Senior Analyst, Growth Strategy (Competitive Response)

Remote US

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Posted 1 month ago

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.

If you have a passion to demonstrate ground breaking tech to make an impact, then you will fit right in at Affirm!

The Growth Strategy & Business Development team at Affirm plays a meaningful role in defining our path forward. We are responsible for developing and executing Affirm’s Growth & GTM strategy, identifying growth opportunities, and ensuring execution of initiatives by working with Sales, Marketing, Client Success Product, Engineering and other partners.

This role provides unparalleled access to senior management and offers lots of chance to create an enormous impact on the company’s success in the short and long-term.

What you'll do

  • Perform market analysis, build financial simulations, identify customer and competitor insights help define Affirm’s growth strategy and priorities
  • Participate in or lead ad hoc special “internal consulting” projects. Scope can be wide-ranging and include topics across growth strategy/operations, process improvement, business/investment cases, market research, new product/service etc.
  • Support preparation of Executive level internal and external communications and presentations
  • Take ownership and work with cross-functional teams within Affirm to ensure execution of strategies

What we look for

  • Excellent analytics, problem-solving and sound judgement
  • Ability to draw insights & convey recommendations succinctly
  • Proficiency with Google slides / keynote
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to build relationships with diverse teams and stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • Innovative thinker; not afraid to question existing business models & go to market channels
  • Passionately stays informed of new technologies and their applications
  • Entrepreneurial Drive & Spirit to take initiative and ownership
  • Results Focused
  • MBA preferred (or equivalent experience); Prior Computer Science or Technical degree preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of experience at a top-tier tech, investment bank or management consulting firm
  • Experience in retail/eCommerce/FinTech are a plus
Location

We’re excited to announce that Affirm is now a remote-first company! This role can be located anywhere in the U.S. 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.   #LI-Remote Check out our remote-first approach to learn more about the new ways we work.   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.
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