Growth Chief/COO/Co-founder

Skillbreak Stockholm Full-time
Salary Competitive
Equity To be negotiated
We’re looking for a rock-star growth chief/COO (potential co-founder), a key player in the Skillbreak growth and success saga. You have a background in growth marketing or business developement. At Skillbreak you’ll take on a broad role and will be instrumental in the growth and leadership of the company. You are passionate about building teams and tech products and thrive being in sync with every aspect of the business, continuously learning and developing.

You are:

Intrigued by our vision and generally by ideas that has both potential and big heart. 

Strategic minded and highly analytical, but also creative, curious, expressive, and brave.

As much team player as a leader.

Your personal qualities:

  • You thrive being in sync with every aspect of the business, striving to continuously improve all things that empower growth; operational, user experience, sales, and marketing. 

  • You like creating structures and order around you in a way that simplifies work. 

  • You are confident in the somewhat chaotic and ever-changing environment of a startup.

  • You have outstanding communication-, interpersonal- and leadership abilities.

  • You have an aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving.

  • You know yourself deeply and you are continuously striving to learn and grow.

Your responsibilities:

  • Set and implement the growth strategy.

  • Identify and execute on commercial opportunities (create strategy, processes, tactics), while securing a great customer experience.

  • Lead the marketing/growth/commercial team.

  • Be the partner to the CEO day-to-day and second in command when the CEO is unavailable. 

  • Collaborate with the rest of the lead team (co-founders) on product and user experience.


We care less about your formal qualifications and current title but rather about your personal qualities, but here are a few guiding principles: 

  • Documented expertise within the areas of growth marketing, data-driven marketing, and content marketing. Complementary commercial product management and business development expertise It is preferrable.

  • BSc/BA in Business Administration or similar. MSc/MBA is meritable.

  • Fluent in Swedish and English (required). 

  • Leadership experience.

  • Experience and network within the startup- and tech scene is meritable.

Why join us? 

  • Your work will be seen and used by thousands directly. Great chance of making a larger impact long-term. 

  • Fantastic growth potential in a trending market (gig-economy, development, arts& crafts).

  • Amazing potential to grow your network as we are in an intense external relations phase.

  • Join an ambitious team with great diversity and skillsets.

  • We are part of the Sting alumni group and are funded by Wellstreet and business angels. We have our gorgeous offices at Norrsken, being part of their impact-tech program.

  • Solid compensation; salary, bonus, and equity.

  • Flexible work hours.

We offer a leading role (potentially co-founder) in an exciting impact-startup business. We’re at the beginning of our journey to create a social marketplace that changes the way people learn. You’ll be joining a nimble and very competent team with huge ambitions. We already have a proven market fit, paying customers  and we aim to become profitable during 2021.

This is a full-time role, based in Stockholm. You’ll get a monthly salary, results-based bonus and equity stock, corresponding to the competitive market salary for your work, based on your skills and experience. 

Ready? :) Apply now! We consider candidates on an ongoing basis and will close the opening when we find the right candidate.  

For more information or questions please contact us at or phone number +46707766006

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

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Working at

Founded in Stockholm 2017, Skillbreak is a community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique and local learning experiences. We believe in democratizing creativity by making the most interesting skills readily available for everyone. Skillbreak offers hundreds of unique, bite-sized and social workshops with the foremost experts in Sweden. Right now we operate in Stockholm, but we strive to make it possible to learn anything imaginable, anywhere in the world. Our mission grew out of our own desire to explore, develop and learn new things and turned into a vision of making the most interesting experts and skills more readily available. Right now we operate in Sweden, but we strive to make it possible to learn anything imaginable, anywhere in the world. We’re a small dedicated team of learning lovers always on the hunt for good people. We love learning together and believe it’s the most easy and fun way to learn new things.  If you share our ambition and would like to join our growing team, drop us a note at

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