Vice President, User Acquisition at Albert

| Greater LA Area
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Who we are
Albert is a new type of financial service that uses powerful technology to automate your finances, with a team of human experts to guide you. Albert saves and invests automatically for you, helps you avoid overdrafts, finds savings you’re missing, identifies bills you’re overpaying, and much more. Text Albert a financial question, and we’ll not only offer guidance; we’ll help you make it happen.
We’re an LA-based startup with a proven business model, backed by top-tier institutional investors, with over 2 million users who have trusted Albert to help them achieve their financial goals. We’re on a mission to improve the financial lives of millions of people with a beautifully-designed, simple product, and we’re looking for thoughtful, talented people to join us on our journey.
About the role
As the Vice President of User Acquisition at Albert, you will be responsible for managing the company’s user acquisition (UA) efforts across the major online advertising platforms, including planning; ad creative & testing; ad trafficking; budget allocation; performance optimization; and data analytics.
You will work closely with the CMO to refine UA strategies and tactics as we scale our subscriber base. We’re a lean, fast-moving organization looking for a detail-oriented professional with an entrepreneurial spirit who takes a methodical, data-driven approach to their work.
The ideal candidate will have direct experience managing eight-figure UA budgets at an established or emerging consumer technology company. Experience with app- and/or subscription-based businesses is a plus.
This is an opportunity to make a significant contribution to a rapidly-growing, mission-driven company.

Things you're good at

  • Planning: you take a systematic approach to work, defining measurable goals and objectives for each project.
  • Executing: you know how to get projects done without losing sight of the details.
  • Creativity: your analytical skills are balanced by a strong creative sensibilities.
  • Collaborating: you’re comfortable working closely with key stakeholders to develop and deliver effective UA campaigns.
  • Managing: you're good at leading a team, empowering your direct reports, and making their success your top priority.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee daily campaign performance across multiple UA channels.
  • Manage ad spend based on campaign performance and growth goals.
  • Lead the ad creative development and testing processes.
  • Track KPIs, run regular analyses on user behavior, and develop actionable insights to inform our growth strategy.
  • Interface with marketing leadership regularly to fine-tune UA tactics and strategies.
  • Engage with Design, Product, and Finance, as necessary, to develop new UA campaigns and optimize existing campaigns based on growth goals.

Requirements

  • 5-8 years of hands-on experience managing online user acquisition campaigns at product-driven consumer technology companies.
  • A history of success running UA campaigns on Facebook, Google, and/or Snap ad platforms at the scale of seven- to eight-figure budgets.
  • A track record of managing and optimizing UA budgets to established KPIs.
  • Strong Excel and general analytical skills.
  • Solid project management, leadership, and communication skills.
  • Experience hiring, managing, and leading a team.
  • A proven ability to think holistically about growth, across user acquisition, user experience, and retention/engagement.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., Business, Marketing, Statistics, Finance). Advanced degree a plus.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Free lunch

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Location

Our office is located at the Hayden Tract in Culver City, just a short walk from the Culver City metro station serviced by the expo line.

An Insider's view of Albert

What are some social events your company does?

Our leaders truly understand the value of letting loose and getting to know each other on a personal level. In addition to an awesome overnight retreat that we do once a year we also do monthly events. Sometimes we geek out with a private trivia night, find balance with a meditation session at our local yoga studio, or volunteer in our community.

Kinga

Office Manager

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

As we add more features to our app (The Post & Instant most recently), we are starting to see exciting scalability and organizational challenges. As we're experimenting with different architecture and coding patterns, we are working towards reducing our build times and unifying coding patterns across the team.

Ergin

Mobile Engineering Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

Albert supports career growth by prioritizing personal development and fostering an environment in which people have the opportunity to show their strengths. Anyone can volunteer to lead or be a part of a project or initiative, providing valuable experience and promoting personal growth.

Patrick

Finance Director

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Our Geniuses understand that personal finance can be stressful and overwhelming so our primary goal is to bring relevant, personalized, and timely financial advice to our users.

Trina

Financial Advice Expert

What are Albert Perks + Benefits

Albert Benefits Overview

At Albert, we believe that everyone, regardless of income or net worth, should have access to financial wellness. Simplicity, empathy, and wellness are the core values that not only guide our mission, but the way we care for our team.

We make sure our employees and their families are taken care of with virtually free, premium quality health, dental, and vision insurance. We promote a solid work-life balance by offering generous PTO, paid holidays, and monthly company events. Since we take long-term financial wellness seriously, employees at Albert are able to sign up for our 401(k) plan, with company matching, on their very first day.

Aside from our basic suite of benefits, we believe in providing a great work place for our employees. Our office is situated in Culver City's well-known Hayden Tract, within walking distance of the Expo line, retail and many restaurants. Other perks include a pet-friendly office, free lunch, a fully stocked kitchen complete with snacks and a rotating selection of beer.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Albert's health insurance policy covers up to 99% of out of pocket expenses.
Life Insurance
Team workouts
Albert's team fitness initiatives include In-office and/or Remote yoga, mediation, and fitness classes.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Albert employees receive between 15 and 21 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Albert offers a monthly reimbursement of $100 to anyone who uses public transportation, rides a bike, or walks to work.
Company Outings
We throw an awesome company retreat each year in addition to monthly happy hours and events.
Free Daily Meals
We provide a $20 stipend for each day you work to be used at your discretion.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Albert has a fully stocked kitchen including healthy snacks, rotating beer, coffee, tea, cocoa, and other beverages.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted on occasion, usually every other month.
Parking
Pet Friendly
Albert's pet policy is dog-friendly daily.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Albert offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite & Remote training courses.
Cross functional training encouraged
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