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Descript

51-200 employees

Audio & video transcription editing platform
Company Overview
Descript is a pioneering company in the realm of video editing, leveraging AI to simplify and enhance the editing process for a wide range of users, from social media influencers to businesses. The company's unique approach to video editing, which combines the simplicity of document editing with powerful AI features, has garnered high praise for its user-friendly interface and forward-thinking design. This has positioned Descript as a leader in its industry, setting new standards for video editing software and making it an exciting and dynamic place to work.
AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$100.1M

Founded

2017

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

13%

1 year growth

31%

2 year growth

78%
Locations
Montreal, QC, Canada • San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Data Science
SQL
Marketing
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Business Research
Strategy Development
Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)
Finance & Banking
Business & Strategy
Requirements
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in investment banking, private equity, strategic finance, business operations, FP&A or related fields
  • Strong analytical skills, proficiency in SQL and spreadsheet tools
  • Strong financial modeling experience, and expertise in top-of-funnel analysis, ARR Builds, revenue analytics, forecasting
  • Ability to independently validate large data sets with proven ability to organize and interpret data to surface insights
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to clearly communicate messages that link business issues, financial results, and strategy
  • Working knowledge of financial and accounting principles
  • Detail-oriented and organized, focused on efficiency and accuracy
Responsibilities
  • Designing and implementing models and impact Descript’s overall growth strategy
  • Building reporting dashboards, deriving insights from existing datasets, defining success metrics for new initiatives, building queries to enable more accurate forecasting
  • Building a data and insights structure to support forecasting and decision making
  • Building dashboards to highlight key business trends
  • Partnering with the data science team to build data analytics foundations
  • Driving alignment on KPIs and other key metrics to track team-specific and company-wide trends, growth initiatives, business performance, and provide visibility into performance
  • Generating insights and recommendations for driving growth in the self-serve business
  • Partnering with Growth, Marketing, and Data science teams to brainstorm measurement, attribution and impact for new bets and initiatives
  • Identifying issues and opportunities to improve BI processes and data stack with a focus on automation and scale to the finance stack