Communications manager

Salary Competitive
Equity To be negotiated

Do you want to take the full ownership of building a global leading brand that's going to make a real difference in people's lives? Well, look no further.

You haven’t heard about Proper before? Well, that is where you get into the picture! Let us introduce ourselves: At Proper we ensure landlords and tenants have a great rental experience. By making a simple and standard way to rent a home, office or shop, we free up time, make everything more transparent and create trust between the landlord and tenant - making everyone’s lives a little better.

Proper is more than efficient property management. Proper is a seal of quality, safety and reliability.

Recognised as one of Denmark's most exciting startups, we have scaled more than 30% MOM for 18 months and received our Seed round early in 2020. Now we’re preparing for our Series A to reach multiple countries and +100K tenancies!

Your responsibilities and tasks

Rethinking the property industry is no easy task and one of your key challenges will be to redefine communication within the industry. As we are managing peoples homes and businesses, the right tone of voice and framing is crucial.

Your responsibility will be to solve this challenge; to help us define and execute our brand, PR-positioning, internal and external communication, and to ensure that everything we communicate is consistent in conveying our story and reflecting our values.

You will be given full ownership of these areas, while working close together with all parts of the business.

In short, you will be responsible for: 

  • Defining our tone of voice and communication style

  • Ensuring that we have consistent and streamlined communication across all channels, departments and countries

  • Increasing awareness of Proper in all of our markets through Earned, Owned and Shared Media.

  • Overseeing and creating content for marketing, retention and education purposes

  • Overseeing agencies and freelancers

  • Monitor the media landscape

  • Drafting and selling stories to while managing media relations

  • Track and report progress on all the above.

The ideal candidate

As you are our first communications hire, you will be key in our growth. We will have very high expectations of you, but we will also offer you the opportunity to grow with the company.  

Furthermore, the more these bullets you can tick off the better:

  • You have done it before: Taken a company from no communication or awareness to being a known voice. Preferably in several countries.

  • +3 years of experience in a similar role at a scale-up or communication/brand agency

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, communication, branding, or equivalent work experience

  • Very execution-focused. You can make a plan, stick to it, while enjoying rolling your sleeves up and getting the work done

  • Have experience with copywriting, content creation and storytelling

  • Comfortable with working in a very fast-paced and result-oriented environment

  • Excellent communication skills, written and spoken, in English. Preferably also in Danish, German or Dutch

  • Strong network in the media industry.

Moreover, you are a team player. We want to build a winning organisation that achieves great results together and we have no room for sharp elbows, politics or egos at Proper.

You have a great work ethic, want to be the best in what you do and take ownership of your projects.

What you’ll get

A leading role and a lot of influence in one of the fastest growing scaleups in Denmark. 

The possibility of a mentor program with a senior communications manager from one of the largest danish scaleups.

Besides this, we offer you:

  • Competitive salary 

  • Ownership in Proper through our warrant program

  • Lunch at our café

  • Extensive private health insurance

  • To be part of creating something that is bigger than all of us.

We’re looking for people, not bullet points. Not sure if you fit the description perfectly? Don’t let that hold you back. Let your skills and passion stand out, especially if your career has taken some interesting twists and turns. We thrive on diverse viewpoints, and people who think rigorously, not afraid to challenge assumptions.

Please note that we do not consider remote-work candidates. 

You will be working out of our amazing offices at Ewaldsgade, just by the lakes in central Copenhagen - when COVID-19 allows it.

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free lunch
Free lunch

Enjoy a free catered lunch with your colleagues, every day.

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 office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

See all 11 benefits

Working at

Proper is a software company as a property manager. We live by automating everything that can be built by software - robots for one of the oldest industries, property management. We have experienced 30% monthly growth since December 2018. We now manage thousands of homes and offices - maybe even yours? By automating and digitising, we remove almost all the hassles, freeing up time for what’s important for property owners and delivers a much better experience for the tenants. We’re already present throughout Denmark, and you will help us expand to more countries. We have received investment from Preseed Ventures, SEED Capital, Bjarke Ingels, Prehype and NREP amongst others.

Read more about Proper

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