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Strategy Associate at RapidSOS
New York City, NY, US
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Strategy Associate

RapidSOS is hiring! Join an advanced emergency technology start-up in transforming emergency response for hundreds of millions of people globally.

In partnership with public safety, RapidSOS has created the world’s first emergency response data platform that securely links life-saving data from 350M+ connected devices directly to 911 and first responders in an emergency. Through the platform, we’re providing intelligent data that supports over 4,800 Emergency Communications Centers, protecting 90%+ of people in the US, across 150 million emergencies annually.

Partnering with innovative companies recognized as RapidSOS Ready, we’re striving to reach everyone. Together, we’re empowering a faster and smarter response by sending first responders critical data like your exact location, real-time health information, and crash data. We’re united in our commitment to a safer, stronger future where technology and people work seamlessly together to save lives.

RapidSOS is backed by top venture capital firms and the former C-suite of Apple, AT&T, Verizon, Vodafone, Virgin Group, Lucent, Raytheon, the FCC, Harvard Data Initiative, and MIT.

Video: RapidSOS 3-Min Summary Video

RapidSOS in last 20 months:

    Grew revenue 10x+

    Raised $100M+

    Managed 200M+ emergencies (on average 400K/day)

    Launch in multiple countries internationally

    Doubled team size

    Helped save thousands of lives

What this role is about:

As the Strategy Associate, you will apply thought leadership, analytical skills, and business judgment to help define strategic priorities, deliver operational excellence, and foster innovation and growth for RapidSOS. The Corporate Development & Strategy team uses strategic, financial, investment, and operational frameworks to identify, develop and execute strategic acquisitions, projects, and operational initiatives for RapidSOS.  

 What you’ll do:   

    Own targeted prospect opportunities through the entire business development cycle – from the first contact to active solution discussions to negotiating and executing agreements

    Provide detailed research and analysis on a variety of segments to support the development of commercial offerings

    Develop and present materials that communicate our unique value proposition to clients and partners

    Develop and present presentations which translate the learnings from research and analysis into effective presentation and discussion materials for relevant internal and external stakeholders

    Own internal operational improvement initiatives – project managing from improvement identification to full delivery and measurement/tracking

    Support the company leadership in executing the strategic plan, including special projects


What we’re looking for in our ideal candidate:

    1+ years experience in investment banking, mergers & acquisitions, corporate development, consulting, or private equity in the technology industry

    Highly self-motivated, strong work ethic, and ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

    Organized and a strong communicator

    Exceptional analytical skills; high attention to detail with polished visual, written, and oral presentation skills - Fluency in Excel and PowerPoint

    Bachelor's Degree

 What we offer:

    The chance to work with a passionate team on solving one of the largest challenges globally

    Competitive salary and benefits and equity participation

    A dynamic, flexible and fun start-up work environment with a highly talented team

    Opportunity to take responsibility, drive initiatives, and be awarded growth opportunities based on performance and impact

 If you're curious to learn more about RapidSOS, you can check out our full press list!

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!