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VP, Operations

Culver City, CA

Spotter, named one of TIME100's Most Influential Companies this year, empowers top YouTube creators to accelerate their business and unleash their full creative potential by giving them access to the capital, knowledge, and community they need to succeed at scale. As the top provider of creator-friendly growth capital, Spotter tailors our investments to meet the unique needs of each creator we partner with, giving them the freedom to create without compromise.


Creators are free to reinvest their funds however they choose, from hiring a team, to building their own production studios, and everything in between, all while maintaining total control over their catalogs, their channels, and their future earnings. In addition to funding, Spotter provides creators with in-depth data insights into the performance of their existing content, enabling them to leverage the full value of their library, as well as the value of future uploads and how they can improve performance in the future.


Featured in Forbes, Fast Company, Variety, Axios, and more, Spotter has already deployed over $850 million to YouTube creators to reinvest in themselves and accelerate their growth. Spotter has licensed content that consists of over 725,000 videos, which generate 88 billion monthly watch-time minutes. With our curated premium video catalog, we deliver a unique scaled media solution to Advertisers and Ad Agencies that is transparent, efficient, and 100% brand safe.


What You’ll Do

Spotter seeks an operations and change management leader to help our team become more impactful and efficient in reaching our ambitious goals. The VP of Operations oversees (i) the program management of critical cross-functional projects, (ii) change management of processes and systems that reduce inefficiencies and helps teams drive outsized impact, and (iii) our Content Operations team. Your deep skills and passion in structuring projects and programs to meet outcomes, and your ability to manage teams through change are crucial to the success of Spotter.


Successful candidates are curious, have a customer centric outlook, business and technical exposure, proven presentation skills, ability to sift through information and develop systems that engender high performance and facilitate growth.


Responsibilities

  • Drive the development and implementation of Spotter’s operating system, including key operating mechanics and rituals
  • Drive the development and management of corporate Enterprise Risk Management and OKR programs
  • Effectively build and lead a team of high performing Program Managers 
  • Ensure consistent program management standards and guidelines are followed across the organization
  • Constantly evaluate workflows and identify opportunities to improve individual and team efficiencies
  • Collaborate on programs that engender a high-performance culture
  • Collaborate with the Strategy team on annual operating planning 
  • Manage the Content Operations team and develop a deep understanding of YouTube Community Guidelines & Policies and rights management best practices. 


Who You Are/Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 10+ years program management and execution experience
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Change management and organizational development expertise
  • Prior experience engaging directly with senior leadership and managing executive stakeholders
  • Previous experience as a successful people manager
  • Experience and confidence using project management software
  • Experience with a quickly scaling organization
  • Critical thinking to efficiently drive programs to positive outcomes in high-paced environments
  • Motivated by navigating complex, ambiguous problems and working autonomously
  • Agile/Scrum knowledge


Why Spotter

  • Medical insurance covered up to 100%
  • Dental & vision insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Stock options
  • Complimentary gym access
  • Autonomy and upward mobility
  • Diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture, where your voice matters


In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles that will be performed in Culver City. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. A reasonable estimate of the current pay range is: $100K-$500K salary per year. The range listed is just one component of Spotter’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include an annual discretionary bonus and equity.


Spotter is an equal opportunity employer. Spotter does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics or information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status, use of or request for family or medical leave, political affiliation, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state or local laws. 


Equal access to programs, services and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodations as part of the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Department.

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