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PURPLE INNOVATION INC is Hiring a Remote Strategy Director
Purple is a digitally-native vertical brand with a mission to help people feel and live better through innovative comfort solutions. To us, comfort means more than great products, it means empowering every employee to feel comfortable being themselves. We believe your career at Purple will be a one-of-a-kind “Career in Comfort” because our workforce is one-of-a-kind. We are committed to a culture of collaboration where every voice is heard and understood. As an innovation company at our core, we believe a diversity workforce brings better insights, solutions and products and serves as the backbone to bettering our company. Join with us as we add to our team of exceptional individuals who will help us take over the world — one mattress at a time. Job Summary This role is responsible for leading an arm of the Corporate Strategy department and working with business units to shape, develop, and enable execution of strategies that will advance and grow the business. This person will stay connected to key business challenges and opportunities as articulated by the leadership teams and ensure that there is alignment with strategic priorities or make adjustments to priorities when necessary. The scope of the role will include contributions to BU strategic planning, process definition and development, and management of projects related to key strategic issues that could impact business performance or strategic direction. They will also have the opportunity to gain broader exposure and experience across other verticals based on business needs and to advance their professional development., Job Description Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Interact with BU leaders and/or corporate functions to develop business strategies. Identify key strategic imperatives and capabilities required to achieve these imperatives. Contribute to the completion of an annual strategic plan, as well as a strategy action plan that manages the execution of the strategies. Understand the priorities of the corporate functional leads to understand business needs and represent current status of opportunity evaluations. Actively participate in the Corporate Strategy team, supporting company strategy through the perspective and experience of the organizations you support. Direct small project and cross-functional teams of colleagues with varying levels of experience, coaching and developing them to build capability and performance. Create an engaging and productive work environment where team members are encouraged to collaborate and excel. Required Skills, Education, Experience: Minimum six years of relevant industry experience required, including experience working in or with commercial functions involving strategy development and/or strategic initiatives (e.g., marketing, commercial development, market access & pricing, etc.) Demonstrated ability to influence key stakeholders without direct authority, including executives. Demonstrated strong strategic thinking skills, as evidenced by the ability to tee up the right questions, identify alternative scenarios, articulate resulting implications, and develop recommendations for decision-making or action. Demonstrated project leadership, managing workstreams and small teams of cross-functional colleagues with varying backgrounds and skillsets. Basic understanding of finance and P&L implications of any strategy. Ability to work with complex information and distill into a framework that helps facilitate decision-making. Ability to work effectively in a matrix organization and lead with indirect authority. Excellent presentation skills sufficient to address BU leadership and external audiences. Strong command of English, spoken and written. BA/BS required. Advanced degree in a related field preferred. Physical Requirements Physical activities may occasionally include: Remaining in stationary position, often standing, or sitting for prolonged periods of time. Adjusting or moving objects up to 15 pounds in all directions. Physical activities may constantly include: Communicating with others to exchange information. Repetitive motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers. Assessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of work assigned. Environmental Conditions may occasionally include: Noisy open office environment BENEFITS AND PERKS Medical, Dental, Vision 401(k) Match Flexible PTO Market Money Earn a Mattress Purple Swag Amazing Purple Products WHY WORK AT PURPLE? Make your mark: We value innovative thinking. At Purple, you will be empowered to bring your ideas to life as we work together to improve people’s lives through comfort. Gain unique experience: Be a part of one of the fastest growing companies in Utah! The contributions you make will matter at Purple as the company continues to grow with you. Awesome culture: Join the tight-knit team at Purple and you can enjoy working alongside industry experts, making close friends, and annual employee appreciation events. Purple provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. Purple is the leader in comfort innovation technology. Our purpose is to improve lives through innovative comfort solutions. To us, comfort means more than just great products, it means empowering every employee to feel comfortable being themselves. We believe your career at Purple will be a one-of-a-kind "Career in Comfort" because our workforce is one-of-a-kind. We are committed to a culture of collaboration where every voice is heard and understood. Join with us as we add to our team of exceptional individuals who will help us take over the world of comfort - one mattress, pillow, and cushion at a time.