Business Strategy Associate

Dropbox supports hundreds of millions of creators and innovators around the world. Our mission is to simplify the way people work together. In the workplace, Dropbox Business is trusted by over 200,000 companies to safeguard their most important information. As we continue to build the best place to create, share, and work with others, there’s a perfect spot for you to grow with us.
Team Description
The Business Strategy team partners with Dropbox leadership to continually evolve the company’s strategic agenda, address critical business challenges, and enhance operational rigor within the company.
  
Role Description 
As part of the Business Strategy team, you will be a trusted thought leader that works closely with the executive team to drive:
 
  • Corporate & business-level strategy: Work closely with senior executives across functions - such as product, sales, marketing, business development, and finance - to set our strategy and drive key business initiatives.
  • Operational excellence: Help our leaders run Dropbox efficiently, which includes clarifying accountability, as well as identifying and monitoring critical success metrics.
  • Strategic knowledge & insights: Develop unique insights on our markets, competitors, and business trends. Disseminate this knowledge across Dropbox to inform key decisions and initiatives.
  
We are a fast growing company, and you will have the opportunity to roll up your sleeves and help the company move from strategy to execution.
 
Responsibilities
  • Work in partnership with Dropbox executive leadership to identify scalable business opportunities, then help build operational plans to execute against these opportunities
  • Develop a deep understanding of Dropbox’s business operations, including internal processes, functional group strategies, and competitive context
  • Build strong peer-level relationships with Dropbox senior management across the business and engineering organizations
  • Work with cross-functional teams to help guide initial implementation of strategic plans
  • Communicate findings to senior management and to the broader organization
 
Requirements
  • 2-4 years experience in top-tier strategy consulting, investment banking, private equity, or strategy/business operations/analytics for a software company
  • Highly analytical and able to extract business insights from analysis
  • Practical business sense with the ability to translate between strategic business decisions and their operational implications
  • Comfort with ambiguity, uncertainty, and a rapidly evolving business landscape
  • Humble attitude with a willingness to shift from high-level strategic thinking to stepping in and helping to drive implementation alongside functional teams
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to distill complex issues and detailed analysis
  • Strong relationship-building skills and experience working with senior executives

Dropbox is an equal opportunity employer. We are a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure people feel supported and connected at work. Groups like Women at Dropbox, [email protected], Black Dropboxers, and Pridebox (for LGBTQ employees and allies) are a big part of that effort. 


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