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Company: TalkDEI

Position: Director of Operations - Cofounder

Location: Remote


Sweat Equity Only 30+ hours required
Please note that this is a co-founding role for an early-stage start-up and is an equity-based position until launch


About Us: Welcome to TalkDEI - where innovation meets inclusivity. We are a game-changing startup on a mission to seamlessly integrate diversity and inclusion into workplaces. We operate a cutting-edge marketplace connecting buyers, suppliers, and practitioners, empowering diversity-driven collaborations. Additionally, we provide a safe space for expressing thoughts on DEI matters, fostering open dialogue and valuing every voice. Join us in reshaping the DEI narrative, celebrating diversity, and promoting inclusion. Together, we create a more compassionate future for all.

TalkDEI is seeking a seasoned and results-driven Director of Operations to join our growing team. Reporting directly to the CEO, the Director of Operations will play a pivotal role in shaping the company's strategic direction, optimizing operational efficiency, and driving sustainable growth. The ideal candidate will possess a unique blend of leadership, strategic vision, and hands-on operational expertise


Director of Operations Co-founder responsibilities are:

  • Develop and execute operational strategies aligned with TalkDEI's overall vision and goals.

  • Lead and mentor a cross-functional team, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and accountability.

  • Oversee day-to-day operations across multiple functions, including human resources, finance, legal, and vendor management.

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for investors, managing investor relations and fundraising efforts.

  • Drive financial planning and budgeting processes, ensuring prudent allocation of resources and adherence to financial targets.

  • Establish and maintain effective internal controls, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance and mitigate risk.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to optimize processes, streamline workflows, and drive continuous improvement.

  • Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and performance metrics, providing regular updates and insights to the leadership team.

  • Anticipate future growth opportunities and challenges, developing scalable solutions to support TalkDEI's expansion and scalability.


Director of Operations Co-founder requirements are:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field; MBA or advanced degree preferred

  • Proven track record of success in operational leadership roles, preferably within the technology startup ecosystem.

  • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, with the ability to navigate complex challenges and drive effective solutions.

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve ambitious goals.

  • Experience managing investor relations and fundraising activities, with a demonstrated ability to secure funding and drive growth.

  • Deep understanding of financial planning and analysis, budgeting, and financial modeling.

  • Knowledge of relevant legal and regulatory requirements, with a focus on compliance and risk management.

  • Entrepreneurial mindset, with a passion for innovation, social impact, and driving positive change.


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