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Jelle van Schaick

Hi, I’m Jelle, a seasoned digital marketer in the fintech sector.

Specializing in (embedded) payments, I excel in driving impactful results through creative, budget-conscious strategies. My experience spans various roles, from management to growth, where I’ve consistently leveraged digital strategies to achieve significant outcomes. Known for my ability to deliver high-value campaigns within tight budgets, I bring a unique blend of strategic insight and practical expertise to the table.

My background

Growth, marketing, and creativity:

These three keywords encapsulate my professional identity. Blending creativity with analytical expertise, I’m proficient in identifying and exploiting market and growth opportunities. My organizational abilities and transparent communication are key in fostering a harmonious and efficient workspace. A balanced approach, mixing professionalism with a touch of humor, helps me build strong relationships with colleagues, partners, and clients. I’m characterized by my persistence and adaptability, consistently delivering results and driving growth in dynamic settings. 


  • Data analysis and metrics interpretation
  • SEO and SEM
  • Marketing automation
  • Content marketing and strategy
  • PR and media relations


  • Email marketing
  • Digital advertising
  • Customer relationship management (CRM)
  • Conversion rate optimization (CRO)
  • Brand development and storytelling





Nov. 2022 – Present


Head of Marketing

Transforming the company into a profitable scale-up. Navigating the challenges of a bootstrapped business, this journey, while demanding, proved to be immensely rewarding and a testament to our team’s resilience and innovation.

  • Developing marketing strategy: creating and integrating the marketing strategy that focused on customer acquisition and demand generation, contributing to a 1000% increase in embedded finance MQLs.
  • Public relations and communications: managing Intergiro’s public image, securing positive media coverage that led to more than 150 publications, improving the company’s reputation and credibility in the fintech industry.
  • Budget management and reporting: effectively managing the annual marketing budget of €500.000, reallocating resources to high-performing initiatives and optimizing spend to deliver a 15% reduction in cost per acquisition.
  • Team management: leading a team of 2 marketing professionals, 3 digital marketing agencies, and 4 external consultants, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment.



Jun. 2021 – Nov. 2022


Marketing Manager

  • Cross-functional collaboration: cooperating with product, sales, and external stakeholders to translate the GTM-strategy into marketing tactics, successfully launching products like our Banking as a Service platform and Merchant Business Account.
  • Campaign management: steering digital campaigns across several channels, reporting impacts and presenting results. Aiding in new initiatives and repeating business opportunities, boosting lead generation with more than 1000%.
  • Content creation: producing top-notch guest posting content about payments, merchant acquiring, embedded finance and other relevant industry topics, as well as captivating content for the company’s blog, and social media channels, leading to a 125% increase in organic search, 350% in referral traffic and a 150% YTD growth in LinkedIn followers.
  • Project management: successfully led various marketing projects from inception to completion, ensuring timely delivery and alignment with demand generation activities.



Jan. 2019 – Present


Digital Growth Strategist (Consultant)

As a consultant, I have spearheaded a variety of growth initiatives across numerous fintech projects, driving substantial advancements in each.


  • Implementing data-driven marketing strategies: utilizing advanced analytics to inform marketing decisions, tailoring campaigns to specific customer segments, and significantly increasing campaign ROI.
  • Launching product marketing campaigns: introducing new financial products to the market with targeted, creative marketing strategies that successfully captured niche markets and expanded customer bases.
  • Enhancing SEO and content marketing: revamping digital content strategies to improve search engine rankings and online visibility, resulting in increased organic traffic and lead generation.
  • Budget management and cost optimization: efficiently allocating resources and optimizing marketing spend, achieving more with less and maximizing financial returns.
  • Conducting market research and analysis: keeping abreast of market trends and competitor activities, using insights to inform strategic planning and decision-making.


Newcastle business school

Sep. 2019 – Feb. 2021


Master Degree, Business with Business Analytics

A business-focused master degree to pursue the latest techniques in big data analytics to improve an organization’s decision making. This course developed broad business and personal development skills while providing a specialist pathway in business analytics. Specialized modules covered the topics of business intelligence and marketing metrics and analytics. 

  • Developing Global Management Competencies (70)
  • Strategic Management for Competitive Advantage (70)
  • Marketing Metrics and Analysis (84)
  • Business Intelligence (65)

Master thesis: What are the advantages and disadvantages of implementing blockchain technology to overcome the challenges posed by current contract life-cycle management solutions?

Driving growth and innovative marketing solutions in the fintech sector.


Ready to be the next success story?



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