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Senior Associate, Strategy & Operations, DoorDash for Business

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Job ID: 2910954

DoorDash, Inc.

New York, NY; San Francisco, CA; Sunnyvale, CA; Chicago, IL; Seattle, WA; United States - Remote

About the Team

DoorDash for Business provides meals solutions to companies, but we aren’t stopping there. Our mission is to become a premier benefits partner for executives, employees and administrators across the globe, leveraging the DoorDash platform to deliver industry-leading selection, quality, and customer service to every business customer, for every business use case. We are building an entrepreneurial, customer-obsessed, and fast moving team to create the right products and services for the future of work.

About the Role

We are looking for someone who is passionate about building a high growth businesses to join our rocketship on DoorDash for Business, DoorDash’s corporate offering. You will be responsible for growing large orders by driving requirements to unlock product market fit and launch new products and services to expand our TAM. We are looking for a highly motivated first principles thinker who has a deep sense of ownership and is able to walk the fine line between diving into the lowest level of detail in our data and product, while still being able to think about the high level strategy. This is a true strategy and operations role.

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Strategy and Operations, DoorDash for Business Large Order, you will work closely with product, engineering, operations and other teams to make your vision a reality. 

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…

  • Strategize – Understand the needs of our clients, prioritize those needs by impact, and create solutions with cross-functional partners.
  • Operate - Get to the lowest level of detail, and scale. You will work directly with internal and external partners to execute on your short & long-term plans; you are a cross functional success enabler and an excellent operator. 
  • Build – Develop and lead 0 to 1 opportunities, creating the roadmap for future large order growth opportunities to help us determine where to invest our resources to achieve desired outcomes. 
  • Collaborate – Value partnerships, and excel at working across Marketing, Operations, Product, Sales, Engineering, and develop new products and services for our clients.
  • Construct - Navigate in an ambiguous environment and bring structure to undefined opportunities. There won’t always be playbooks or templates; instead you will create them. 
  • Analyze – Leverage data whenever possible to inform your hypothesis and align cross functional partners. 

We’re excited about you because…

  • You have 3+ years of experience in strategy and operations, commercial management, operations, or consulting; direct management experience, high-growth startup (scaling a business from 0 - 1) experience is preferred
  • You have a proven track record of leading cross-functional initiatives, hitting goals, and succeeding in a complex and fast moving environment
  • You are an excellent analytical thinker who can deliver actionable recommendations out of complex datasets; intermediate SQL experience strongly preferred 
  • You are customer obsessed - whether that is our clients, merchants or dashers and comfort talking / working with people from all walks of life 
  • You’re unafraid of ambiguity.  You don’t need a playbook. You dive into difficult problems and come up with a plan. Rapid change and learning is exciting to you.


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.

We expect this position to be filled by 8/31/2024.

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California Pay Range:
$84,600$141,000 USD
Colorado Pay Range:
$79,900$127,000 USD
Hawaii Pay Range:
$79,900$119,900 USD
New Jersey Pay Range:
$79,900$141,000 USD
New York Pay Range:
$79,900$141,000 USD
Washington Pay Range:
$79,900$133,900 USD
Washington D.C. Pay Range:
$79,900$133,900 USD

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.

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