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Growth Marketing Manager

Coursera, Mountain View, CA

Education-focused technology company


Coursera was founded by two computer science professors at Stanford with a vision of providing life-transforming learning experiences to anyone, anywhere. It is the world’s largest online learning platform for higher education. 200 of the world’s top universities and industry educators partner with Coursera to offer courses, Specializations, and degrees that empower over 48 million learners around the world to achieve their career goals. Over 2,200 companies use the company’s enterprise platform Coursera for Business to transform their talent. Coursera is backed by leading venture capital firms such as Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, New Enterprise Associates, GSV Capital, International Finance Corporation, Laureate Education Inc., and Learn Capital.

The Marketing & Communications team is responsible for connecting the world to lifelong transformative learning. They also work to shape public conversations on the future of education and work. The team is segmented into four areas of focus: Consumer Marketing, Enterprise Marketing, Brand & Creative, and Communications. The team is currently focused on expanding the reach of Coursera’s brand, attracting students to degree programs, bringing new customers to Coursera for Business, and creating a marketing system that nurtures learners throughout their professional lives. 

As a Growth Marketing Manager on the Consumer Marketing team, you’ll have the opportunity to partner with the Growth product team to drive new user acquisition and conversion of Coursera’s learning products. You will optimize monetization levers, including referral programs, promotions, and payments, as well as identify and launch new levers by working closely with the product team. In this high visibility role, you will drive the experimentation agenda and campaign roadmap, and be responsible for growing each of these levers.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have strong analytical skills and a love for data, be an expert communicator and project manager, and be a great team-player and collaborator.

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Your Responsibilities:

  • Drive monetization of Coursera’s learning products by optimizing referral programs, promotional campaigns, and payments, and launching new levers for growth
  • Generate data-driven hypotheses and test, scale and optimize marketing campaigns to cost-effectively drive key user actions on platform
  • Report and analyze campaign performance on a weekly and monthly basis; develop insights and present quarterly business reviews.
  • Relentlessly test and optimize to produce industry-leading results and demonstrable growth to the Coursera business and learners
  • Collaborate with Brand, creative, and go-to-market functions to ensure that we are driving performance while effectively communicating our brand and product

Your Skills:

  • 3+ years of experience in growth and/or product marketing for consumer technology companies
  • Push marketing (email/notifications) experience or direct response acquisition experience, with a focus on setting and managing promotional offers for a consumer product
  • Experience driving A/B testing and optimization, including using data to develop and analyze campaigns; experience with Looker (or similar tool) and Excel and familiarity with SQL
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills; comfortable leveraging large amounts of data to drive decisions and a passion for continuous testing and optimization
  • Excellent creative, design and copywriting skills with the ability to align messaging to user segment and channel
  • Strong passion for online education and understanding of the higher education landscape
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Coursera is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected class.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please contact us at [email protected]

About Coursera

Coursera is an education-focused technology company that connects millions of learners around the world with the skills and knowledge they need to transform their lives and careers. We're providing access to top-quality university-level education at a previously unimagined scale, empowering learners, organizations, and enterprises to build the skills they need to succeed in the 21st century. 

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