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VP, Vertical Business Teams

| Chicago

SpotHero is seeking a visionary leader to help grow our vertical business teams at one of Chicago's fastest growing national consumer tech brands. This newly created position, will be part of our executive operations team, and will drive revenue and subscriber growth through ownership of our vertical business teams. Using a data-driven approach, success in the role means you will drive significant revenue in a marketplace environment and will have proven knowledge in determining levers needed to optimize for growth.


Who we are: SpotHero is a fast-growing market leader disrupting the mobility space. Drivers across the nation use the SpotHero mobile app, website, and connected car integrations to reserve convenient, affordable parking. Parking companies rely on us to help them reach new customers while optimizing their business. We connect the dots with cutting-edge technology, delivering value to both sides of this exciting, evolving marketplace.


What will you do?

  • Lead, motivate, inspire, and build a high-achieving, action-oriented strategic vertical business team.
  • With analytical rigor, devise business plans for our vertical businesses that include ownership of the vision, management of the P&L, and leadership of cross-functional teams to execute on the vision.
  • Analyze industry and customer trends to develop deep market understanding. Drive the SpotHero brand across our verticals and drive revenue and subscriber growth.
  • Evaluate and evolve KPIs to measure success as we scale and create process for monitoring progress.
  • Evangelize key verticals internally and externally, up-leveling everyone’s knowledge of our key market verticals and SpotHero’s capabilities.
  • Drive solutions pipeline and adoption with existing customers and prospects across verticals.
  • Assist the sales organization in creating, growing, and winning business across key market verticals.
  • Work closely with supporting teams as a vertical domain expert to enhance messaging, accommodate sales needs and enablement, determine positioning, and drive product innovation.
  • Partner with Exec team across all departments to support growth and maintain consistent brand across all projects & initiatives.


You are:

Intellectually curious and highly collaborative, you will serve as a mentor, leader, and partner across our organization. Always willing to roll up your sleeves with an attention to excellence at all levels, you will be a leader when it comes to doing the work and leading the team.

  • A thought leader. You have a track record of identifying and implementing innovative solutions, consistent with the company’s core values.
  • A phenomenal written and verbal communicator with the ability to deliver presentations to internal and external audiences and stakeholders.
  • Highly analytical and can help transform data into meaningful insights and actions to help the business make the most effective decisions.
  • Not afraid to speak your mind and challenge common thought process.
  • Humble; an individual who respects the entire team. Your ability to listen and adapt are critical.



  • 7+ years of relevant eCommerce, sales, consulting, product, or general management experience with P&L fluency
  • Project management expertise with ability to lead cross-functional teams
  • Depth in sales, marketing and/or product with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Born entrepreneur with the ability to identify ideas, substantiate with data and test/launch with minimal resources
  • Keen ability to differentiate our offerings and articulate value across several vertical markets
  • MBA preferred

What we are offering:

  • Career game changer – A truly unique experience to work for a fast growing startup in a role with unlimited potential for growth.
  • Work alongside an A+ team of intelligent, caring, fun, & ambitious professionals, who all believe in market leadership.
  • Excellent benefits – We cover 90% of Medical Premiums, 50% of Dental & Vision Premiums, and offer company sponsored Life Insurance.
  • Flexible PTO policy, generous parental leave, and great work/life balance – We value and support each individual team member.
  • Fun perks like snacks, catered lunches, happy hours, wellness programs, and SpotHero swag.
  • Annual parking stipend (we’re a parking company, of course!).
  • The opportunity to collaborate with fun, innovative, and passionate people in a casual, yet highly productive atmosphere.
  • A workplace recognized as the Best Consumer Web Company by Built in Chicago, Top Company Culture by Entrepreneur, a Top Workplace by Chicago Tribune, and one of Chicago’s Best Places to Work for Women Under 35 by Crain’s Chicago Business.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • MixpanelAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics
    • JIRAManagement
    • SmartsheetManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MailChimpEmail
    • MandrillEmail
    • Oracle ResponsysEmail


Our brand new, custom built office is located in the heart of the Loop, close to the Brown, Orange, Pink, Purple, and Red Lines.

What are SpotHero Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

Fantastic Eats - Take a break and enjoy some grub with the team, catered weekly from your favorite Chicago spots. For a midday pick me up, choose from our endless variety of snacks or our cold brew on tap. • Team Events - From WhirlyBall and ice skating to rooftop happy hours and spontaneous ice cream parties - we're always looking for new ways to have fun together! • Casual Work Environment - Be comfortable while you work. Take a nap if you need it or squeeze in a few yoga poses between meetings. • Employee Wellness Program. We encourage work/life balance through financial wellness talks, meditation sessions, and mind & body nutrition education. Plus, we encourage our team to get out and give back to our local community. • Professional Development. We support personal and professional development through mentorship programs, diversity & inclusion trainings, and learning how to work with one another based on our personality types.

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