Stitch Money Jobs Recruitment [3 new positions]

Latest jobs vacancies at Stitch Money January 2022

Stitch is a startup tech company whose mission is to make it easier for developers and entrepreneurs to build businesses in Africa. Our product suite allows anyone to integrate API access to users’ financial accounts into their apps, as well as make payments between bank accounts.

We are expanding the team to enable Stitch to broaden our product offering and extend our geographical footprint.

Stitch consumer finance jobs vacancies

Jan, 2022 Content Marketing Manager

Location: Lagos (Remote)

The Role

  • Stitch is building the financial infrastructure that will make it easier for businesses in Africa to launch, optimize and scale financial products.
  • Our ability to help those businesses grow extends beyond access to our product.
  • We aim to position Stitch as the go-to resource for startup support and knowledge in the fintech space in Africa – including a robust set of resources and content that can demonstrate our authority and provide additional value for those within the Stitch community.
  • We’re looking for a Content Marketing Manager that can help us tell the Stitch story and generate unique content that will attract and engage potential clients and partners, as well as help existing ones achieve their goals faster.
  • This person would work closely with the Head of Marketing & Communications and the design and brand team to develop and execute on a content and social media strategy.
  • An ideal candidate will have exceptional writing skills, understand how to generate multi-media content that reaches a large target base, and understand how to measure and iterate on results.
  • Particular knowledge of the fintech space in Africa is required.

Responsibilities
The content marketing manager will be responsible for:

  • Managing Stitch social media (LinkedIn + Twitter) with consistent, on-brand posts + increasing engagement and following
  • Inclusive of strategic targeted paid campaigns + partnerships as required
  • Working with the Head of Marketing & Communications and design team to generate multi-media content for the Stitch blog, social media and other potential channels
  • May include a podcast, reports or white papers, video content, interviews
  • Includes developing and maintaining editorial calendar
  • Developing, producing and iterating on a Stitch newsletter that fills a niche in the existing fintech content landscape + grow the mailing list in all existing and prospective markets
  • Identifying opportunities to position members of the Stitch team, Stitch client base and Stitch investors and partners as thought leaders, and producing, or acting as a thought partner to produce, content that showcases their knowledge to our audience
  • Identifying gaps in existing knowledge and research in the wider fintech space in Africa, and working with partners to produce relevant reports that can serve as reference points
  • Identifying + engaging relevant partners that can help amplify and contribute to Stitch content
  • Optimizing all content produced for search and track keywords
  • Presenting regular reporting on success metrics to the wider team + iterating based on goals.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in relevant field
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in English
  • 3 – 5 years+ experience in content and social media marketing, with a demonstrated track record of substantially growing a social media following from very early stages
  • An understanding of the financial technology and tech startup space in Africa
  • Demonstrated ability to leverage content to generate inbound interest and increase brand awareness
  • Experience writing content for a B2B audience
  • Experience working with a general CMS / website backend
  • Strong understanding of SEO best practices and web analytics
  • Editorial mindset with an ability to predict audience preferences
  • Self-starter with demonstrated ability to work well in remote and international environments.

Advantageous:

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  • Strong network in the fintech space in Africa
  • Experience working in or advising tech startups
  • Experience writing for an international publication, preferably in the tech space, a plus
  • Experience working in B2B SaaS, API or payments companies
  • Strong knowledge of startup needs in various key markets – including South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana
  • Familiarity with a developer audience and ability to translate and simplify complex engineering concepts
  • Strong understanding of Google AdWords + SEM
  • Knowledge of local African languages (particularly in South African and Nigerian markets) a plus.

Benefits
We are a passionate, collaborative and quirky team, and we are constantly working to enable the best possible environment in which all Stitches can succeed.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Business Development Manager

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full time

The Role

  • We are looking for a Business Development Manager in Nigeria to support and complement our growing sales team led by our Head of Business Development.
  • On a day-to-day basis, your role will range from sourcing customer leads, facilitating initial conversations, and closing deals with key customers in our pipeline. As an integral member of our Sales team, you’ll be responsible for creating excitement about Stitch – our customers come first at Stitch and you’ll represent their perspective and fulfill their needs at the coalface.
  • Our ideal candidate is highly motivated to succeed both individually and with a fast-growing startup. They have very strong communication skills, with buckets of enthusiasm for the African fintech space.

Responsibilities

  • Source prospects and leads in Nigeria, working with the Head of Business Development in managing sales processes, conducting sales calls, negotiating, and closing deals with Nigerian prospects
  • Research target companies, identify key decision-makers, and prepare sales pitches before and after calls
  • Update, analyse, and facilitate goal-setting for our sales pipeline using our internal CRM
  • Suggest actions to improve sales performance and identify opportunities for growth
  • Understand our customers’ needs to help them achieve their business goals using Stitch

Requirements

  • 5+ years proven work experience in a B2B sales or business development role
  • Experience in selling to multiple different segments, and developing differentiated messaging & sales approaches across different target segments
  • Ability to understand & explain technical products and interact with both highly technical and business savvy B2B customers
  • A track record of performing at or above sales targets
  • Experience with using CRM software to track deal progress and indicate next steps

Advantageous:

  • Strong network and content knowledge in the local Fintech or Banking space
  • Experience in selling into other financial technology companies or online businesses in need of payments or data products
  • Experience working in B2B SaaS, API or Payments companies

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Product Manager – Data

Location: Lagos (Remote)

Description

  • Stitch is a developer-first API startup with a mission to deeply connect financial systems with the wider world. We provide an API which allows third-party apps and websites to interact with their user’s bank accounts in ways that unlocks the ability for companies across Africa to build innovative technology products quickly.
  • Creating innovative financial products is incredibly difficult today, and we believe that unlocking the way people interact with their finances starts with enabling developers with the tools and infrastructure needed to execute on their vision.
  • So far, Stitch’s offering has been engineering-led: we’ve spent the last 24 months developing a feature-rich codebase across our products. As such, we’ve built solutions in two core areas: Payments and Open Finance Data.
  • We’re looking for a Product Manager to lead our Open Finance Data products – where we provide foundational building blocks to businesses looking to access financial data on their customers to build innovative products.
  • As a Product Manager, you’ll be responsible for helping to define and manage the products which will enable Stitch and our customers to shape the future of financial services. You’ll connect with our users to understand their needs, develop product strategy, prioritise and roadmap key features, and work closely with Engineering to ship products.
  • You will be responsible for coordinating teams across Stitch to move a product from ideation to scale including engineering, design, legal, data science, marketing and sales. As a result you will need to be a strong communicator that can work cross functionally.
  • The ideal candidate has built technical products from scratch.

Responsibilities

  • Deeply understand customer needs by spending time with customers, sales, and support and observing patterns/trends across their feedback and the market
  • Define the product strategy and roadmap for our Open Finance Data Products, and the associated user-facing API experience
  • Work closely with our engineers to build new products and features
  • Own decisions directly impacting the growth of Stitch’s data business
  • Work cross functionally with engineering, design, data science, legal, marketing and sales to build and grow our data products

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent working experience
  • 6-10 years of total work experience
  • 2 – 4 years in a product role, most recently as a product manager
  • A track record of success in financial technology or a related technology start-up
  • Has built APIs, products, and complex systems at scale
  • Top-tier technical acumen, curiosity, and familiarity with new technologies, APIs, Developer Experiences and databases

Skills
Advantageous:

  • Strong network and content knowledge in the local Fintech or Banking space
  • Strong knowledge of customers and customer needs in various key markets – including South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana
  • Experience in working in B2B SaaS, API or Payments companies
  • Strong understanding of developers and what makes a good developer experience
  • Experience developing APIs
  • Experience working on B2B2C products, or experience with both developing products for developers and developing products for end-users

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Legal & Regulatory Lead

Location: Lagos (Remote)

Job Summary

  • We are looking for a Legal & Regulatory Lead to head up our Legal, Regulation and Compliance team.

Responsibilities

  • Master a deep understanding of the rules and regulations governing each market in which we operate, including monitoring any changes and developments and maintaining active relationships with regulatory counterparts
  • Internally advise and work with our Product & Distribution teams to develop a regulatory roadmap that allows Stitch to go to market effectively with its payments and data products
  • Draft and review legal documentation that meets both local regulatory requirements and product & sales objectives, such as customer/partner contracts, service-level agreements, and terms & conditions
  • Originate and manage outsourced/localized legal & compliance relationships on a per-territory basis where additional advisory may be required
  • Develop and implement a framework of policies and procedures for managing and mitigating operational and compliance risks, including know-your-customer (KYC) and anti-money laundering (AML)
  • Oversee the gathering of international documentation to meet external reporting obligations, whether facing regulators, investors, customers, or any other external counterpart
  • Develop, coordinate, and/or oversee internal and external audit procedures
  • Maintain up to date documentation and policies related to the organization’s compliance activities.

Requirements

  • 5 – 10 years in a senior legal, regulatory, risk, or compliance role in payments & financial services
  • Licensed attorney in a current area of practice
  • Deep knowledge of applicable global and local payments and data compliance regulation e.g., PCI DSS, PSD2, GDPR, open banking regulations
  • Familiarity with information security standards such as ISO 27001 and CIS Top 18
  • Ability to develop relationships with relevant regulators (payments bodies, Central Banks or other regulatory bodies) across relevant jurisdictions
  • Prior track record working cross-functionally to enable regulatory compliance across multiple dimensions of a high-growth business: within product (e.g. as counsel to product design and T/Cs), within business development (e.g. identifying ways to onboard partners and customers in a compliant way), and within technology (e.g. working with information security to build a robust IS org)

Skills:
Advantageous:

  • Experience in compliance across multiple African jurisdictions (west Africa, east Africa, etc.)
  • Previous experience working in a technology startup and navigating a regulatory ambiguous product area (e.g. like open banking in South Africa).

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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