Growth Lead (Retention)

Permanent employee, Full-time · London

KatKins Opportunity

For uncompromising cat parents who want the best, KatKin goes hardcore for cat health. We make the UK’s only fresh cat food: 100% human-quality meat, gently cooked, and frozen for freshness. 

Where the competition cuts corners, catfishes customers and puts profits over health, we put cat wellbeing first. No shortcuts. No secret recipes. We’re cutting the fluff, thinking fresh and channelling hardcore love into industry-wide change. So cats live long and cat parents can love hard without compromise.

Why You’ll Love Working With Us

If you want to join and grow an ambitious, mission-driven, high-growth startup that’s making a genuine difference to cats’ (and their people’s) lives, you’ll love working at KatKin.

We’re a small, entrepreneurial, creative team, focused on the mission to give all cats the food they truly deserve - 100% fresh human-grade meat.

We hire the best, so you’ll work with, learn from and challenge top D2C industry talent to accelerate customer acquisition.

The Role

As our Growth Lead (Retention) you’ll be responsible for driving retention in the first 3 months of our customer’s journey with KatKin. You will be reporting to the Head of Retention, and this is a new and exciting role in the team!

Responsibilities include creating a 5* trial experience for key segments, educating customers on the benefits of feeding fresh and driving loyalty through gamification and account usage. You'll mix creativity and data to optimise the customer journey, intuitively understand customers’ problems and feelings to drive long-term retention. 

This is a cross-functional role where you’ll work closely with Product, Tech, Analytics, Creative and Customer Experience. You need to build strong partnerships with your stakeholders to drive your projects forward. You’ll also run workshops and focus groups, both internally to generate ideas, and with external cat parents to get into the minds of our customers.

You should be comfortable operating in a fast-moving and data driven environment, you'll be a key player contributing to the growth of the company. Our Growth team is a small team with a big impact and motivation, so a proactive attitude is a must!

Key ownership areas
  • Managing the customer retention strategy in the first 3 months.

  • Running end to end tests to drive performance on key retention metrics. These tests could span the sign up funnel, account area, box and packaging, cancellation flow, and more.

  • Speaking with customers and running surveys to keep on top of customer behaviour, subscription pain points, changing demographics and other key information.

  • Running workshops to generate ideas from the wider team, and effectively prioritise into realistic plans. 

  • Own reporting and analysis for your projects, working with our data team to create automated reports in Looker where possible.

  • Work with the rest of the Growth team and Creative team to drive customer messaging, identifying customer segments and new opportunities. You’ll need to bring your creative brain as well as your data brain!

Who we are looking for:
  • Several years experience and proven success in driving results in growth projects

  • Highly data driven and comfortable manipulating  and interpreting data.

  • Proactive with a creative and curious mindset - you’re always thinking of ways to drive continuous improvement and optimisations.

  • Obsessed with understanding our customer, from analysing data to speaking to CP on the phone.

  • Strong verbal and written English skills - you will be the voice of the company.

  • Demonstrate self-motivation, independent initiative and creative problem-solving.

Nice to haves
  • Experience working with a D2C subscription business model

  • Experience with using Looker and Klaviyo

What We Offer
  • Competitive salary

  • Career defining opportunity as an instrumental role in scaling our brand

    • We reward success, and offer opportunities for promotion and support in personal development

  • No egos and a small close-knit team

  • 25 days holidays every year plus your birthday off (26 days total)

  • 4 week WFA (work from anywhere) policy

  • 1-2 days WFH every week

  • Discount for KatKin fresh meals

  • A cat (and dog) friendly office

To Apply
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About us
We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. At KatKin we celebrate differences, and everything that makes our colleagues unique, by upholding an inclusive environment in which we can all thrive. 

We want to make our recruitment processes accessible to everyone, so if there is any way that we can support you to be the best you can be, please contact
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