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Manager, Banking Partnerships

About the role

As a Strategic Partner Manager you will work directly with Chime’s bank partners to deliver against the company’s top priorities. You will be part of a team of partnership managers and serve as the primary escalation point between our bank partners and Chime’s product and marketing leadership. You will be responsible for driving the process to review and approve Chime’s top initiatives across product and marketing. This is a critical role to represent Chime’s strategic growth drivers with our bank partners. This role will report to Chime’s Sr. Director of Bank Partnerships and Operations.

The base salary offered for this role and level of experience will begin at USD $103,680.00 - 144,000.00. Full-time employees are also eligible for a bonus, competitive equity package, and benefits. The actual base salary offered may be higher, depending on your location, skills, qualifications, and experience.

In this role, you can expect to

  • Lead day-to-day engagement with our bank partners to deliver against Chime’s strategic priorities and deliver new innovative products for our members
  • Coordinate with cross-functional partners to ensure products meet bank requirements (regulatory, compliance, operational, customer service)
  • Lead the end-to-end process with banks to review and approve product and marketing development
  • Build strong cross functional relationships with our bank partners and Chime collaborators including Product, Compliance, Legal, Customer Experience, and Risk
  • Act as primary point of contact to drive internal discussions with Chime stakeholders to address and incorporate bank partner feedback

To thrive in this role, you have

  • Have expertise in the fintech banking and payments market and a deep familiarity with the regulatory landscape in banking, fintech, payments, and financial services
  • Have strong relationship building skills and partnership experience with the ability to take ownership and operate with autonomy
  • Have a proven track record of leading complex initiatives with the ability to reach a timely resolution
  • Are driven by results and enjoy doing whatever it takes to execute on complex, high-pressure projects under tight deadlines
  • Have a low ego and a knack for collaborating with a wide variety of people
  • Have 7+ years of work experience, including:
  • Partnerships experience at a regulated financial services company
  • Experience in consumer banking or payment services
  • Experience working at or with a high growth fintech startup

A little about us

At Chime, we believe that everyone can achieve financial progress. We’re passionate about developing solutions and services to empower people to succeed. Every day, we start with empathy for our members and stay motivated by our desire to support them in ways that make a meaningful difference.

We created Chime—a financial technology company, not a bank*-- founded on the premise that basic banking services should be helpful, transparent, and fair. Chime helps unlock the access and ability our members need to overcome the systemic barriers that block them from moving forward. By providing members with access to liquidity, rewards, and credit building, our easy-to-use tools and intuitive platforms give members the ability to have more control over their money and to take action toward achieving their financial ambitions.

So far, we’re well-loved by our members and proud to have helped millions of people unlock financial progress, whether they started a savings account, bought their first car or home, opened a business, or went to college. Every day, we’re inspired by our members’ dreams and successes, big and small.

We’re uniting everyday people to unlock their financial progress—will you join us?

*Chime partners with The Bancorp Bank and Stride Bank, N.A., Members FDIC, that power the bank accounts used by Chime Members.

What we offer

  • 🏢 A thoughtful hybrid work policy that combines in-office days and trips to team and company-wide events depending on location to ensure you stay connected to your work and teammates, whether you’re local to one of our offices or remote
  • 💻 Hybrid work perks, like UrbanSitter and Kinside for backup child, elder and/or pet care, as well as a subsidized commuter benefit
  • 💰 Competitive salary based on experience
  • ✨ 401k match plus great medical, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits
  • 🏝 Generous vacation policy and company-wide Take Care of Yourself Days
  • 🫂 1% of your time off to support local community organizations of your choice
  • 🧠 Mental health support with therapy and coaching through Modern Health
  • 👶 16 weeks of paid parental leave for all parents and an additional 6-8 weeks for birthing parents
  • 👪 Access to Maven, a family planning tool, with up to $10k in reimbursement for egg freezing, fertility treatments, adoption, and more.
  • 🎉 In-person and virtual events to connect with your fellow Chimers—think cooking classes, guided meditations, music festivals, mixology classes, paint nights, etc., and delicious snack boxes, too!
  • 💚 A challenging and fulfilling opportunity to join one of the most experienced teams in FinTech and help millions unlock financial progress

We know that great work can’t be done without a diverse team and inclusive environment. That’s why we specifically look for individuals of varying strengths, skills, backgrounds, and ideas to join our team. We believe this gives us a competitive advantage to better serve our members and helps us all grow as Chimers and individuals.

We hire candidates of any race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or family status, disability, Veteran status, and any other status. Chime is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Cook County Ordinance, and consistent with Canadian provincial and federal laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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