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At Acorns we look after the financial best interest of the up-and-coming.  We are innovators. We make bold decisions. We stay curious, inspiring one another to push past all previous thresholds of possibility.  We are one team & are building a diverse community of team members, partners, & customers from all walks of life to foster creativity, challenge conventional thinking, & put the tools of wealth-making in everyones hands. 

We are looking for missionaries who are rooted in purpose, to join our team. We can achieve our goals if we are a team of missionaries working toward a shared purpose & mission. 

Our mission? With benevolence & courage, we look after the financial best interests of the up-and-coming; beginning with the empowering, proud step of micro-investing.

How do we accomplish our mission? Our values. 

Lead With Heart 

With compassion, integrity, & tenacity, inspire yourself & others to move past all previous thresholds of possibility

Make Bold Decisions

We are creating a new world. Be optimistic, adventurous, & courageous. Leap fearlessly into the future

Always Build Trust

Say what you mean, mean what you say, & do what you say youre going to do. We are all owners. We are one team

Never Stop Growing

Change IS the constant. Stay hungry & curious. Be relentless in the pursuit of progress

Find a way

Never settle, no excuses, nothing is impossible. Just make it happen

Our values guide us, & our mission drives us. 

Come join us & help deliver financial wellness for the whole family, creating compound growth at every life stage.



Paid Acquisition Marketing Manager II | Acorns

Acorns is looking for a Paid Acquisition Marketing Manager II to join the team to assist in driving customer growth. This individual will work in a fast-paced team environment overseeing some of Acorns paid customer acquisition channels. This individual will be driving high-quality subscriber growth through channel optimization, collaborating with our design team to experiment with new creatives & messaging, & testing new channel opportunities. 

This role has the option to be remote or based in our Irvine or New York offices.

You are not expected to have experience with all listed requirements. If you feel passionately about Acorns' mission, vision, & values, please apply. 

Within 1 month, you will

  • Introduce yourself to the growth team members, stakeholders & collaborators
  • Get familiar with the channels, tools, metrics, & past campaign results
  • Meet with business leaders & teams across the organization to understand how Acorns works
  • Hit the ground running by managing at least one of Acorns paid acquisition channels across Google & video (linear TV, streaming, OTT, programmatic) & generate some early wins

Within 6 months, you will:

  • Significantly improve current channel efficiency through testing & optimization
  • Explore at least 5-10 new strategic opportunities with early testing 
  • Establish a streamlined process working with brand, creative & analytics partners 
  • Refine robust reporting & automation to improve operational efficiency  
  • Manage agency relationships, including quarterly OKR process with clear goals & deliverables to support Acorns growth objectives

Within 12 months, you will:

  • Become the leader in strategy & execution for paid marketing in your managed channels
  • Consistently deliver & exceed ambitious performance goals on time & on budget
  • Build a high performing paid marketing program combining data-driven experimentation, deep customer understanding, & high level of creativity
  • Expand current paid channels through ongoing optimization & creative testing
  • Explore opportunities & build out new channels to drive future Acorns growth
  • Work closely with creative teams to develop highly performant ads at a high output
  • Ensure that brand messaging & identity are reflected across the entire customer journey
  • Improve leadership & management skills with the opportunity to participate in a leadership training program. 

What you will bring to Acorns:

  • 4-6+ years of direct experience managing paid mobile user acquisition campaigns at scale across multiple channels & ad networks, with preferred experience managing Google web & app campaigns & video channels, while exceeding specific KPIs through optimization, automation, & creative. Experience in financial services or subscription businesses is a plus
  • Results-driven professional with a mindset of relentless experimentation across existing channels while constantly finding & growing new acquisition channels
  • Highly analytical with a strong proficiency with Excel/Google Sheets (pivot tables, vlookups, basic modeling) & understanding of statistics & test design
  • Strong communicator, self-starter, & able to work in a fast environment to get things done. Able to handle multiple tasks with attention to detail & work under pressure 
  • Driven to learn fast, be creative, & win as a team with an exceptional drive & precision in delivery
  • Thirst for delivering game-changing products & a belief that your work is tied to your life's mission & optimism about the potential of societal change

You are not expected to have experience with all listed requirements. If you feel passionate about Acorns' mission, vision, & values, please apply.

What we offer: 

  • Competitive salary & stock options
  • A comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of you & your family
  • Flexible work hours, location, & paid time off 
  • 401k discretionary match
  • Monthly Acorns account contribution & GoHenry account for your family
  • Wellness Days - Company-wide quarterly days off to rest + recharge
  • Mindfulness, Mental Health, & Financial Wellness resources: Headspace, Ginger, & Addition Wealth are offered at no cost to you
  • Acorns Career Development Program (Monthly Acorns to Oaks training sessions, development plans, quarterly development check-ins, Cornerstones online training platform)
  • Roots Leadership Program for emerging leaders
  • Monthly community celebrations, events, panel discussions, & speakers
  • Talented & motivated team members who care deeply about one another, our mission, & our customers.
  • The rare opportunity to create a new world. We inspire one another every day to do meaningful work that solves big societal challenges.

About Acorns:

Acorns is how everyday consumers save & invest for the long term. To date, customers have invested over $15 billion with Acorns, much of it in spare change. By putting the tools of wealth-making in everyone's hands, Acorns has become the largest subscription service in U.S. consumer finance, serving over 10 million everyday Americans. Customers get automated investing in diversified portfolios, a simple retirement product, a bank account that helps people spend less to invest more, & bonus investments from 20k brands. Plus, everyday Americans can easily invest in their kids & get money news they can use, all from the same app. From acorns, mighty oaks do grow!


With benevolence & courage, we look after the financial best interests of the up-and-coming; beginning with the empowering step of micro-investing.


  • Lead With Heart
  • Make Bold Decisions
  • Always Build Trust
  • Never Stop Growing
  • Find a Way

Commitment to a diverse community: 

Acorns is committed to building a diverse community of customers, partners, & team members. We believe that fostering diversity not only fuels creativity but also challenges conventional thinking & helps us properly represent the unique experience of the everyday consumer that we serve. 

Compensation Information:

The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $123,000 & $145,000/year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, & experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, equity grants, & discretionary cash bonus awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility & various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, & parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

If hired, employee will be in an at-will position & the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, & market factors.

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