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Growth Marketing Manager, Social/Experimentation



Marketing & Communications, Sales & Business Development
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

About Faire

Faire is an online wholesale marketplace built on the belief that the future is local — independent retailers around the globe are doing more revenue than Walmart and Amazon combined. At Faire, we're using the power of tech, data, and machine learning to connect this thriving community of entrepreneurs across the globe. Picture your favorite boutique in town — we help them discover the best products from around the world to sell in their stores. With the right tools and insights, we believe that we can level the playing field so that small businesses everywhere can compete with these big box and e-commerce giants.

By supporting the growth of independent businesses, Faire is driving positive economic impact in local communities, globally. We’re looking for smart, resourceful and passionate people to join us as we power the shop local movement. If you believe in community, come join ours.

About this role

We are looking for a highly analytical and data-driven Growth Marketing Manager to join Faire's Growth Marketing team. There are two main components of this role: 1) overseeing the day-to-day management of our paid social channels, which includes conducting optimization tests to improve efficiency, and 2) exploring new opportunities to extend our reach beyond existing paid marketing channels. The ideal candidate has worked in an experimentation-driven environment, eagerly embraces automation and technology to accelerate growth marketing efforts, and stays ahead of the curve with the latest digital marketing trends.

What you’ll do

  • Manage paid social campaigns through the Smartly platform, focusing on scalable and efficient user growth
  • Test and scale new channels and growth opportunities
  • Analyze data to identify optimization opportunities and design and implement tests to improve channel performance
  • Run our Europe paid marketing program alongside the International team
  • Generate insights about our customers and regularly conduct tests including (but not limited to) creative/copy testing, landing page optimization, and audience targeting, to optimize the full-funnel experience
  • Engage with stakeholders to ensure that there is continuous alignment on strategic goals and transparency on campaign effectiveness and ROI
  • Work cross-functionally alongside Product, Creative, Data Science, Finance, International and other Marketing functions to develop and run impactful experiments.


  • 4+ years of direct, hands-on experience managing campaigns on Meta and other paid social platforms, focused on optimizing for down-funnel metrics (payback, ROAS, etc.).
  • Experience in a two-sided marketplace or with products aimed at small business owners is a strong plus
  • Proficiency with marketing automation tools (Smartly or similar feed-based campaign management tools) is a strong plus
  • Experience in managing a cross-border program is a plus
  • Highly analytical with a structured approach to solving problems. Proficient in analyzing large datasets through Excel and/or SQL and data visualization tools (e.g. Mode and Tableau)
  • AB testing knowledge and experience
  • Experience working cross-functionally to generate new insights and develop testing ideas
  • Strong organization skills, attention to detail, and a passion for optimizing processes
  • Excellent written & oral communication skills and ability to communicate insights crisply to various stakeholders
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment, with the agility and flexibility to balance multiple priorities simultaneously

Salary Range

San Francisco: the pay range for this role is $135,500 to $186,500 per year.

This role will also be eligible for equity and benefits. Actual base pay will be determined based on permissible factors such as transferable skills, work experience, market demands, and primary work location. The base pay range provided is subject to change and may be modified in the future.

Faire’s flexible work model aims to meet the needs of our diverse employee community by making work more flexible, connected, and inclusive. Depending on the role and needs of the team, Faire employees have the flexibility to choose how they work–whether that’s mainly in the office, remotely, or a mix of both.

Roles that list only a country in the location are eligible for fully remote work in that country or in- office work at a Faire office in that country, provided employees are located in the registered country/province/state. Roles with only a city location are eligible for in-office or hybrid office work in that city. Our talent team will work with candidates to determine what locations and roles are eligible for each option.

Applications for this position will be accepted for a minimum of 30 days from the posting date.

Why you’ll love working at Faire

  • We are entrepreneurs: Faire is being built for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs. We believe entrepreneurship is a calling and our mission is to empower entrepreneurs to chase their dreams. Every member of our team is taking part in the founding process.
  • We are using technology and data to level the playing field: We are leveraging the power of product innovation and machine learning to connect brands and boutiques from all over the world, building a growing community of more than 350,000 small business owners.
  • We build products our customers love: Everything we do is ultimately in the service of helping our customers grow their business because our goal is to grow the pie - not steal a piece from it. Running a small business is hard work, but using Faire makes it easy.
  • We are curious and resourceful: Inquisitive by default, we explore every possibility, test every assumption, and develop creative solutions to the challenges at hand. We lead with curiosity and data in our decision making, and reason from a first principles mentality.

Faire was founded in 2017 by a team of early product and engineering leads from Square. We’re backed by some of the top investors in retail and tech including: Y Combinator, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Forerunner Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Founders Fund, and DST Global. We have headquarters in San Francisco and Kitchener-Waterloo, and a global employee presence across offices in Salt Lake City, Atlanta, Toronto, London, New York, LA, and Sao Paulo. To learn more about Faire and our customers, you can read more on our blog.

Faire provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Faire is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please fill out our Accommodation Request Form (