We’re hiring a Strategy Sr. Associate in Columbus, OH

The position. 

Root is seeking a dynamic Sr. Associate to join our Strategy team. In this role, you will be tasked offering insightful recommendations and data-fueled strategies to help our leadership team address some of their most complex business issues. You will work alongside and learn from cross-functional teams with leaders and peers with varying backgrounds, education, and experiences. We are a diverse and talented team that supports a collaborative culture and delivers value through the application of strategy and operational improvements.

Root is a high-growth startup, that is championing real change in the car insurance market by using the power of tech to improve driving habits making our roads safer, while simultaneously saving our customers money. Our team is going to grow fast, so if you’re comfortable with change, ambiguity, and rapid movement, we’d love you to join us and steer Root forward to the next stage of our journey.

What you’ll be doing.

  • Lead research and analysis for new business opportunities
  • Invest in new products and services which leverage core capabilities
  • Support the development of methodology and tools for a mergers and acquisition capability 
  • Drive initiatives to support Root’s inorganic growth through partnerships, joint ventures, and acquisitions
  • Create business roll-out plans for new opportunities
  • Frequently directly interact with senior leadership on high priority tasks
  • Conduct primary and secondary research on the current market landscape
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis to produce significant insights

What we’re looking for.

  • 4+ years of relevant experience in strategy consulting, investment banking, or corporate finance
  • MBA preferred
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative aptitude
  • Exceptional research skills
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Entrepreneurial mentality, with a self-starter mindset looking to take a hands-on approach
  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Insurance or tech background is a plus 

  • Who we are. 
    Root Insurance is the nation’s first licensed insurance carrier powered entirely by mobile. We were founded on the belief that the services you need for everyday life should serve you better. That’s why we base insurance coverages on you, not your demographic. It’s the way insurance should be. And it’s all conveniently in an app.

    What draws people to Root.
    We’re a venture-backed technology company. Our early success is in large part due to our unwavering standards in hiring. We recognize that our product is only as good as the people building and promoting it. We look for individuals who find solutions by going through the cycle of ideation to implementation with curiosity, rigor, and a highly analytical lens. Ask anyone who works here and you’ll hear similar reasons for why they joined:

    Autonomy. For assertive self-starters, the opportunities to contribute are limitless.

    Impact. By challenging the way it’s always been done, we solve problems that have a big impact on our business.

    Collaboration. We encourage rich discussion and civil debate at every turn.

    People. We are inspired by the collection of crazy-smart people around us.

Get in touch

Finding the right people to help us build Root is a top priority. Whether you would like to explore the possibility of working together or simply learn more about the position, we’d love to hear from you!

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If you’d like to be a part of what we are building but don’t see an opening that suits you, email us at [email protected].