Director, Strategic Projects - Military veterans preferred

2021-06-13
The Knot Worldwide
Other

/yr

  full-time   part-time   employee   contract


Austin
Texas
78746
United States

WHAT WE DO MATTERS:Here at The Knot Worldwide, we believe in doing work that matters. In 16 countries around the world, our leading family of brands (The Knot, WeddingWire, Bodas, Hitched, The Bash, The Bump, and more) inspire, inform, and celebrate our communities as they move through life’s milestones. Our couples and business partners depend on us. They're all in. So are we.ABOUT THE ROLE AND OUR TEAM: The Knot Worldwide (TKWW) is a rapidly growing company helping millions of people plan the most important events of their lives. Our business primarily generates revenue through marketplace subscription services (connecting consumers with local suppliers), online advertising, and eCommerce.The Corporate Strategy group works closely with product and business leaders to tackle high-priority challenges and drive growth across the organization. We are seeking an exceptional candidate who can help drive key business initiatives across the company, serving as an internal consulting resource and thought partner to the business units and executive team. You will serve as the connective tissue of cross-functional teams, working to share knowledge, frame/synthesize opportunities, and drive people towards a common goal.The ideal candidate will have a successful track record of delivering high impact work to an executive or board-level audience. You should be comfortable as an individual contributor and be able to use your high EQ and analytical skills to guide a cross-functional team through ambiguity.We are looking for someone who would be based in our Washington, DC, New York City, or Austin, TX office.About You: Quantitative Bachelor degree – EMBA or MBA preferred (but not required) 8+ years experience in Consulting, Finance, or Business Operations / Strategy at a high growth company Energized by unstructured, nebulous projects with a proven track record of distilling complex problems using clear frameworks and developing clear recommendations Influential meeting presence and high emotional intelligence. Naturally collaborative and partner-oriented, you are able build relationships and to rally a cross functional team (that does not report into you) around a shared vision Exceptional analytical, problem solving, and communication skills (written, verbal, and in presentations). You can communicate effectively and provide the “so-whats”, with actionable synthesis and recommendations. Extreme hustle with zero ego. Willing to tackle the smallest or largest tasks to get things done Strong analytical and reporting skills with good understanding of various data systems. Able to quickly build credibility with technical and data science teams Highly organized and self-motivated. You’re able to juggle a high-volume high-priority workload with autonomy If this sounds familiar, we look forward to getting to know you. No cover letter required.At The Knot Worldwide, we believe you are more than a resume and invite you to go for it, take the leap of faith, and apply for this job if it sparks your passion to join TKWW and make a difference!WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT YOU: You Dream Big. You iterate and experiment to drive innovation. You Love Our Users. You keep our global community at the center of everything you do. You Do the Right Thing. You strengthen your team through respect, fairness, and inclusion. You Hustle Every Day. You favor urgency and own your outcomes. You Win Together. People are at the heart of our success and you play as a team. WHAT YOU LOVE ABOUT US:The Knot Worldwide offers a unique employee experience and we are deeply proud of our award-winning culture. We offer a full benefits package including options for medical, dental and vision insurance and a 401k with company match. From flexible vacation and generous parental leave benefits to promoting wellness and giving back to our community, we believe in happiness above all else—in and out of the office.--The Knot Worldwide provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability. In addition to federal law requirements, The Knot Worldwide complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. The Knot Worldwide expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.If you are a resident of California, by submitting your application, you acknowledge that you’ve read the California Privacy Notice.