Growth Hacker

shopkick 19 reviews Redwood City, CA
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Job Description

Shopkick is looking for a Growth Hacker who is part product manager, part marketer and all hacker. He/She has a passion for aggressively scaling consumer services. This individual will help lead the growth charge with quick iteration and prioritization of initiatives that identify and capitalize on scalable channels for user growth. We're looking for a Growth Hacker who wants to be a part of a team that creates mobile experiences that dramatically improves the way people shop in the physical world.

About us!
Shopkick helps consumers discover great deals and earn in-store rewards at over 270,000 major retail locations, making it the indispensable mobile shopping companion for over 10M users and the most-used in-store shopping app in the US (Nielsen data). Since launching in 2010, we have partnered with top retailers like Macy’s, Best Buy, and Target, and with over 150 brands like P&G, Unilever, and L’Oreal to help them connect and engage in-store with our users. We have driven over $1 billion in sales for our partners! In addition to our consumer app, we are the leading player in beacon marketing solutions, with our shopBeacon technology deployed in over 10,000 store locations in the US and Germany. In 2014, shopkick was acquired by SK Telecom, inc. This exciting merger will supercharge shopkick’s US and global expansion and help us achieve our vision to become the world's premiere mobile shopping companion.
shopkick Starts 100-Store iBeacon Trial For American Eagle, Biggest Apparel Rollout Yet
http://techcrunch.com/2014/01/16/shopkick-starts-100-store-ibeacon-trial-for-american-eagle-outfitters-the-biggest-apparel-rollout-yet/
Apple’s iBeacon Comes To Macy’s: Is This The Future of Shopping?
http://www.fastcompany.com/3021989/tech-forecast/apples-ibeacon-comes-to-macys-is-this-the-future-of-shopping
Macy’s Begins Pilot Test of Apple’s iBeacon In Flagship New York, San Francisco Stores
http://appleinsider.com/articles/13/11/20/macys-begins-pilot-test-of-apples-ibeacon-in-flagship-new-york-san-francisco-stores
Apple’s iBeacon Potential Emerges in shopkick Macy’s Initiative
http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2013/11/20/details-emerge-on-ibeacon-shopkick/
shopkick users have earned $25M in rewards, scanned 70M products, and viewed 4B offers
http://venturebeat.com/2014/02/13/shopkick-users-have-earned-25m-in-rewards-scanned-70m-products-and-viewed-4b-offers/

Responsibilities:
  • Define, test and evaluate growth initiatives
  • Lead a cross-functional growth hacker team responsible for helping drive user growth through experimentation and prototyping
  • Work with engineering, design and the rest of the product team to execute initiatives
  • Tinker with platform APIs and help create industry-leading growth tactics
  • Analyze and report growth success to the management team

Requirements:
  • BS in computer science or equivalent technical degree
  • A love of finding and utilizing unrealized, “out-of-the-box” techniques
  • Fluent and comfortable with SQL, statistics and experimentation techniques
  • Experience and track record of driving massive user growth at a consumer-facing startup
  • Ability to seamlessly transition from high-level creative brainstorming to conducting and analyzing experiments and sweating the details
  • Deep understanding of large social and commerce web platforms, SEO/SEM, social and viral mechanics
  • Very technically adept and comfortable hacking around
  • Team-focused and highly collaborative
  • Exceptional organizational and analytical skills
  • An equally creative and analytical approach to problem solving
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excited about challenging yourself every single day
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    1. 1 person found this helpful

      Fun, challenging & rewarding

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA

      I have been working at shopkick full-time (more than a year)

      Pros

      -Challenging environment
      -The culture is so fun and the PEOPLE make all the difference
      -Your work doesn't go unnoticed
      -No big company politics
      -Fun perks and team activities
      -Very transparent
      -It's very exciting to be a part of something that is really transforming an industry.
      -Very fluid. There aren't many processes in place which I think is a huge +.

      Cons

      -My commute into Redwood City
      -Fast growing company always encounters some growing pains.

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      Maintain culture through the growth. The culture at shopkick really differentiates itself from many other start ups so I would highly recommend maintaing all parts of it.

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      A Wonderful place

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      Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Redwood City, CA
      Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Redwood City, CA

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