Expansion Strategist

Organization
InVenture
Deadline for Applications
05/31/2016
Contact Information
magna@inventure.com

We are looking for someone who is an expert in creating and implementing go-to market strategies in emerging markets around the world. This role will report to the Chief Product Officer and work closely with our product and growth teams. You will be tasked with creating demand tests, performing market research, creating a launch strategy, and identifying key partners, and managing in-country projects. The expansion team at InVenture is responsible for determining which markets to launch our product in next through a mixture of quantitative and qualitative analysis.

At InVenture, we are building the future of credit in emerging markets. We have helped tens of thousands of people access instant loans for growing their businesses, and will reach millions more in the next few years.

Role and Responsibilities
Deeply understand InVenture’s target markets and form creative strategies to reach our target audience
Examine different markets around the world that fall within the expansion criteria and provide evidence of market potential
Assist with project management of on-going projects in country that are necessary for launch
Help identify potential partners in country to assist with market rollout
Travel to these markets to perform research, solidify partnerships, hire a local team and ensure operational and technical infrastructure is established and running efficiently

Qualifications
5+ years of experience in an analytical, client facing role
1+ year of living and working in an emerging market
Ability to travel without restrictions

Skill Set
You have strong organizational and time-management skills
You are naturally curious with a tendency to think outside the box
You are detail-oriented, analytical, and great at solving unstructured problems
You have excellent business development skills
You are comfortable in a fluid start-up environment and excited to bring an energetic, fun and creative approach to your work

About InVenture
InVenture builds mobile products that help creditworthy individuals in emerging markets validate their financial identities and access fair credit to advance their businesses and families. Using a simple Android device, we determine an individual’s financial ability and send and receive all funds instantly via mobile money… and our customers love it! You can see our flagship app in the Kenyan Google Play store or read glowing customer testimonials.

InVenture is well-funded and backed by DCVC, Lowercase Capital (Chris Sacca), Google Ventures, Collaborative Fund and other leading venture & fintech investors. Fast Company ranked InVenture as the World’s Most Innovative Money Company in April 2015 and our work has been highlighted by Wired, Forbes, WSJ, Vodafone, TED and many others.

Additional Information

Please apply via our careers page: http://inventure.com/careers#apply