Associate Manager, Strategic Partnerships
About the Team
The Strategic Partnerships Team is responsible for the strategic vision, acquisition, management and growth of DoorDash’s partnerships with the world’s largest restaurant groups. Given the scale and complexity of our key partners, this team is a critical piece of DoorDash’s growth and success in every market in which we operate.
About the Role
As an Associate Manager, you will lead the day-to-day relationship, manage projects, execute operational plans, and client relationships with some of our largest restaurant clients. In this role, you will develop and own a big part of the operational and profitability plan for one or more of our top partners and work closely with cross-functional partners across marketing, ops, ads, legal, analytics, and product to drive our business forward.
We expect this role to be hybrid with some time in-office and some time remote. This role will report to the Senior Manager, Strategic Partnerships.
You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…
- Oversee the health of the operations for the partners, optimize cost and profitability, while continuing to improve the customer experience
- Work cross-functionally and serve as a working team lead with our partners, DoorDash management, operations, product, and support teams
- Be instrumental in executing the off premise strategy for our largest partners
- Be the point of contact for all client requirements and issues
- Analyze data to build business case and drive adoption of our recommendations
- Lead meetings and business reviews with clients and internal leadership
We’re excited about you because…
- You have 3+ years of experience in management or operations consulting, business strategy / analytics, business operations, or other analytically-intensive and client facing roles
- You have proven success working in cross-functional teams to build creative solutions
- You like rolling up your sleeves as much as you like the big picture
- You have strong project management, organization, and presentation skills
- You are a problem solver at core, with a strong bias for action
- You’re comfortable with a fast pace and several moving parts
- You have a bachelor’s degree and a strong understanding of business
- You are proficient with excel and creating impactful presentations; SQL proficiency is a plus
Why You’ll Love Working at DoorDash
- We are leaders - Leadership is not limited to our management team. It’s something everyone at DoorDash embraces and embodies.
- We are doers - We believe the only way to predict the future is to build it. Creating solutions that will lead our company and our industry is what we do -- on every project, every day.
- We are learners - We’re not afraid to dig in and uncover the truth, even if it’s scary or inconvenient. Everyone here is continually learning on the job, no matter if we’ve been in a role for one year or one minute.
- We are customer-obsessed - Our mission is to grow and empower local economies. We are committed to our customers, merchants, and dashers and believe in connecting people with possibility.
- We are all DoorDash - The magic of DoorDash is our people, together making our inspiring goals attainable and driving us to greater heights.
- We offer great compensation packages and comprehensive health benefits.
At DoorDash, our mission to empower local economies shapes how our team members move quickly, learn, and reiterate in order to make impactful decisions that display empathy for our range of users—from Dashers to merchant partners to consumers. We are a technology and logistics company that started with door-to-door delivery, and we are looking for team members who can help us go from a company that is known for delivering food to a company that people turn to for any and all goods.
DoorDash is growing rapidly and changing constantly, which gives our team members the opportunity to share their unique perspectives, solve new challenges, and own their careers. We're committed to supporting employees’ happiness, healthiness, and overall well-being by providing comprehensive benefits and perks including premium healthcare, wellness expense reimbursement, paid parental leave and more.
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
We’re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company, industry, and cities. That’s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of people from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunity to excel.
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If you need any accommodations, please inform your recruiting contact upon initial connection.
The location-specific base salary range for this position is listed below. Compensation in other geographies may vary.
Actual compensation within the pay range will be decided based on factors including, but not limited to, skills, prior relevant experience, and specific work location. For roles that are available to be filled remotely, base salary is localized according to employee work location. Please discuss your intended work location with your recruiter for more information.
DoorDash cares about you and your overall well-being, and that’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package, for full-time employees, that includes healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan including an employer match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid time off, paid parental leave, and several paid holidays, among others.
In addition to base salary, the compensation package for this role also includes opportunities for equity grants.
The estimated pay range for this position represents total on-target earnings (including base salary and on target incentive pay). In addition, the compensation package for this role also includes opportunities for equity grants.