Business Strategy & Operations

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What Notion is looking for in applicants

About Us:

We're on a mission to make it possible for every person, team, and company to be able to tailor their software to solve any problem and take on any challenge. Computers may be our most powerful tools, but most of us can't build or modify the software we use on them every day. At Notion, we want to change this with focus, design, and craft.

We've been working on this together since 2016, and have customers like Nike, Airbnb, Slack, Samsung and thousands more on this journey with us. Today, we're growing fast and excited for new teammates to join us who are the best at what they do. We're passionate about building a company as diverse and creative as the millions of people Notion reaches worldwide.

About The Role:

The mission of the Business Strategy & Operations team is to bring data insight, operational capability and business expertise to drive the growth of Notion. We partner with the executive team to define Notion's business strategy, drive cross-functional projects and unlock new growth opportunities. Our team provides strategic perspectives and analytical horsepower to solve critical business strategy, optimization, and operations problems across the organization.

As one of the first members of the Business Strategy & Operations team, you will be instrumental in shaping the future of the function and the overall business.

What You'll Achieve:

  • Partner with key stakeholders across product, marketing, sales, and customer experience to drive business strategy by synthesizing insights and setting actionable plans
  • Identify new areas for growth and optimization across Notion
  • Drive high-impact cross-functional initiatives such as pricing strategy, strategic investments and geographic expansion
  • Leverage your business background to design and implement strong systems & processes that improve performance

Skills You'll Need to Bring:

  • 3+ years of experience in highly strategic, operational, and analytical environments e.g. business operations, investment banking, strategy consulting, private equity or venture capital
  • Ability to solve complex business problems, think from first principles, and build scalable processes
  • Experience in efficient insight generation, quickly arriving at a conclusion and logical next steps
  • Proven track record of building strong collaborative relationships with people from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Nice to Haves:

  • SQL know-how
  • Experience at a high-growth SaaS company
  • Experience in product management and new product launches

Our customers come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm for small businesses, you will find a home at Notion.

Notion is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or any employment decision based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristic. Notion considers qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Notion is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation made due to a disability, please let your recruiter know.

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