Performance Marketing Manager

| Chicago
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Performance Marketing Manager 

We are looking for a Performance Marketing Manager to manage, grow, and optimize all paid media, including PPC/SEM and Facebook advertising. Your role will be critical to the success of the business, powering the acquisition of new customers and driving revenue. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a growing Fintech company that is helping students and expanding access to education in the UK.

The Company

Education can be expensive. Many aspiring students are not reaching their potential because they can't afford it. Our mission is to change all that. We believe everyone has the ability to have a positive impact on society. And money shouldn't prevent you from being the best you can be. That's why we exist. 

Future Finance, Inc. is one of the fastest growing Fintech companies in Europe. Founded in 2014, Future Finance is backed by elite institutions such as S-Cubed, QED, KCK and Blackstone, and has been appointed by the EU agency European Investment Fund as an intermediary to provide financing solutions for those in pursuit of higher education. Headquartered in Dublin, we have offices in Chicago and London.

The People

We are a team of pioneering entrepreneurs with a passion for Fintech. Future Finance thrives on collaboration and exchange of ideas. We operate a philosophy of Best Idea Wins and No Ego. This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented individual to grow with a dynamic team of smart, self motivated individuals who are working towards a common goal.

This position will report to the Director of Digital Marketing.

The Role

As a performance marketing manager, you will:

  • Grow Future Finance by maximizing the number of new customers we can reach at a given cost target

  • Own performance marketing channels, including PPC/SEM (Google AdWords, Bing, Yahoo) and Facebook – you will be responsible for the strategy, account management, reporting, and optimization of these channels

  • Analyze historical data and trends to suggest performance improvements

  • Collaborate with internal teams necessary to execute and optimize Markerting performance, including Product Management, Tech, and Analytics

  • Own A/B testing for marketing channels and corresponding landing pages

You should:

  • Be passionate about helping students fulfil their potential

  • Have 2-5 years of relevant experience managing paid, performance-oriented marketing campaigns

  • Have strong quantitative, analytical, and problem solving skills

  • Have a broad understanding of online marketing, including campaign tracking and conversion funnel analysis

  • Experience with A/B testing tools, such as Content Experiments, Adobe Test & Target, or Optimizely

  • Experience with Google Analytics and understanding of SQL a plus

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We're located in the Loop right next to the Willis Tower (fka Sears Tower) and in close proximity to all transit options and great lunch spots.
216 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 625, Chicago, IL 60606

Insider's spotlight

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

It's a casual and fun workplace that offers the benefit of flexible working hours. We work hard but play hard as well. We have various company outings and social events, as well as offering vacation time that is above industry standard.



What makes someone successful on your team?

To be a successful member of the marketing team, you should be analytical, data-driven, and a subject matter expert. Strong collaboration and communication skills, and an ability to work independently, will also help you excel as part of the marketing team at Future Finance.


Head of Marketing

Future Finance's core values include 'no ego & best idea wins'. This means that any team member will be heard regardless of title or tenure. As such, the ideas that are customer centric/friendly, logical and with the best supporting data will drive the direction of the company and its products.



Perks of working here

Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Equity
Company Outings
Conferences & Training
Dental Benefits
Flex Work Hours
Health Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
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