Golden Gate Ventures


Associate PR and Events at Xendit
Jakarta, ID
Formulate and execute Xendit events through thick and thin

Xendit is an Indonesian fintech company that provides payment infrastructure across Indonesia. Xendit processes payments, runs marketplaces, disburses payroll and loans, detects fraud and helps other businesses grow exponentially. We serve these companies by providing a suite of world-class APIs and a dashboard UI that simplifies processes. 

Our main focus is to build the most advanced payment rails for Indonesia, with a clear goal in mind — to make payments in Indonesia simple, secure and easy for everyone. We currently serve local SMEs to some of Indonesia’s largest tech startups and also giant-sized businesses like Samsung. We process millions of transactions monthly, growing 25% month on month for the last 2 years. We are trusted and backed by some of the largest VCs in the world and are alumni of the prestigious YCombinator (S15). 

Associate PR and Events in Xendit will work across the organization to formulate, execute, and maintain a positive image and brand of the company by any means. Associate PR and Events will have a crucial role and function to ensure that we have credibility and the right story to the public. 

We’re looking for a creative mind to contribute to building strategy and a hustler to execute plans. More than that, we want a general athlete - we want to trust you to take on our most important problems and with few resources, drive measurable change. Your contribution will be essential in the early stage of our Marketing effort in terms of development and execution. 

  • Participate in brainstorming and formulation of events prior to executions
  • Assist and execute various types of events to increase brand awareness and credibility of the company (internal effort, participate in external ones, find opportunities to collaborate, etc.)
  • Manage community engagement opportunities to find partnership collaboration with external parties
  • Engage with media as the company’s representative, proactive in pitching story concept to find the right angle and narratives for our reputation
  • Produce marketing content that drives growth (articles, newsletter, press releases, brief, proposal, etc,)
  • Keeping calendars according to plan (editorial, events, participation, etc.)
  • Support in tracking media coverage and its analysis

You may be a good fit if you
  • Have relevant experience in making impactful events or project management in a systematic & structured approach
  • Understand PR and marketing concepts and practices
  • Are an exceptional communicator and work well with cross-functional teams 
  • Are a storyteller AND you have the ability to tie in metrics, accomplishments, and mission 
  • Are a creative hustler -- you might not have done it before, but you're willing to try something different to get it done
  • Effectively manage multiple priorities while maintaining a high quality of work 
  • Can handle ambiguities within a startup environment and prioritize accordingly
  • You thrive on the autonomy and have proven you can push towards a goal by yourself
  • Demonstrate ability to finish tasks and make reports quickly
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree or experience in  Marketing Communication, Journalism, or Communications preferred
  • Bonus points if you’ve worked in a startup or fintech industry
  • Bonus points if you are an outstanding writer and write with conviction in both Bahasa and English

What we care about
  • Solve for the customer first: You build what customers want.  You think about what is right for customers, not what is easiest for you
  • Demonstrate mastery of honey badgery: You make ambitious goals. Then execute…no matter what stands in the way.  When knocked down, you get up
  • Take on challenges willingly and can be trusted to execute: You can be trusted to get things done right the first time quickly.  You hit your deadlines
  • You’re like us: You smile a lot, think work is fun and don’t take yourself too seriously. You measure yourself against the best and believe feedback is the breakfast of champions.  You follow the golden rule
  • You’re remarkable: People naturally talk about how awesome you are.  If we can’t find someone who raves about you then it’s unlikely we will too

About Xendit
  • Growing 25% month on month: We are one of the fastest-growing companies in Southeast Asia and have done so for the last two years.  We process close to 1b USD annually in payments by providing simple APIs for payments on a modern tech stack
  • YCombinator Batch S15: YC is the best incubator in the world, producing Airbnb and Dropbox; 120 companies out of 6,000 applications get in
  • Funded by investors behind Facebook, Slack, Kaokao, Path, Twitch, Grab, Tokopedia