Lead, Pricing Strategy Analyst

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Lead Pricing Strategy Analyst

Upwork ($UPWK) is the world’s work marketplace. We serve everyone from one-person startups to large, Fortune 100 enterprises with a powerful, trust-driven platform that enables companies and talent to work together in new ways that unlock their potential.

Last year, more than $3.8 billion of work was done through Upwork by skilled professionals who are gaining more control by finding work they are passionate about and innovating their careers.

Upwork is looking for an experienced professional to join as Lead Pricing Strategy Analyst. We seek a strategic thinker and data-driven pricing expert responsible for developing, executing, and optimizing long-term pricing strategies across the Upwork Marketplace. This individual will work across several teams to develop pricing strategies, policies, and tools to enhance revenue and profitability for Upwork, in a way that is fully consistent with the value of the platform for its customers and stakeholders. 


 

 Your Responsibilities:

  • You will develop pricing proposals, drive cross-function alignment and leadership approval, implement enhancements and changes successfully, and measure impact and effectiveness for continuous improvement. 

  • You will facilitate strategic decision-making by formulating and validating hypotheses through market, competitive, customer, and partner research and pricing experiments, employing rigorous analytical techniques. 

  • You will conduct in-depth pricing and statistical analysis to evaluate and develop a framework of price elasticity and customer behavior impact. 

  • You will be the expert on data and metrics, develop KPIs’ to monitor pricing performance, identify trends and opportunities, and turn metrics into actions that improve business results and pricing efficacy. 

  • You will be the trusted partner with BU, sales, and other stakeholders to drive alignment on roadmap, value proposition,  and pricing strategies, and to facilitate key product and marketing initiatives.   

  • You will remain vigilant in monitoring market trends, competitive landscapes, and customer insights, recognizing them as pivotal factors in pinpointing pricing opportunities and spearheading pricing research and strategy.

 

What it takes to catch our eye:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in pricing strategy, strategy consulting, or corporate strategy, including developing and implementing monetization and pricing strategies, ideally with significant experience working with two sided-marketplaces and/or SaaS companies.

  • Experience in qualitative and quantitative analysis, statistical modeling, and data visualization tools . 

  • Experience in customer research and pricing tests.  

  • High level of attention to detail and ability to juggle multiple projects at once.

  • Capable of driving cross-functional alignment, turning a pricing strategy into a detailed execution plan and then reality.  

  • Able to identify and develop solutions to complex problems from a strategic and operational perspective.

  • Able to analyze data and distill into actionable insights for senior leadership.

  • Capable of communicating concepts clearly and credibly to multiple audiences.

  • Self-motivated and thrives in a fast-paced environment.

Come change how the world works.

At Upwork, you’ll shape talent solutions for how the world works today. We are a remote-first organization working together to create exciting remote work opportunities for a global community of professionals. While we have physical offices in San Francisco and Chicago, currently we also hire full-time employees in 19 states in the United States. 

At the core of our vibrant culture are shared values that form the foundation of our organization. These values revolve around trust, risk-taking, customer focus, and excellence. Our overarching mission is to create economic opportunities so that people have better lives. We foster an environment where individuals are encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work, nurturing personal and professional growth through development opportunities, mentorship programs, and participation in Upwork Belonging Communities.

We take pride in providing exceptional benefits to our employees. These include comprehensive medical insurance coverage for both you and your family, unlimited paid time off, a 401(k) plan with matching contributions, 12 weeks of paid parental leave, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. To explore these benefits in detail, as well as gain insights into our company values, working principles, and the overall employee experience, we invite you to visit our Life at Upwork page.

Check out our Careers page to learn more about the employee experience.   

Upwork is proudly committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we never discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

The annual base salary range for this position in California and Washington is displayed below. The range displayed reflects the minimum and maximum salary for this position in California and Washington, and individual base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location. Additionally, this position is eligible for the annual bonus plan or sales incentive plan and eligibility to participate in our long term equity incentive program.

Annual Base Compensation

$129,750$175,500 USD

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Upwork operates in the Cloud industry. The company is located in Chicago, IL and San Francisco, CA. Upwork was founded in 2004. It offers perks and benefits such as Volunteer in local community, Partners with nonprofits, Friends outside of work, Eat lunch together, Intracompany committees and Open door policy. To see all 35 open jobs at Upwork, click here.
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