Jamestown

Vice President of Technology Strategy

THE JOB

Jamestown was established in 1983 as an investment and management company focused on income-producing real estate in the United States. Over the last 35 years, Jamestown has expanded into a national, vertically integrated real estate operator with approximately $10.3 billion of assets under management as of June 30, 2018. Jamestown is recognized nationally for several adaptive reuse developments including Chelsea Market in New York City, Ponce City Market in Atlanta, Industry City in Brooklyn, and Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco.

Jamestown is committed to creating an innovation driven operating platform and leveraging PropTech as appropriate to enhance our assets. The Vice President of Technology Strategy will be responsible to head Jamestown’s technology and innovation efforts.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Experience with and curiosity about both legacy and next generation technology platforms; and

  • Experience in real estate investment and management

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Evaluate the ways in which technology changes impact our investment thinking, both from an acquisitions and dispositions perspective.

  • Evaluate the ways in which technology is changing our operating business, from use of apps in social media to software to hardware to better integration of technology across departments.

  • Serve on the IT Steering Committee evaluating how we invest in technology solutions and how the solutions will benefit Jamestown

  • Serve as a sponsor for digital process innovation.

  • Share quarterly updates with Managing Directors which might include articles on what is happening in digital space so that leadership remains relatively up-to-date.

  • Meet regularly with Head of IT to discuss industry trends.

  • Provide technology-oriented investment advice to ownership.

  • Provide advice to ownership regarding previously made technology-oriented investments, including performance summaries, and serve as a liaison with management of these technology companies .

  • Help us leverage big data

  • Represent Jamestown as a leader in the PropTech community

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Organizational and interpersonal skills

  • The ability to prioritize assignments and think both long-term and outside the box regarding the future of the real estate industry.

  • Self-motivation, leadership and collaboration.

  • Detail oriented, logical, and methodical approach to problem solving

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication

Email jobs@metaprop.org with your resume, a brief email outlining your interest, and the position in the subject line. We’ll be in touch if there’s a fit.