DoorDash is hiring a

New Verticals Launch General Manager, International Strategy and Operations

New York, United States

About the Team

DoorDash is looking for top talent to play a pivotal role in growing our international business! This is a rare opportunity for people who are excited about joining a fast-paced start-up and driving our next wave of growth internationally!  We’re looking for hustle, smarts, and deep market knowledge; individuals who are inspired to bring their vision, passion and skills, to enable us to best serve our merchants, Dashers and consumers.  Join us in our global mission to empower and grow local economies.

The newly launched International S&O team is responsible for developing, executing and operating DoorDash’s International Expansion Strategy.  This lean group of operators will create the plan to drive our next wave of growth, launch new countries and operate them.  This is an exciting opportunity to work on one of the company’s top growth priorities.

About the Role

As a leader on the newly launched International Team, this individual will be responsible for developing DoorDash’s international expansion strategy and executing successful country launches, with a focus on New Verticals.  

In a typical day, you might run and refine experiments to test a product - market fit in a new geography, dive into data to explain market performance at the lowest level of detail, build tools that allow teams to scale their work 10x, recruit local teams and make sure we never stop executing.

Our best Launchers are motivated, analytical, data-driven problem solvers.  They have exceptional interpersonal, communications and relationship-building skills. They're general managers who are willing to roll up their sleeves and do whatever it takes to make the business successful. 

We're looking for the top .01% of performers who can move fast to get things done, have a natural aptitude for blending creativity and analytics to devise innovative solutions, and are excited by the idea of bringing DoorDash to the world.  A strong bias for action and business intuition is necessary in order to drive the strategy for a platform product of this nature. If this sounds like you – read on!

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…

  • Strategize - Innovate and work on unique strategies across our three-sided marketplace
  • Operate – Figure out how to get from A to B–then actually make it happen.
  • Build - Design and implement scalable initiatives to provide a world-class operation
  • Engage – Implement scalable initiatives and best practices to provide a world-class operation
  • Experiment – Use data-driven decision-making and sound business judgment to run tests on everything from delivery times to the selection of merchants on the platform
  • Analyze – Build models to evaluate the economic and strategic costs and benefits of various programs and experiments
  • Influence – Work cross-functionally with our Product, Engineering, Merchant, Sales, Platform, BD, and Marketing teams to drive strategic initiatives and improve new market opportunities

We’re excited about you because…

  • You are a self-starter – You have a bias for action and are able to thrive in a fast-paced, constantly changing work environment
  • You are a problem Solver – You have a talent for synthesizing complex problems, can independently translate high-level goals into actionable plans, and enjoy implementing a process
  • You are naturally curious – You always look for creative ways to innovate and improve
  • You are an entrepreneurial – You crave responsibility and want to shape the vision and direction of the company
  • You are determined – You roll up your sleeves, do whatever it takes to make things successful, and always look for ways to improve
  • You are a relationship-builder – You can influence and motivate people at all levels across a variety of job functions
  • You are analytical You use data to solve problems and inform tough business decisions, and are comfortable operating at both the 10,000 foot level and at the 10 inch level 
  • You are an owner – You’re always looking for opportunities to better your work product and own the outcome – both the good and the bad
  • You have 5+ years of top tier Consulting, VC, PE or tech or related experience; high-growth or early-stage start-up experience is a bonus
  • You have a bias towards action and are able to thrive in a constantly changing environment
  • You have a proven track record of leading initiatives, hitting goals, and succeeding in a team environment
  • You have advanced Excel skills and familiarity with SQL
  • You have international work experience
  • You have influencing and motivational skills from working with people at all levels across a variety of job functions
  • You demonstrate accountability - You can own outcomes and make an impact on our most critical growth and profitability metrics
  • You have generalist experience – You seek exposure to different types of problems and want to try your hand at different sides of the business

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 learning - 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.

About DoorDash

DoorDash is a technology company that connects customers with their favorite local and national businesses in over 4,000 cities and all 50 states across the United States and Canada. Founded in 2013, DoorDash empowers merchants to grow their businesses by offering on-demand delivery, data-driven insights, and better in-store efficiency, providing delightful experiences from door to door. By building the last-mile delivery infrastructure for local cities, DoorDash is bringing communities closer, one doorstep at a time. Read more on the DoorDash blog or at www.doordash.com

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 the best and brightest 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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