Manager of Marketing Strategy at MasterClass
San Francisco, CA, US

Who We Are

MasterClass is transforming online education by enabling anyone in the world to learn from the very best. We are deconstructing what makes an actor able to cry on demand, how an athlete defies gravity, and what it takes to write a bestseller. Our online learning content is available to students anywhere anytime, which supports our mission to democratize education.

We are a quickly growing VC-funded startup based in San Francisco and have created online classes taught by famous masters—Steph Curry, Martin Scorsese, Serena Williams, James Patterson, Annie Leibovitz, Gordon Ramsay, Christina Aguilera and many more. Since launching in 2015, we are growing our team, our business, and our brand. Apply today to become part of our team!

Responsibilities Of The Role

In partnership with leadership across the marketing team and cross-functional stakeholders, you will help craft strategy, gain and socialize consumer research and insights, analyze member health and improve marketing operations. You will be rooted in data, champion consumer insights, and provide a strategic, holistic perspective for all of marketing and across MasterClass.

As a Manager of Marketing Strategy, you are responsible for leading key strategic business processes within the marketing team in partnership with the broader marketing org and cross-functional stakeholders. You will run strategic cross-functional projects for the CMO, partnering with other teams such as Analytics, Product, Engineering, Business Operations and Finance to ideate, prioritize and execute key strategic initiatives. You are a highly analytical thinker with strong EQ and relationship building skills and have the ability to influence cross-functionally at all levels of the organization. You will be versed in project management and process improvement methodologies to ensure successful execution of strategic plans and the roll-out of necessary processes, tools, and guidelines.

You will also...

  • Help identify potential partners, negotiate contracts, and partner with marketing agencies and vendors to ensure optimal value exchange per terms of our agreements
  • Drive executive communications such as owning the Marketing narrative for executive presentations such as our Board of Directors meetings


  • 5-7 years of experience in management consulting and/or business strategy and operations, or investment banking. M.B.A. and Marketing experience are a plus.
  • You have a high analytical orientation and experience in solving problems with strong business intuition
  • You take ownership, are an inventive problem solver and have a high level of accountability
  • You have a natural ability to collaborate well with others across the organization and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced and highly-fluid environment
  • You have outstanding oral and written communication skills that can keep varying groups and teams aligned and informed
  • You are both right brained and left brained, can think big picture and have the ability to execute with great quality in the details
  • A passion for MasterClass!

At MasterClass, we believe we put our best work forward when our employees bring together ideas that are diverse in thought. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. In addition, MasterClass will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability or special need, we would like to know how we can better accommodate you.