Managing Director (New EdTech Initiative) FULL-REMOTE

WeSchool will launch a new global B2C EdTech initiative during H1-2022 and is looking for the Managing Director leading this venture. The initiative - the opposite of the usual unidirectional eLearning - will leverage on the cooperative and hands-on “WeSchool method” for hybrid distance learning… and will be focused on professional development in Tech space. More information will be provided during the hiring process.

In this role you will

  • Define and sharpen the offering strategy (USP included), the go-to-market strategy and the monetization strategy, together with the WeSchool leadership team
  • Lead the hiring process for the new venture to create the Content, the Marketing, and the Ops teams
  • Oversee the creation of the courses’ learning experience (including instructional design and video production), the design of the delivery operative model and the actual courses delivery and monitoring
  • Lead the digital marketing funnels, the B2C conversion efforts and sales strategies
  • Manage the P/L of the whole initiative

You are the right match if you have

  • A strong track record in the go-to-market and sales of a digital EdTech service or product (ideally you were leading the marketing and/or business team of an innovative B2C digital courses/EdTech player)
  • Strong digital business skills

Nice to have in your profile

  • A strong digital marketing background
  • A good content creation and/or instructional design background

Compensation

  • We are looking for a full-time and full-remote collaboration
  • We offer a competitive compensation package (fixed + bonus + stock options)

About us

WeSchool is on a mission to ensure learning never stops by empowering educators and students with a more inclusive, collaborative, and engaging way of learning.

WeSchool is the leading Italian EdTech company. We have recently closed a Series A funding round to scale technology and enter new markets. We provide an online classroom collaboration e-learning platform developed in-house by our Tech team that has enabled 1.7M (20% of) Italian students not to miss school - the other 2 platforms were Google and Microsoft - and to amplify their learning experience by leveraging digital tools during the outbreak of the pandemic in 2020.

We are a young, fast-growing, and fast-paced team, who values collaboration and innovation as keys to reach our mission. Our company is home to almost 50 full-time employees. And we plan to double our team in 2022 to push on our international growth with a remote-first and objective-based approach.

We gather teams of experts from instructional design, software engineering, course development, educational video production, web marketing, teacher & student engagement.