Director of Innovation and Business Development in Jersey City, NJ at Jackson Hewitt

Date Posted: 6/14/2018

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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!!

Based in Jersey City, NJ, Jackson Hewitt is an innovator in the U.S. tax industry, with a mission to provide its hard-working customers access to simple, low-cost solutions to manage their taxes and tax refunds. Jackson Hewitt maintains a vast franchise and company-owned nationwide footprint of approximately 6,000 locations. The Company has led the industry in product innovation, and has developed a unique and comprehensive suite of related services tailored specifically to hard-working American taxpayers.


Jackson Hewitt is looking for a high performing Director of Innovation and Business Development who will be responsible for building a new business pipeline, sourcing, closing and incubating new business lines that will generate brand new revenue streams for the company.  The individual will be a critical member of the business development function in a dynamic entrepreneurial environment and will be a key resource in accelerating company growth with frequent exposure and access to executive leadership.


Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Develop the new business pipeline as part of the short term and long term strategic plans

  • Analyze and synthesize data to identify most effective opportunities based on customer insights, profitability, time to market, and other criteria

  • Lead key phases of business development activities from sourcing new business opportunities, negotiating and closing deals

  • Lead aspects of incubating and operationalizing new businesses until they are sustainable

  • Help drive cross functional coordination and support for new business development initiatives

  • Regularly support executive leadership updates around business development efforts

Education/Experience:

  • 7+ years of relevant experience; experience with consumer financial services or retail a plus; Bachelor's degree required, MBA a plus

  • Superior critical thinking skills, ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

  • Strong business development tool kit, including ability to source new business opportunities, negotiate contracts, and help incubate 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

  • 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.

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