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Director, Hedge Fund/Asset Manager Alternative Data Sales

New York, NY

The Role:

Thasos Group is seeking a proven salesperson to execute all aspects of the direct sales cycle, including lead generation, revenue, contract negotiation, and client satisfaction. The successful candidate will quickly attain expert-level knowledge of mobile phone location data, our platform/technology, products, clients, and other sources of “alternative” data.

In this role you’ll be empowered to prospect, build relationships and close business with hedge funds, asset managers, and financial institutions. You will drive the entire sales process from prospecting through opportunity development, deal closure, and post-sale management, regularly reporting on performance assessments and forecasts.

Requirements:

  • 7+ years of experience selling data products or services in the financial services industry; direct relationships with hedge funds strongly preferred
  • Strong track record of exceeding targets and scaling a business to maturity
  • Self-starter who thrives in a rapidly changing, dynamic start-up environment
  • Deep understanding of data products, which may include data feeds, APIs, and analytics platforms; you understand data products and can articulate value proposition in a way that establishes credibility
  • Strong network of trust-based relationships with senior buy-side and financial services executives
  • Experience with selling alternative data a plus
  • Undergraduate degree; MBA or other graduate degree highly preferred

Why Thasos?

Winner – “Best Alternative Data Provider, 2018” Inside Market Data
Winner – “Best Overall Buy-Side Product, 2017” Waters Technology

  • Work alongside a distinguished team of entrepreneurs and PhD data scientists who are passionate about their work and encourage an open and collaborative sharing of ideas
  • Company-sponsored lunch every Thursday
  • Regular company outings (happy hours, hikes)
  • Compensation includes Competitive Salary + Benefits + Equity

Position is in Manhattan with an immediate start date.

Please send your resume in PDF format to [email protected] to apply

Director, Commercial Real Estate Alternative Data Sales

New York, NY

The Role:

Thasos Group is seeking a proven Commercial Real Estate (CRE) salesperson to execute all aspects of the direct sales cycle, including lead generation, revenue, contract negotiation, and client satisfaction. The successful candidate will quickly attain expert-level knowledge of mobile phone location data, our platform/technology, products, clients, and other sources of “alternative” data.

In this role you’ll be empowered to prospect, build relationships and close business with real estate developers, managers, and corporations. You will drive the entire sales process from prospecting through opportunity development, deal closure, and post-sale management, regularly reporting on performance assessments and forecasts.

Requirements:

    • 7+ years of experience selling data products or services in the commercial real estate industry; direct relationships with real estate developers, managers, and corporations strongly preferred
    • Strong track record of exceeding targets and scaling a business to maturity
    • Self-starter who thrives in a rapidly changing, dynamic start-up environment
    • Deep understanding of data products, which may include data feeds, APIs, and analytics platforms; you understand data products and can articulate value proposition in a way that establishes credibility
    • Deep understanding of the CRE space, specifically, how owner/operators of malls and other shopping centers can leverage geographic, demographic, and behavioral data on customers to optimize operations
    • Experience with selling alternative data a plus
    • Undergraduate degree; MBA or other graduate degree highly preferred

    Why Thasos?

    Winner – “Best Alternative Data Provider, 2018” Inside Market Data
    Winner – “Best Overall Buy-Side Product, 2017” Waters Technology

    • Work alongside a distinguished team of entrepreneurs and PhD data scientists who are passionate about their work and encourage an open and collaborative sharing of ideas
    • Company-sponsored lunch every Thursday
    • Regular company outings (happy hours, hikes)
    • Compensation includes Competitive Salary + Benefits + Equity

    Position is in Manhattan with an immediate start date.

Please send your resume in PDF format to [email protected] to apply

Corporate Controller

New York, NY

The Role:

Thasos is seeking a highly motivated, experienced, and detail-oriented Corporate Controller to join our team. The Corporate Controller will report to the CFO and his/her primary responsibilities will include financial reporting, customer invoicing and receivable collections, expense reporting, financial policies and processes, internal controls, maintenance of the general ledger, accounts payable and check processing, equity accounting, fixed assets, reconciliations and general financial operations.

Responsibilities:

  • All aspects of accounting including:
    • month-end/quarter-end/year-end close, including reconciliation of accounts, determination of monthly accruals & deferred revenue, closing binder, monthly dashboard and reporting
    • maintenance of general ledger and chart of accounts
    • fixed assets tracking and reconciliation
    • internal and external financial reporting (GAAP)
    • financial controls
    • equity accounting
  • Maintenance of cash forecast and oversight of cash management
  • Tax compliance and reporting, including sales & use tax, corporate tax and excise tax
  • All aspects of accounts payable process including reviewing vendor invoices, obtaining proper approval, entering invoices into QuickBooks and initiating payments to vendors
  • Tracking customer contracts, generating customer invoices and ensuring collection of receivables
  • Reporting, approval and payment of sales commissions
  • Review reports at month-end and complete appropriate variance analysis and research as needed
  • Ensure financial reporting, policies, procedures and internal controls are maintained in accordance with US GAAP and other applicable regulatory bodies. Prepare statutory and compliance-related filings
  • Maintain controls throughout the business to adequately safeguard company assets and identify potential risks in a timely manner
  • Review expenses versus plans and trends to understand key business drivers and help develop plans for improvement. Report budget to actuals. Work with executive team using financial and other quantitative information to improve decision-making
  • Manage corporate insurance programs
  • Primary liaison to external accountants and banks. Manage annual audit and tax return preparation
  • Collaborate with the executive team on establishing corporate objectives, plans and budgets and identify operational improvements and opportunities for growth
  • Build relationships cross-functionally to foster collaboration both inside and outside of Finance & Accounting team

Requirements:

    • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA/CPA is highly desirable
    • 10 years of experience in accounting/finance positions preferably in professional services and/or technology
    • Recent experience as a corporate controller of a rapid growth technology or services company a plus
    • Highly motivated self-starter who will roll up his/her sleeves to do whatever needs to be done
    • Strong people leader with the ability to produce quality results in an efficient manner
    • Proven ability to achieve tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects
    • Keen attention to detail
    • Advanced knowledge of QuickBooks
    • Operationally-oriented strategic thinker
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Exceptional business acumen with a high degree of integrity and ethics
    • Ability to lead and interact within cross-functional teams to achieve desired organizational objectives

    Why Thasos?

    Winner – “Best Alternative Data Provider, 2018” Inside Market Data
    Winner – “Best Overall Buy-Side Product, 2017” Waters Technology

    • Work alongside a distinguished team of entrepreneurs and PhD data scientists who are passionate about their work and encourage an open and collaborative sharing of ideas
    • Company-sponsored lunch every Thursday
    • Regular company outings (happy hours, hikes)
    • Compensation includes Competitive Salary + Benefits + Equity

    Position is in Manhattan with an immediate start date.

Please send your resume in PDF format to [email protected] to apply

Senior Product Manager

New York, NY

The Role:

As a Senior Product Manager at Thasos, you will design, develop, validate, and prioritize alpha signals, new features, and high-value bespoke projects. You will be responsible for data-driven idea generation, rapid prototyping, and managing a short- and long-term product roadmap for multiple industry verticals. To operate efficiently, you will work closely with cross functional teams of engineers and PhD data scientists in addition to leveraging our existing data analytics platform and code base and writing your own code where necessary or efficient.

The product team at Thasos interfaces directly with portfolio managers and data scientists at large hedge funds to enhance our understanding of existing and intended data usage, trading strategies, and what existing or new products are most appropriate for specific clients. You will identify additional use cases for Thasos data, and create case studies demonstrating Thasos’ product value in the context of current events and market trends.

You will also work with high-level industry professionals in commercial real estate and retail. Information gathered through this function feeds back into the product development cycle described above and enhances client satisfaction.

Finally, you will define, measure, and track performance metrics for new and existing products and research & development initiatives. You will use information gathered from this function to create documentation and materials that make understanding and using our products and signals easy and efficient for a broad range of clients across multiple industries.

Requirements:

    • Strong analytical background. We’ll be relying on you to ensure new versions of our products are correct, and expect you to be able to evaluate our data to find new ways to use it
    • Demonstrated experience designing, building, and deploying software, data, or other scalable products or services
    • Scripting experience; Python is preferred
    • Knowledge of financial markets or commercial real estate is highly preferred
    • You appreciate the difference between data and information
    • You know why no one ever shows a bad backtest

    Why Thasos?

    Winner – “Best Alternative Data Provider, 2018” Inside Market Data
    Winner – “Best Overall Buy-Side Product, 2017” Waters Technology

    • Work alongside a distinguished team of entrepreneurs and PhD data scientists who are passionate about their work and encourage an open and collaborative sharing of ideas
    • Company-sponsored lunch every Thursday
    • Regular company outings (happy hours, hikes)
    • Compensation includes Competitive Salary + Benefits + Equity

    Position is in Manhattan with an immediate start date.

Please send your resume in PDF format to [email protected] to apply

Technical Product Manager

New York, NY

The Role:

As a Technical Product Manager for Thasos you will be primarily responsible for deriving actionable insights from mobile phone location data. You will help devise and launch new data products and assist our clients, many of whom are hedge funds and other institutional investors, with augmenting their workflows and maximizing the value of their subscriptions. You’ll interface directly with portfolio managers, data scientists, and key executives across industries, including financial services, commercial real estate, insurance, and retail.

We expect you to conduct domain-specific research, introduce best practices, design processes that keep clients happy, and provide rapid feedback to improve our products. To operate efficiently, you will work closely with cross functional teams, including product, sales, engineering, and data science. You will also leverage our existing data analytics platform and code base and write your own code where necessary or efficient.

Requirements:

    •  Bachelor’s degree and 7+ years of experience in analytical field
    •  2+ years of programming experience; Python is highly preferred
    • Strong quantitative skills with advanced training in statistics, numerical analysis, machine learning, or related fields
    • Knowledge of financial markets or real estate is highly preferred, but not required
    • You understand the difference between data and information

    Why Thasos?

    Winner – “Best Alternative Data Provider, 2018” Inside Market Data
    Winner – “Best Overall Buy-Side Product, 2017” Waters Technology

    • Work alongside a distinguished team of entrepreneurs and PhD data scientists who are passionate about their work and encourage an open and collaborative sharing of ideas
    • Company-sponsored lunch every Thursday
    • Regular company outings (happy hours, hikes)
    • Compensation includes Competitive Salary + Benefits + Equity

    Position is in Manhattan with an immediate start date.

Please send your resume in PDF format to [email protected] to apply

Director, Product Marketing

New York, NY

The Role:

Winner – “Best Alternative Data Provider, 2018” Inside Market Data

Winner – “Best Overall Buy-Side Product, 2017” Waters Technology

Thasos is an alternative data intelligence firm based in New York City. Founded in 2011, Thasos created their initial business model as part of the MIT Media Lab, a research lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, to aggregate anonymized geolocation data from mobile phones to support financial investing. By converting real-time mobile phone location data into actionable information, the company aims to significantly improve transparency into businesses, markets, and economies worldwide.

  • Work alongside a distinguished team of entrepreneurs and PhD data scientists who are passionate about their work and encourage an open and collaborative sharing of ideas
  • Company-sponsored lunch every Thursday
  • Regular company outings (happy hours, hikes)
  • Compensation includes Competitive Salary + Benefits + Equity

Thasos is seeking a proven Product Marketing Director to contribute to the Thasos growth strategy with a focus on prospect and client activation across the product set.

The successful candidate will quickly attain expert-level knowledge of mobile phone location data, our platform/technology, products, clients, and other sources of “alternative” data, in order to build and execute brand email campaigns, partnership marketing, event marketing, and prospect and client activation.

You’ll work closely with Thasos product, sales, and research teams to recognize external trends and develop new strategies to accelerate brand growth.

Requirements:

  • Responsibilities:
    • Oversee the development of a customer marketing strategy such that we build a community of
    • advocates and evangelists who amplify our story in the market, act as references in our sales process,
    • and lobby for us within their organizations to expand our footprint.
    • Work closely with sales team to develop and execute lead-gen and conversion strategies including
    • multi-channel/ multi-touch campaigns for both new business and client retention.
    • Lead product positioning, messaging, client acquisition and lead nurturing efforts, and client
    • experience.
    • Develop a partner marketing program that helps to build out channel revenue.
    • Make CRM your Life Partner: take on the challenge of automating how we engage.
    • Track
    • KPI’s of all marketing channels (email, SEO, display, conferences, referring partners, social, etc) and determining necessary adjustments to optimize overall marketing effectiveness.

    The successful candidate will have:

    • 10+ years of experience in omni-channel marketing and elevating client experience with data products or services
    • Minimum 2 years of Director level experience
    • A customer-first focus
    • Experience using email/CRM automation platforms to drive marketing campaigns- Hubspot, Segment,  Autopilot, Reply.io
    • SEO experience
    • An affinity for a good process – briefs, strategic overviews, cross-functional communication, and reporting are core to your day-to-day
    • Experience with developing competitive analysis, product segmentation, and customer personas a plus
    • Structured, strategic thinker with strong track record of proactive attention to detail
    • Self-starter who thrives in a rapidly changing, dynamic start-up environment. You seek efficiencies and improvements and are excellent at prioritizing.
    • Been part of a team that has launched something new into the world, and helped build it from the ground up
    • Undergraduate degree; MBA or other graduate degree highly preferred

    Positions are in Manhattan with an immediate start date.

Please send your resume in PDF format to [email protected] to apply

Data Technician (Full- or Part-Time)

New York, NY

The Role:

The Data Technician role is an entry-level position suitable for someone looking to break into the startup/big data world and gain experience working with top tier data scientists and software engineers, helping clean and manage the data used in our models.

Data Technicians are responsible for building and maintaining our database of over 1 million points of interest where we track foot traffic trends for our clients. Duties include researching property lists, drawing polygons around specific property locations, cleaning meta data, and answering queries on specific properties/ companies we cover. Opportunities to code and build tools to assist with efficiency are available.

Requirements:

  • Qualifications:
    • Detail-oriented personality
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Proactive in improving existing methods/tools
    • Responsible and reliable

    Technical Skills (highly preferred but not required):

    • Python, JavaScript, HTML
    • Pandas, PostgreSQL
    • Web scraping

    Why Thasos?

    Winner – “Best Alternative Data Provider, 2018” Inside Market Data

    Winner – “Best Overall Buy-Side Product, 2017” Waters Technology

    Thasos Group is an alternative dataintelligence firm based in New York City. Founded in 2011, Thasos created their initial business model as part of the MIT Media Lab, a research lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, to aggregate anonymized geolocation data from mobile phones to support financial investing.  By converting real-time mobile phone location data into actionable information, the company aims to significantly improve transparency into businesses, markets, and economies worldwide.

    • Flexible, part-time work schedule (students welcome)
    • Company-sponsored lunch every Thursday
    • Regular company outings (happy hours, hikes)
    • Compensation includes Competitive Salary + Benefits + Equity

    Positions are in Manhattan with an immediate start date.

Please send your resume in PDF format to [email protected] to apply