at Free the Fresher in London

Free the Fresher is revolutionising the way university students save money and their overall higher education experience. For just £75 our members get everything they’ll need to start university, form housing equipment to study essentials, everything is covered for all Free the Fresher members.

Our company is fast growing and has massed just over 30,000 subscribers in our first inaugural year. We own 20% of the student market and have a value of nearly £3.2 million. As we are a star-tup we’re looking for someone to help grow the company and there will be potential to grow within the company.

We’re looking for a CTO to assist Free the Fresher in all its technical needs and to align their technological strategies with our business ones. Free the Fresher is a fast growing company and requires a skilled CTO to help expand our company to 100,000 members.

Your Profile
You will have previously worked in a technical role before and have experience managing and leading a small team. You will keep up to date with the technological advances in the industry and inform our team on the best ways to keep our members happy and make their experience easier. You’ll be confident with a multitude of different platforms and always be one step ahead.

As CTO you’ll be confident in directing Free the Fresher in the right technical direction.

We’re all about rewarding hard work and giving our employees a reason to get up and work in the morning. All managerial staff will have equity in the business, so as Free the Fresher grows bigger the ideal candidate will be rewarded for it!

General duties:
• Oversee all system designs and changes in system architecture
• Maintain current knowledge of technology landscape and developments
• Take the initiative in thought leadership, innovation and creativity
• Oversees IT budgets to make sure there are no unnecessary expenditures
• Develops and directs all networking safeguards to reduce the risk of outside breaches and protect sensitive internal and external client information
• Develops and enhances a company's website to increase site traffic
• Identifies competitive advantages and technological trends for the benefit of a company
• Evaluates new technology and makes recommendations on technological solutions
• Uses technological assets to help ease use for employees and clients

• Some experience in a leadership role
• Knowledge of technological trends to build strategy
• Ability to conduct technological analyses and research
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Excellent organisation skills
• Good time management
• Ability to work to tight deadlines
• Can work under pressure

Why Free the Fresher?

We may be a fast growing company but we’re a down to earth group of individuals who enjoy working together and putting out a quality service!

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Published at 23 Aug 2017
Expires on 23 Oct 2017