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Marketing, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Saturday, April 25, 2020
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theSkimm is a membership-based organization dedicated to helping female millennials live their smartest lives. By seamlessly integrating into our members existing routines, we've become a trusted brand to more than seven million people. We're fundamentally changing the way our members consume news, consider products or services, & take action on important things happening in their lives. Our flagship product, the Daily Skimm, is still the fastest growing email newsletter on the market, & we've grown our product suite to fit into other routines at home, work, & on-the-go. theSkimm App debuted at #1 in News in iTunes, our podcast "Skimm'd from The Couch" reached #1 in Apple Podcasts within hours of launching, & more than 200,000 people voted with us in the 2018 midterm elections.

As theSkimm grows, we're committed to helping our members tackle big decision-making moments in life by giving them the information & tools they need to make empowered choices across news, civic engagement, finance, career, health, & more. Founded in 2012 by two friends on a couch, we've since grown to over 100 employees based in NYC. We are passionate. We are a TEAM. We work hard, but we know when to take a break to enjoy each other's company. Our products help people live smarter lives & we're building a brand trusted by millions of women across the country. Join us!


theSkimm marketing team is a group of fast-moving, data-driven & creative thinkers who nurture & grow theSkimm brand & community, while driving membership & engagement across all platforms. The Performance Marketing Manager role will help to drive audience acquisition & retention through our organic & paid channels.

The Performance Marketing Manager will report to the Vice President, Growth Marketing. Were looking for an extraordinary performance marketer who has a proven track record of driving significant growth through execution of performance marketing campaigns. You will be responsible for helping drive strategy, building & managing campaigns across a variety of digital & offline channels & working with cross functional teams to acquire & retain Members. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, innovative, problem solver who gets things done & is excited about growth.


  • Campaign management & optimization: execute on growth marketing initiatives across all organic & paid channels, including but not limited to: FB ads, LinkedIn, email, SEM, SEO, Podcasts, Display & more;
  • Perform a CAC/LTV analysis holistically & per channel to provide recommendations for CPA goals & budget allocation;
  • Budget & forecasting: Develop monthly/yearly forecasts & data based media plans for individual campaigns/channels & holistically;
  • Customer focused & data driven: Utilize data & insights to have a deep understanding of theSkimms top performing audience, customer lifecycle, acquisition funnel, & identify opportunities for growth - optimization & new channel exploration;
  • Reporting: Own performance marketing reporting & provide actionable insights back to relevant stakeholders. Collaborate with the data analytics team to ensure tracking & channel attribution


  • 4+ years of full-time experience in performance marketing roles with a proven track record of driving growth;
  • Strong project management skills with experience executing marketing campaigns;
  • Proficiency in Excel, Facebook Ads & Google Ads, Google analytics, Looker, & other industry standard optimization tools as well as tracking platforms;
  • Exceptional organizational, budgetary & time management skills;
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to identify trends & provide action oriented insights;
  • Ability to collaborate & work cross-functionally, specifically with product & design teams;
  • Passion for theSkimm's brand & products;


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability Insurances, starting on your first day!
  • Competitive salary & equity packages alongside annual performance reviews aimed at rewarding & recognizing our diverse talents
  • Flexible vacation policy & generous holiday observances
  • MassMutual 401(k) program
  • One Medical Membership
  • Subsidized family planning & fertility benefits through Carrot Fertility
  • Up to $400 in annual gym-membership reimbursement
  • Collaborative office space with a mix of snacks, seltzer, caffeine & a pretty sweet roof deck
  • Catered meals & drinks during our weekly "Sipn Skimm" all-hands meeting & monthly "Skimm'e A Drink!" happy hour
  • The opportunity to be part of a friendly, hardworking & diverse group of people building a membership company that makes it easier to live smarter.
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