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Chief Technology officer

Salary Unpaid
Equity To be negotiated

Poba is a startup on an exciting journey as we recently launched our app that lets people find great cultural experiences, events, organizers and creatives. It’s now time to put in the next gear and expand our team with a Chief Technology Officer. Are you the person we are looking for?

We believe that every person deserves the freedom to live their lives to the fullest extent, through creativity, expression, and interconnectivity. Our mission is getting the consumer closer to culture than ever. We strive to provide people with the ability to seamlessly share in creativity. To enable this, we developed our app.

So do you love art, music, theatre, performances, flea markets, vinyls, or anything else along those lines? Look no further, because this is what we are all about.

As the CTO you have the vital role where you lead, develop, optimize, and coordinate the product development at Poba. You will work with the management team to plan, take lead on, and execute our product development strategy when it comes to our app and web interface.

To thrive at Poba you need drive, grit, and a tendency to challenge the norm and curiosity in finding new ways of doing things. You are passionate about building products that has the potential to change lives for the better. As a person you are analytical and enjoy creative problem-solving. You find it easy to understand cause and effect, which enables you to create and execute strategies that more-often-than-not succeed.

The role requires both a holistic approach, and a knack for details. The role comes with a lot of responsibility, making the ability to work independently important.

We use the following at the moment:


  • React

  • Next.js

  • Python/Django

  • Postgres

  • REST framework

  • Google Cloud & Services


  • Be responsible for our sustainable long-term growth through B2B penetration, brand loyalty, and develop strong stakeholder relationships.

  • Plan and execute our marketing strategies, developing processes and communication tactics to drive user and community engagement and growth.

  • Be an internal thought leader in regards to our outbound sales approach, and stay up to date with trends and best practices within the field.

  • Analyze, measure, and utilize data to drive our sales and customer communications.

  • Adapt our organic content to meet our and our partners’ challenges.

  • Create and execute marketing campaigns on paid, organic, email and social media.

  • lead the charge in building our product team.

We expect everyone at Poba to take part in business development, as we want to continuously improve how we do things. This includes sharing insights and feedback to help inform product, business decisions, or what we should do at our next afterwork.


  • Hands-on exeprience and knowledge of the above-mentioned techs.

  • Solid experience developing in delivering other functions or poducts while taking into account, objectives, KPIs, and budgets.

  • Documented track record of setting targets and achieving them.

  • Well-organised with the ability to plan and manage your workload.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English and Swedish - verbally and in writing.

  • Experience in leadership and managing teams.

Nice to have characteristics, skills, and proficiencies

  • A passion for the arts (visual, music, performance, etc).

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or similar.

  • At least 4 year of experience within similar roles.

  • Prior experience working at software development companies or consultancy.

You will be a part of a growing dynamic, inclusive, and innovative team paving the way in a market with great untapped potential. As it stands right now we are not able to commit to paying a full monthly salary, but it is a top priority to make possible as soon as we can. By becoming our CTO you have the opportunity to become a part of the founding team and take a substantial stake in the company.

Please send us your CV with a short introduction of yourself so that we can get to know you a little bit.

We want to get you onboard ASAP, so don't hesitate to apply.

Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

For more information or questions please contact us at ludvig.bodelsson@poba.co or phone number +46735230825

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

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

Work life balance
Work life balance

Carve out time for your kids, friends and personal cider projects.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

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.

Central office
Central office

Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.

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Working at

We are here to radically improve how culture can be found, explored and experienced. Our mission is to put emphasis on the user, getting consumers closer to organizers and creatives than ever. Everyone has the right to spend time the way whatever they want. The power of freedom and free expression that creates the magic we all want in our lives. Poba is an app that makes it easy to find events and cultural experiences without having to navigate an endless content jungle. Never miss your thing again. --- Poba AB is a Stockholm-based software company founded in 2022. Our app is a platform that helps consumers find experiences and cultural events while enabling organizers and creators to market their business and creations to their crowd.

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