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Guild is hiring an individual to join its Corporate Strategy team. This new team member will act as a multifaceted partner across various high-priority strategic initiatives & will be tasked with spearheading mission critical projects that expand Guilds strategic remit & scope. Guilds Corporate Strategy Team acts as the central hub for market insights & build, buy, partner decisions across the organization with the purpose of accelerating our growth, cementing our position as a category leader, & helping to shape the Guild Ecosystem through partnership, acquisition, & new market expansion. 

As a part of the Corporate Strategy team, you will:

  • Conduct deep discovery work on potential new markets & prospective Guild Ecosystem partnerships
  • Spearhead special projects, answering questions of cross-marketplace strategy & Guild competitive positioning
  • In partnership with Finance, design & execute upon Guilds inorganic growth roadmap, including support on all due diligence processes (e.g., building financial models, writing investment memos, etc.)
  • Develop relationships with the most innovative organizations across the Future of Work landscape
  • Drive partnership activation efforts, operationalizing strategic value levers from newly formed partnerships
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on Guilds ever-evolving competitive landscape, providing business leaders across the organization with a current snapshot of Guilds key competitive threats 

You are a strong fit for this role if you have:

Required Competencies

  • Energized to Take on Complex Problems
    • Strong confidence in your ability to rapidly teach yourself new things
    • Not daunted by the unfamiliar & possess an intense growth mindset
  • Strong Analytical & Research Skill Set
    • Capable of conducting in-depth research & analysis
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel & Google Slides
  • Operationally-Minded
    • Experience crafting & implementing well-functioning processes
    • Deeply organized with a knack for driving cross-functional collaboration
  • A Bias Towards Action
    • Thrive in ambiguity & proactive by default
    • Capable of juggling multiple competing priorities
  • Skilled Communicator
    • Comfortable communicating with various types of internal & external stakeholders
    • Adept storyteller
  • Deeply Passionate about Guilds Mission

Preferred Competencies

  • Strong grasp of financial concepts & capable of conducting financial analysis
  • Knowledgeable about the latest trends in education & the future of work
  • Strong understanding of the business drivers & key metrics of a high-growth venture backed company

About Guild:

Guild is increasing economic mobility for working adults by partnering with the largest employers in the country to offer education as a benefit to their employees via our marketplace of nonprofit universities & education institutions. Guilds proprietary technology platform facilitates the administration of this innovative benefit & our team of coaches helps each employee navigate the path back to school, providing individualized support from day one through program completion. 

We also just became the latest female-led company to hit a $1billion valuation & the only B-corp with those qualifications.  Our Series D round was led by Ken Chenault, General Catalyst Partners chairman & former CEO of AMEX, & joined by Emerson Collective, LeadEdge Capital, & Iconiq. 

Guild Education is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity & are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Additionally, we feel passionately about equal pay for equal work, & transparency in compensation is one vehicle to achieve that. Total compensation for this role is market competitive, including a base salary range of $75,000-$100,000 as well as company stock options. 

    • Access to low-cost, high-quality health care options through Cigna & Kaiser (due to coverage limitations, Kaiser is currently only available in CA & CO)
    • Access to a 401k to help save for your future
    • 3 weeks of vacation in your first year & an open vacation policy after year 1 to help you recharge
  • 8 days of fully-paid sick leave, so that you can take the time to heal & or recover 
  • Family-friendly benefits, including 14 weeks of parental leave, employer-paid short-term & long-term disability, employer-sponsored life insurance, & fertility care benefits.
  • Well-rounded wellness benefits including access to free & low cost mental health resources & support services
  • Education benefits & tuition assistance to help your future development & growth
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