Knowledge Management Lead


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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. 

Our Knowledge Management Lead will be a key contributor to Affirm’s Process Excellence team that sits within our Customer Operations organization. This member of our team will be responsible for initiatives within the knowledge management space and for identifying, organizing, synthesizing, and managing operational knowledge by utilizing engaging and innovative techniques.

What You'll Need to Succeed

The ideal candidate is a go-getter with experience managing and creating internal and external facing knowledge content. Someone who is passionate about the end-user experience and will proactively find opportunities and propose solutions.

What You'll Get in Return

A hands-on opportunity to shape our knowledge management program and help our customer operations teams deliver exceptional customer service experiences!

What You'll Do

  • Research and implement a new knowledge management system that improves information organization and drives higher user engagement and satisfaction
  • Identify, classify and track all operational knowledge, including job aids, standard operating procedures (SOPs), policies, guides, training materials, eLearning modules, scripts and email templates
  • Partner with teammates to update knowledge to be accurate and concise including editing, adding, or removing information as needed
  • Consult cross-functional teams to ensure a clear representation of our requirements and practices are documented
  • Design and implement cross-functional knowledge approval processes
  • Manage ongoing maintenance of operational knowledge and drive continuous improvement
  • Identify and track other knowledge management needs (technical writing, instructional design, etc.)
  • Mentor and lead other employees who are supporting knowledge management initiatives
  • Use technology such as emulators and simulators to provide realistic references to our website and app

What We Look For

  • 4+ years of experience in knowledge management, learning and development, content creation, or other relevant area
  • Experience owning small to medium-sized projects and collaborating on ownership of large scale projects
  • Excellent facilitation, program/activity management, and written and oral communication skills
  • Experience using KM & Documentation platforms such as Salesforce, Confluence, readme, Documentum, etc.
  • Experience in a regulated environment within financial services, loan underwriting, credit analysis, customer service, consumer lending, personal banking preferred
  • Ability to act autonomously while navigating new and ambiguous business initiatives
  • Willing to travel (up to 10%)
Please note that visa sponsorship is not available for this position.   If you got to this point, we hope you're feeling excited about the job description you just read. Even if you don't feel that you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people that 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 a core value 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 2019 D&I report.   We also consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for positions in accordance with applicable laws, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.   By clicking Apply for this job, I acknowledge that I have read the Affirm Employment Privacy Policy, and hereby consent to the collection, processing, use, and storage of my personal information as described therein.
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