Canvas 

Canvas is the #1 Diversity Recruitment Platform (DRP). It’s the new way to hire diverse teams with confidence and gain full transparency into the diversity of applicants in your hiring process. Startups to Fortune 500 companies are using Canvas to understand the diversity of their recruiting pipeline, source underrepresented talent, run engaging virtual events, enhance employer brand, and measure the ROI of their diversity recruiting initiatives.

We’re backed by Sequoia, Owl Ventures, and Lachy Groom, and we recently closed a $50 million round. We’re also a remote-first company (US-based only at this time) and no matter where you sit, you’re a part of our Canvas.

Our team is composed of people from every background and experience. We’re MLK Scholars, high school dropouts, former artists, veterans and working parents. We’re a passionate team of learners and doers with a bias for action. We encourage each other to remember and exercise our individual “why” in service to our mission.

The Team

You will have overall responsibility for   the company’s top and bottom line numbers. This will mean directly managing the company’s revenue, operations, finance, and legal functions. You’ll help partner with the CEO to build a best-in-class business that will have the operational rigor to enable Canvas to scale and become the largest and most diverse talent marketplace in the world.

Values

This mission-critical role is best suited for a candidate who embodies all of our values: 

Dream Big: Regardless of role or team, you think and act like a founder by imagining the impossible.

Open Doors: You make sure there is always a door for everyone to walk through; whether that’s being gracious or knocking down barriers for others—you make space for those who need it.

Be a Student: You always have a growth mindset because you know that trusting, respecting and listening to others is essential to our individual and collective success. You approach situations with curiosity over judgement—we only fail when we stop learning and asking questions.

Walk the Walk: Follow-through is what transforms promises into progress. You do not pay lip service to our mission or others—you execute.

What You’ll Do 

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to build a mission-driven company in close partnership with the CEO. You will be responsible for all things related to go to market, strategic planning, resource allocation, cross-functional coordination and operational efficiency at Canvas. 

The individual will closely partner with the CEO to ensure that the senior leadership team, board of directors and broader team are optimally supported to do the important work of the organization.

Canvas is looking for a President who serves as both a strategic partner, and hands on, cross functional leader to help increase our impact by helping to grow the impact of the organization and diversify our revenue streams.  As the President of Canvas, you will:

  • Partner to the CEO 
    • You’ll partner with the CEO to drive the rhythm of the business. You’ll set and own our top-line metrics to ensure the company is achieving its goals and surface new opportunities to accelerate us towards our mission. 
    • You’ll engage Canvas leaders to develop our annual (and QoQ) strategy, bringing together cross-functional stakeholders to effectively communicate and implement our roadmap. You’ll leverage market and product insights that enable the business to achieve its goals. 
  • GTM
    • You’ll lead our Go-to-Market (GTM) function at the company and will be responsible for owning the end-to-end strategy in partnership with our GTM leaders. 
    • Your bias for action and execution will position you as a mentor and coach for our GTM leaders; you don’t mind rolling up your sleeves and working side-by-side with your functional leads to keep the business on track. 
    • In the spirit of one of our Canvas values, “Dream Big”, you’ll reimagine our revenue planning and execution engine—pushing the team to strengthen existing revenue streams (and operations) and to identify net-new revenue opportunities yet to be explored. 
  • Finance & Operations
    • Alongside our lean finance team you’ll help oversee the planning & analysis (FP&A), accounting, forecasting, compliance/audit, tax and treasury. 
    • You’ll partner  with the Senior Leadership Team to drive the overall 3-year / 1-year FP&A strategic plan impactful strategies and policies that enable Canvas to perform effectively and scale efficiently.

What You’ll Bring

  • 15+ years of professional experience in operations, with a strong and demonstrated bias for owning or collaborating with sales and marketing within a SaaS company. 
  • The ability to operate as “player-coach”—supporting, coaching and mentoring a high-potential bench of GTM leaders. 
  • The ability to operate in a fast-paced, start-up environment where processes and best practices are still under development. 
  • Operational creativity to think about how to develop and sustain an organization to represent the best aspects of both the nonprofit and for-profit worlds.
  • A clear and systematic approach to ensuring prioritization and alignment between XFN teams, investors, and board members 
  • Extensive experience working with financial and legal matters at the company through strategy development and implementation

Benefits

We’d love to set you up for success and are offering resources emphasizing your personal well being!

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance: 99% coverage for you and your dependents
  • 401(k) plan and we match 3% of your salary (regardless if you contribute or not)
  • unlimited paid-time off
  • flexible parental leave
  • $500 work-from-home stipend 
  • $75/week reimbursement for your meals or groceries
  • quarterly wellness days off with a $125 quarterly wellness stipend

 

#LI-EC1

Apply for this Job

* Required
  
  


U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary)

Individuals seeking employment at Canvas are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file.

Race & Ethnicity Definitions

If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows:

A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.

A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.

An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.

An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.


Form CC-305

OMB Control Number 1250-0005

Expires 05/31/2023

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability

Why are you being asked to complete this form?

We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years.

Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp.

How do you know if you have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Autism
  • Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, or HIV/AIDS
  • Blind or low vision
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular or heart disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Deaf or hard of hearing
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, or irritable bowel syndrome
  • Intellectual disability
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Nervous system condition for example, migraine headaches, Parkinson’s disease, or Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Psychiatric condition, for example, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, or major depression

1Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp.

PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.