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Program Manager, Investments



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2024

SeatGeek believes live events are powerful experiences that unite humans. With our technological savvy and fan-first attitude we’re simplifying and modernizing the ticketing industry.

Our Investments business is responsible for maximizing the value of tickets managed and the returns on any of the decisions made. As the Program Manager, Investments you’ll be leading projects that further the Investment business’ goals. You will play a critical role in helping build and scale an investment platform at SeatGeek. You will lead projects to help set GTM strategy, define roles and responsibilities, and set and track success metrics. You’ll help guide the build-out of our internal tools to support and enable the team to perform complex trading market modeling and manage risk and P&L. You will assist in managing operations (from financial reconciliation to audit control to payments) for our direct and indirect investments.

You will sit on the Investments team and report directly to the Head of Investments. You will work closely with the other teams within Investments - Trading, Trading Operations, Business Development, Quantitative Research, etc.- as well as with teams across the SeatGeek business, such as Client Success, Pricing Product Management, Marketplace Operations, and Finance and Accounting.

What you'll do

  • Help define, measure, and guide the execution and performance of business strategy for team initiatives
  • Communicate project status to all stakeholders and take responsibility for deadlines and deliverables
  • Coordinate/manage external parties for custom development and system implementations
  • Be the primary point of contact between the Pricing Product, Data Science, and Analytics teams and the end-user Investment team or other key business stakeholders
  • Triage biz sys requests, ideas, and bug reports
  • Make decisions and recommendations that are backed by quantitative data, mixed with your innate sense for what will work well for our internal users

What you have

  • BS/MS in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field with 3-5 years of work experience
  • Understanding of derivative pricing models and portfolio performance factors
  • Have a proven track record of shipping internal use pricing, trading, or investment products and projects. 3+ years of program or project management experience is preferred
  • Intensely curious about the technology that powers the products you work on, and have a deep level of data fluency
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and think clearly under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills. You can translate technical jargon into human-readable ideas and concepts (and vice versa) and are comfortable communicating anything from project status updates to long-term strategic plans to diverse audiences, including senior leadership, stakeholders, and peers
  • Passion for sports, music, and live events in general
  • Preference for previous experience with pricing derivatives (equities, rates, fx, or commodities) at a hedge fund, bank, or proprietary trading firm


  • Equity stake
  • Flexible work environment, allowing you to work as many days a week in the office as you’d like or 100% remotely
  • A WFH stipend to support your home office setup
  • Flexible PTO
  • Up to 16 weeks of paid family leave
  • 401(k) matching program
  • Health, vision, dental, and life insurance
  • Annual subscriptions to Headspace,, and One Medical
  • $120 a month to spend on tickets to live events
  • Annual subscription to Spotify, Apple Music, or Amazon music

The salary range for this role is $83,000 - $127,000. Actual compensation packages within that range are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years and depth of experience, certifications, and specific location.

SeatGeek is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, creed, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, military or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. As an equal opportunities employer, we recognize that diversity is a positive attribute and we welcome the differences and benefits that a diverse culture brings. Come join us!

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