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Business Operations Associate

Full-time
San Francisco, CA
Apr 1, 2021
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The Company

Outschool's mission is to inspire kids to love learning. We believe the best way to do that is by linking learning to kids’ interests, connecting them with others who share those interests, and giving them the autonomy to pick their own path. We provide small group classes that meet over live video chat where learners are connected with teachers and classmates who share their interests. These classes are offered through our marketplace and conducted on our remote learning platform.

Our business is growing explosively and as of August, 800,000 learners have taken more than over 4M class hours. We've more than quadrupled our team since the beginning of 2020 from 25 to 100 to keep up with growth. We’ve raised $57M since founding with most of that still in the bank. Our sales have grown 2000% in the past year to reach a run-rate of more than $100M.

We're an experienced team with past accomplishments at Airbnb, Square, Apple, Uber, Udemy, Amazon, Wikipedia, Google, and many startups. We came together because we wanted to make a difference in education and saw the opportunity to empower learners, teachers, and parents.

Now, in the face of mass school closures, our product and expertise have become central to many more families, teachers and organizations than ever before. We're committed to access and impact so we founded outschool.org to offer financial assistance to families in need.

The Role

The Business Operations team’s mission is to partner with cross-functional stakeholders on initiatives to improve company performance and ensure long-term financial and business health. The Business Operations team is responsible for leading cross-functional projects to understand and track key business metrics and drivers with the goal of improving our business processes. Our Business Ops team contributes to strategy and planning while working alongside the executive team to evaluate new lines of business, international expansion, and acquisitions. The team is expected to cross multiple disciplines, including sales, marketing, finance, product, and people operations. Our Business Ops team also creates business models, improves existing processes, tracks and reports key metrics and OKRs, works on new process development, as well as identifies and leads cross-functional initiatives to drive cost reductions.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Interact with Product, Marketing, Engineering, and other functions to map financial and reporting impacts during the product development process- Build models to forecast financial and business performance based on a variety of inputs- Track business metrics and report them to the executive team and board- Support the CEO and other executives on strategic growth initiatives- Evaluate new business opportunities such as acquisitions and international expansion- Develop lean, effective, and scalable operational processes

DESIRED EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:

- 3+ years experience in a financial, consulting, or business operations role- Effective verbal and written communication both in group and one-on-one interactions- Ability to build financial models leveraging multiple inputs- Experience reporting metrics & financials- Proficiency in SQL and Excel

OUTSCHOOL CARES:

- Shared Financial Success: Competitive salaries, stock options, and a 401k that makes saving for retirement easier. - Health and Wellness: Comprehensive health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance coverage options for employees and their families. Our medical benefits include fertility and family planning coverage. We also provide employees with online access to coaching and therapy sessions through our partner, ModernHealth. - PTO and Family Benefits: PTO and family leave enable our team to take the time that we need to recharge, relax, and spend time with family and friends. - Remote First: With over 50% of our team distributed across the US and Canada, we create a remote culture through expensable weekly meals, virtual events, expensable home office setup, and internet allowance. - Lifelong Learners: Annual budgets to self-direct our professional development as well as DEI learning. There’s also a budget for employees’ learners to take classes on Outschool! - Community Impact: Outschool matches employee donations to established 501c3s, and has committed to donating $3M to [Outschool.org](http://outschool.org/) non-profit programs.

Outschool is an equal opportunity employer. We view diversity as a moral imperative and a competitive advantage. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We plan and structure our interviews to directly assess skills and experience.

Outschool is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to disabled veterans and applicants with physical and mental disabilities. If you need assistance due to a disability, you may contact us at recruiting@outschool.com.

Must be a citizen or legal resident of the U.S. or Canada and reside in U.S. or Canada.

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