Head of Marketing

Salary €2,500 - €3,500

About Slush

Slush is the world’s leading startup event and a community bringing together startup founders and operators, VC investors and the wider startup ecosystem. Our mission is to help and create founders to change the world. We do that by supporting startup founders and operators throughout their journey through events, online community, educational content and more.

About the role

As the Head of Marketing you lead the Marketing and Design Team at Slush. The Marketing and Design Team supports the mission of Slush by ensuring that we are seen and heard by our core customer groups consisting of startup founders, investors, and the wider entrepreneurial ecosystem. The Marketing and Design Team is a diverse group of marketers, designers, and other creatives.

Your responsibilities

  • Leading the Marketing Team, consisting of 2-3 marketers and 2-3 designers.

  • Leading and developing the Slush brand - i.e., contributing to how we look, feel and sound.

  • Overseeing and executing the daily marketing and communications operations of Slush.

  • Planning and owning the marketing budget for Slush in 2023.

  • Selling out the Slush 2023 main event efficiently using marketing and communications efforts.

  • Ensuring that our products reach their target audience(s)

  • Working closely with other Slush teams (Partnerships, Program, Startups, Investors, People etc.) to support the organization’s marketing and communication needs.

  • Managing and developing Slush’s marketing analytics & tracking.

  • Managing Slush's creative agency partnerships (e.g., agencies and freelancers) together with the Art Director.

Ideally you possess some of the following

  • Experience in planning and executing marketing campaigns

  • Experience in project management and leadership

  • Ability to come up with creative ideas 

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Interest towards startups and entrepreneurship 

  • Interest towards multiple subfields of marketing, e.g., content creation, performance marketing, or media planning

Most importantly though, we don’t look for ready-made professionals rather than people with limitless potential. We believe that passionate curiosity and the ability to learn fast are what ultimately make people thrive.

For more information or questions please contact us at linda.bjorkenheim@slush.org

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.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Central office
Central office

Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

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

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Working at

Slush is the world's leading startup event connecting founders with what and whom they need while building a new, inclusive and more purposeful culture of entrepreneurship. Slush is organized annually and in 2022, we are back in Nov 17-18. In addition to the main event, we have 3 other products: Node by Slush, Soaked by Slush and Slush'D that all aim to create and help founders.

Read more about Slush

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