Collectors is building the future of how collectors find, buy, authenticate, track & research collectibles - from sports cards, coins, and video games to Pokemon cards. With industry leading services as our foundation and the creativity of our employees, Collectors is leading the way to a tech-forward and modern collectibles industry. The Collectors family of companies includes leaders in third-party authentication and grading services such as PSA (sports and trading cards), PCGS (coins), WATA (video games), and CardLadder, a comprehensive analytics and financial tracking of sports cards. If you’re a collectibles enthusiast, or if you want to help us in leading the global expansion of the collectibles market through our values of integrity, teamwork, and innovation, we’d love to hear from you.

We are recruiting for a Director of Technical Strategy & Operations (Chief of Staff to the CTO) with experience planning and executing large-scale efficiency, productivity, and engagement projects across multiple internal and external stakeholders. You will collaborate with cross-functional leaders and executives to ensure that these projects are planned, managed and completed successfully. The projects will be across a range of areas including key strategic initiatives, standardization of internal processes, coordinating organization-wide events and changes, and overseeing special projects (e.g. cultural initiatives, strike team projects, etc.). Reach out if you’re looking to lead a technical revolution in the collectibles industry!

This is a remote role with regular travel requirements (approx. 1 week/month).

What You’ll Do:

  • Define the technical implementation of the business strategy: Exercise authority on behalf of the CTO and partner with the VPEs to determine and prioritize business strategies
  • Drive critical executive-level projects: Lead cross-functional strategic initiatives, facilitate special projects, and ensure action items are executed on behalf of the CTO
  • Craft clear plans of execution: Facilitate the development of roadmaps (e.g. product, technical, and organizational) with clear milestones and dates, and manage progress toward those goals
  • Create organization-wide transparency: Communicate and organize documentation and updates related to the established roadmaps to the rest of the P+T or the entire company as needed
  • Optimize organizational efficiency: Partner with and advise the CTO and VPEs to provide recommendations and consultation to improve collaboration across the organization

Who You Are:

  • 3 years of combined experience as:
    • A Chief of Staff to an executive, and/or
    • A senior leadership role (Director or higher) in a technical organization
  • Experience in organizing and directing multiple teams and/or departments
  • Experience in planning and leading strategic initiatives
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Versatile abilities and extreme dedication to efficient productivity
  • Bonus: Passionate about collectibles and/or sports

Salary Range: The salary range for this position is $153,451 - $207,611. Actual compensation on this range varies based on a variety of non-discriminatory factors, including location, job level, prior experience, and skill set.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. 

Reasons To Join Us:

  • Career Development: We have both tuition reimbursement as well as learning and development stipends to support your continued growth
  • Health Insurance: All full-time employees are eligible to enroll in Medical, Dental, and Vision 
  • 401(K) Matching Plan: We are proud to offer a competitive 401k matching plan to our employees to support their future financial goals 
  • Vacation:  All salaried employees are eligible for flexible time-off
  • Holiday Pay: All regular, full-time employees are eligible for ten company paid holidays 
  • Employee Discounts: Employees receive discounts on select grading services for approved submissions 
  • Flexible Hours: Many of our teams offer flexible schedules with varying shifts and will work with you to accommodate your needs 
  • Fun Working Environment: Our team members are invited to participate in celebrations, holiday events, and team building activities

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About Collectors 

Collectors is the leading provider of value-added services to the collectible’s markets. We authenticate and grade collectible coins, trading cards, video games, event tickets, autographs, and memorabilia through our subsidiaries, which include Professional Sports Authenticators (PSA), Professional Coin Grading Services (PCGS), Certified Coin Exchange (CCE), Wata, Card Ladder, Collectors Corner, Set Registry, Collectors.com, and the Long Beach Expo collectibles trade show. Since our founding in 1986, we have graded and authenticated more than 80 million items. We employ over 1,000 people across our Santa Ana, CA headquarters, New Jersey, Seattle, Hong Kong, Paris, Shanghai and Tokyo. For more information, visit http://www.collectors.com.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We believe that a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills will better service the diverse community of collectors we support.

If you require an accommodation to apply or interview with us due to a disability or special need, please email [email protected] 

If you are based in California, you can read information for California residents by viewing the following link: https://www.collectorsuniverse.com/ccpa

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