Audible is a subsidiary of Amazon and is the largest producer of audiobooks in the world, serving millions of customers. We are a customer-driven, innovative technology company that strives to make people's lives more interesting. As Director, International Operations, you are a fully dedicated business leader, shaping the future of Audible's international expansion. You will be a key contributor to our overall expansion strategy, with particular focus on legal, tax, finance, accounting and other operational functions while having full business ownership for a rolling portfolio of new territory launches, defining business requirements and success metrics. You will lead project groups towards new country launches before handing over to country teams. You will manage one Senior Manager, International Operations.
You will be comfortable with ambiguity; willing and able to take a leadership role on some initiatives and support roles in others, as needed. The role requires an individual with proven experience in leading international expansion efforts, through coordination of stakeholders across finance, legal, accounting, HR, business affairs, treasury, product, tech, and tax, among others. The role also requires the ability to correlate and synthesize data in order to develop effective go to market plans and manage through to delivery. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and organization skills, including the ability to anticipate, identify and communicate risks to senior leadership.
We provide an outstanding work environment, inspiring co-workers, and world-class benefits. You'll thrive in a team environment where you have the freedom to manage projects from conception to completion. This position reports to VP, UK Marketing and International Operations
As Director, International Operations, you will
Be responsible for the successful delivery of international expansion operations through coordination of stakeholders across finance, legal, accounting, HR, business affairs, treasury, product, tech, and tax, among others, with line management responsibility for Senior Manager, Operations.
Assess markets for launch viability and make recommendations to senior leadership on prioritization based on a complex mix of factors.
Develop business cases in collaboration with Financial planning teams.
Develop business and tax requirement documents and go to market plans, In conjunction with country and territory leaders.
Act as business owner for new country launches, establishing and iterating on new process to ensure highly successful and efficient launches.
Evaluate the progress of expansion projects on a regular basis and communicate status updates to all key internal and external stakeholders
Recruit, coach and guide new global team members in order to proliferate institutional knowledge and enforce best-practices.
Budgetary ownership of pre-launch activities and creation of Marketing Launch strategies in partnership with launch business teams.
Support development of Audible's global expansion strategy
Contribute to development and drive strategy related to the international expansion strategy in accordance with other key members of senior management.
Some travel may be required