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Strategy & Operations Associate



Posted on Friday, July 15, 2022

Who We Are
The/Studio (https://www.thestudio.com/) is a fast-growing start-up on a mission to create more equality in the world by empowering all individuals to pursue their entrepreneurial spirit. We connect businesses with the best factories, giving them easy access to reliable inventory and capability to easily design and manufacture inspiring products. Our headquarters are in Los Angeles, California, but we are a truly global company with team-members across the U.S., Europe, South America, Africa, and Asia/Pacific. We have gone to a fully remote working platform so that we can attract the world’s best talent. We also have the rare distinction of being a profitable startup that has raised Silicon Valley capital.

We are looking to attract extremely intelligent, motivated people with massive aspirations to change the world by helping small businesses.

The Role
We're looking for our newest Strategy and Operations team member to support the strategy department in the implementation and execution of strategic initiatives/projects as necessary. Mainly, you'll participate in the development process, problem-solving process, implementation, and hand-off of all projects and applicable tasks. The strategy unit primarily focuses on new or developmental projects, pioneering the way for the main operational divisions of the company and setting up initial infrastructure, solving unknowns, and preparing processes for transfer to BAU departments when appropriate. In addition, the strategy unit is also responsible for all special projects, or high-level problem solving on cross-functional issues.

This role is 100% remote from anywhere in the Philippines.

What You'll Do

  • Participate, contribute, and assist in projects and initiatives of the strategy department - With a work focus including, but not limited to the following: data entry, data processing, basic reporting, data maintenance, research, data mining/analysis, QA, problem identification, problem resolution
  • Uncovers issues, inefficiencies, or areas of improvement during initial phase work tasks and subsequently presents findings to the team
  • Contributes to the problem-solving and ideation process for all assigned tasks
  • Ensures that all relevant initial processes and workflows are sufficiently developed and optimized for user-centricity
  • Participates in training and hand-off of relevant tasks/items to BAU departments when appropriate
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor

What We're Looking For

  • Detail-oriented with a propensity to identify vulnerabilities and potential points of failure
  • Extremely reliable and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Driven and motivated to overachieve and deliver exceptional performance
  • Possesses unwavering integrity and dedication to the quality of results
  • Able to work with different members of the organization at all levels
  • Fluency in articulating thoughts and processes both verbal and written, especially for training purposes
  • Customer-centric mindset
  • Can handle uncertainty, unknowns, and fast-paced, high-stress environments
  • Comfortable with voicing concerns, objective analysis, and creative ideas
  • Active Listener, Attentive, Exceptional Communication & Comprehension Skills
  • Required language(s): English