Growth Specialist

Job description

Your life revolves around technology and the Web. Business models, branding, traction, growth, usage, retention, churn are the words you use most as a professional.

You fell in the Web very early on and haven’t stopped watching the evolution of digital habits of people around you. Who are they? What do they want? How can we can provide it to them?

You only speak one language: the client’s language. You like nice products, but only when they’re meaningful. You believe that Education is a pillar of our society and that everyone can learn and share something.

You are convinced that everyone should have faith in their own potential and you won’t give up until that happens.

If this sounds like you, you’d be a great candidate for a Growth specialist position at OpenClassrooms.




Reports to the VP Growth




Working alongside our VP Growth, you will:


  • Create and develop acquisition campaigns via all relevant channels (including SEA, Affiliation, Facebook Ads, Twitter Ads, LinkedIn Ads‚..)
  • Monitor the KPIs aimed at optimizing acquisition costs per cohort considering their lifetime value.
  • Process and analyze available data from our site-centric and user-centric tools to draw relevant conclusions about users
  • Build creative and successful partnerships with the many players of a thriving market
  • Propose and test new ideas every day. Your craziest ideas are welcome as long as they improve one of our KPIs
  • Collaborate with creative/content/tech teams on topics like tracking, landing pages, banners, etc.
  • Manage external service providers to deploy certain campaigns




  • Strong interpersonal and leadership abilities; established ability to develop relationships and effectively communicate across functional areas and various levels of management.
  • Self-motivated with demonstrated drive for achievement.
  • Ability to manage own work demands amid shifting priorities in a dynamic environment.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent analytical and IT skills
  • Ability to build up the data analysis environment
  • Coding skills (such as Python, Java, or Scala)
  • Analytics tools experience (such as Pandas, R, SPSS, SQL, or Hadoop)
  • Strong ability to query databases using SQL
  • Possess strong business acumen and the ability to explain problems and solutions effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences 
  • Engineering or Business Degree
  • 2 to 4 years of webmarketing experience in a fast-moving, tech-oriented and international B2C environment
  • To you, life without numbers would be grey and gloomy. You can spend hours analyzing data and bringing out the best of it
  • You believe growth hacking is neither a trend nor an empty word
  • You are as technophile as us
  • Entrepreneur at heart, your next work experience will be in the company you plan to launch
  • Curious, creative and a fast learner
  • Independent and persevering
  • Bilingual English / French
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • Appreciated bonus: knowledge of SQL, R, Python or other data processing language



The journey starts with a phone interview and a meeting with Audrey, Hiring Manager. Then we plan face to your future Manager and a bench of people within our Marketing team and more if necessary . We'll also take time for you to walk around our facilities and have chats with our people.  You will be asked to provide us with 5 professional references contact detail.


Feel free to get the gist of who we are :



- Public transportation in Paris and suburbs for free (Pass Navigo paid by OpenClassrooms)

- Health insurance for free (“Mutuelle” monthly fee entirely paid by OpenClassrooms)

- Meal vouchers (Employer contribution at the max authorized by law)

- Access to gym for free (GymPass paid by OpenClassrooms)

- Unlimited days off and a 1.000€ premium once a year for 15+ days off taken

- Access to remote working

- A company MacBook

- A work environment and a strong culture built on agility, openness, respect and high quality


OpenClassrooms is a French hyper-growth company eligible to the French Tech Visa program. That means, for foreign candidates, benefiting from the accelerated procedure to apply for a "Talent Passport" residence permit. There is also a simplified "accompanying family" procedure available for spouse and dependent minor children.

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