Director of Strategic Operations

Atlanta, GA
Jun 26, 2024
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About Us

sunday is shaking up the way the restaurant industry handles payments. We thrive on creating efficiency and delighting diners, servers, owners and everyone involved in the dining experience.

About the Role

The Director of Strategic Projects will be based in our Atlanta office and will play a critical role in leading new product launches and strategic initiatives. This role requires a highly driven and strategic thinker who can manage cross-functional projects and provide analytical insights to company leaders.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading new product launches for the US market:
  • Ideation, development, and launch of new products tailored for the US market (eg handheld payment terminals, new Point of Sale integrations)
  • Build and lead cross-functional teams to ensure successful product development and market launch
  • Champion strategic initiatives:
  • Own and drive strategic cross-functional initiatives at the company level that usually range from 2 to 6 months
  • Ensure timely and effective execution of these initiatives, aligning them with company goals and objectives.
  • Strategic support:
  • Provide ad-hoc supports to CEO US and other company leaders on strategic projects (offering analytical insights and and fast paced solutions to complex strategic challenges)
  • Strategic planning coordination:
  • Coordinate strategic planning together with finance and HR teams (BP, Forecasts, resource planning, etc.)

Reporting Structure:

Reports directly to CEO US and Co-founder, Christine de Wendel.

Maintains a direct line of communication with our CEO and Co-founder, Victor Lugger.

Challenges and Opportunities


  • Exceptional access to leadership, providing exposure to different leadership styles and experiences.
  • Access to a wide variety of information across operations, sales, financial, HR, governance, and organizational structures.
  • Contribution to key company-wide strategic initiatives.


  • Need for absolute drive and ownership, with a relentless pursuit of excellence.
  • Absolute confidentiality, safeguarding sensitive information at all times.
  • Ability to navigate fast-paced and high-pressure situations with finesse and agility.
  • Heavy administrative responsibilities, including planning, structuring communication, and ensuring deliverables are met.
  • High rigor and solid planning and organizational skills required.
  • Willingness to travel 2 to 4 days a month.
  • Open to spending 3 days per week in the Midtown Atlanta office.

About You

  • 8+ years of corporate experience.
  • Prior experience in a successful high-growth tech company and / or strategy consulting preferred.
  • Experience in the tech/start-up sector is a solid plus
  • Autonomy and drive.
  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving.
  • Strong management skills.
  • Effective communication.
  • Stakeholder management, including senior executives.
  • Strong analytical skills.

Compensation, Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • 100% health coverage for you and your dependents
  • Free vacation policy
  • Attractive 401K
  • Major opportunities to grow quickly (also internationally)

Equal Opportunity Employer

sunday is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, gender, ethnicity, religion, national origin, ancestry, nationality, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by law (except where an attribute is a bona fide occupational qualification).

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