Business Strategy Consultant at When I Work
Minneapolis, MN, US

*We are open to a remote employee filling this role and considering this a nationwide search.

 

As a Business Strategy Consultant, you are excited about joining an already successful and established tech startup that is seeking to further define and detail our strategic high-growth forward plan. In this role, you will be critical to the process and work that will help us determine where we go next, how we get there, how we measure success, and most importantly - how we explain that clearly to everybody. You are a detail oriented researcher, analyst and business planner and enjoy the process of collaboratively building and expertly articulating a great strategic plan covering market strategy, financials and product strategy.  You see this as a great opportunity to work with Technology Executives on a real business plan which will enhance your career or help you pursue your own Entrepreneurial endeavor one day. 

 

What You’ll Be Doing 

 

As a Business Strategy Consultant, you will work closely with key stakeholders at When I Work to develop and execute a plan to gather data & insights that will inform our strategic business growth plan. 

 

Perform a current state analysis of When I Work’s business model and core drivers

Conduct a strategic analysis to deeply understand market trends, evaluate key customer and competitor initiatives, analyze threats, and suggest opportunities

Gather and illustrate market sizings, segmentation and quantify market opportunities

Assist in development of the long-term strategic plan and execute materials and content that help support the internal & external strategic plan (i.e. financials, market definitions, market sizings, competitive comparisons, marketing strategy, pitch decks, etc.)

Experience and Skills Needed

 

Current MBA student or recent MBA Graduate preferred; equivalent combination of education and experience in management / business consulting also accepted

Technology industry experience preferably in SaaS companies

Sharply developed business acumen

Well-developed and proven research & analytical skills in areas of business planning, market research, and financial analysis

Conceptual thinker who can quickly grasp the key economic and value drivers of the business, and design analyses that creates insights, feedback, and data to inform strategic plan

Financial modeling experience utilizing Microsoft Excel / Google Sheets or other tools

Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks, with strong attention to detail, and a proactive approach

Experience successfully interfacing with many internal & external stakeholders including executives, board members, customers, and colleagues.  Proven track record of effectively collaborating with peers and senior management to achieve goals.

Excellent communication skills including speaking, writing, and presenting 

Basic understanding of and interest in tech

Proficiency in MS office, especially Excel

Excellent written and visual content creations skills (presentations, emails, etc)

What Would Be Awesome To Have

 

Venture-backed high growth environments

What’s In It For You

 

Flexible work environment

Casual dress code

Dynamic and dedicated team

 

 

Sound Like a Good Fit?

 

We’d love to talk to you! Please submit the following to apply:

 

Resume (including months/years of employment for each position).

Cover letter including:

an overview of your existing experience 

a convincing reason why you’d like to work at When I Work.

*Must already be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.