Everyone in LA seems to be hiring. From data scientists to a variety of internships, local startups are gearing up for 2018 by bringing in the most talented professionals in Southern California. As these companies grow their teams, a number of them are looking to add leaders in a variety of functions, including data analytics, engineering, communications, marketing, financial planning and more. Here are eight startups hiring for leadership roles:
Just shy of its fourth birthday, Joybird is an online furniture retailer that offers customers hand-crafted, highly customized pieces to turn any space into a home. To keep up with the demand, the company is looking for a director of data and analytics to make an impact on the customer’s experience by leveraging data to inform strategic business decisions.
With well over 3,000 employees working for the company in a wide variety of roles, Deluxe Entertainment, a global, diversified media company, is consistently in the middle of a hiring spree. At the moment, the century-old company is looking to hire for three leadership positions, including a director of business transformation and integration, a director of financial planning and analysis and a director of strategic account services.
Founded by one of LA’s growing list of serial entrepreneurs, Factual provides a platform that helps developers by providing them access to massive quantities of data to help them build better location-aware apps. While in the midst of an engineering-heavy hiring marathon, the company is also looking to add a director of product management and a director of sales engineering to its roster.
With more than $70 million in funding to date and two major acquisitions, digital and mobile advertising developer OpenX boasts a suite of tools that help publishers reach their optimal audiences across all screens. The company is in the process of searching for a director of corporate communications, as well as a vice president, marketing.
Headquarters: Santa Monica
One of a number of new green tech companies to put down roots in the LA area, Inspire offers users a subscription service to help combine personalized clean energy with their smart devices to help everyone adopt and implement clean energy solutions in their home. The company is looking to add a director of product marketing, as well as a VP of financial planning and analysis, in addition to a number of other senior roles across various departments.
Headquarters: Santa Monica
Located just a block from the beach, PatientPop has developed a suite of tools that allow medical practices to continue to focus on their patients while also growing their business. In addition to a number of senior-level roles in the data science and engineering departments, the company is hiring a director of product marketing and a director of customer support.
Headquarters: Playa Vista
Just a few months removed from a $29 million round of funding to help scale its remote-based clinical trial platform, Science 37 is looking to add five — yes, five — different directors as soon as possible. In addition to a and a director of strategic alliances, the company wants to bring in a senior director of patient recruitment, a senior director of clinical operations and a compliance director.
Just a few months ago, Venice’s System1 helped LA-based startups collectively raise more than $680 million by closing a mammoth $270 million round of funding to help grow its suite of adtech products and rapidly grow its team. Unsurprisingly, the company is hoping to onboard a number of senior-level employees and directors. Specifically, the company wants to add a vice president/senior director of accounting and tax, as well as a director of product, consumer applications.