Business Operations Lead

Toronto /
Operations /
Tackle Cohere’s most pressing business and operational challenges. Enable rapid growth through designing and implementing crucial processes. Join a tight knit and fast moving team dedicated to making a difference.

Cohere is a small, diverse team with loads of experience in research and engineering. Our mission is to build machines that understand the world, and to make them safely accessible to all. Doing so would not only fundamentally change the way that organizations interact with natural language data, but also enable people to interact with technology the way we interact with each other. We welcome kind and brilliant people to our team, from wherever they come.

As a Business Operations Lead, you will:

    • Be a jack of all trades to drive Cohere forward, as you’ll tackle Cohere’s most important challenges across the business and operations 
    • Simplify complex challenges, implement structure, and make the most of available resources in a rapid growth environment 
    • Own various operational processes, ensuring that Cohere runs smoothly and efficiently
    • Support the development and continued evolution of the go-to-market strategy, bringing our world-class technology to customers 
    • Contribute to moving potential customers through the sales funnel — from point of contact through account opening
    • Be a conduit for different functions within Cohere, ensuring clear communication and that the relevant people are pulled into projects at the right time 
    • Partner with finance and legal on relevant matters, including customer and employee contracts and regulatory matters
    • Get things done. No matter the problem, you’ll be resourceful to find the best outcome 

You may be a good fit, if you have:

    • A passion for business strategy, development, and operations
    • A self-starter attitude — when you see a problem, you find a solution 
    • Comfort wearing multiple hats and navigating ambiguity 
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Strong analytical and conceptual problem-solving skills to tackle a wide variety of challenges
    • Excitement to play an instrumental role in growing a company  3+ years of consulting or startup experience (not required, but is a plus)

Our perks

    • Full health and dental benefits
    • Free lunches
    • Fitness + well being initiative
    • 6 weeks vacation
    • Visa support, if required
    • Work closely with a team on the cutting edge of AI research
    • Open and inclusive culture and work environment
Even if you don't think you match this description, but you're interested in this role, please apply.