VP of Innovation and Business Development

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service - Jersey City, NJ (30+ days ago)4.1


At Jackson Hewitt, we are working hard for the hardest working and we are on a mission to completely change the way our customers engage with their personal finances. Jackson Hewitt combines the fun, fast-paced culture of a startup with the scale and reputation of one of the nation’s largest retailers (over 6,000 locations).

At Jackson Hewitt we have a passion for our employees and our customers. We recognize and appreciate that our team members are our single greatest competitive advantage. Being an industry leader requires a consistent focus on quality, innovation, performance and results.

IF YOU WANT TO BE PART OF A TEAM THAT IS CHANGING THE INDUSTRY, WITH A FOCUS ON DELIVERING EXEMPLARY CUSTOMER SERVICE THEN JOIN JACKSON HEWITT!!
The VP of Innovation and Business Development is responsible for sourcing, closing and incubating new business within Jackson Hewitt. The person will help define the business development function and accelerate growth in an entrepreneurial environment with frequent exposure and access to executive leadership.

Duties/Responsibilities:
Lead all phases of business development from translating corporate strategy into action, sourcing new business opportunities, negotiating and closing deals

Incubate, operationalize and run new businesses until they are sustainable

Build out the Business Development function and recruit a team

Drive cross functional coordination and support for new business development initiatives

Regularly update executive leadership around business development efforts

Education/Experience:
Superior critical thinking skills, ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

Excellent business development tool kit, including being able to translate strategy into action, source new business opportunities, negotiate and close deals and incubate and manage new businesses

Enthusiastic about operating in a fast-paced, unstructured environment and being self-directed

Strong communication skills, particularly in translating complex issues into actionable items

10+ years of relevant experience; experience with consumer financial services a plus
Bachelor's degree required, MBA a plus

Deep intellectual curiosity and strong drive to challenge the status quo
High integrity and a desire to make a difference in the lives of hardworking Americans
We appreciate your interest in Jackson Hewitt Tax Service. Jackson Hewitt Tax Service is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age (40 and over), disability, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Jackson Hewitt Tax Service also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also Jackson Hewitt Tax Service’s policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.