Innovation Strategist and Business Designer

Job title: Innovation Strategist and Business Designer
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Atlanta
Discipline: Marketing
Remote: Yes
Reference: 413958
Contact name: Kate Gilman
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Innovation Strategist and Business Designer

Our client is pre-launch. They are in product development through 2022 before launching 2023. Candidates with product-launch and start-up experience are strongly preferred. 

100% remote with travel:

Details about travel: Minimum bi-monthly i.e., every 2 months, and sometimes monthly. They plan to bring the team together in different locations e.g., trade show E. Coast or W. Coast, San Diego headquarters, SF for agency meetings, etc. for team collaboration, innovation meetings, and key milestones. It will be combining team-building with business milestones that are driven forward by in-person interactions. It would likely be for 3-4 days, including travel time.

Salary: $115-$130K

Stealth Start-Up is a high-growth company located in sunny San Diego, CA and Atlanta, GA. At the heart of our ethos is the future-forward vision of synthetic biology one day creating over 60% of the material inputs for society sustainably and locally, advancing the health of humans and all earth’s ecosystems, from land to sea. Our CPG Innovation team is seeking an Innovation Strategist and Business Designer who is entrepreneurial-minded and passionate about bringing next-generation sustainable CPG consumer brands to life. At this Stealth Start-Up, we promise that your day-to-day innovation will drive us closer to realizing our vision and that failure is OK when shooting for the stars; if you’re not failing, you’re not pushing hard enough. If you are passionate and like fast-paced innovation and close-knit teams, then we are for you


•    Lead the exploration of categories, brands and businesses, creating compelling innovation roadmaps that guide the creation of new value, growth and profits
•    Use discovery-driven planning and financial modeling to explore the business model possibilities behind design concepts and to shape and influence their design
•    Gather, synthesize, and create strategic frameworks inspired by rigorous research from a wide variety of sources: qualitative and quantitative research studies, generative and evaluative research
•    Lead the development of needs-based segmentation and opportunity frameworks, personas, customer journeys, and roadmaps
•    Prototype and pilot actual transactions with concepts to build confidence in the business model
•    Translate complex models and new ideas into effective persuasive presentations to senior leadership, leveraging story-telling and future visioning

Preferred Experience and Capabilities
•    Bachelor's degree required
•    3-5 years of experience in innovation strategy, strategy consulting, product management, new venture launches, or venture capital -  CPG experience preferred
•    Exposure to end-to-end product development, go-to-market strategies, and commercialization processes, with an understanding of its impact to the business
•    Passion for crafting and building new consumer businesses, products, and services, responding to uncharted design challenges
•    Proven strategist and planner who is comfortable pushing the limits to deliver differentiated and large-value creation long-term business opportunities; preferred if direct experience in designing and launching new ventures
•    Excellence in complex business model development, market analysis scenario planning, financial modeling, and in-market experimentation/piloting
•    Ability to nurture and champion new ideas with strong storytelling, communication and presentation abilities


•    100% Virtual
•    Competitive salary and equity package
•    6% Matched 401K program 
•    Dental, health, and vision insurance  
•    20 days PTO 
•    New MacBook
•    Stock options 
•    Flexible schedule 
•    Maternity and paternity leave

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