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Category Manager (New Markets)

Company: NerdWallet
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

NerdWallet's mission is to provide clarity for all of life's financial decisions. The Category Manager for New Markets is responsible for helping NerdWallet's international and domestic expansion efforts. You will have a unique ability to impact a large segment of business for a fast growing and innovative startup. The successful candidate is competitive, resourceful, and analytical. The role will work across all major functions at NerdWallet to grow these business lines. The position can be based at a NerdWallet office or be geographically remote. The role reports to the General Manager, New Markets.Where you can make an impact:

  • Analyze opportunities, synthesize findings, develop go-forward plans, and execute on recommendations as we enter new geographies and domestic categories.
  • Build out our portfolio of financial service providers in new markets. This includes prospect identification, pricing negotiation, partner management, and economic optimization.
  • Develop and strengthen NerdWallet's positioning and value proposition among financial service providers in new markets.
  • Partner with GM on developing, testing, and improving conversion of our marketplace and other monetizing experiences on new market assets.
  • Own reporting on every new market geo and category.You are:
    • Driven and Goal-Oriented: simply put, you like to win or accomplish your goals.
    • Tenacious and Determined: you don't let up when there is something you want or need to succeed.
    • Strategic and Analytical: ability to analyze, learn, and understand situations quickly and holistically and focus on the activities that matter the most.
    • Fast to learn and improve: as we're competing in a dynamic market, we work in a hypothesis driven manner with rapid iteration to figure out what works in a particular market.
    • A strong communicator and influencer: you enjoy working across a diverse team of colleagues and have the ability to get others excited about your initiatives.
    • A master juggler: you can track multiple workflows at once and manage projects across a variety of teams of people. Your experience:We recognize not everyone will meet all of these requirements. If you meet most of the criteria below and you're excited about the opportunity and willing to learn, we'd love to hear from you.
      • 4+ years of experience in operating roles with proven results from taking strategy through successful execution
      • Proven track record of driving business outcomes, demonstrated by customer-driven and financial metrics
      • Experience driving business outcomes and results from sourcing, onboarding, and strategic management of partners or clients
      • Deep data and analytic orientation
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
      • Familiarity with working in an internet product company a plusWhere:
        • This role will be based in San Francisco, CA or remote (based in the U.S.).
        • We believe great work can be done anywhere. No matter where you are based, NerdWallet offers benefits and perks to support the physical, financial, and emotional well being of you and your family.What we offer:Work Hard, Stay Balanced (Life's a series of balancing acts, eh?)
          • Industry-leading medical, dental, and vision health care plans for employees and their dependents
          • Rejuvenation Policy - Flexible Time Off + 13 holidays + 4 Mental Health Days Off
          • New Parent Leave for employees with a newborn child or a child placed with them for adoption or foster care
          • Mental health support through Ginger.io
          • Financial wellness, guidance, and unlimited access to a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) through Northstar
          • Paid sabbatical for Nerds to recharge, gain knowledge and pursue their interests
          • Health and Dependent Care FSA and HSA Plan with monthly NerdWallet contribution
          • Weekly Virtual Bootcamp, Yoga, and Mindfulness Meditation sessions
          • Monthly Wellness Stipend, Cell Phone Stipend, and Wifi StipendHave Some Fun! (Nerds are fun, too)
            • Nerd-led group initiatives - Intramural Sports, Employee Resource Groups for Parents, Diversity, and Inclusion, Women, LGBTQIA, and other communities
            • Hackathons, Happy Hours, and team events across all teams and departments
            • Company-wide events like Little Nerds Day (aka bring your kids to work day, even if you're remote!) and our annual Charity Auction Lifestyle (Be your best self - we'll take care of the details)
              • Our Nerds love to make an impact by paying it forward - Donate to your favorite causes with a company match
              • Work from home equipment stipend and co-working space subsidy
              • Anniversary recognition program - choose from different items and experiences
              • Commuting stipend Plan for your future (And when you retire on your island, remember the little people)
                • 401K with company match
                • Annual Enrichment Stipend for learning and development
                • Be the first to test and benefit from our new financial products and tools
                • Access to Rocket Lawyer for online legal support and resources If you are based in California, we encourage you to read this important information for California residents linked here.NerdWallet is committed to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Keywords: NerdWallet, Atlanta , Category Manager (New Markets), Executive , Atlanta, Georgia

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