DoorDash is hiring an

Associate Manager, Drive New Verticals Strategy and Operations

Seattle, United States

About the Team

DoorDash is revolutionizing the delivery experience for merchants and customers by offering the next generation of fulfillment services. We’re looking for someone to join the Drive New Verticals rocket ship to rapidly scale our next big bet.

About the Role

The Associate Manager, Drive Strategy and Operations, will work on building a cohesive market entry strategy for one our most nascent verticals.  This person will make recommendations based on data on how to improve our Merchant growth and support processes, will work directly with external partners to strengthen our relationship, and will help drive our top-level business objectives. This role reports directly to the New Verticals Director & GM. Once our offices reopen, we expect this role to be 100% remote or hybrid.

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…

  • Strategize – Understand the needs of our partners, prioritize those needs by impact, and create solutions with cross-functional partners
  • Build – Drive the development of new tools and processes for managing Merchant growth in the rapidly growing New Verticals business
  • Analyze – Create the analytics infrastructure, metrics, and tools to grow and support our most important partners
  • Influence – Work cross-functionally with our Product, Logistics, and Business Development teams to make sure our partners have the best possible experience when using DoorDash's services

We’re excited about you because…

  • You bring structure to chaos and ambiguity.  You’re excited to solve big hairy problems and are able to navigate the unknown.  
  • You’re an analytical powerhouse.  You let data win arguments, and you’re comfortable with modeling in Excel. Experience with SQL and data visualization tools (ex. Tableau & Mode) is advantageous. 
  • You act with urgency.  Speed excites you. You prefer an accomplishment today to an accomplishment tomorrow. 
  • You are a builder. You enjoy building from the ground up and excel in creating structure and process.
  • You have 4+ years of experience. You’ve succeeded in a competitive and fast moving environment in logistics / consulting / strategy / business development / operations / technology / banking / analytics; high-growth or early-stage startup experience as well as experience in a customer-facing or relationship management role is advantageous. 
  • You have specialized experience in Logistics.
  • MBA a plus. 

About DoorDash

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.

Statement of Non-Discrimination: In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination and harassment based on “protected categories,” we also strive to prevent other subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (i.e., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at DoorDash. We value a diverse workforce – people who identify as women, non-binary or gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, American Indian or Native Alaskan, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, differently-abled, caretakers and parents, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Thank you to the Level Playing Field Institute for this statement of non-discrimination.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.

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.

Colorado Pay Range:
$103,500$139,500 USD
California Pay Range:
$109,000$148,000 USD
Washington Pay Range:
$109,000$148,000 USD

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