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VP of Retail Development


Cooler Screens is backed and lead by some of the most prominent Chicago & Silicon Valley leaders, advisers, and investors and has developed a digital solution to create and transform a multi-billion dollar industry and positively affect the buying experiences of consumers in the US and beyond.  If you’re looking to get on the ground floor of the next digital revolution and Chicago tech success story – this opportunity may be for you.


As VP of Retail Development, you will be responsible for developing new Retail opportunities as well as executing on our existing Retail programs.   Specifically, you will work with the Cooler Screens team and our current and future Retail partners to attain our goals of bringing what consumers love best digitally into the retail experience.  


You need to have a passion and a track record of working with the retail community on key projects, their KPIs, and objectives.  You need strong executive maturity and a track record of success in working with the domestic and internationally retail ecosystem. 


As we transform the retail customer experience with our digital media platform, we invite you to join Cooler Screens in enabling the journey.


Who You Are:

  • You have expansive experience, key relationships and a track record of partnering with the domestic and international retail community.
  • You have executive maturity in working with C-Suite internally and with our Retail Partners. 
  • You are a data and process driven executive that has a passion on winning with and through people and teams.  
  • You are comfortable and have a track record working in fast paced environments. (Start-up experience is helpful).
  • You have a deep appreciation of leveraging relationship building and account planning.  
  • You are a team player, positive and with a passion for winning and having fun.


What You Need to Succeed

  • Experience developing and owning key projects with retailers and a successful track record of success and demonstrable business expansion and growth.
  • A deep knowledge of the retail industry and the trends in this space
  • Digital understanding of the needs of the consumer and how retailers are evolving.
  • Understanding of how to establish and maintain excellent relationships with C-level executives.
  • Executive maturity in partnering and working within your company and collaborating across teams.
  • Strong leadership experience with the ability to lead change and take others with you.
  • Able to demonstrate a high degree of passion and energy whilst maintaining a positive outlook.


Cooler Perks   

For the right candidate, we have a competitive compensation and ownership package with an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), life insurance, paid time off, and many other perks.  Come join our fast-growing team.  You can be based in Chicago or possibly elsewhere.


We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, native origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status. 

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We’re on Michigan and Wacker—in the heart of the city—near an abundance of lunch spots, shops, public transit, and striking river views.

What are Cooler Screens Perks + Benefits

Cooler Screens Benefits Overview

As a regular employee of the Company, you will be eligible to participate in a number of Company-sponsored benefits. The benefits package currently includes 4-weeks of Paid Time Off annually accrued per pay period, medical, dental, vision, prescription, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, FSA, dependent FSA, HSA, commuter, 529 college savings, and 401(k). As we continue to grow, we are constantly reviewing our benefits and finding ways to enhance the Employee Experience at Cooler Screens.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Cooler Screens offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees.
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast every Tuesday. You will also get free lunch every other Friday.
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

We also offer a 529 College Savings that offers you insight on how to invest your money for your child’s college expenses and further helps you save for retirement!

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