Business Strategy and Operations Lead, Internationalization



Los Angeles, CA, USA · Los Angeles, CA, USA · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Circle is a financial technology company at the epicenter of the emerging internet of money, where value can finally travel like other digital data — globally, nearly instantly and less expensively than legacy settlement systems. This ground-breaking new internet layer opens up previously unimaginable possibilities for payments, commerce and markets that can help raise global economic prosperity and enhance inclusion. Our infrastructure – including USDC, a blockchain-based dollar – helps businesses, institutions and developers harness these breakthroughs and capitalize on this major turning point in the evolution of money and technology.

What you’ll be part of:

Circle is committed to visibility and stability in everything we do. As we grow as an organization, we're expanding into some of the world's strongest jurisdictions. Speed and efficiency are motivators for our success and our employees live by our company values: Multistakeholder, Mindfulness, Driven by Excellence and High Integrity. Circlers are consistently evolving in a remote world where strength in numbers fuels team success. We have built a flexible and diverse work environment where new ideas are encouraged and everyone is a stakeholder.

What you’ll be a part of:

Circle’s Business Strategy and Operations team (“BizOps”) performs internal strategy consulting & drives execution across the full breadth of the business. It is tasked with defining market landscapes and problem spaces, and developing research, analysis and recommendations across the most important strategic questions. BizOps is multidisciplinary, and provides value to other internal functions via a holistic understanding of the business and the market, paired with strategic rigor and capacity to execute. It is the connective tissue between Circle’s broader strategy, and the internal functions executing that strategy.

What you’ll work on:

  • Build out internationalization strategy with a clear and aligned articulation of “where to play” and “how to win” by market
  • Coordinate work streams across Product, GTM and Operations into a cohesive internationalization framework
  • Run strategic initiatives to augment stablecoin network growth working closely with Product leadership
  • Develop and iterate playbook for lighting up supply and demand across geographies
  • Report to executives and senior leadership to ensure strong alignment and sponsorship of internationalization initiatives
  • Partner with UXR and independently drive research initiatives to answer key intel questions across markets
  • Crafting and evolving thesis for stablecoin adoption across key categories and markets
  • Become an expert in the competitive landscape and market developments

You will aspire to our four core values:

  • Multi Stakeholder - you have dedication and commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees, families and local communities.
  • Mindful - you seek to be respectful, an active listener and to pay attention to detail.
  • Driven by Excellence - you are driven by our mission and our passion for customer success which means you relentlessly pursue excellence, that you do not tolerate mediocrity and you work intensely to achieve your goals.
  • High Integrity - you seek open and honest communication, and you hold yourself to very high moral and ethical standards. You reject manipulation, dishonesty and intolerance.

What you'll bring to Circle:

  • 10+ years of relevant experience in BizOps, Strategy, Consulting or related field
  • Experience driving complex cross functional projects with successful outcomes
  • Highly independent and motivated to get into the weeds
  • Strategic thought partner who is comfortable driving requirements across a highly diverse set of stakeholders.
  • Passion for understanding nuances across cultures and
  • Thrives in unstructured environments and brings order to chaos.

Additional Information:

  • This position is eligible for day-one PERM sponsorship for qualified candidates.

Circle is on a mission to create an inclusive financial future, with transparency at our core. We consider a wide variety of elements when crafting our compensation ranges and total compensation packages.

Starting pay is determined by various factors, including but not limited to: relevant experience, skill set, qualifications, and other business and organizational needs. Please note that compensation ranges may differ for candidates in other locations.

Base Pay Range: $175,000 - $225,000

Annual Bonus Target: 17.5%

Also Included: Equity & Benefits (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k)). Circle has a discretionary vacation policy. We also provide 10 days of paid sick leave per year and 11 paid holidays per year in the U.S.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Circle. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Additionally, Circle participates in the E-Verify Program in certain locations, as required by law.