Strategic Initiatives Manager

| Greater Boston Area

Job Description:

  • Provide strong problem-solving leadership related to shaping strategic focus and operational approach for emerging business initiatives
  • Break down issues into key components and design analytical & operational approaches to identify solutions
  • Lead and program manage complex, cross-functional initiatives and launches (i.e. set process, deadlines, deliverables) end-to-end
  • Inform, influence, and execute new strategies and operational tactics for new products/business lines
  • Develop strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders across the company including sales leadership, product marketing, strategic finance and sales operations
  • Run cross-functional working team meetings efficiently and effectively, with ability to connect dots and influence key decisions
  • Run key analyses to assess and flesh out select initiatives through synthesizing external/market facts and data and using internal data sets.

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate is a go-getter, who is not afraid to roll up his/her sleeves. S/he is excited by tough problems and is able to thoughtfully break down complex projects. The ideal candidate will have a track record of delivering results, complete ownership of work and outputs, finding a way to work through barriers, finding ways to work efficiently, and excellent business judgment. S/he should have a demonstrated ability to think analytically about the business, have a critical eye for detail, and have high expectation and standards.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, MBA preferred
  • 3+ years of work experience in Strategy Consulting, Sales Analytics, Sales Operations, and/or Operations, or 3+ years with MBA/Master’s degree
  • Experience in project management
  • Demonstrated problem solving with experience providing business insights and recommendations from data sets, both individually or in a group setting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated experience engaging and influencing senior executives
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with track record for successfully delivering measurable results in fast-moving environments
  • Attention to detail, excellent organization skills, and ability to manage multiple projects and responsibilities
  • Ability to operate simultaneously and effectively in both tactical and strategic modes
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Location

Toast is headquartered in the heart of Fenway. Catch a Sox game, grab a bite, and stroll through one of the trendiest neighborhoods in Boston.

An Insider's view of Toast

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our office has both a relaxed but productive vibe. You'll see people with their heads down working, but you'll also see people hanging out and collaborating in open spaces. There's a good balance between work and play. When I'm not heads down coding, you'll find me playing guitar or hanging out in the Toast Pub.

Gabe Gonzalez

Software Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I began as an implementation engineer, moved into instructional design, and now I am in my dream role as a product manager. This is afforded because Toast fosters a culture where experts in their domains are eager to give you a masterclass in what they do – you only need to ask and be willing to learn. This is the best perk when working at Toast.

Sean Park

Product Manager

What are Toast Perks + Benefits

Toast Benefits Overview

Toast strives to provide competitive compensation and benefits programs that help to attract, retain and motivate the best and brightest people in our industry. Our total reward package goes beyond great earnings potential and provides the means to a healthy lifestyle with the flexibility to meet our employees’ changing needs.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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