NerdWallet is looking to hire a highly driven, hands-on Performance Marketing Manager to join our Performance Marketing team. This position will report to a senior Marketing lead and directly manage large SEM campaigns.

Where you can make an impact:

  • Manage and grow our robust SEM campaigns and help them reach new levels
  • Collaborate with an experienced performance marketing team with supporting creative, analytic and data science resources
  • Work on high impact, strategic and user acquisition-focused projects (related to paid digital marketing, growth levers, partnerships, and the NerdWallet brand)
  • Be the channel expert that teams look to as their marketing needs scale
  • Define and drive new bottom of the funnel acquisition strategies

You are:

  • An original and creative thinker: You can drive towards independent/creative solutions that go above and beyond the standard playbook
  • Strategic: You know how to synthesize data and inputs into meaningful and actionable insights and you know what is going to move the needle the most
  • Operational master: You always know how your campaigns, keywords and audiences are performing and constantly working to improve them
  • Nimble: You easily adjust to the ever-changing needs of a company in hyper-growth
  • Data driven: Numbers hold more weight with you than gut feelings or best practices

Your experience:

We recognize not everyone will have all of these requirements. If you meet most of the criteria below and you’re excited about the opportunity and willing to learn, we’d love to hear from you.

  • 3+ years relevant work experience with performance SEM with multi-million dollar budgets 
  • Experience with automation platforms such as: SA360, Kenshoo, or Marin
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Hands on experience with analytics platforms such as Tableau or Looker
  • Bonus: Experience in marketing for the financial services space, including but not limited to Credit Cards, Mortgages, Banking, Investing and Business Lending
  • Bonus: Campaign management in Display, Social or Native advertising channels


  • This role will be based in San Francisco, CA or remote (based in the U.S.).
  • We believe great work can be done anywhere. No matter where you are based, NerdWallet offers benefits and perks to support the physical, financial, and emotional well being of you and your family.

What we offer:

Work hard, stay balanced (Life’s a series of balancing acts, eh?)

  • 100% paid premiums for medical, dental and vision for employees and their dependents
  • Rejuvenation Policy – Flexible Time Off + 12 holidays + Mental Health Days
  • New Parent Leave for employees with a newborn child or a child placed with them for adoption or foster care
  • Mental health support through Ginger.io 
  • Paid sabbatical for Nerds to recharge, gain knowledge and pursue their interests
  • Health and Dependent Care FSA and HSA with monthly NerdWallet contribution
  • Weekly Virtual Bootcamp, Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation sessions
  • Monthly Wellness Stipend and Cell Phone Stipend

Have some fun! (Nerds are fun, too)

  • Nerd-led group initiatives – Intramural Sports, Employee Resource Groups for Parents, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Women, LGBTQIA, and other communities
  • Hackathons, Happy Hours and team bonding across all teams and departments
  • Company-wide events like Little Nerds Day (aka bring your kids to work day, even if you’re remote!) and our annual Charity Auction 

Lifestyle (Be your best self – we’ll take care of the details)

  • Our Nerds love to make an impact by paying it forward – Donate to your favorite causes with a company match
  • WiFi stipend, work from home equipment stipend, and co-working space subsidy
  • Commuting stipend and catered breakfast, lunch and onsite barista for SF based Nerds
  • Anniversary recognition program – choose from different items and experiences

Plan for your future (And when you retire on your island, remember the little people)

  • 401K with company match
  • Annual Enrichment Stipend for learning and development
  • Be the first to test and benefit from our new financial products and tools
  • Access to Rocket Lawyer for online legal support and resources 

NerdWallet is committed to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.