Business Strategy Manager

San Francisco, CA

Company Description

Dropbox is the world’s first smart workspace that helps people and teams focus on the work that matters. With more than 600 million registered users across 180 countries, we’re on a mission to design a more enlightened way of working. Dropbox is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, and has 12 offices around the world.

Team Description

Our Business Strategy & Operations team sets and drives key business initiatives across the company. We complement and support product, engineering, sales, and marketing teams across three critical areas: corporate and business unit strategy, business planning and sales operations, and business systems and tools development.

Role Description

As part of the Business Strategy team, you will be a trusted leader with vision that works closely with the executive team to drive:

  • Corporate & business-level strategy: Work closely with senior executives across functions - such as product, sales, marketing, business development, and finance - to set our strategy and drive key business initiatives
  • Strategic knowledge & insights: Develop outstanding insights on our markets, competitors, and business trends, and disseminate this knowledge across Dropbox to inform key decisions
  • Operational excellence: Help our leaders run Dropbox skillfully, which includes clarifying accountability, as well as identifying and monitoring critical success metrics

We are a fast growing company, and you will have the opportunity to roll up your sleeves and help the company move from strategy to execution.

Responsibilities

  • Develop a deep understanding of the Dropbox business including market and competitive context, function-level strategies, and internal processes
  • Drive project execution - structure complex problems, develop hypotheses, conduct analyses, synthesize insights and recommendations, and align cross-functional partners
  • Influence decision making within Dropbox leadership through strong working relationships, effective communication, and compelling output

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree; M.B.A. or other advanced technical degree preferred
  • 5+ years experience in management consulting, investment banking, private equity, or strategy/business operations for a software company
  • Self-starter that thrives in ambiguity and a rapidly evolving business landscape
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in building strong working relationships with senior executives
  • Collaborative teammate that can drive complex cross-functional projects with multiple partners

Benefits and Perks

  • 100% company paid individual medical, dental, & vision insurance coverage
  • 401k + company match
  • Market competitive total compensation package
  • Free Dropbox space for your friends and family
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • Generous vacation policy
  • 10 company paid holidays
  • Volunteer time off 
  • Company sponsored tech talks (technology and other relevant professional topics)
Dropbox is an equal opportunity employer. We are a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure all people feel supported and connected at work. A big part of that effort is our support for members and allies of internal groups like Asians at Dropbox, BlackDropboxers, Latinx, Pridebox (LGBTQ), Vets at Dropbox, Women at Dropbox, ATX Diversity (based in Austin, Texas) and the Dropbox Empowerment Network (based in Dublin, Ireland).

Other open positions