Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly, giving consumers the flexibility to buy now and pay later without any hidden fees or compounding interest. Affirm proudly includes Returnly. 

Affirm is embarking on another year of growth and we’re focused on scaling our events strategy globally. We are seeking a Global Events Lead to creatively execute our external-facing recruiting events to bring future Affirmers in.

You will have the opportunity to conceptualize, create, and host virtual and in-person expansion-related events for hiring in current and new locations, and diversity-focused events to drive pipeline for underrepresented groups. 

What You’ll Do

  • Execute on a strategy that supports our expansion efforts in the United States, Canada, and Europe
  • Closely collaborate with our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Team to design events that support hiring for underrepresented groups 
  • Support Talent Programs team on logistics for student engagement opportunities 
  • Run point on coordinating with Affirmers for speaking engagements and sponsorships at conferences that would enhance our talent brand
  • Demonstrate measurable business impact and value of the events based on the goals outlined for each
  • Track spending to ensure we are within budget

What We Look For

  • 5+ years experience working in events in fast-paced environments
  • You are a self-starter with a sense of urgency and accountability
  • Excellent focus on attention to detail with the capability to work and make decisions in a vibrant environment
  • Quick thinker - sometimes, things go wrong in events and you need to problem-solve on the fly
  • A passion for getting the details right, but also knowing how to ship on time
  • You seek to build positive relationships with key partners and use your expertise to drive the process forward despite any obstacles
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with partners
  • Passion for diversity and inclusion in the workplace
  • Ability to collaborate and work well with others

Location - Remote U.S.

Grade - USA27

Please note that visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Affirm is proud to be a remote-first company! The majority of our roles are remote and can be located anywhere in the U.S. and Canada (with the exception of the U.S. Territories, Quebec, Yukon, Nunavut, and the Northwest Territories) unless the job indicates a different global location. We are currently building operations in Spain, Poland, and Australia.  Employees in remote roles have the option of working remotely or from an Affirm office in their country of hire, and may occasionally travel to an Affirm office or elsewhere for required meetings or team-building events. Our offices in Chicago, New York, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, San Francisco and Toronto will remain operational and accessible for anyone to use on a voluntary basis, subject to local COVID-19 guidelines.

All full-time jobs at Affirm (excluding interns and apprentices) are tied to a transparent grade-based pay range taking location into account. 

[Colorado Candidates] In accordance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the grade for this position in Colorado is listed above. You can find the Colorado base pay range and benefits here.

If you got this far, we hope you're feeling excited about this role. Even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people who believe in Affirm's mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways—not just candidates who check all the boxes.

At Affirm, People Come First is one of our core values, and that’s why diversity and inclusion are vital to our priorities as an equal opportunity employer. You can read about our D&I program here and our progress thus far in our 2021 DEI Report.

We also believe It’s On Us to provide an inclusive interview experience for all, including people with disabilities. We are happy to provide reasonable accommodations to candidates in need of individualized support during the hiring process.

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