Marketing Manager, Media at Remitly

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At Remitly, we help immigrant communities around the world send over $6 billion a year to their loved ones. Sending money is faster, easier, and costs less with our all-digital money transfer platform. Our vision is to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial service products on the planet. At Remitly, your work has a direct and positive impact on people around the globe. Your work matters, every day.

The Role

As our Marketing Manager, Media, you will work closely with the team to grow the Remitly customer base, improve the customer experience and ensure we are working efficiently.

This role will be supporting the Director of Offline & Community Marketing in carrying out the strategy, planning, negotiation, execution, analysis and optimization of Remitly’s offline acquisition channels. As part of the offline team you will be responsible for Remitly’s global media planning and buying in all offline channels (including community marketing), with an emphasis on broadcast but with a strong need to identify, test, launch, and scale new channels to expand Remitly’s reach, build our brand and acquire new customers.

This role is based in Seattle. A strong knowledge of offline media channels and opportunities is essential to success in this position. But you should also possess knowledge in forward looking, emerging channels like Connected TV, YouTube, etc

What You’ll Do

  • Act as a strategic partner to Director of Offline/Community Marketing to develop and execute a test and learn agenda to unlock new channels to accelerate performance
  • Partner closely with Product Marketing to ensure their plans are met in a way that best suits the audience
  • Work closely with Remitly’s research and analytics teams to identify the right channel mix for targeted customer segments
  • Act as a strategic partner between internal marketing leads and external agencies to develop campaigns that are effective and offer a holistic approach to offline strategies and tactics. 
  • Support Director in identifying potential agency partners, develop relationships with media agencies and leverage those relationships to plan, negotiate, buy, and deploy highly impactful and effective campaigns including (C)TV/radio (including podcasts)/outdoor/events
  • Manage execution, organization, and communication of marketing tasks including, launching tests, building wiki pages for campaigns, campaign project management and supporting digital marketing efforts.
  • Obsess over data and understand campaign metrics to set best practices and continuously improve offline buys, overall engagement, and conversions.
  • Assist in preparing forecasts and performance reports that monitor and analyze key media metrics quality, and campaign performance
  • Own administrative processes for effective department operations including PO setup, account payable tracking and auditing, and accrual processes
  • Interface directly with networks, and manage creative trafficking
  • Monitor and analyze competitive media and marketing strategies. 
  • Manage 1-2 junior team members as we scale our business

Who You Are

  • Be nimble and able to juggle both strategic plan development long with leading in-depth tactical execution, plan stewardship and invoice reconciliation
  • Have 3-5 years experience in offline marketing activities and media buying (TV, radio, print, out of home, etc.)-- Community/grassroots/events marketing a plus
    • NOTE: this is NOT a media buying position, we outsource most of that work. This is a role to craft our strategy and plans, build business cases, and then hand off to our agencies for execution and stewardship
  • Be flexible. Our environment is constantly changing and successful candidates should be comfortable with some amount of ambiguity.
  • Have a “do what it takes” attitude and want to make an impact with an amazing organization 
  • Be customer centric. Have the ability to walk in the customer’s shoes and advocate on their behalf
  • Be skilled with Excel, SQL a plus
  • Have strong analytical aptitude with experience making data-driven marketing decisions
  • Be a focused self starter who can manage a workload against multiple competing priorities and deadlines
  • Be a great influencer and inspiring people manager
  • Experience working with diverse cultures, target audiences and languages a plus
  • Spanish, Tagalog or other foreign language skills, a plus
  • 4 year Bachelor’s degree program in marketing, media, advertising, business or relevant experience, preferred

Who we are

Remitly is a group of passionate people working to make international payments easier and more transparent on both the web and mobile devices. We are seeking team members to join us that want to make a difference and change an industry. We pride ourselves on aiming high and delivering results, data being at the heart of everything we do, and encouraging our team to own business decisions and outcomes. Sound like the place for you? Join us.

Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals seeking employment at Remitly are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

Remitly is an E-Verify Employer

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Remitly is in the heart of downtown Seattle. Situated near tons of bars and restaurants, with easy access to public transport, it's an ideal location.

What are Remitly Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Remitly's executive leadership is as diverse as our staff, and our Director of Diversity & Inclusion is focused on continuous improvement of our D&I initiatives.
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Company sponsored family events
Remitly sponsors family-oriented events semi-annually (e.g., holiday party and company picnic).
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
All King County-based employees receive the ORCA Card transportation benefit on day one. The ORCA Card can be used on all regular buses, Regional Rail, and a few other modes of transportation.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Remitly has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and the flavored Bevi water you can handle.
We offer employees a parking subsidy in the building's below-ground garage.
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Remitly hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $1000 annualy for continuing education.
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