Head of Marketing

Type

Full-time

Preferred starting time

July/August

Location

Startup Sauna / Remote

What

Kiuas' Head of Marketing is a role that will not leave you cold. You'll be in charge of executing and developing Kiuas' marketing, communications, and brand activities. Summa summarum, you are in charge of Kiuas' external identity.

Kiuas is the leading startup accelerator in Finland, and in order for our programs to attract not only the best startups, but also the best coaches and partners, a great brand is vital. The world of startups is in constant change, which is why our marketing methods are constantly revised and improved. Like with most other things we do, all our marketing efforts are done in-house, giving us full freedom in choosing our mediums and ways of working.
That is why our Head of Marketing is an exceptional role for an exceptional person.

You will take ownership of what Kiuas looks and feels like, and in practice, lead and execute our application campaigns, create content related to our programs and startups, and implement a structured approach to all of our marketing, communications, and brand-related activities.

Who

Some qualities we look for in our Head of Marketing:

Fluent in English
. We work and communicate in English.

Previous experience in marketing/branding/communications
. These three are tightly connected, and experience in some of these is required in order to focus on improving what we already have – rather than learning the basics.

Visionary. You love the details but you also see the big picture of why marketing is so essential. You take ownership and are able to form and express your vision.

Test-Measure-Learn
. When it comes to learning, you don't believe in silver bullets but rather trial and error.

People skills
. Most of our days are about working with people. Good communication skills and the ability to give and receive feedback, while being genuinely interested in other people are major benefits.

Why

From a marketing/branding/communications career perspective, Kiuas is a sandbox where you can express your ideas and try things that would otherwise be inaccessible. Our environment is all about learning, and whether you want to improve in creating a marketing strategy or designing visuals, we support your learning either way.

Kiuas is not just a workplace and our Head of Marketing is not just a job. We are mission-driven and our passion for supporting early-stage startups goes beyond role descriptions. At Kiuas, you are part of a small team where your ideas matter as much as anyone else's. You are not alone with your struggles – hardship is shared with the team and we help each other whenever we get a chance. We use work time to learn and improve skills we consider important.

Other than being a founder, there is no better place to learn about entrepreneurship than Kiuas. We work closely with the best startups, coaches, and partners, and in case you've ever thought about starting your own company, you won't get a deeper dive than this.

How to apply?

Get in touch

Send a message to hello@kiuas.com that includes
• A brief introduction about yourself,
• A link to your LinkedIn (if possible).

Recruitment process

For all of the roles, the recruitment process has three steps:
• 1-on-1 meeting with Patrik.
• Small role-specific assignment.
• Final interview with the current team.

Decisions

We want to be as transparent as possible about the process and make final decisions for the role during July/August – as soon as the right candidate has been found.

Meet our team

Pauliina Lämsä

Program

pauliina@kiuas.com

Patrik Holopainen

COO

patrik@kiuas.com

Kate Kondrunina

Partnerships

kate@kiuas.com

Aaro Isosaari

CEO

aaro@kiuas.com

Have any questions? Reach out!

What we do

Programs

With intensive, fixed-length & free accelerator programs, we help 50+ most promising early-stage startups in Finland every year secure their first customers, level up their progress, and enter the community of over 200 Kiuas alumni.

Kiuas Start →

Kiuas Accelerator →

Online services

With free & all-inclusive online tools, we've helped thousands of future founders find co-founders, learn the fundamentals of startup entrepreneurship, and get their feet in the door of the startup ecosystem.

Kiuas Inside →

Starting Up →

Beliefs

From founder to founder

We believe that the people helping early-stage startups should have also built successful companies themselves. Founders – whether that's our coaches or participants – are in the center of everything we do.

Unconditionality

Our support comes with no strings attached, and that's how it will always be. Our alumni and coaches live and breathe the 51/49 rule – give back more than you get.

Quality over quantity

In all parts of our operations, we look for ways to deliver the best possible value for founders, and don't sacrifice quality over anything.

People & community

Join Kiuas for the perks, and stay for the community. At the end of the day, it all comes down to the people involved.

Kiuas supports early-stage startups in their journey from idea to first revenue and beyond.

With our accelerator programs and online services, we want to increase the quality and quantity of startups established in Finland.

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