Virgin Galactic www.VirginGalactic.com is on track to become the world’s first privately funded commercial space line. It is dedicated to becoming a world leader in sub-orbital commercial space tourism with a longer term vision to develop other space technologies that have the potential to open space to significantly more people and users. If you are looking for a challenging opportunity that will ignite your passion for designing cool and innovative products, are exceptionally creative, are a great problem solver and can make things happen - apply today!
The Virgin Galactic organization has a relaxed and informal culture that encourages individuality and innovation. You will be motivated, enterprising and enthusiastic. Company culture is such that you need to be able to “check your ego at the door,” be a self-starter and possess a sense of humility. You will work well under commercial pressure and thrive on being given challenges and responsibility. You will communicate clearly and be confident and persuasive. You will have a high level of integrity and understand the need of complete confidentiality.
Who you are
Virgin Galactic is seeking a Commercial Development Manager, to support our mission to be the world’s first commercial spaceline. In parallel to the test flight programme, work is underway on all fronts to ensure our Future Astronauts and commercial plans are ready for the start of commercial service. The Commercial Development Manager will be central to this effort, and this is an exciting and one-off chance to be involved in the development and delivery of key strategic commercial projects for Virgin Galactic.
The role will be based in the Astronaut Office, as part of the wider Commercial team, and report to the Head of the Astronaut Office. It is based at Virgin’s London (Paddington) HQ but will require regular travel to Virgin Galactic’s US locations (California, New Mexico and Washington DC).
*Virgin Galactic retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position
Skills & Personal Requirements
Virgin Galactic is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Galactic is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status