We’re looking for a

Executive Project Manager to CTO (Latvia only)

Executive Assistants

Location: Riga

The Company

James Berdigans, Founder and Executive Chairman of Printify:
“Our mission is to build a platform that lets anyone, anywhere unlock their own personal freedom. The freedom to generate income, be your own boss, and set your schedule. So far we’ve seen more than 6 million people sign up to start their own eCommerce businesses with Printify. Because every order is made on-demand, there’s no risk to getting started, just reward for putting in the work. Our aim is to put this power to build a business into the hands of every person who wants to create their own business.”

In 2021, Printify secured $50m in Series A funding led by Index Ventures, founders of the leading technology companies Wise and Squarespace, with participation from H&M Group, Virgin Group, and Will Smith’s Dreamers VC.

The Role

As Executive Project Manager to CTO, you will own the implementation of the strategic agenda and support them on their daily operational tasks with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. You will provide executive support to CTO and facilitate change implementation throughout the engineering organization. Your tasks may include leading and supporting strategic planning, ensuring operational efficiency, facilitating and following-up on communication with the involved stakeholders and stakeholder engagement, team coordination, preparation, follow-up and leading meetings, as well as executive support.

We are looking for a highly organised, proactive, and trustworthy Executive Project Manager who fancy's software engineering, brings the best out in people and thrives in an international, collaborative and fast-paced working environment. Strong communication skills on various levels, the ability to establish relationships and multi-tasking skills will be valuable to be successful in this role. This role would best fit a candidate whose career aspiration includes senior level software engineering leader roles.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Planning: Assist the CTO in developing and implementing technology strategies and roadmaps. Facilitate strategic sessions, drive implementation and follow-up.
  • Operational Efficiency: Oversee the operational aspects of the engineering team, ensuring efficient workflow and resource allocation. Identify and implement process improvements. Follow up on processes, asks, and leadership OKRs with other senior leaders; create meeting and workshop templates, process maps, and flows.
  • Communication: Act as a liaison between the CTO and other departments, ensuring clear communication and alignment on engineering goals and initiatives.
  • Team Coordination: Coordinate and occasionally manage high-priority projects. Ensure that all teams are aligned with the engineering vision and priorities.
  • Meeting Preparation: Conduct research and prepare materials for senior leader meetings, strategic documents, and performance reports.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Engage with key stakeholders (& other colleagues) across the organization to gather insights and feedback, fostering a collaborative environment.
  • Executive Support: Provide direct support to the CTO, including calendar management, travel arrangements, and might involve occasional expense reporting.
  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately when under pressure to meet tight deadlines as well as a strong sense of prioritization and ability to multitask.
  • High integrity and the ability to adhere to an expectation of complete confidentiality regarding all business matters.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a diverse range of people and job functions.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
  • A high level of flexibility and ability to work in a dynamic environment.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience providing high-quality professional support to executives within a fast-paced team environment.
  • Experience working in a product-engineering culture.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing complex projects from initiation to completion and people situations.
  • Background in software technology and an understanding of current and emerging trends.
  • High proficiency with Mac/IOS products, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Positive and proactive attitude.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Experience communicating across different levels.
  • Proactive attitude to review all activities and improve efficiency.
  • Fluency in any other European language.
  • What we offer:

  • Stock options, so you’ll own a part of Printify.
  • Although the vacancy is open for individuals registered to work in Latvia we provide a flexibility to work remotely within EMEA time zone for several months a year.
  • Work from our Printify House in Riga or your remote home office.
  • Start your workday anywhere between 8 AM and 10 AM. 
  • Apple MacBook laptop as your standard work equipment.
  • International relocation support for candidates who want to work in Riga.
  • Access to mentorship, internal meetups, and hackathons both on-site and online.
  • A learning budget for your professional development and access to our book library.
  • Health insurance.
  • Paid health days whenever you need them without a doctor's note, depending on your contract.
  • Extra paid days off for well-being, as well as a celebration day of your choice.
  • Access to the in-house gym.

  • We value transparency and strive to offer competitive compensation packages based on fair and equitable principles. The remuneration for this role ranges from €3200 to €5000 gross per month, based on your qualifications, experience, and skills. Please note, that we consider a holistic assessment of each applicant and are open to discussions regarding compensation that aligns with exceptional qualifications and demonstrated value.

    Joining Printify means joining an international company with an amazing team that has grown to over 500 people. At Printify, people from over 20 nationalities and with many different backgrounds work together in our Riga office and worldwide.   

    We play to win together, and we always strive for excellence. We want to achieve great things and make a meaningful change in our customers’ lives. Our customers are our most important asset and our compass in showing us the direction to go. We value a strong learning culture and are united by a growth mindset.  

    Words from our investors:  

    Richard Branson, Founder of the Virgin Group: “Entrepreneurial spirit runs through the Virgin Group, which is why I’m proud to support Printify. Both Printify’s vision and success story to date embed this special entrepreneurial spirit, which in turn has created a rapidly growing and robust eCommerce platform. Printify’s unique proposition helps people market their brands through customizable products with no upfront investment. We’re excited to support its growth in the coming years.”  

    Elise Fahlen, Investment Manager at H&M CO:LAB: “With the world experiencing rapid growth in on-demand services, H&M Group is thrilled to have invested in Printify and the team behind it. The execution of the founder’s vision and their impressive success to date speaks not only to the scalability of the product but also in their ability to be a long-standing industry leader in this space.”  

    Dino Becirovic, Principal at Index Ventures: "Printify is the leading marketplace for on-demand manufacturing, offering the largest selection of products and Print Providers. They have removed all the barriers to product creation and enabled over 2 million creators to launch successful merchandise businesses at the push of a button. Over time, as more manufacturers come online and more methods become available, Printify will allow any creator to bring their wildest product ideas to reality.”

    At Printify, we are committed to fostering a diverse, fair, and inclusive workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or any other grounds.