Chief Marketing Officer

The Shortcut Helsinki Full-time
Salary Competitive
Are you a bit mad, very driven, and completely excited about building new things? Do digital marketing, social media and design make your heart beat faster? Look no further! The Shortcut is a talent accelerator, helping people to enter the tech world by either creating a startup or joining one. We're a community-driven non-profit and a sister organization to Slush, Maria01 and Junction. We empower our community through events and trainings to explore ideas and develop skills needed in startups.

You are:

  • Energized and driven by subjects such as talent development, diversity in tech and The Shortcut mission

  • Structured with the ability to keep people focused whilst embracing the agile work environment of a fast-paced startup organization

  • A leader who motivates, inspires and supports people in taking ownership while supporting their growth

  • Able to respond to challenges by generating results, getting feedback and improving based on that feedback

  • An excellent team player and communicator

  • Well networked and experienced in the field

  • Comfortable with bootstrapping great results with little budget in a non-profit

  • Someone who has already scaled up design and marketing operations

As our CMO, you will

  • Oversee The Shortcut’s marketing, brand management, design, copywriting and content production, content calendar and overall presentation of The Shortcut to external parties.

  • Act as our creative director and visual design guru

  • Scale, create processes and effectively operationalize strategic goals

  • Understand how to run and improve the entire funnel -

  • Recruit your own team of interns and empower them to grow and create a kick-ass marketing program

  • Collaborating closely with the management team of The Shortcut

  • Do data-driven digital marketing and produce warm leads to the organization

We are:

  • The leading international tech talent accelerator in the Nordics

  • a dynamic, fast-paced and passionate team of people from over 30 nationalities around the world

  • committed to developing the skills and career options of all our members

Get in touch! For any questions or just a chat about what's on your mind concerning this position, feel free to get in touch with Piia Kuosmanen, our People Ops Lead (piia at We look forward to hearing from you! :)

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free friday beers
Free friday beers

Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Working at
The Shortcut

Diversity as an engine for growth. Our mission is to inspire and empower people from diverse backgrounds to take an active role in (re)building their future, using technology and entrepreneurship. We work towards lowering the barrier of participation for more people to join the startup community and optimising under-utilised skills.Together with our partners, The Shortcut provides inspiration, networks, knowledge and skills to enable new talent and new start-ups.

Read more about The Shortcut

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