Skillz is the leading mobile games platform connecting players in fair, fun, and meaningful competition.
The gaming industry is larger than movies, music, and books, with more than 2.7 billion gamers playing monthly and 10 million developers worldwide. Mobile is the fastest-growing segment of the gaming market, expected to increase from $86 billion last year to $161 billion in 2025.
As the first publicly-traded (NYSE: SKLZ) mobile esports platform, Skillz has pioneered the future of the gaming industry. The Skillz platform helps developers build multi-million dollar franchises by enabling social competition in their games. Leveraging its patented technology, Skillz hosts billions of casual esports tournaments for millions of mobile players worldwide, and distributes millions in prizes each month.
Through its philanthropic initiatives, Skillz has harnessed the power of its platform to transform the way nonprofits engage with donors, enabling anyone with a mobile device to support causes such as the American Red Cross, Susan G. Komen, American Cancer Society, and NAACP by playing in Skillz tournaments.
Skillz has also earned recognition as one of San Francisco Business Times’ Best Places to Work, Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies, Parity.org’s Best Companies for Women to Advance, a two-time winner of CNBC’s Disruptor 50, one of Forbes’ Next Billion-Dollar Startups, and the #1 fastest-growing company in America on the Inc. 5000.
Who We're Looking For
Skillz is looking for a Senior Vice President of Revenue to drive aggressive growth and expansion of the business. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, you’ll be responsible for effectively scaling the company’s existing revenue streams and launching new ones. You’ll lead a team driving triple digit growth of both players and game developers and oversee the company’s talent acquisition and management systems to drive the entire organization’s scale.
Reporting to the CRO, you are an elite-caliber professional who will be instrumental in the development and execution of the strategic and operational plans for one of today’s hottest media and entertainment companies. You will play a pivotal role in a business that has a growing network effect in an industry of billions of people. Your leadership will help make Skillz a service that is the pivotal focus of the gaming and entertainment industries for the next 10+ years.
To be successful you should have extensive experience managing sales, marketing and business development in a large high-growth entrepreneurial company. Ideally, you have either already lived through the hyper-growth of a multi-billion dollar public company, and are hungry to do it again bigger and better to create an industry-defining company!
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Skillz embraces diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to diversifying our workforce, we do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, gender, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, or disability status, and we operate in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance