Marketing Associate

Activant Capital

New York, NY, USA
Posted on June 10, 2024

About Us

  • We are a global investment firm, obsessed with founders and their tech-centric companies shaping the commerce infrastructure of tomorrow
  • Building on the success of our funds to date ($1.5B in total AUM), our firm continues to expand in size and geographic reach, with a growing portfolio of companies led by phenomenal entrepreneurs. As part of Activant’s continued growth, we are seeking a Marketing Associate to join us.
  • Our team is comprised of people-centric individuals from diverse backgrounds (professionally, personally, and by education) who are passionate about discovering and working with disruptive growth-stage businesses. We value people who will also shape the future of Activant Capital with an entrepreneurial mindset along the way
  • To learn more about Activant Capital, please visit www.activantcapital.com

About You

If the following describes you, we will be very excited to meet you:

  • Lifelong learner who enjoys asking insightful questions and pursuing fact-based answers
  • Curious to discover disruptive trends, technologies, products, and business models across multiple domains
  • Passionate about building the future together with founders and teams from diverse backgrounds
  • A student of multiple domains and a futurist at heart
  • A natural problem solver who doesn’t shy away from details and can handle an intellectual challenge
  • Navigates large sums of data efficiently and embraces rigorous quantitative analysis
  • Brings structure and organization to disorder, and has a reputation for simply getting things done
  • Enjoys building authentic relationships and has a knack for connecting others
  • Committed to creating quality outputs and achieving effective outcomes
  • Puts the needs of others before your own; known to be a collaborative, kind, adaptable, and flexible teammate
  • A desire to make tomorrow better than today, and an action-orientation to make it happen
  • Habitually ‘aims for the moon’ and understands you don’t get there alone

About the Role

You will be an integral part of our growing firm, collaborating closely with internal and external stakeholders increasing brand awareness, and driving marketing initiatives:

  • Develop and execute marketing campaigns that align with business goals and objectives.
  • Work cross-functionally with events, talent, and research teams to develop integrated marketing campaigns
  • Collaborate with the team to create marketing materials, such as our monthly newsletter, The Greene Street Observer, and the Genesis Summit Newsletter
  • Manage and create content for social media channels: set content calendar, run campaigns, write all posts
  • Manage and create content for the Activant website
  • Monitor and report on social media analytics to measure the success of campaigns and identify areas for improvement
  • Overseeing and managing freelancers and 3rd party vendors for design assets, research assets, and content assets

Experience and Qualifications

  • 2-4 years experience in marketing and social media (ideally in an investing, tech, or startup environment)
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Must have authorization to work in the US/South Africa
  • Strong project management skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment

Skillset

Technical skill:

  • Familiarity or proficiency with Figma and Canva
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Tools
  • Proficiency in Newsletter Software (Beehiv)

A plus if you:

  • Have experience with the CMS Sanity
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite

Professional Skills:

  • Content Creation
  • Strong writing and editing skills to create engaging content
  • Event Marketing/Coordination
  • Experience in Event promotion, developing ideas on how to get more people at Activant’s events
  • Working with 3 party vendors for events both large scale and small
  • Project Management
  • Managing multiple projects at once simultaneously
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