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BrightDrop Market Intelligence Lead

  • Palo Alto
  • Corporate Strategy, Development & Planning
  • Full time
  • Added
  • JR-000098591


BrightDrop is seeking a Market Intelligence Lead to own market research and competitive intelligence across the last-mile delivery sector.

The ideal candidate is a curious, creative, and detail-oriented analyst with a track record of performing, commissioning, managing, and presenting market intelligence analysis in new or disrupted sectors on which major strategic company decisions were made. You are passionate about bringing this expertise to deliver on BrightDrop’s mission.  

In this role, you will perform primary research, coordinate with GM Competitive Intelligence and GM Market Research, commission and manage third-party research, procure commercial reports and publications to develop and maintain a thorough and accurate picture of market conditions, customers, regulations, and competitors to inform company decision making. Your work will be relied on across the company to shape new product development, develop pricing and positioning of new products, and inform a wide range of other company decisions.


  • Lead the sourcing of qualitative and quantitative industry, market, and competitive data, regulations, and policy changes through primary research, via GM Competitive Intelligence and GM Market Research, through commissioning and managing third-party research, through procuring commercial reports and publications and through open access research.

  • Analyze and synthesize data into actionable insights and recommendations via models and frameworks for Product, Marketing, Sales Executives and other stakeholders.

  • Build and foster a network of authorities and experts who you can consult.

  • Manage third party research and intelligence projects tracking spend and ROI.

  • Design and maintain the company’s market intelligence resources and repositories.

  • Collaborate across functions to ensure business and strategy recommendations are grounded in an understanding of the market trends and landscape.


  • 4+ years of market focused product management or strategy experience.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Marketing, Economics, or equivalent experience.

  • Strong financial and economic modeling skills.

  • Curiosity and a scientific mindset.

  • Outstanding oral, written, and visual communication for technical & non-technical audiences.

  • Demonstrated experience successfully operating with high autonomy in fast-paced, complex, and fluid environments.

  • Strong relationship building skills including the ability to relate and work cross functionally and across all levels of an organization.

  • The ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences.

Additional Description

  • Experience at a high growth startup

  • Experience in the automotive, logistics or micromobility sectors

  • MBA degree

The expected base compensation for this role is: (90,223 - 144,123 USD Annual). Actual base compensation within the identified range will vary based on factors relevant to the position.

Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.

Benefits: GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, GM vehicle discounts and more.

About GM

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Why Join Us 

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values; 
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers.   We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

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