Growth Marketing Associate // Pointy

Growth Marketing Associate

Role

Pointy is looking for a Growth Marketing Associate, Paid Social to join our rapidly growing Growth team. We’re looking for proven marketers who can craft a channel marketing strategy and execute on it. The ideal candidate possesses quantitative thinking skills, and thinks strategically about their channel. The associate will develop and implement strategies to grow our retailer acquisition programs.

Responsibilities

  • Effectively and efficiently lead performance-based paid acquisition marketing efforts to reach acquisition goals
  • Coordinate with internal/external teams to develop and refine creative and targeting strategy
  • Develop and execute A/B testing programs to improve campaign performance
  • Develop paid acquisition plans and provide regular reporting on progress towards key milestones and risks
  • Continuously evaluate and test new tactics for acquiring new users, such as data analysis, partner management, campaign targeting, bidding, A/B tests and more
  • Work with the Growth Marketing Lead and other team members to identify and recommend improvements to partner strategy, campaign setup and optimization
  • Help with the development of analytical tools, technology and processes to drive efficiency across the Paid Acquisition Team
  • Coordinate internally to share key learnings across the team to accelerate retailer growth

Experience & Skills

  • BA / BS degree in a quantitative discipline (Statistics, Business, Economics, Computer Science or similar)
  • Proven track record of growing large-scale paid campaigns with large budgets
  • 2+ years experience leading paid social campaigns with high impact results
  • Experience with rigorous, high-frequency A/B testing and lift testing
  • Experience with campaign management platforms (Kenshoo, Nanigans, Smartly, or similar)
  • Proven analytical, business planning, and management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to communicate and influence effectively across various departments
  • Team Player – Willingness to dive in to help/support other team members. We all win or lose together
  • Strong desire to look at and understand the data
  • Execution Oriented – You aggressively prioritize speed/action for delivering results
  • Ownership mentality – Your program performance rests on your shoulders
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment
  • Experience with SQL and Excel (Pivot Tables, Advanced Formulas, Data Manipulation)

Company

Pointy is a Dublin-based start-up with substantial backing from top-tier international investors. Our founding team is ex-Google, ex-Oxford, and previously sold a startup to Google. You’ll be joining a stellar team at an early stage. We’re going to have a lot of fun, and we want you to join us.

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Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV to jobs@pointy.com

Senior Software Developer // Booking.com

Senior Software Developer (Amsterdam)

At Booking.com we combine the best traits of a start-up with the resources of planet Earth’s  #1 accommodation website. We are working towards creating the ultimate travel experience, building and improving great products for both travellers and the accommodation partners.

We are not afraid to experiment, think big or aim high!

Based in the beautiful city of Amsterdam, our technology department is over 1500 strong.

We believe that diversity makes us stronger – with over 60 different nationalities in the technology department alone, you will be able to absorb new skills and develop your career in a multicultural environment.

As well as working independently, you will also be responsible for making technical decisions within a team and across teams/sub-departments. Our development strategy is agile and we work in small Scrum teams of 5-7. We do several code rollouts every day, are data-driven and do extensive A/B testing on both user and partner facing platforms.

B.responsible

  • 50% coding, 50% working with developers
  • Take initiative to address the larger technical needs of the product you work on
  • Focus on moving the business forward, be pragmatic about technology choices
  • Always keep the customer at the center of everything you do
  • Have a keen interest in the business, not just any given technical problem
  • Lead initiatives for improvement of development processes and business opportunities for your team’s product and the company as a whole by impacting multiple products across the business.
  • Identify, foster, and proactively help colleagues to grow professionally, taking a significant role in onboarding new team members
  • Contribute to the growth of Booking.com through interviewing or other recruitment efforts
  • Represent Booking.com values, both in the company and in the external community
  • Advocate a collaborative working environment – make “my ideas” into “our ideas”
  • Lead, manage and resolve technical or design discussions or conflicts

B.skilled

  • 7+ years of experience as a software developer
  • Thought leader (leader in the field of own expertise)
  • Strong and demonstrable programming skill, using 2+ server-side programming languages
  • 1+ years of experience mentoring, coaching and training newer and less experienced team members
  • Excellent communication, influencing, and stakeholder management
  • Experience working on products that impact large numbers of customers
  • Experience with distributed systems
  • Ability to drive technical, business and people related initiatives that improve productivity, performance and quality
  • Proven ability and willingness to continue learning
  • Self-starter, self-motivated, collaborative, with “can do” attitude

B.offered

  • Living and working in Amsterdam, one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe
  • Contributing to a high scale, complex, world-renowned product and seeing real-time impact of your work on millions of travellers worldwide
  • Working in a fast-paced and performance-driven culture
  • Opportunity to utilize technical expertise, leadership capabilities and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Promote and drive impactful and innovative engineering solutions
  • Technical, behavioural and interpersonal competence advancement via on-the-job opportunities, experimental projects, hackathons, conferences and active community participation
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package and some great added perks of working in the home city of Booking.com

Working at Booking.com

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We are also hiring iOS, Android, Frontend, Full Stack and Java Developers as well as Team Leads, Site Reliability Engineers and Product focused roles.

This position is open to worldwide candidates and, in the case of relocation, we will assist you with a generous relocation package, ensuring a smooth transition to working and living in Amsterdam.  We have successfully relocated 300+ Technology professionals to Amsterdam in the last year!

If you want to get in touch to discuss this role further leave me your details. I’ve personally done the relocation from Dublin in the past 6 months.

Please check glassdoor.com and search for Senior Software Developer in Amsterdam for guidance around salary.

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