Course Designer

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Section4 is on a mission to deliver elite business education for all. Since early 2020, the best minds in business have taught over 10,000 students strategic frameworks that have upleveled their thinking and accelerated their career - all this without the friction of business school applications and at a fraction of the cost. If you’re interested in joining a fast-paced education startup making a meaningful impact in the world, join us at Section4.
The Course Designer role is an opportunity for an analytical and cross-functional strategist to dig into the minds of today’s top business professors and practitioners, extract their best frameworks and strategies, and package them into products that help business leaders drive growth. Course Designers will develop and create new Section4 sprints, driving the overall success of the company. They’ll frequently work across teams within the organization and will need to thoughtfully balance multiple stakeholder needs.
This is an opportunity to join a fast-growing startup with early product-market fit led by proven entrepreneurs.
This is a remote position based in the US. Please note, this is the same role as the Product Development Lead opening. Since we have multiple openings, we are posting two relevant job titles.

Why this role is unique:

  • Learn from World Class Faculty - You’ll work with and extract knowledge from the best business professors in the world, getting a front-row seat to the most popular courses and frameworks they teach at top-10 schools. And you’ll get paid for it, rather than forking over six figures a year.
  • Build a Product - This role is an opportunity to leverage analytical skills to build a product that educates business leaders at top performing enterprises. You’ll be directly responsible for driving revenue within our business.
  • Strategy + Execution - You’ll make strategic decisions around how to create sprints but also execute those decisions, gaining hands-on experience making a product.
  • Early Stage Startup - This is a rare opportunity to join an early-stage high-growth company that’s led by proven entrepreneurs with early signs of product market fit.

What you’ll do:

  • Work with world-class business professors to create engaging and effective course content 
  • Gather, analyze, synthesize, and organize detailed information into succinct and actionable strategy frameworks.
  • Conceptualize how to combine professors’ knowledge with your own research/perspective to develop frameworks, examples, and case studies around recent and relevant companies.
  • Bring frameworks and strategies to life by creating case studies that highlight these concepts through today’s most relevant companies (i.e. Netflix, Tesla, Zoom, Uber).
  • Create Sprint content including organizational frameworks, video lesson and case study scripts, decks, and practical final projects.
  • Collaborate with a cross functional team of producers, designers, animators, program managers, and marketers to create world class content for Sprints.
  • Serve as the internal and external expert on the content you’ve created to drive comprehension and outcomes for our students.
  • Help improve the speed at which we can create our product.

Who you’ll work with:

  • World-Class Professors - The best business school professors from top 10 schools.
  • Creative Producers - Cross functional team of designers, animators, producers, and editors.
  • Leadership Team - You’ll work closely with our leadership team including CEO Greg Shove and founder Scott Galloway.
  • Today’s Top Strategists - Our students are top performers in strategy, innovation, marketing, and product at today’s most valuable firms.

Who you are:

  • A person who believes that traditional business education is broken, and a thirst to be a key player in reimagining how to fix it.
  • 4+ years of experience in management consulting, market/business research, private equity research, strategy or marketing for a top tech company, or educational leadership
  • Deep conceptual problem-solving/research skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to distill complex or abstract concepts into well-structured, useable, and easily consumable frameworks.
  • Intellectual curiosity and a knack for finding unusual research sources or creatively finding evidence to prove/disprove hypotheses.
  • Excellent writing and storytelling chops; you’ll need to quickly learn and adopt our voice/style of narrative storytelling.
  • Significant experience challenging, improving, and building on ideas from individuals at the forefront of their field (executives, thought leaders, professors, etc.).
  • Ability to lead a cross-functional team of analytical and creative workers.
  • Strategic thinkers with good/quick judgement, but also doers who roll up their sleeves and ship products quickly.
Our values:
We are zealous servants. We show up because we believe in our mission to serve our students.
We are calculated risk-takers. We achieve greatness through experimentation and winning (or failing) fast.
We are owners of our work. We own our commitments and help our teammates do the same.
Who we are:
At Section4, we believe that different perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences create a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts. A diverse and inclusive team creates a better product. 
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. 
All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We encourage candidates of underrepresented backgrounds to apply.
Job region(s): Worldwide/Anywhere
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