Strategy and Business Operations Manager

| Santa Monica

About Us:

Ladder is a lifestyle brand engaging consumers with content, community, and product in the health and wellness space. Founded by LeBron James, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Cindy Crawford, and Lindsey Vonn, Ladder democratizes healthy living by breaking down the barriers that prevent sustainable success. We put you in control of your health by offering honest and accurate information, a community of experts that hold you accountable, and nutrition products that are safe and effective.

Join Us!

We are looking for a talented individual to work with our leadership team and investors to tackle the highest-priority strategic and operational challenges as we continue to grow the business. You will work on a wide range of projects to add value in many parts of the company. As an early member of the team, you will play a critical role in continuing to shape our go-to-market strategy.

This position will report to Ladder’s President/GM and will be based at our headquarters in Santa Monica, CA. Externships or secondments of 6-12 months will also be considered.

What You’ll Do:

  • Take a data-driven approach to understanding new business challenges and develop compelling recommendations for the leadership team and investors
  • Analyze the our data to draw out actionable insights to improve the business and our customer experience
  • Track our progress, ensuring that the internal team and external partners are held accountable to milestones and KPIs
  • Wear many hats, with the potential to get hands-on experience in ecommerce, operations, product development, finance, technology, insights, business development, and everywhere in between
  • Identify, scope, and execute on high-priority strategic partnerships
  • Push forward high-priority, cross-functional opportunities in a project manager role
  • Assess our ability to win, and competitive threats in new and existing markets

Who You Are:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years in management consulting, private equity investing, or a related analytical role
  • Experience in consumer or with digitally-native brands a plus
  • Comfort finding and working with both qualitative and quantitative data
  • Experience with taking large amounts of information and distilling it into compelling insights
  • Ability to create impactful presentations, and know-how and comfort of presenting to senior leadership in a concise and effective manner
  • 80/20 with a strong nose for value
  • Comfort with an ambiguous, constantly evolving role, with a “no task too big or too small” mentality
  • Highly motivated, intellectually curious, with a great sense of humor

What You’ll Get:

  • Daily opportunities to make an impact at a company that is democratizing health and wellness
  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Generous medical, dental, and vision coverage for yourself and your family
  • Unlimited vacation policy and 11 paid company holidays
  • Smart, friendly culture with flexible hours, a stocked kitchen, and a light-filled office just three blocks from the beach
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We are located in sunny Santa Monica on Main Street. Just a block from the beach and surrounded by popular coffee shops and restaurants.

An Insider's view of Ladder

What are some social events your company does?

We are very much a team inside the office and out. Being a health and fitness company, we do team workouts (some even with our founders!), happy hours, birthday's, etc. We are a tight knit group who like to have fun.


Sr. Brand Marketing Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

Super excited about building out our digital product offering. We have an amazing opportunity to blend together community and content with eCommerce to create a unique, personalized experience to help one achieve their lifestyle goals.


Head of Digital Product

What makes someone successful on your team?

The most successful people here are those who are constantly looking to challenge themselves, learn new skills and want to continually grow and develop. You don't have to know every answer, but you have be willing to work hard and collaborate to find it.


Director of Operations

What is your vision for the company?

Ladder can become a market-leading brand that stands for quality, transparency, trust, and delicious products, supporting our customers in achieving their goals. To make that happen, we are building an amazing team that enjoys spending time with each other, whether that’s collaborating to disrupt the nutrition industry or doing a circuit workout



What are Ladder Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
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Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
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