Director – Corporate Strategy
Updated on 5/17/2023
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Business Insight - applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization's goals
  • Strategic Mindset - anticipates future trends and implications accurately; articulates credible pictures and visions of possibilities that will create sustainable value
  • Plans and Aligns - breaks down objectives into appropriate initiatives and actions; stages activities with relevant milestones and schedules
  • Initiative and Motivation - identifying what needs to be done and doing it before being asked or before the situation requires it
  • Influence and Leadership - Fostering a community of knowledge-sharing, collaboration, mentorship, and forward-thinking
  • Minimum of 7 years experience working in management consulting, investment banking, strategic planning, and/or within an internal strategy & corporate development team
  • Experience in growth product; launching growth product initiatives
  • Worked alongside senior leadership, and are comfortable with having direct conversations and sharing your perspective
  • Having previous experience managing a high performing team of 4 or more strongly preferred
  • Must be a passionate team-builder, have an ability to work well with multi-functional teams, be a strategic and creative thinker, have a positive can-do attitude, and work well in a constantly evolving environment
  • You have experience with bringing strategy to life, and operationalizing it
  • Experience in managing complicated cross functional initiatives with little to no oversight
  • Must have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with an aptitude for data-driven storytelling
  • You are highly collaborative and can pivot your approach to get to the best collective outcome
  • You are a generalist who can quickly shift mindsets to support and lead any aspect of the business
  • Have had strategy consulting experience with top business leadership and a demonstrated ability to work in a cross-functional and matrix business environment
  • Lead the Corporate Strategy function, with a focus on growing our core business, while identifying new growth opportunities
  • Own the strategic planning process and act as a trusted advisor to the business's executive leadership team and relevant stakeholders during strategy formulation, development, and execution
  • Serve as the internal consulting function that directly supports the CEO
  • Drive new growth initiatives that capitalize on the business's competitive position, diversify our revenue stream, and align with our long-term vision
  • Continually evaluate new market trends and competitive opportunities/threats
  • Formulate our market expansion strategies, and partner with key stakeholders to execute
  • Identify and actively monitor key drivers of revenues and expenses; including KPIs to measure and evaluate company performance
  • Directly support any inorganic growth initiatives, including mergers, acquisitions, and strategic partnerships
  • Participate in conferences, dinners, and events to communicate the company's strategy to the market

501-1,000 employees

Payroll and benefits facilities platform
Company Overview
Justworks’ mission is to help entrepreneurs and businesses grow with confidence. The company is building software for payroll, benefits, HR, and compliance.
  • Health - Believe in our vision. Medical and dental, too. Get support for your mental and financial health. Beta test new benefits and perks for our platform.
  • Workplace - Volunteer and get paid to give back. Take paid parental leave. Enjoy monthly team events that help turn coworkers into lifelong friends.
  • Wellness - Enjoy subsidized ClassPass memberships. Take advantage of regular yoga, meditation, and other wellness programming.
  • Perks - Be an owner, not an employee. Get time off whenever you need it. Take a sabbatical. Invest in your future financially and with professional learning and development opportunities.
Company Core Values
  • Camaraderie - As a growing company ourselves, we know how crucial teamwork, higher purpose, and a healthy dose of fun can be to success. We’re here to help businesses bring great people together to accomplish important things, while enjoying themselves at the same time.
  • Openness - We believe in radical transparency. This means we will never charge hidden fees, we will always be upfront with what we can and cannot do, and if we're not a good fit for you, we'll help you understand who might be.
  • Grit - They say when the going gets tough, the tough get going. We are a team of hardworking individuals who are building the best product there is to help your business succeed. We are here to do the hard work.
  • Integrity - Without trust, there is no partnership. And without integrity, there is no trust. We will always be open with you about changes and charges. You can always reach out to us with questions, concerns or if you just want to chat about your business needs.
  • Simplicity - Payroll, benefits, HR, and compliance aren't traditionally known for their simplicity. But we've made it our mission to streamline and simplify these normally complicated parts of doing business. This means an easy-to-use product for both you and your employees.