Klarna was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2005. Since then we've changed the banking industry forever. And now we're creating the world's smoothest shopping experience. We serve over 90 million consumers worldwide, & partner with 250,000 merchants - with a new merchant joining us every 8 minutes. Including some of the world's leading brands, such as H&M, ASOS, IKEA, Adidas, Samsung & Lufthansa. Our offices are spread over 17 different markets, hosted by 5000+ employees from 100+ nationalities.
Who you are: We are looking for an experienced & passionate Brand Partnerships Marketing Manager to join our rapidly expanding North America B2C marketing team -- a high-performing, consumer-obsessed group responsible for making Klarna a world-famous brand that is known, respected, & loved by consumers & retailers. The person who will be successful in this role should have extensive knowledge & strong experience in delivering complex, multi-faceted brand partnerships that have impacted & contributed to building world-class brands & putting the consumer at the heart of the work. Additionally, a successful marketer at Klarna should have hands-on experience in working cross-functionally, have a great eye for creative story-telling, be high on talent, be low on ego, genuinely want to make a change while obsessing over our consumers, & also have a passion for pop-culture & trends. You also love problem-solving, want the ability to think creatively, & strive to challenge the status quo, while executing with the highest quality.
What you will do: The Brand Partnerships Marketing Manager will be responsible for building & executing our world-class brand partnerships & activations across key passion points (ie: Sports, Entertainment, etc.), guiding the Klarna brand across marketing touchpoints. Core to this role is driving the development, planning, day-to-day management, & execution of high-priority brand partnerships. The ability to combine creativity & business acumen to elevate Klarna's brand equity with our consumers is a requirement. The work you do will solve a scoped problem-space with defined KPIs, & you will continuously seek improvements in performance & quality. You will regularly collaborate with internal stakeholders such as media, PR, influencer/content leads, & external agencies to develop & execute marketing plans.
The ideal candidate will have experience working in a fast-paced environment & embrace Klarna's startup culture while having a strong willingness to take on the challenges of a fast-growing company & environment. Paired with the ability to quickly adapt to change, prioritize work effectively, & take personal ownership of hands-on delivery. You will be expected to be creatively driven & have a pulse on culture & consumer behavior.