various initiatives
  • Exceptionally comfortable with ambiguity and decision-making in the absence of perfect information
  • Prior Entrepreneurial or Startup experience would be a huge advantage

If this role is of interest, please apply in the link here.

How to apply?

Send an email to karum@yourstory.com with the subject line "Application for [Founders Staff]"

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