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2019-04-01T18:46:05-04:00 X, The Moonshot Factory
City Manager - Australia, Wing

Operations

Queensland, Australia

About the Company:

Wing is reshaping the future of delivery. We are an on-demand drone delivery service that can deliver food, medicine or other items within minutes. We’ve also developed an unmanned traffic management platform--a kind of air traffic control for unmanned aircraft--to safely route drones through the sky. Our service is faster, safer and produces far less pollution than traditional delivery. Originally created in 2012 within X, the Moonshot Factory, Wing is now an Alphabet company.

About the Role:

Are you a creative, results-oriented self-starter? Wing is seeking a creative City Manager in Australia who will manage and grow our initiatives. As City Manager, you will be both responsible for marketing and growing city operations, being Wing’s local representative. Your job will be multifaceted, managing such business issues including partner relationships, supply chain, community relations, operations, and staffing on a day-to-day basis.

You will possess a mix of creativity, problem-solving skills, business operations experience and marketing/sales experience. You will enjoy building relationships, and be comfortable working in a fast-paced, cross-functional environment. Above all, you will be a leader that will take individual responsibility, and who can proactively solve issues and challenges.

In addition to addressing the immediate needs of business development and growth, your work will provide critical input for how strategic goals are achieved.

What You'll Do:

  • Develop and rapidly grow Wing’s operations while representing the project in the local community.
  • Manage operations: supply chain, real estate, etc.
  • Manage marketing to and onboarding of local merchant partners along with managing local user acquisition.
  • Establish and track key metrics to illustrate trajectory. Experiment and develop ways to automate and streamline operations.
  • Distill insight to help augment our operating practices.

What You'll Need: 

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Min 8 years of experience in project management, business operations, and/or eCommerce.
  • Experience building a customer-facing team.

Bonus:

  • Experience launching or building an eCommerce business preferred.
  • Experience working KPIs in a management context.
  • Ability to manage and work within a team.
  • Understanding of entrepreneurial communities.
  • Strong process orientation and business skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

At X, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at: x-accommodation-request@x.team.


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