Savvy is hiring!

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Who We Are Looking For

We are searching for fabulous people who bring passion, fun, diverse perspectives, and a strong hustle to our team!

We have a variety of job descriptions below, but truth is, these are more suggestions — we will craft the role with the right candidates.

You can apply to all areas that interest you. If you seem like a fit for our team, we'll reach out and chat further about the places you might plug in best.

Sales and Business Development (Associate to Director levels available)

Savvy is looking for someone who is both eager and mission-driven to support our business development efforts. This should be the easiest pitch of your life, because 4 out of 5 potential clients pitch our services for us, we just need your help to get in front of them to share how we can help them get patient insights. You’ll work alongside our marketing and accounts teams to ensure we get the right information in front of clients and scope winning projects that help them get the most out of talking to patients and caregivers. Ideal candidates are motivated by getting things over the finish line, hyper organized, excellent communicators, and are familiar with the healthcare industry. You’ll be the front door for clients to learn about Savvy, so be prepared to talk about why diverse patient insights help accelerate innovation! Multiple levels available (associate to director level), based on experience. 

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Qualitative / UX / Market Researcher (FT and PT/Contractor available)

Savvy’s tagline is “Ask Patients,” and we are seeking additional support to help do just that! We are looking to bring on additional researchers to service our growing number of patient insight projects. Projects may include in-depth interviews, focus groups, advisory boards, online discussion boards, surveys, user experience testing, and beyond. In this role you will work with the clients to understand their needs and objectives, propose the best methodology, create discussion guides/questions, moderate, and report on the project, along with coordinate with clients and patients along the way. An ideal candidate has personal patient or caregiver experience that can be drawn upon to take their level of understanding of the problem to the next level! Full and part-time available. Role and title based on experience.

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General Hiring

Didn't find anything that fits your exact skillset or career expectations? We're always looking for the best talent to join our team, and that doesn't mean the most-credentialed person or the one with the most years of experience. Shoot us a note at hello@savvy.coop (note we get a lot of requests and do our best to keep up, hence why we are hiring!).

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Apply Today!

Savvy is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are less focused on resumes and more on skills. Are you savvy?

A Message From The Founders

Hear directly from Jen Horonjeff, CEO, and Ronnie Sharpe, COO

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Join us!

A Different Approach

People over job descriptions

We wrote some job descriptions, but they are more suggestions. What we mean is, we have some tasks that are absolute needs and may fit under a certain title, but as a startup there may be other places you can plug in that might not seem obvious for the role. That's why our application strives to highlight other skills you have, that way we can craft the role with the strongest candidates.

Full- and part-time positions

We want to find the right people for our team. This means taking a flexible approach to hiring. Positions have the potential to be full-time or to start as part-time. Depending on the candidate, some part-time roles may be combined to be a full-time position.

Qualifications

We’ve learned that even more important than a person’s professional background is who they are as a person, their work style (read: they can get stuff done), and how they mesh with Savvy.

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Why Join Our Savvy Team

What makes Savvy so special?

  • We are the first and only patient-owned public benefit co-op (we know, that's a mouthful...of awesomeness).
  • We were the first co-op to ever receive venture capital, and now we are profitable (what!?) so we are the stewards of our own destiny.
  • We were featured as one of the 50 Most Daring Entrepreneurs by Entrepreneur magazine for our rad use of a co-op model to equitably value patients.
  • We aren't afraid to put ourselves out there for the cause! We walk the walk. Puppets are our mascots.

Who is a good fit for Savvy?

  • You care about patients and believe co-design is more than just lip service
  • You find yourself nodding in agreement reading our Core Values
  • We were featured as one of the 50 Most Daring Entrepreneurs by Entrepreneur magazine for our rad use of a co-op model to equitably value patients.You are tired of business as usual and want to be part of something different
  • You are a self starter, problem solver, creative thinker or little stinker (not required)

Who is NOT a good fit for Savvy?

  • You want to join a company that is going to blitz scale and IPO in the next 5 years
  • You think exploiting users is just part of doing business
  • You’re only about the Benjamins, baby
  • You do better in a large corporate environment

What benefits do you offer?

  • We have always been a fully remote team, so work wherever you like!
  • We offer health insurance, 401K, home office budget, professional development budget, and lots of other ways to let our team know we care!
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About Savvy Cooperative

What does Savvy do?

Savvy Cooperative is improving healthcare for patients by helping companies create products and services that patients actually need. Savvy provides an online marketplace where companies and innovators can connect directly with diverse patients and consumers to obtain patient insights for clinical, user experience and market research. Using a unique co-op model, Savvy Cooperative is the first patient-owned platform that empowers patients to use their health experiences to advance research, resources and product development.

Who are Savvy’s clients?

We work with companies across healthcare and beyond, including digital health, pharma, biotech, health systems, payors, market research firms, management consulting, creative agencies, startups, and consumer products.

Which communities does Savvy serve?

Savvy is “disease agnostic”—we work with all kinds of patients from rare disease, cancer, autoimmune disease, and underrepresented communities. We also include caregivers (loved ones and guardians), their perspective is important too! We’ve had requests that range from ultra rare diseases to “people who want to improve their sex lives,” there’s something for everyone!

What does it mean that Savvy is a co-op?

Savvy is a multistakeholder co-op, with majority ownership by our Public Class (which are our users, and why we say we are “patient-owned”). We also have a Team Class, so that those who work with Savvy also have a pathway to ownership. We believe that the people who help make Savvy great should have a say and share in our profits—simple as that.

Apply for our open roles today!