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VP Brand, Activation & Content

Department:
Marketing
Location:
Germany
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About the opportunity

As VP Brand Marketing, Activation & Content you will define, orchestrate and optimize how the N26 brand is led, goes to market and drives presence & demand across our global markets. You will have the unique opportunity to shape one of the world’s most disruptive brands and define how our reach contributes to long term growth as we build towards our IPO and beyond. You will work with a world-class, global marketing team, lead over 40 people spanning from strategic to creative talent, and report directly to our Chief Growth Officer. This is a career-defining role for which we are looking for a seasoned, empathetic people leader with a proven record of defining, orchestrating, and optimizing market-making brand strategies, campaigns and tactical activations.

In this role, you will:

  • Manage N26’s in-house creative, global social, content marketing and content operations & localization teams 
  • Define, hire and manage our brand, campaigns and activation strategy team as well as our brand impact and optimization team
  • Be the key advisor to the ELT on brand strategy related subjects, including but not limited to positioning, brand architecture, messaging, masterbrand strategies across product verticals, M&A considerations and more
  • Be the driving advocate across functional teams of our brand’s proposition, values, and how these ought to drive decisions across the business (brand engagement)
  • Lead Annual, quarterly and monthly content and campaign calendarization
  • Define masterbrand strategy including guidance on how to activate this across sponsoring, testimonials, stunts, events, campaigns and more
  • Define content marketing strategy and editorial calendar
  • Ensure excellent delivery of content to various stakeholders across the organization through the partnership between our in-house creative studio and content operations team
  • Drive global social media channel and campaign strategies that grow our follower base and their engagement with our brand and business
  • Create an inclusive environment for award winning creative work created by our in-house creative studio, continue to evolve and govern our brand identity guidelines including but not limited to our tone of voice, illustration style, photography guidelines, layout principles and more
  • Identify activation best practices from local markets, and playbook these for implementation across global markets
  • Work closely with marketing, product and growth leadership to support bringing to life our product roadmap
  • Deliver market-making activations, content and creative output
  • Nurture and develop teams and senior leaders within your teams as a foundation for world-class employee engagement
  • Create actionable recommendations from audience research, customer feedback and data insights to feed and refine our brand and marketing strategies
  • Plan and coordinate online and offline marketing campaigns for our masterbrand, products, seasons, themes and more

What you need to be successful:

  • 15+ years experience in brand marketing, strategy and people leadership related roles, ideally in a fast paced environment with numerous stakeholders for B2C products
  • Tech experience is an advantage
  • Celebrated people management skills that showcase a passion for coaching others and seeing talent grow and succeed 
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and a strong passion for working across a diverse range of functions within a business. Strong team player with experience being a trusted advisor to ELT level leaders.
  • Thinking outside-of-the box combined with data driven decision making to identify new growth opportunities and prove what works and what doesn’t
  • Deep understanding of customer needs in order to craft strong narratives around our propositions for our key customer segments
  • Actively help yourself (and others) be successful
  • Continuously learn and challenge the status quo
  • Think globally, act locally
  • Strong bias for action
  • Comfortable giving and receiving open, direct and timely feedback

What’s in it for you:

  • Accelerate your career growth by joining Germany’s #1 Top Startup Employer, named by LinkedIn two years running 🚀
  • Personal development budget, discounted public transit pass, German language classes, fitness memberships, childcare services, N26 premium bank card, employee loans, and your choice of a Mac or Windows laptop
  • 26 vacation days per year, with an additional day for each year of service - up to 30 days
  • A high degree of collaboration and autonomy while working with a group of diverse peers, getting things done attitude, and access to cutting edge technologies
  • Rotating selection of hot and cold drinks, snacks, complimentary lunch on Wednesdays, plus pizza, wine and beer on Fridays
  • A relocation package with visa support for those who need it

Who we are

N26 has reimagined banking for today’s digital world. Technology and design empower everything we do and it’s how we are building the global banking platform the world loves to use.

We've eliminated physical branches, paperwork, and hidden fees for an elegant digital experience and supreme savings. Giving people the power to live and bank their way is what gets us out of bed in the morning and inspires the work that we do.

N26 has international offices in Berlin, Barcelona, New York and Vienna.

Sound good? Apply now for this position.

N26 is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.