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Allows customers to order groceries from their favorite local stores and have them delivered instantly.

Strategic Partner Associate - Washington DC
Washington, DC, US
Job Description / Skills Required

Positions available in San Francisco, Chicago, NY and Washington DC

Since Instacart started in 2012, we’ve expanded to 25+ markets and partnered with 100+ retailers across the U.S. Our mission is to transform everyday life by seeking & solving seemingly impossible problems. Instacart is a technology company that offers a platform connecting grocery shoppers with customers -- the only one affording delivery in as little as one hour. By combining a personal touch with cutting-edge technology, Instacart offers customers a simple solution to save time and buy directly from the retailers they trust. We give customers back their time so they can do more of what they love.

As we continue our fast growth, we are looking to add to our Business Development team. We are hiring a Strategic Partner Associate to manage retailers who have signed on to join the platform. In this role, you will have responsibilities including, but not limited to, launching new partners, driving key business insights and recommending scalable growth strategies, implementing new operational processes, managing client needs and selling new offerings and opportunities.


Manage relationship with select external Instacart retail partners
Develop a deep understanding of Instacart's business operations, including internal processes, functional group strategies, and competitive context
Work with Strategic Partner Managers, and cross-functional teams to guide implementation of strategic plans and accomplish goals on tight deadlines
Lead launch process for new partners joining the Instacart marketplace, overseeing catalog setup, marketing and PR, and operations
Perform data analysis to drive key business insights, scalable growth strategies, and detailed execution plans
Establish processes and reporting to help streamline the team’s operations and add value to retailer relationships
Devise strategies to help retail partners grow their business on Instacart
Support Account Leads and Managers in strengthening partnerships through analytics and reporting
Engage, educate, collaborate, and problem solve with external partners at all levels of the organization


3-5 years previous experience
Excellent communication skills with the ability to distill complex issues
Experience with large data sets and ability to extract business insights from analysis (Experience in SQL, Tableau preferred)
Comfort with ambiguity and a rapidly evolving business landscape
Solid stakeholder management skills, both for internal and external stakeholders
Quick communication response times
Ability to manage across functions and present to leadership
Creative problem-solver
Some travel required


Talented and collaborative coworkers who will both push and support you
Market competitive salary, equity
Medical, dental, vision benefits and 401(k) retirement plan
Take what you need vacation (and we really mean it)
16 weeks maternity leave / 8 weeks paternity leave so you can truly bond with your child
Free lunch and dinner in the office; fully stocked kitchen and snack pantry
Complimentary Instacart Express membership (free Instacart delivery!)