In this Special Projects Lead role, you will be at the forefront of shaping and driving the most critical strategic initiatives and new business opportunities for our company. Reporting directly to the Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, this role requires a leader capable of influencing company-wide decisions and steering complex, multifaceted projects in uncharted business areas.

What you’ll do:

  • Strategically lead and manage the company’s most pivotal projects, aligning them with the long-term vision and corporate goals.
  • Deep-dive into unexplored business domains, developing and executing strategies that drive innovation and growth.
  • Foster cross-functional collaboration to build and implement tailored operational models for strategic initiatives.
  • Apply a nuanced understanding of product and business dynamics to influence strategic decisions within project scopes.
  • Oversee the integration of successful projects into the core business, setting the standard for excellence in execution and strategic fit.
  • Craft and deliver high-stakes presentations to the executive team, board members, and external stakeholders, articulating project visions and progress.
  • Conduct basic financial modeling to assess and optimize strategic opportunities, contributing to informed decision-making at the highest level.

Who you are:

  • An established leader with a proven track record in strategy, operations, or product management in a fast-paced, evolving environment.
  • Exceptionally skilled in navigating both business and product landscapes at a strategic level, coupled with a strong understanding of business economics.
  • Influential in your approach, with a history of driving collaboration and consensus across diverse departments.
  • Adept at synthesizing complex data and research into actionable insights and strategic directions.
  • A persuasive communicator, capable of engaging and aligning various stakeholders, including senior executives and external partners.
  • Highly adaptable, thriving in situations that demand strategic agility and decision-making under ambiguity.
  • Previous experience in leading product development and launch is a plus.
  • Basic financial modeling proficiency is a plus.

The national pay range for this role is $217,000- $235,000. Individual compensation will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience aligned with Flex’s internal leveling guidelines and benchmarks.

Life at Flex:

We understand that it takes a diverse team of highly intelligent, curious, determined, empathetic, and self aware people to grow a successful company. Our HQ is located in New York City, but we have employees located throughout the US, Australia, and South America. We are growing quickly, but deliberately, with a focus on building an inclusive culture. Our dynamic team has incredible perspectives to share, just as we know you do, and we take great pride in being an equal opportunity workplace.

We offer many employee benefits. For full time, U.S. based employees we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • 100% company-paid medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) + company stock options
  • Unlimited paid time off with a PTO minimum + 13 company paid holidays
  • Parental leave
  • Flex Cares Program: Non-profit company match + pet adoption coverage
  • Free Flex subscription
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