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Codecademy // platform for learning to code
 
New York    Posted: Monday, February 22, 2021
 
   
 
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Hello, World! Codecademy has helped tens of millions of learners upgrade their careers, build meaningful projects & gain confidence in their skills with engaging, accessible, & flexible education on programming & data skills. We provide hands-on interactive lessons ranging from Python to R to JavaScript & everything in between. Our learners have gone on to start companies, new jobs, & new lives thanks to what theyve learned with Codecademy, & were thrilled to take that impact to the next level.

Codecademy was started in 2011 by two college students in a dorm room at Columbia that were frustrated by the huge gap between education & employment. Almost a decade later, we are a growing, diverse team of 100+ headquartered in SoHo, NYC. Weve raised over $40m in venture capital funding from top investors including Union Square Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Naspers, Y Combinator, & more.

As the Manager of Strategy & Operations your work will be divided into two broad themes: the air game & the ground game. The air game will see you help shape company direction aggregating different sources of information. The ground game will involve you helping different teams commission & execute meaningful projects for meaningful customer & business impact. You will be part of a team working on a myriad of problems leading exciting projects from entering new markets, to launching new businesses to developing company processes. 

If you want to be part of a journey that impacts tens of millions of people & helps them lead better lives, join us!

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Drive near-term & long-term business strategy leveraging external market trends, competitor performance & internal user data
  • Drive decision making around investments in existing business lines & new initiatives
  • Be the source of external market & competitor knowledge for the team, by disseminating knowledge & insights across the company
  • Dive deep into helping different departments & teams shape their specific roadmaps & strategies
  • Run internal OKRs & goal-setting processes
  • Drive quarterly business reviews for assessment of business performance
  • Lead annual strategy & planning processes
  • Serve as a key stakeholder to drive any potential Corporate Development opportunities
  • Work on ad-hoc special projects, internal operations & processes as we scale from a 150 person company to 500 over the next 2 years

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

  • 6+ years of experience working across tech, consulting, financial services or related experience
  • 2+ years of managerial experience
  • 2+ years in the B2B SaaS space
  • A knack for solving problems: breaking down complex situations into smaller pieces & actionable insights
  • A learning mindset: you get excited about uncharted territory & no task is outside your wheelhouse
  • An owners mindset: you like responsibility, owning things & seeing them through to results
  • Team spirit: you enjoy working with people across levels & job functions, valuing diverse perspectives & bringing everyone together for a common goal
  • The ability to think about the big picture along with the ability to dig deep into detail at the same time
  • Strong quantitative & qualitative analytical skills 

WHAT WILL MAKE YOU STAND OUT

  • A background in engineering, computer science or data science
  • Experience working at growth or late-stage tech startups
  • Experience working in the Education, Education Technology or Skill Development space
  • An MBA or similar graduate degree

At Codecademy, we are committed to teaching people the skills they need to upgrade their careers. Codecademy aims to educate a richly diverse demographic of learners with our product & in order to accomplish this, we believe our team should reflect that rich diversity. Our company celebrates diversity in all of its forms-- race, gender, color, national origin, marital status, sexuality, religion, veteran status, age, ability, disability status-- & works to create an inclusive workplace where people of all backgrounds & beliefs are empowered to better their futures.

 
 
 
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