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Growth Strategy & Development Manager

Cox Communications Inc
Atlanta, GA 30303
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*Primary Location: *6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA, USA
*Division: *Cox Communications Inc
*Job Level: *Manager/Senior Manager
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *202100349
*Role Summary*


The New Growth & Development organization is focused on identifying and analyzing areas of future growth as well as plans to achieve sustained and balanced growth across the enterprise. The organization works to answer "whats next" for Cox and our customers. We develop growth hypotheses and test those hypotheses through: 1) skunkworks, 2) investments in new businesses, 3) traditional R&D, 4) strategic partnerships, and 5) exploration of emerging businesses. Growth opportunities are currently being incubated across a variety of adjacent business and technology sectors including but not limited to Healthcare, Commercial IOT, Energy, and Edge Computing.


This role is responsible for identifying and evaluating new sources of growth for Cox Communications, while building industry leading competencies, approaches, and processes to make that a recurring capability. In this role, you will identify high-potential opportunities based on both signals ("whats trending?") and theses ("what do we believe will happen in a specific market?").


*Primary Responsibilities:*




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Identify, explore, and evaluate new growth opportunities for Cox Communications



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Perform ongoing trend analyses and conduct strategic assessments of adjacent and transformational growth initiatives for CCI to explore and incubate



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Develop a deep understanding of and be a company-wide thought-leader on market trends and emerging technologies, continuously engaging with the broader innovation and technology ecosystem



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Maintain and evolve a robust backlog of potential opportunity areas for Cox Communications



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Collaborate cross-functionally to develop growth strategies for opportunity spaces and to bring those new growth opportunities to fruition




Qualifications: *Minimum:*




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5+ years related experience in management consulting, investment banking, or corporate strategy



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Ability to learn new facts and concepts quickly and comprehensively, and to synthesize and communicate effectively in both verbal and written forms



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Strong team player with the ability to collaborate with colleagues and to develop and deepen relationships with entrepreneurs, venture capital firms and the broader technology community



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Ability to operate independently, to navigate tight deadlines, to balance competing priorities, and to operate in a dynamic environment without compromising sharp attention to detail



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Intellectual horsepower, desire and proven ability to learn new domains and technologies quickly, energetic "can-do" attitude, and commitment to excellence



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Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, in addition to excellent verbal and written communication skills



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Strong and demonstrable project/process management experience and large team facilitation skills



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Demonstrated ability to think strategically and execute tactically to develop and launch growth solutions





*Preferred**:*




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BS/BA degree in related discipline desired (e.g. Business Administration)



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MBA or equivalent



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Experience in venture capital, high tech and/or start-up businesses



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Business understanding and working knowledge of the cable/communications industry, systems, and networks, as well as current and emerging technologies



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Understanding of relevant industries in the ecosystem and how they impact the communications industry, e.g., high tech, CE, etc.



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Willingness to travel





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Who We Are
*About Cox Communications*
Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.
Posted: 2021-06-07 Expires: 2021-07-15
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