Enova is an online financial services provider driven by technology and analytics. Since its founding in 2004, Enova has provided online loans to more than four million people on five continents. We’re proud of our global business model, which is driven by a smart and motivated workforce and a dedication to customer satisfaction.

Senior Marketing Manager at Enova

Senior Marketing Manager

Reporting to: Director of Marketing

Location: Chicago Headquarters


Are you interested in being a leader at one of the top FinTech companies in Chicago? Come join Enova as the head of marketing for a fast growing online consumer lending brand. Enova is searching for a senior marketer with experience in acquisition and portfolio (aka retention) marketing for our NetCredit business. (www.netcredit.com). You will work alongside the P&L head to delight customers and help grow originations, revenue, and profit. You will be responsible for leading a team and delivering marketing results through lead generation, affiliates, pre-approved direct mail, e-mail, paid digital, SEO, social media, and TV or Radio marketing channels.

What you’ll do:

Marketing Strategy and Budget 

  • Manage a market-leading brand and cultivate relationships with consumers, partners, team members, and industry leaders.
  • Develop marketing acquisition and retention strategies and tactics to exceed business goals.
  • Team with P&L Head, Strategy and Operations Manager and Product Manager to build a business roadmap and integrate product and marketing strategies (new marketing channels, new features, new products etc.).
  • Set and own the multi-million dollar marketing budget and manage results and forecasts to ensure the business hits its targets on the way to a billion dollar balance sheet.
  • Lead the new and existing customer budgeting and forecasting processes, working with the P&L head, product management, finance, analytics , marketing, and operations to align the plan with Kotler’s 4 P’s.
  • Dig deep into the analytics and the technology to make sure that all the marketing is working the way you think it is and want it too.
  • Manage marketing budget with accountability for staying delivering budget and reporting on key metrics.

Marketing Team, Channel and Project Management 

  • Deliver on aggressive goals and budget through executing projects individually and with support of the team, optimizing marketing channels, and managing relationships with marketing partners/agencies.
  • Develop and coach marketing team members in channel management, problem solving, critical thinking, project management and strategy.
  • Prioritize initiatives and projects for team- support project management, monitor and deliver on milestones, remove roadblocks, problem solve.
  • Work cross-functionally with internal departments (legal, marketing analytics, creative services, finance, business intelligence and tech) and manage external vendor partners.
  • Support team in working with creative partners to develop new and update existing creatives for direct mail, email, digital advertising, landing pages, and website to improve conversion.

You’re right for this job if you have:

  • 7-10+ years relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s degree (MBA a plus) or equivalent experience
  • Experience in the following acquisition marketing channels: pre-approved direct mail, leads, affiliates, digital (paid-search, SEO, website management and conversion)
  • Experience in retention/portfolio marketing- email, direct mail, segmentation, offer analysis
  • Experience in B2C marketing
  • Proven leadership and people management experience
  • Proven success with managing vendors and business partner relationships
  • Demonstrated analytical skills with the ability to understand and analyze quantitative data and measure performance

Kudos if you have:

  • Experience in e-commerce or financial services

Our Marketing Teams:

Enova’s marketing teams unite digital and traditional marketers, account owners, direct marketing specialists and advertising pros who strive to craft a cohesive marketing strategy for each of our financial products. These gurus integrate marketing strategies between traditional marketing, SEM, e-mail, direct mail, lead generation and affiliate marketing to pave the way of our products directly to our customers. Their goals are simple: acquire new customers and retain existing customers, develop brands that build a positive customer experience, and own programs that have measurable, bottom-line impact.

Enova Overview:

Enova is a leading provider of online financial services that leverages its advanced technology and analytics to provide access to credit for non-prime consumers and small businesses. Our roots are in Chicago, but we have served nearly 5 million customers through our six businesses in the U.S. and abroad. We pride ourselves on hiring smart and driven people who bring new and innovative ideas to the table. Our mentality is, "Life’s short. Work some place awesome." Ready to join us?


Perks means something different to everyone. Yes we have snacks and a ping pong table, but we also have summer hours, a sabbatical program, 401k matching and education reimbursement. Most importantly, we like to think of our people as perks too. Isn't working with smart and driven people critical in your success in your next job?

Company Reviews

The structured LevelUp curriculum — which is a month of programming assignments in different languages and a curated list of required reading — is one of the unique ways that Enova invests in making you a better programmer. Your assignments are evaluated by an instructor, as well as your peers, which facilitates improving and growing your skillset. If there is a topic that intrigues you, guaranteed, there is generally an expert in that area a few steps away. There are so many confident and skilled software engineers to talk to, your growth is only limited by your motivation."
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Enova provides its employees everything they need to succeed in their careers, including top talent, an engaging workplace, tons of awesome perks and benefits, and strong company values.
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Enova has amazing perks like free food, comfortable dress and summer hours, but the most notable benefit is the deep investment in learning and skill-building. Software new hires go through a 10-week, self-paced training program, which culminates in a full Ruby on Rails app of your design. After training, project team members help you take on responsibility and quickly get success under your belt. Opportunities to make changes abound at Enova, where the only limit to your impact is the need for sleep.
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Software Engineer
at Enova
ENOVA = Fast + Flexible + Frictionless: my favorite F words!
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Why work with us
Being part of a global company like ours means you have lots of opportunities to shine. Our values encourage ownership and accountability, with a commitment to making sure the best answer wins, regardless of whose answer it is. We are a fun and innovative company full of talented people, constantly setting high expectations for ourselves and working our hardest to do even better.
Our philosophy is simple: Happy employees are more successful. When company culture is collaborative and open, we accomplish more together. So you can wear pretty much whatever you want, and you can help yourself to the virtually unlimited coffee, soda and snacks in our fully stocked kitchens. When you sit down at your desk, you’ll do it in front of your choice of Mac or PC, outfitted with all the accessories you need to do your best work. We believe that when you have the tools you need for success, everybody wins.
Perks & Benefits
Medical, dental and vision coverage • 401(k) matching • Commuter tax benefits • Tuition reimbursement • Sabbatical program • Summer Hours • Recognition programs • On-site discounted yoga, dry cleaning, manicures, haircuts and massages • After-hours food delivery and commuting reimbursement • Off-site events every month • Discounted gym memberships • Intramural sports • Pet insurance

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