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#1 US marketplace for experiential travel - tours, adventures, and expert-planned trips.

Performance Marketing Manager

$40k – $80k • 0.1% – 0.75%
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Stride is a fast-growing VC-funded seed stage company led by travel industry & startup veterans that is serving a $50 billion opportunity as the way people book and experience travel changes.

As the #1 US marketplace for experiential travel packages - from tours & adventure packages to tailor-made trips - our platform hosts more than 40,000 expert-planned trips across every continent from more than 1,000 travel companies. With over 115,000 trusted reviews, Stride enables travelers of all stripes to explore the world with confidence.

- Our Mantra: Think Big. Start Small. Move Fast
- We love learning, trying, doing, and making things happen
- We adore the planet and love helping people explore it and work with the same spirit of adventure
- We are serious about giving our all and getting results, and we like to laugh, joke, and be playful while doing it
- Dogs. We love 'em, and usually have one (Athena!) around the office

A Performance Marketing Manager who loves to run, test, and optimize PPC campaigns for Google Adwords and Facebook retargeting. You are self-competitive to get amazing ROIs.

Verbal or analytical? Yes please! You love numbers and ROI, but you also love wordsmithing ad copy and picking the right creative.

You've got hustle. You are relentless in pursuit of your goals and never stop tweaking campaigns to improve results.

Heart of a scientist. You love to experiment and AB test and find out what works, why, and try again. You get excited researching keywords and understanding user motivations behind them.

Collaborative or independent? You betcha. You get into a flow state working alone optimizing campaigns. You also enjoy sharing your learnings with the team and collaborating with the CEO, Product, and Tech teams where relevant to boost company goals.

Theoretical or practical? Of course. You are well-versed in both the principles and execution of search engine marketing (SEM) including search engine optimization (SEO.) you love doing the work yourself and explaining the tactics to team-mates and reading up on latest strategies.

- Create paid search and social retargeting strategies
- Launch, monitor and optimize many PPC campaigns concurrently
- Write attractive and concise copy for ads
- Lead keyword selection and audience targeting
- Recommend, manage, and monitor budget, adjusting bids to drive ROI
- Track KPIs to assess performance and pinpoint issues
- Produce reports and dashboards to identify opportunities
- Oversee accounts on search and social platforms (e.g. Google AdWords, Bing)

- Proven experience as a PPC Manager or Digital Marketing Specialist
- Expertise in data analysis and reporting
- Knowledge of SEO, especially for consumer, travel, and/or marketplaces
- Familiarity with multiple platforms (e.g. AdWords, Facebook, Youtube)
- Working knowledge of analytics tools (e.g. Google Analytics)
- Proficient in Google Sheets & Excel
- Comfortable communication skills

See our careers page for values, culture pictures of our office dog Athena and more: stridetravel.com/careers
- Seed-funded startup comp package with generous stock options and rapid increase potential
- Unlimited vacation (with $5,000 annual vacation credits!)
- Fun, driven, collaborative coworkers and team spirit - Biweekly company lunches, happy hours plus quarterly team outings & parties
- Meaningful work - you are helping more people travel internationally, and helping our global tour operator partners thrive as sustainable ventures
- The ability to make a major impact as an early team member at a growing startup with huge market size and impressive traction

Email your cover letter and resume to careers@stridetravel.com with the following:
- A brief description of what appeals most about joining Stride
- Resume & LinkedIn profile link
- Portfolio link (if relevant)

Meet your team

People you would work with in this role

Gavin Delany

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Founder & CEO of Stride, formerly exec at Viator (acquired byTripAdvisor), Starwood Hotels and Bain. Stanford MBA and Harvard BA.

Health insurance

Generous stock options

$5,000 in vacation travel credits!

Group lunches

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