Head of Strategy & Operations

Product United States Glendale, California Austin, Texas San Mateo, California Chicago, Illinois Seattle, Washington New York City, New York Dallas, Texas Atlanta, Georgia


Description

About LegalZoom 

We're here to make legal help accessible to all. LegalZoom transformed the legal industry with the launch of our online services and groundbreaking technology in 2001. Since then, millions of customers have counted on us to officially start and run businesses, protect brands and intellectual property, and look after loved ones through wills and trusts. 

As the industry leader for over 20 years, innovation remains at the center of all we do. We're creative thinkers and problem solvers with a passion for building legal and tax products that make a positive impact on the world, and we're always looking for exceptional people to push us further. 

With us, you'll do work that's as rewarding as it is challenging with a team where every voice matters and diversity, equality, and inclusion are truly embraced. Together, we'll continue to democratize the law and make a real difference in the lives of millions. 

Overview 

We are looking for a motivated, hands-on, self-starter with excellent analytical skills who is passionate about using data to help us drive strategy, measure every area of the business and influence decision making. 

The person in this role will partner with LegalZoom’s Executive team to define and execute against our strategic priorities for the business. Specifically, this includes defining and executing growth strategies and initiatives based on business insights, and day-to-day execution in close collaboration with our Business Leads and central functions. This person will also drive the regular quarterly, monthly and weekly rhythm of business, such as Business Insight reviews and forecast. 

The successful candidate is expected to act as consultant to business stakeholders, collaborate effectively with internal customers and cross-functional data teams to solve problems, drive cross-functional strategic initiatives and deliver innovative solutions, install appropriate levels of structure and control, dive deep where necessary, and deliver successfully against high standards. This individual will be detail-oriented, analytical with excellent problem-solving skills and must have the ability to communicate effectively across multiple technical and non-technical business units. 

You will 

  • Partner closely with executives to define and support business critical initiatives 
  • Assess trends in the business (internal and external) and conduct bespoke analyses to understand performance versus plan versus market trends 
  • Contextualize our performance in our corporate strategy; build storylines to help communicate the “why” behind our performance and expectations for the future 
  • Drive key strategic initiatives that are cross-functional in nature and require coordination across multiple teams and functions 
  • Build operational rigor and data-backed operating mechanisms to build a data-driven culture in the organization. 

 
You have 

  • 12+ years’ experience in management consulting, investment banking, and/or private equity. Equivalent experience in corporate finance or corporate strategy also considered. 
  • Self-starter, who can navigate through ambiguity 
  • Comfortable working with and manipulating large data sets to tease out insights 
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to translate complex financial results into easy-to-understand facts and stories 
  • Experience managing senior stakeholders while driving work both individually and through business partners 
  • Undergraduate degree from top 25 institution desired 
  • MBA Desired, but not mandatory 

 

Join us in making a difference as we build our future and help ensure access to professional legal advice to all! LegalZoom is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to diversity, equality, and inclusion, and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.  LegalZoom prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.