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Head of Marketing - Merchant Bank

Berlin, Germany · Marketing

As our Head of Marketing - Merchant Bank, you’ll shape and lead our vision to create a simple and affordable digital bank for millions of small to medium sized businesses across the globe. 

SumUp’s digital bank offering is at an early stage, giving you the opportunity to build the marketing strategy and team from the ground up. You’ll collaborate with other members of the senior leadership to build SumUp’s overall brand as a multi-product financial services provider. 

What you’ll do

  • Build and lead a team that creates and manages the entire marketing funnel

  • Implement initiatives to drive brand awareness, lead generation, lead acquisition and customer retention

  • Own all brand, messaging and positioning initiatives from ideation to execution across all performance marketing, PR, social and content channels

  • Contribute to Sumup’s overall marketing strategy and product roadmap by working closely with members of the global leadership team

  • Manage all external relationships with relevant marketing agencies

  • Shape the dynamic market of next-generation digital banking

  • Take ownership, work with purpose and make an impact!

You’ll be great for this role if

  • You have 10+ years of relevant marketing experience working in hyper-growth and fast-paced environments.

  • You have 5+ years of senior leadership experience and embrace a people positive leadership style with an exceptional track record of crafting and scaling passionate and high performing teams.

  • You have experience in all marketing dimensions in ideally both B2C and B2B environments.

  • Ideally you have experience in the fintech sector within other fast growing technology companies.

  • You have a strong creative and analytical mindset, carrying a passion for hand-on ideation, words and design as well as a solid grasp of data-driven decision-making.

  • You have excellent presentation and English communication skills (verbal and written).

  • You believe that empowering small businesses to succeed is important for the economy and our society as a whole.

Why you should join SumUp 

  • You’ll have the entrepreneurial opportunity to build a digital bank from the ground up from within one of the worlds most successful and fastest growing fintech companies.

  • You’ll play a key role in  a “startup” that in turn is part of a truly global team of 2000+ people from 60+ countries, spread across 3 continents.

  • You’ll be based in the heart of Berlin, one of Europe’s leading tech hubs and most vibrant cities.

  • You’ll receive a budget for attending conferences and external training. 

  • We offer a corporate pension scheme, 28 days’ paid leave, free German and yoga classes, subsidised Urban Sports Club membership and other great benefits.

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we create powerful, easy-to-use financial solutions to help them run their businesses. With a founder’s mentality and a 'team-first’ attitude, our diverse teams across Europe, South America and the United States work together to ensure that the small business owners we partner with can be successful doing what they love. 

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, colour, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate.