Business Strategist + Special Projects

  • Ursa Major
  • One Stowe Street, 2nd Floor Waterbury, VT 05676
  • Mar 02, 2018
Business Strategist Body Care Natural Brand

Job Description

We’re looking for a smart, well-rounded business mind with exceptional analytical abilities and creative-thinking to work laterally across the business to support the CEO and help drive insights, innovation and efficiencies. The position entails a diverse array of strategic, analytical and tactical work across all key areas of the business, including marketing, sales, finance, legal, operations and investor relations. The ideal candidate will be an adept left/right brain thinker and also be curious, smart, tenacious, hard-working, detail-oriented, collaborative and fun to work with. He/she will savor the opportunities and challenges presented by working in a fast-moving, entrepreneurial business environment.


Core Responsibilities:

  • Design and maintain monthly reports & KPI tracking across the business
  • Conduct data, business & financial analysis to unearth valuable and actionable insights 
  • Business planning, including budgets and cash flow projections
  • Contract review and negotiation (suppliers, retailers, agency partners…) + interface with our law firm re: same
  • Recruiting new resources (using LinkedIn, recruiting websites, etc)
  • Create quarterly board meeting decks, investor reports and investor presentations
  • Work with IP attorney to proactively manage and protect our IP (trademarks, etc)
  • Ensure compliance with our corporate governance requirements
  • Special projects - help the founders tackle important opportunities/challenges as they arise


Qualifications:

  • 2-3+ years of relevant work experience (consulting, finance, operations, marketing, sales…)
  • MBA or equivalent (>2-3 years working at investment bank, consulting or accounting firm)
  • Expert with Excel, data and financial analysis, dynamic cash flow modeling
  • Comfortable reviewing and negotiating contracts, liaising with our law firm
  • Strong verbal and written communicator
  • Independent, curious and original thinker
  • Thrives in an entrepreneurial, small business environment
  • Not above anything or anyone; likes to roll up his/her sleeves and do excellent work
  • Demonstrated interest in consumer brands/packaged good

    To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume.