Whatnot

A live stream platform and marketplace.

Senior Partnerships Manager - Emerging Categories at Whatnot

Location
Los Angeles / Remote
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
3+ years
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About the role

About Whatnot

Whatnot is a livestream shopping and community marketplace where you can geek out with collectors and other like-minded people. Whatnot is backed by some of the industry’s best venture capital investors, including Andreessen Horowitz and Y Combinator. If enabling creators to make a living off their passion and building the future of ecommerce gets you excited, please reach out!

Responsibilities

  • Find new high-potential categories for Whatnot
  • Test and help drive success in these categories
  • Once established, help build out team and transition to new category
  • Reach out and partner with large sellers and influencers to get them to sell on Whatnot
  • Onboard new sellers to Whatnot and set them up for success on the platform
  • Monitor key KPIs and regularly hit key company goals
  • Stay close to sellers and buyers in the ecosystem to understand user needs and provide the engineering team with key user insights and problems to solve
  • Be an internal advocate for buyers and sellers in the vertical and ensure we are solving for their pain points

Requirements

  • You are passionate about collectibles and the creator community
  • 5+ Years works experience in a fast paced environment including startup experience
  • You are hungry, scrappy and flexible enough to work in a fast-paced, startup environment
  • You’re incredibly analytical and have experience with SQL
  • You are a strategic and creative thinker who can turn research and data into actionable plans
  • You possess excellent communication and organization skills
  • You are comfortable moving fast in an ambiguous work environment with little guidance
  • You have significant partnerships and marketing experience
  • You are comfortable with change. This is a fast growing, and adapting startup -- what you do today may not be what you do tomorrow
  • You have experience working on a marketplace or two-sided platform where you’ve had to balance the needs of multiple parties

Why you should join Whatnot

Whatnot is a community marketplace where you can buy, sell, go live and geek out with collectors and other like-minded people. Today’s online marketplaces are neither safe nor fun -- they’re full of counterfeits, and you shop by endlessly scrolling through listings. Whatnot verifies every item sold and provides a fun social shopping experience to enjoy with friends and community members.

Whatnot is backed by some of the industry’s best venture capital investors, including Y Combinator, Scribble.vc, Liquid 2 Ventures, Wonder Ventures & Andressan Horowitz