Director, Strategy

Tutored by Teachers - Remote - Full time

Description

Here at Tutored by Teachers, our mission is to close the opportunity gap and advance equity in education by supporting high needs students. In the process, we empower our nation’s teachers to express their full potential by tutoring students and supporting their peers in the classroom.

Frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented racial minorities will only apply to roles if they feel they meet 100% of the qualifications. At TbT, we encourage you to break through that statistic. Roles evolve over time, especially with innovation, and you may be just the person we need into the future. If you are excited by this job description and energized by the work we are doing, but you don't meet every qualification, please apply:)

The Role

You’ll be working directly with our Co-founders and other cross-functional leaders within TbT, including Sales, Program, Pedagogy, Teacher Community, and Data & Analytics. This role is for a former management consultant or investment banker that wants to see recommendations into execution - you could be tackling anything from creating board documents to optimizing teacher hiring channels. You should be eager to approach problems in a structured manner and be comfortable operating with ambiguity. As an integral member of the founding team at TbT, your work will have a direct and quantifiable impact on the company's success.

In your first month, you will:

  • Familiarize yourself with our current structures and processes
  • Begin to audit our data and call out any trends
  • Build relationships with our small but mighty team

In your first 90 days, you will:

  • Lead internal rhythm of business, planning and retros, both optimizing within the week, quarter and looking at horizons months out
  • Enable and shepherd execution of special projects, cross-functional workstreams, or analyses
  • Support the initial planning and launch of key initiatives identified in the strategic planning process through achievement setting, resource planning, etc
  • Prepare board materials and investor updates

In your first year, you will:

  • Use internal data and your own problem solving skills to guide goal setting and tracking for your work streams and shared leadership initiatives
  • Enable change management for key changes
  • Accelerate key critical initiatives that strengthen business operations and culture

Requirements

  • 5+ years management consulting or investment banking experience
  • Ability to synthesize data into useful formats and bring actionable insights, and to work between details and higher-level implications of critical business issues
  • Experience presenting to boards
  • Ability to lead complex operational and strategic cross-functional initiatives
  • Distinctive project management, problem solving, and analysis skills, combined with solid business judgment and excellent communication skills

Benefits

We Currently Offer The Following Benefits:

  • Fully remote work environment and a flexible schedule
  • A $500 reimbursement to equip your home office
  • Monthly internet stipend
  • Annual in-person team retreats
  • 3 weeks of vacation in the first year and an unlimited vacation policy after year 1 to help recharge
  • Coming February 2022:
    • Access to low-cost, high-quality health care options
    • Access 401k to help save for the future
    • Well-rounded wellness benefits including access to free and low cost mental health resources and support service

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Role

Operations

Experience Level

Mid Level

Tutored by Teachers

Tutored by Teachers seeks to close the opportunity gap and advance equity in education by supporting high needs students. We empower our nation’s teachers to provide part-time virtual tutoring to students across the country. Join us in our exciting and rewarding mission!
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