Flatiron School is looking for a Business Associate to join the Strategic Initiatives team. Over the past year, Flatiron School has grown rapidly and we continue to see many exciting new opportunities for growth. Your role will be to work with the Strategic Initiatives team as part of an incubation team to evaluate, test, and pilot potential new opportunities. You will also work cross-functionally with the Flatiron School and WeWork teams to support evaluation and pilots of any new strategic initiatives. Responsibilities
Conduct market research and collaborate with Flatiron and WeWork teams to analyze, assess, and prioritize any new strategic opportunities in support of Flatiron’s mission
Support Flatiron School’s mission as we evaluate initiatives, workshopping ideas to get input, interviewing subject matter experts, sourcing deals, diligencing companies, business planning, business modeling and more
Support Flatiron School’s efforts to build strategic partnerships, which include partnerships with Universities, governments, corporations, and non-profit organizations
Work with Flatiron School’s executive team to create relevant reporting around Flatiron School’s strategy
You are strategic and enjoy taking fuzzy problems, breaking them into discrete questions, and finding creative ways to identify data to help answer the questions
You are familiar with design thinking methodologies
You are tactical and know how to get things done quickly and efficiently
You are a problem solver and able to make creative, forward-looking decisions
You can synthesize large amounts of information and communicate effectively to different types of audiences
Ability to build and navigate relationships with internal and external partners
Ability to project manage cross-functionally
Fluency with Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint (and/or Google Sheets and Slides)
2+ years experience
Experience in strategy consulting or investment banking is a plus
Willing to travel 10%-40% of the time
Role is based in NYC
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