Associate Business Operations

Philadelphia, PA
May 10, 2021
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About Colugo

Colugo is a fast-growing baby gear start-up for a new generation of parents. Our mission is to help parents feel confident taking on the adventure of parenthood through innovative products and a supportive community. Read more about our story and the meaning behind our name here.

About the Role

We’re looking for a Business Operations Associate to join our team and work cross-functionally alongside our founder to support our rapid growth.

In this role, you will use your analytical abilities, communication skills, and project management experience to manage day-to-day operations and help inform our business strategy. In addition to managing day-to-day operational efficiency as we continue to scale our business, you will work on ad hoc projects to inform our product roadmap, better understand our customers, and push forward other key initiatives.

You must be comfortable and excited by working as an individual contributor at the start (amongst a collaborative, highly-motivated team), and should also be excited by the opportunity to build out your team as we grow.

This is a full-time position.

Location: Philadelphia, PA

You will:

  • Manage 3PL and fulfillment to customers and retail partners
  • Develop & improve on internal operations and processes, continuously thinking of ways to increase efficiency within our supply chain, particularly as the business scales
  • Analyze consumer insights to help inform marketing strategies
  • Creatively solve emergent challenges with short-term manual hacks, while having the foresight to understand how longer-term automated solutions could be implemented, and driving the roadmap for this
  • Analyze sales trends to forecast cadence of future purchase orders and demand across SKU distribution
  • Support new product launches and updates within Shopify
  • Report on and evolve our KPIs to quantify and report on progress toward growth goals
  • Work collaboratively with Marketing, Customer Experience, Product and our external partners to scale our operations stack
  • Jump in wherever needed to grow our brand and further our mission

You are:

  • An excellent communicator
  • A team player -- no task is too small
  • Entrepreneurial, self-motivated and good at prioritizing
  • Thorough, detail-oriented and organized
  • Analytical -- you get excited by data and are results-oriented
  • Creative -- you have original ideas that you are excited to share with the world, you can tell a good story to customers
  • Ready to build -- we are a new company that is growing quickly, it’s fast-paced and exciting
  • Passionate about making parents lives easier and giving them confidence?

Colugo is committed to building a team of individuals from different backgrounds and perspectives. We’re committed to creating a work environment that is inclusive and safe, and where our team feels a true sense of belonging. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination against a job applicant on the basis of their race, color, religion, veteran status, sex, parental status, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. We respect the laws enforced by the EEOC and are dedicated to going above and beyond in fostering diversity within our company.

Job requirements


  • 2-3 years in consulting, investment banking, or startup operations
  • Excellent communication skills & a high EQ
  • A team player -- no task is too small
  • Highly analytical and adept at spotting trends in data
  • Detail-oriented and highly-organized
  • A high degree of comfort using analytical tools like Excel
  • Willingness to learn and teach
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