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Senior Manager, Launch Selection

Company: DoorDash
Location: New York City
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Job Description:

About the Team

On the Merchant Strategy & Ops team, our mission is to have best-in class restaurant selection, build cutting edge services for our merchants to grow their business, and help our partners operate. Our international launch team builds outstanding selection as we enter new geographies, and working with our global counterparts to share best practices and key insights.

About the Role

As Senior Manager of Launch Selection, you will be responsible for setting, driving, and building on the selection strategy in new international geographies, including: defining our selection growth goals, growing our international merchant base, and building playbooks to help our teams move faster.

You will report directly to the International Merchant Launch Lead.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will…

  • Build the Selection Strategy – You will build the strategy for selection health at the market level, including which merchants we need and how to get them.
  • Run the Plan to Delivery – You will not just have the vision, but work on the plans to bring your strategy to life. You will bring go-to-market planning for new geographies to help grow our merchant base and increase value to our customer audiences.
  • Make Data-driven Decisions – You will build models to establish selection success, product KPIs, and support our teams. You will use data-driven insights to run experiments on everything from new tests to existing optimization.
  • Build Relationships – You will work with multiple partners (Sales, Operations, Product, and General Managers) to ensure the selection vision and plans are understood around the business, and teams are motivated to engage and land important initiatives.

We're excited about you because…

  • You can translate high-level goals into applicable plans.
  • You let data tell the story and you're comfortable modeling in MS-Excel. *SQL knowledge will be helpful.
  • You have 5 or more years of work experience, specifically across: consulting / strategy / operations / technology / banking.
  • High-growth or early-stage startup experience
  • You tell the story to different audiences and through different mediums - strong written and verbal communication skills are a must.
  • You have a proven track record as a people manager & an ability to build a diverse & inclusive culture.
  • You have international work / travel / living experience, and have an eagerness to travel and live abroad.

Why You'll Love Working at DoorDash

We are leaders – Leadership is not limited to our management team. It's something everyone at DoorDash embraces and embodies.We are operators – We believe the only way to predict the future is to build it. Creating solutions to lead our company and our industry is what we do on every project, every day. We are learners – Everyone here is learning on the job, no matter if we've been in a role for one year or one minute. We are committed to learning and implementing what is best for our customers, merchants, and dashers.We are one team – The magic of DoorDash is our people, together making our inspiring goals attainable and driving us to greater heights.

About DoorDash

At DoorDash, our mission to empower local economies shapes how our team members move quickly and always learn and reiterate to support merchants, Dashers and the communities we serve. We are a technology and logistics company that started with door-to-door delivery, and we are looking for team members who can help us go from a company that is known for delivering food to a company that people turn to for any goods. Read more on the DoorDash website, the DoorDash blog, the DoorDash Engineering blog, and the DoorDash Careers page.

DoorDash is growing rapidly and changing constantly, which gives our team members the opportunity to share their unique perspectives, solve new challenges, and own their careers. Our leaders seek the truth and welcome big, hairy, audacious questions. We are grounded in our values, and we make intentional decisions that are both logical and display empathy for our range of users—from Dashers to Merchants to Customers.

We're committed to supporting employees' happiness, healthiness, and overall well-being by providing comprehensive benefits and perks including premium healthcare, wellness expense reimbursement, paid parental leave and more.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We're committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company, industry, and cities. That's why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of people from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunity to excel.

Statement of Non-Discrimination: In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination and harassment based on "protected categories," we also aim to prevent other subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (i.e., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at DoorDash. We value a diverse workforce – people who identify as women, non-binary or gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, American Indian or Native Alaskan, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, differently-abled, caretakers and parents, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Thank you to the Level Playing Field Institute for this statement of non-discrimination.

If you need any accommodations, please inform your recruiting contact upon initial connection.

Keywords: DoorDash, New York , Senior Manager, Launch Selection, Other , New York City, New York

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