Creative Strategist, Growth Marketing

05 Jan, 2022


Creative Strategist, Growth Marketing

Oakland, CA
About thredUP
thredUP is transforming resale with technology and a mission to inspire a new generation of consumers to think secondhand first. By making it easy to buy and sell secondhand, thredUP has become one of the world’s largest resale platforms for women’s and kids’ apparel, shoes and accessories. Sellers love thredUP because we make it easy to clean out their closets and unlock value for themselves or for the charity of their choice while doing good for the planet. Buyers love shopping value, premium and luxury brands all in one place, at up to 90% off estimated retail price. Our proprietary operating platform is the foundation for our managed marketplace and consists of distributed processing infrastructure, proprietary software and systems and data science expertise. In 2018, we extended our platform with thredUP’s Resale-As-A-Service (RaaS), which facilitates modern resale for a number of the world’s leading brands and retailers. thredUP has processed over 125 million unique secondhand items from 35,000 brands across 100 categories. By extending the life cycle of clothing, thredUP is changing the way consumers shop and ushering in a more sustainable future for the fashion industry.
How You Will Make An Impact
As a Creative Strategist supporting the Growth Marketing team, you will utilize performance data as well as your deep knowledge of creative production, industry & direct marketing advertising to create compelling briefs for the creative teams to execute. In this role, you will work closely with growth channel managers to understand creative needs and partner with the creative team to oversee the briefing, execution, and performance of all assets.


In This Role You’ll Get To:

  • Create growth marketing briefs that guide creative ideation and execution, leveraging past learnings and performance date, cultural/industry research and best practices, and brand guidelines
  • Lead high level creative strategy for growth marketing and work with individual channel owners to plan out all marketing requests and creative briefs
  • Work closely with creative teams to translate growth channel managers’ needs into ideas, leading brainstorm sessions to develop new ideas to test
  • Continually iterate on top-performing campaigns to generate a constant flow of new assets and test variations
  • Ensure seamless execution and production management for all growth marketing creative assets
  • Produce landing pages optimized for the performance of specific growth marketing campaigns
  • Track growth marketing competitor-set and best-in-class, keeping creative and growth teams aware of performance marketing landscape across every channel
  • Work with channel managers to understand performance of all assets, incorporate ongoing learnings into creative briefing and create a best practices playbook
  • Partner with relevant teams to conduct research studies on our existing and potential new customers to inform creative strategy
  • Partner with relevant teams to conduct research studies on our existing and potential new customers to inform creative strategy

What We’re Looking For:

  • 2-4 years of e-comm growth strategy and consumer marketing
  • Understanding of direct marketing principles and paid advertising
  • Experience defining and managing team workflows (Asana preferred)
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills


What We Offer:
– 4-day work week with Fridays off
– Competitive salary (we leverage market data) + stock
– Employee stock purchase plan
– Flexible PTO (take the time you need) + 13 company holidays
– Paid Sabbatical after 3 years of full time employment
– Generous paid parental leave for new mothers and fathers
– Medical, dental, vision, 401k, life and disability insurance offered
– We live by our Core Values of Transparency, SpeakingUP, Thinking Big, Infinite Learning, Influencing Outcomes & Seeking the Truth
– Voted “50 Most Innovative Companies of 2020”
– RaaS – Finalist in Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Awards 2021
– 2021 FORTUNE Change the World Finalist
We believe diversity, inclusion and belonging is key for our team.
At thredUP, our mission has been built on extending the lives of millions of unique clothing items. Much like our inventory, we are proud to have fostered a workplace that is one-of-a-kind. As a company focused on diversity, inclusion and belonging, we are committed to ensuring our employees are comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work every day. A unique perspective is critical to solving complex problems and inspiring a new generation to think secondhand first. Be you.


Job posted: 2022-01-05