Head of Venture

Website Freeletics

Our vision at Freeletics is to challenge and inspire people around the world to become the greatest version of themselves, both physically and mentally. We build products and experiences that improve people’s lives through physical exercise, nutrition guidance and education. By doing this, we have created a unique and passionate community of over 50 million users worldwide, who all want to change their lifestyle for the better. By combining sports science, AI technology and long-term behavior change, we are creating a truly unique movement in the health and fitness space
As the Head of Venture, you will be working directly with our CEO to define and build a unique product from scratch, aimed to revolutionize the home fitness workout experience. The role is challenging, entrepreneurial and with high impact. You will be responsible for strategy and execution, ensuring a great experience, outstanding market positioning and innovative business model. You will also build and lead the team to deliver on our vision, and build a product poised to impact the lives of millions of people

Your responsibilities

  • Work directly with Freeletics’s CEO, and be responsible for building up the new product from scratch
  • Lead strategy and business direction for the product development and be the owner for taking the idea from concept through to delivery
  • Build and lead a cross functional team and assume day-to-day leadership. Enable team collaboration and drive initiatives
  • Drive and direct the business on trends and new innovation in all areas related to the new product
  • Be responsible for full communication of product launch and positioning in the market

Your profile

  • You have a minimum of 5 years of experience working in a dynamic environment (digital start-up or strategy consulting) with broad responsibilities covering strategy, product development, operations and P&L management
  • You breath the principles of lean work methodology and enjoy working in a lean way
  • You think strategically and able to have a broader perspective to deep dive and execute
  • You are a driver and have a proven experience leading company wide initiatives such as building and launching new products
  • Empathetic leader, committed and biased for actions
  • A background in digital product development within passion for the social, digital fitness or gaming space is a strong advantage
  • You have crisp ability to make a business case and convince teams to execute
  • Very strong problem solving and analytical skills

Your benefits

    • Competitive salary and pension, with regular compensation reviews
    • MacBook Pro and your choice of other hardware
    • Team events (offsite, lunches, conferences, and more)
    • Conference, education, and book budget
    • Company events (hiking, Octoberfest, holiday party, and more)
    • Bi-annual in-house hackathons
    • Childcare and transportation allowance
    • Free food and drinks in a fully equipped kitchen
    • World-wide accident insurance
    • Training space, yoga, lockers, showers, and laundry service
    • 27 vacation days and 13 public holidays
    • Home office policy
    • The option to take a sabbatical after your second year
    • Relocation allowance
See life at Freeletics for yourself here. Interested?

To apply for this job please visit www.freeletics.com.