Director of Corporate Innovation Services, WeWork Labs
WeWork, New York New York United States of America
Make a life, not just a living.
Launched in early 2018, WeWork Labs is WeWork’s innovation platform that supports early-stage startups and corporations seeking to transform their industries. With a range of offerings, WeWork Labs helps growing startups and bridges the gap to enterprise organizations through our innovation services and programs.
WeWork Labs is looking for an innovation leader to help build and scale our Labs Innovation Services offering for enterprise organizations. The ideal candidate should have client-facing experience in innovation consulting, hands-on experience creating internal innovation programs at enterprise organizations, and a global lens for building and scaling teams and products.
You’ll succeed in this role if: you have a successful track record for building innovation platforms, both internally and externally, you understand how to create platforms that scale on a global level, and you are comfortable with ambiguity and a culture of constant growth.
Lead the development and design of new products, services and platforms through internal and client discovery
Create a scalable, consistent execution and delivery processes to support our global clients
Create marketing decks and sales collateral with an eye for the Labs and WeWork brand
Drive conversations with potential clients to understand the business priorities
Partner with the Innovation Services BD team to effectively scope project proposals, sign new clients, and ensure successful results
Build and maintain a strong internal and external network in service of building a portfolio of work that supports the strategic priorities of the business
8-10 years experience working in an innovation role – at an innovation consulting firm, a design firm and/or within a corporate innovation team
Strong interpersonal and presentation skills with exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Passionate about the corporate innovation industry, following trends, attending events, etc.
In-depth understanding of the corporate innovation space, players, opportunities
A problem solver with the ability to make creative, forward-looking decisions
A network of decision-makers and influencers across the enterprise innovation space
Passionate about building lasting relationships with clients that help them reach their goals and objectives
A curious thinker who thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced, and collaborative environment
An expert in creating innovation programs that truly impact the teams, organizations and industries of focus
In just 8 years, WeWork has grown into a global community, transforming people's workplaces into beautiful, inspiring environments. And that commitment to building the best workplaces in the world extends to their own employees. WeWork is driven by their mission: Create Your Life's Work.
And that mission is paying off. WeWork's real estate portfolio covers more than 14 million square feet; they have more than 220,000 members and 234 locations (and counting).
If you're ready to change people's lives, take a look at the wide variety of roles they're hiring for.
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