Content Marketing Manager

Salary Competitive

About Capdesk

At Capdesk, we’re rewriting how companies use equity to empower their people.

We help businesses unite founders, investors and employees through better equity management and greater access to liquidity – no more waiting for the company to IPO.

In the last few years, we’ve become a leader in our field, providing the easiest way for 1000s of private companies to digitise their equity information and manage employee share schemes. There are no longer any excuses for denying employees a share of the wealth they helped to create.

2021 was eventful – we raised £8m and launched in multiple new European markets – but, mid-way through 2022, we’ve set our sights even higher and we’re counting on every new joiner to help us get there. We’re staying as lean as possible, so each hire really matters.

Capdesk is a remote-friendly startup with a team-first mentality. We have amazing people all over the world but many employees are based in Copenhagen or London where we still have brick-and-mortar offices. Currently we are able to accept applications from the following countries: UK, Denmark, Germany, Portugal, Spain, Cyprus, Canada (Quebec) and Egypt however this is reviewed on a regular basis and we will update accordingly.


About the Role

Content at Capdesk is on the rise. We’ve built a robust content function in the last 18 months, and now we’re looking for a Content Marketing Manager to supercharge our efforts in 2022 and beyond. Content is how we build brand awareness, connect with existing users and reach new audiences. From virtual events and online workshops to emails and blog posts, our diverse content offering always puts the customer first.

We’ve got an ambitious marketing strategy for Capdesk and you’ll play a vital role in bringing it to life through content. You’ll map out a content calendar that helps us hit targets and work closely with our in-house community, brand and creative experts to bring your plans to life. This is a hands-on editorial role so it’s essential you’re both talented and passionate when it comes to copywriting and editing.

You’ll report to our Head of Content & Communications Scarlett, who has the experience and hard-won expertise to help you develop as a content marketing professional. In this varied role you’ll have the chance to strengthen your marketing and editorial skills, and use them to contribute to Capdesk’s long-term content strategy.

In this role, your responsibilities will include:

  • Creating content to support all kinds of marketing campaigns, from product launches and virtual events to social media and email pushes
  • Turning complex technical information and challenging subjects (no one said equity was straightforward) into authoritative yet digestible content that lands with our expert audience
  • Brainstorming and sharing new ideas for engaging our audience through content
  • Becoming an expert on our customers and making sure our content meets their needs
  • Collaborating with internal marketing and brand stakeholders on non-editorial content including infographics, videos and virtual events
  • Spotting – and acting upon – content opportunities in the market and gaps in our current offering
  • Editing marketing content ie. product copy, white papers, web pages
  • Editing non-marketing content ie. job descriptions, deck templates
  • Acting as a guardian for editorial quality across the business, ensuring internal guidelines are up-to-date and helping your fellow Capdeskers write great content, whatever their role

About you, these are the skills and experience we’re looking for:


  • Hands-on experience – you have spent between two and four years in a relevant content marketing position
  • Industry expertise – you’ve created long-form B2B content before, ideally covering complex topics such as finance and technology
  • Strong writing skills – you are a talented writer, able to distil complex themes into punchy, engaging copy
  • Attention to detail – you are an experienced editor and proofreader with complete knowledge of British English spelling and grammar
  • Experience in a fast-growth startup – you know what it takes to steer a company through rapid growth and recognise your role in making it happen
  • An interest in all things equity – you are passionate about what we do at Capdesk and are excited to become a subject-matter expert in your own right

Nice to haves:

  • Commercial mindset – you’ve worked closely with sales teams before and know how to leverage your activities for commercial impact
  • A knack for scale – you’re uncomfortable with inefficiency, always looking for ways to scale your output without compromising the quality of your work
  • Multimedia content – you’ve worked on multimedia projects, producing content such as animations, infographics, video and virtual events

Working at Capdesk

You’ll be part of the Marketing team, reporting to our Content Lead Scarlett. You’ll work alongside half a dozen marketers, each with their own specialism but all united by Capdesk’s mission. We’re a progressive bunch who love experimentation and get fired up at the idea of building a unicorn.

What we can offer you:

  • A competitive salary between £40,000 and £50,000 depending on your location and experience*
  • Transparent equity ownership. We practise what we preach – everyone shares in the profits and wealth at Capdesk
  • 25 days holiday per year (increasing by 1 day every year up to 5 days), plus national holidays
  • Flexible working – we trust you to get the work done, wherever you are
  • Mental health and wellbeing support as well as access to therapists with Spill
  • Very flexible working – we trust you to get the work done, wherever you are
  • Enhanced parental leave – 26 weeks maternity, 17 weeks paternity (including adoption)
  • Your own Pleo company card, and no more expenses hassle
  • Quarterly kicks off + annual company trips (ask a Capdesker about our #supersocials)
  • Onboarding budget of to spend on equipment so you can work to the best of your abilities

*The current budget for this role is 56,000 GBP. This includes any taxes and mandatory employer pension or social security contributions. This budget translates to a salary of 40-50,000 GBP if you’re working in the UK. You can work in other countries and we’ll keep the same budget and adjust the salary as needed for local taxes and other employer contributions.

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Capdesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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 office snacks
Free office snacks

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

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

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Working at

Capdesk is an equity management platform that enables high-growth companies to manage their cap tables accurately and efficiently. It's on a mission to change finance for good in unlisted companies, where equity is better utilised by employers and better understood by workers. Capdesk is a truly flexible employer. We've been accredited by Flexa Careers and can proudly say that we're a truly flexible employer! In order to achieve that flexibility, we empower all our teammates to work how they work best. We want to make everybody successful no matter their location, family, mental health, time zone, etc. For us, it's about more than just our benefits & perks or our values.

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