Director – Content
Posted on 3/28/2023
San Francisco, CA, USA • Remote
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Encourage a growth and entrepreneurial mentality across the Content team and invest in the personal and professional growth of writers, editors and managers, including through formal and informal coaching
  • Act as a thought partner within the Content leadership team and cross-functional partners to eliminate roadblocks and prioritize highest-impact content initiatives to drive business goals
  • Partner in innovative ways with other departments on projects and initiatives that will benefit consumers and promote NerdWallet as the go-to source for personal finance
  • Cultivate a collaborative and results-oriented work environment that is motivating, rewarding, and fun for your team
  • Leverage experience with change management to empathetically lead teams through growth initiatives, implementing new ideas and other experiences typical of a growing organization as we continuously evolve in our pursuit to best serve our consumers
  • A strong people leader. You create a culture of trust and inclusivity, empowering people to achieve and grow. You take responsibility for your own actions, keep your team and others accountable for performance and courageously advocate for your team and business
  • An exceptional communicator and influencer. You can empathize with consumers, co-workers and executives, and adapt your approach and style to the situation. You are able to pose tough questions and facilitate important communications between team members. You deliver presentations with conviction and passion
  • Entrepreneurial: You love working through ambiguous challenges and are willing to take informed risks
  • Strategic. With your analytical and editorial skills, you understand business drivers and evolving trends in content, the macroeconomic markets and personal finance to identify initiatives that matter to consumers and the business
  • Results oriented and analytical: Able to identify and understand key business drivers, you set impactful goals, track progress, and hold self and team accountable for results
  • 10+ years of leadership roles in media, digital content or a related field
  • Experience leading both individual contributors and other managers, with demonstrated ability in coaching and developing team members
  • Experience in personal finance and/or educating consumers on complex topics
  • A solid grounding in journalism concepts around reporting, writing and editing
  • Understanding of and/or experience with SEO best practices and creating effective content strategies
  • Experience in building relationships within a team and across departments to make a positive impact toward overall goals
  • A proven ability to proactively drive improvements in team performance and operations
  • Experience at responding to evolving business situations with a problem-solving orientation

201-500 employees

Comprehensive personal finance app
Company Overview
Nerdwallet's mission is to provide the tools, information, and insight people need to navigate all of life's financial decisions. So they can easily find what they need and get back to life.
  • Health and wellness
  • Retirement support
  • True work-life balance
  • Career development
  • Employee resource groups
  • Employee engagement
Company Core Values
  • Consumer, Company, Team, Self
  • Relentless Self-Improvement
  • Open, Candid, and Constructive
  • Informed Risk-Taking
  • Ownership