Robinhood

Community Strategist

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What Robinhood is looking for in applicants

Join a leading fintech company that’s democratizing finance for all.

Robinhood was founded on a simple idea: that our financial markets should be accessible to all. With customers at the heart of our decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers and providing greater access to financial information. Together, we are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in.

Just as we focus on our customers, we also strive to create an inclusive environment where our employees can thrive and do impactful work. We are proud of the competitive products and company culture we’ve built and have been recognized as:

  • Forbes Fintech 50 2021
  • Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2021 
  • Inc. Best-Led Companies 2021
  • TIME 100 Most Influential Company 2021

We’re growing and looking for...

We continue to hire Robinhoodies at a rapid pace to drive this journey, and with that growth comes necessary change. We’re seeking culture builders and curious thinkers looking to co-author the next chapters of our story. We’re in build mode, majorly expanding our team while also growing up as a company. Joining now means helping shape our structures and systems, then taking part as we launch into our ambitious future.

Check out life at Robinhood on The Muse!

Join a leading fintech company that’s democratizing finance for all.

 

Robinhood was founded on a simple idea: that our financial markets should be accessible to all. With customers at the heart of our decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers, removing fees, and providing greater access to financial information. Together, we are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in. 

Just as we focus on our customers, we also strive to create an inclusive environment where our employees can thrive and do impactful work. We are proud of the world class products and company culture we continue to build and have been recognized as:

  • A Great Place to Work
  • A CNBC Disruptor 50 in 2019 and 2020
  • A LinkedIn Top Startup in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020

 

Robinhood is backed by leading investors that include DST Global, Index Ventures, NEA, Ribbit Capital, Thrive Capital, and Sequoia.

Check out life at Robinhood on The Muse!

 

About the team 

The External Affairs and Community (XAC) team is focused on adding another dimension as to why people turn to Robinhood: our mission, our commitment to expand financial access, and our positive force to transform lives around the world. Through innovative ideas, meaningful engagements and strong stakeholder relationships, we aim to drive inclusivity in the financial sector. 

 

About the role:

Within XAC, the Stakeholder Relations team leads engagement with the following stakeholder groups: 1) community-based organizations, 2) public policy groups and 3) customers. We are looking for a Community Strategist to support the Stakeholder Relations team’s engagement with our customers. As it is a newer function at Robinhood, you will have the opportunity to help shape something new by building Robinhood’s customer community program. The core focus of this role will be to assist in the strategy development for how Robinhood can build a sense of community among current and future customers and to launch innovative and delightful ways to engage this base. 

 

All XAC team members lead with integrity, interact with kindness, and deliver with diligence. To be successful in this role, you will need to be a team player who drives positive, cross functional collaboration; an independent contributor with thorough precision; and have the ability to help build sustainable, scalable practices. 

 

What you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Support strategic planning, communications and event planning with Robinhood’s Customer Community – our most active and loyal customers. 
  • Create new programs to engage our Customer Community and innovate on our existing programs.
  • Serve as the spokesperson for Customer Community activities and attend events in person as needed. Build communication plans in line with the Communications and Brand team. (25% travel expected).
  • Draft concise, strategic background documents and slide decks related to customer programming on quick turnarounds. 
  • Foster, build, and maintain relationships with customers to identify our most loyal and active customers and drive retention. 
  • Establish the trust and safety standards for the customer community.
  • Stay up to date with our product roadmap and the latest industry trends to discuss with customers. 
  • Work cross-functionally to develop effective feedback loops to ensure key insights from the community are being captured and delivered to the appropriate teams internally. This will include Customer Experience, Brand, Communications, Product, Research and others.
  • Track and report metrics to understand impact and effectiveness.
  • Draft and update FAQ for questions related to Robinhood’s customer community and related events. 
  • Source employee participants and expert speakers to join customer engagements and create and implement guidelines for internal and external participation within the community.

 

About you:

  • BA/BS degree
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience as a successful community manager or corporate event planner 
  • Customer focused attitude, a Robinhood value
  • Has organized or been a part of a brand ambassador program
  • Experience with hosting or organizing events
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a close attention to detail
  • Self-starter and ambitious learner who is comfortable with ambiguity
  • Proven record of running multiple projects in coordination with staff, consultants, vendors, and other partners in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to establish strong cross-functional working relationships across sectors, functions and geographies
  • Highly organized and able to build from the ground up

 

Bonus Points: 

  • 3+ years of dedicated customer community management experience
  • Experience in the finance industry, or related field
  • Experience with recruiting and onboarding processes
  • Experience with public speaking, presenting at large meetings or moderating live events

 

Robinhood promotes diversity and provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We are dedicated to building a company that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work (and work environment) will be for everyone. Additionally, Robinhood provides reasonable accommodations for candidates on request and respects applicants' privacy rights. To review Robinhood's Privacy Policy please click here.

We’re looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part of our journey in democratizing finance for all. If you’re ready to give 100% in helping us achieve our mission—we’d love to have you apply even if you feel unsure about whether you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Robinhood, we're looking for people invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.

Robinhood promotes diversity and provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We are dedicated to building a company that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work (and work environment) will be for everyone. Additionally, Robinhood provides reasonable accommodations for candidates on request and respects applicants' privacy rights. To review Robinhood's Privacy Policy please visit rbnhd.co/applicant-privacy.

Robinhood's benefits include generous time off, 401(k) participation with employer match, comprehensive health coverage, a health savings account (HSA), wellness benefits, backup childcare and education stipends (all benefits are subject to applicable taxes and based on eligibility).

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