Core Growth Strategy Senior Manager


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Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly, giving consumers the flexibility to buy now and pay later without any hidden fees or compounding interest.

We’re looking for intelligent, driven professionals to join our Core growth team. You will own operationalizing our GTM strategy through cross-functional team alignment and driving quantitative and qualitative analysis needed to support the business case of key initiatives that drive Affirm’s core growth projects. This person will have outstanding analytical and problem solving skills, as well as interpersonal skills to work across the organization and with clients to drive forward recommendations.

What you'll do

  • Set strategic course and GTM strategy for the Core business, including defining business goals, settling priorities and ensuring execution
  • Partner closely with the Product team to develop long-term product strategy and prioritize new product features required to win in this space
  • Responsible for the performance and growth of the Core business; identify and build a path to continuously increase SoC; move towards “expansion” smartly and efficiently
  • Champion cross-functional initiatives from concept to rollout by defining and measuring work-streams, involving relevant partners and orchestrating progress on quarterly and annual priorities
  • Partner cross-functionally with various teams including Product, Finance, Merchant Pricing Marketing, Sales, Credit, Capital Markets, Client Success, Data Science and Partnerships
  • Create thoughtful and succinct presentations to communicate the progress of programs / products related to Core Growth and the team’s key work-streams
  • Demonstrate deep market knowledge and internal data insights to identify and evaluate complex, open-ended questions and present findings in a clear and concise manner to cross-functional partners
  • Become a leader with a point of view in the retail POS financing and e-commerce space

What we look for

  • Passion and drive to disrupt both the retail and lending industry for the better
  • 9+ years of experience within investment banking, management consulting, private equity, and ideally more recent experience in strategy/business operations/strategic finance functions at a high-growth technology company
  • Experience managing and mentoring team members
  • Track record of successfully driving projects from end to end (from building strategy to execution)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills – written, verbal, and graphic - are a must
  • Strong work ethic - able to take ownership beyond own responsibility and manage timelines/deliverables effectively
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships
  • Ability to think creatively and critically and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, and often ambiguous work environment
  • Proven understanding of analytical tools, such as SQL, Python and Excel
  • Team player - you go out of your way to help teammates; you win when the team wins!
Location   We’re excited to announce that Affirm is now a remote-first company! This role can be located anywhere in the U.S. and Canada (with the exception of Quebec). Remote based employees may occasionally travel to an Affirm office for meetings or team building events. Our offices in San Francisco, New York City, Pittsburgh, Chicago, and Salt Lake City will remain operational and accessible for anyone to use on a voluntary basis.   Please note that visa sponsorship is not available for this position.   If you got to this point, we hope you're feeling excited about the job description you just read. Even if you don't feel that you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people that believe in Affirm's mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways – not just candidates who check all the boxes.   At Affirm, People Come First is a core value and that’s why diversity and inclusion are vital to our priorities as an equal opportunity employer. You can read about our D&I program here and our progress thus far in our 2019 D&I report.   We also believe “It’s On Us” to provide an inclusive interview experience for all, including people with disabilities. We are happy to provide reasonable accommodations to candidates in need of individualized support during the hiring process.   We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. By clicking Submit Application, I acknowledge that I have read the Affirm Employment Privacy Policy, and hereby consent to the collection, processing, use, and storage of my personal information as described therein.
Job tags: Python SQL
Job region(s): Remote/Anywhere
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