16th November 2015 Natasha Guerra

We’re Hiring! Want to become our Marketing Manager?

Proactive? Driven? Excited about startups? Fun to be with? We are looking for personality combined with practical skills to put to work the marketing voice of Runway East at our brand new flagship location on Finsbury Square.

 

Runway East is a vibrant entrepreneurial community hand-curated entrepreneurs with a place to work and hold events in the heart of Tech City. Success breeds success in our environment packed with top talent. Investors like Index, Andreessen Horowitz, Local Globe and Octopus back members’ global ambitions.

 

Attracting and inspiring London’s best entrepreneurial talent more than simply marketing and selling, our hero will be our voice out across channels and in our soon-to-be multiple locations. We need a mind for strategy and planning with meticulous follow-through and execution.

 

The challenges of growing a young business will mix with the joys of the ideas put into action and helping dozens of member companies’ voices be heard. Runway East currently supports 200 entrepreneurs in one location, but as we grow in locations and size, so will the role.

 

Our cofounders are experienced, media-trained, have great networks and truly want to make a difference by providing a great launchpad for ambitious businesses to go global.

 

Responsibilities:
Attract London’s best entrepreneurial seed-backed and A Round companies *Refine with our founders our market and branding position *Develop a multi-channel strategy targeting the right people, not just volume *Execute the plan: Events to content, digital to print, PR to social, education to making the story real
Create impactful imagery and messaging *Encourage member referrals to increase quality member leads
Inspire these dynamic companies to make the most of their ambitions *Defining with the founders and executing best-in-London events and interactive workshops *Promoting a creative environment in the members club area *Manage member communications as an ambassador across Runway East locations *Actively cultivate member engagement to support both personal and professional development
Cultivate mutually-beneficial relationships with value-add sponsors *Target and develop a rapport with partners who fit Runway East’s quality and culture criteria *Develop an offering that supports Runway’s growth ambitions financially but always adhere’s to runway’s brand values of providing quality
Continuously improve our environment and offering *Develop an analytical pipeline to measure and assess the value of actions *Test and evaluate routes to market and messaging for different media *Solicit and evaluate member feedback to improve the member offering

 

Requirements:
Experience *3+ years’ experience within a digital business in a key marketing role *Demonstrated capability developing marketing strategy *Detailed hands-on execution experience
Skills *Excellent skills interpreting data and ability to develop new campaigns based on analysis *Attention to detail. If you’ve skimmed through without reading this bullet point we are sure there are other better opportunities for you *Comfort experimenting, testing and measuring different growth initiatives
Personality *Creativity. You need to have ideas. We’re going to change the world. We need you to be part of the change. *Enthusiasm for entrepreneurial development. We want to create the stable foundation for our members to start radical revolutions *Life is short. You are fun and friendly and people like being around you

 

Benefits:
You’ll be at the epicentre of London’s tech startup culture, with weekly events and team lunches every Friday. The people you’ll get to know will inspire, and hopefully be lifelong relationships. We will give you 28 days holiday a year, a fun, friendly atmosphere, and the chance to grow as we grow. Oh, and a brand new Macbook Air.

 

If you can see yourself succeeding in this role we would love to hear from you, please drop us an email on jobs@runwayea.st:

*Write us a brief cover letter explaining why this role fits your own ambitions

*An example of marketing material in any medium that you feel suitable

*Your CV & Linkedin profile

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About the Author

Natasha Guerra Operations @RunwayEast, Founder @TaskFirm, lover of travel, imbiber of champagne.