Credit Karma

Brand Strategist

1 month agoCharlotte, NC

Credit Karma is a mission-driven company, focused on championing financial progress for our more than 100 million members in the U.S., Canada and U.K.  While we're best known for pioneering free credit scores, our members turn to us for tips as they work on their  financial goals, including helping them monitor their credit, identity monitoring, searching for credit cards, shopping for loans (car, home and personal), and growing their savings* -- all for free. Credit Karma has grown significantly through the years: we've added more than 70 million members in the last five years alone and now have more than 1,100 employees across our offices in Oakland, Charlotte, Los Angeles and London. 

*Banking services provided by MVB Bank, Inc., Member FDIC

As a Brand Strategist, you’ll be a key member of our newly-formed brand team with a focus on driving consideration for our brand and awareness of our products, aggregating data from 3rd party platforms and drawing key insights, optimizing our marketing claims, and collaborating across the organization with creative, product marketing, sponsorships, research, and CRM teams. 

What’s great about this role:

  • You’ll be on the front lines of bringing our new brand positioning to life, and shaping how it influences marketing across the business 
  • You’ll help build our new Sponsorships function and play hands-on role in activating Credit Karma through new partners 
  • You'll play a lead role in helping data and insights support multi-channel marketing efforts 
  • You’ll experiment with new channels and integrations to drive awareness and consideration for our brand.
  • It’s an entrepreneurial role on a new team that encourages autonomy but has management support 

What you’ll get to do:

  • Drive clear POVs on CK audiences, CK business categories, culture, and competitive activity 
  • Be the primary owner of our creative insights platforms and brand tracking data, and draw powerful hypothesis and conclusions from the data 
  • Develop a holistic view of our claims and substantiation, and be the core resource for how our reasons to believe can be best utilized in marketing 
  • Support Sponsorships Lead in activating our brand and products with new and existing partners 
  • Support creative strategy by developing creative briefs 
  • Support research projects designed to understand our audience more clearly and insightfully 

What we're looking for:

  • 4+ years in a Digital Strategy or Brand Strategy role, at either a creative agency or in house at a consumer brand 

What we would like to see:

  • Experience in a fast paced, metrics-driven environment 
  • Experience aggregating and manipulating data and research in order to bring more effective marketing ideas to market 
  • Basic understanding of quantitative and qualitative research methods, including creative testing and optimization
  • Experience developing insights and unique attributes against consumer audiences 
  • Interest in working on and learning about brand sponsorships (sports, entertainment, etc)
  • Experience working on a financial services brand  
  • A passion for wearing many hats and being a voice in many different rooms 
  • A hunger to learn and a willingness to lead

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Credit Karma is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We welcome all candidates without regard to race, color, religion, age, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, veteran or military status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information or other protected characteristic. We prohibit discrimination of any kind and operate in compliance with applicable fair chance laws. 

Credit Karma is also  committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment because it is the right thing to do. We believe that such an environment advances long-term professional growth, creates a robust business, and supports our mission of championing financial progress for everyone. We offer generous benefits and perks with a single eye to nourishing an inclusive environment that recognizes the contributions of all and fosters diversity by supporting our internal Employee Resource Groups. We’ve worked hard to build an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and the opportunity for professional growth. As part of the Credit Karma team, your voice will be heard, your contributions will matter, and your unique background and experiences will be celebrated.

COVID-19 update (US Jobs Only):

Credit Karma believes that vaccines are one of the most powerful tools to fight COVID-19 and save lives. We also believe that in order to work toward our mission of helping people make financial progress, people first and foremost need their health. All employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date unless otherwise approved for an exception as may be required by law.

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Client-provided location(s): Charlotte, NC, USA
Job ID: 4251834003