Are you a proud tech geek? Are you passionate about how innovative businesses are changing the world, and how they obtain the funding to do so? Are you fired up about having complete control over a company’s content, bringing your creative flair to its strategy, production and distribution?
If that sounds like you then read on!
GrantTree is the UK’s leading innovation funding consultancy, specialising in helping fast-growing businesses acquire funding to accelerate the future. We are looking for someone who loves technology and can also digest the nitty gritty details of debt, equity and government financing (check out some of our latest blog posts for examples)!
That’s where you come in!
As GrantTree’s Content Manager, you will have autonomy over our content strategy, guided by clear goals and conversion expectations. We will look to you to proactively harness our technical and financial prowess to produce engaging content for our target audiences, blending internal expertise with your own research and engagement with external thought leaders. You will manage content distribution, overseeing our social channels including Twitter and LinkedIn while targeting other outside opportunities, like contributed articles. You will also work with our growing sales team to develop assets that support their work.
On an average day you might:
Chat to one of our resident PhDs about a new Nanoscience miniseries Publish a debt funding blog post for pre-Series A companies Tax Credits Discuss an advertorial piece with an advanced manufacturing magazine Set up a call with a DeepTech founder to discuss appearing on our podcast What Comes Next? Strengthen a content funnel with internal hyperlinks and pop ups Liaise with our SEO agency regarding improvements to an existing article on R&D Interact with a reader on one of our distribution channels Amend your content calendar to align with a new grants competitions and funding news Report on the content conversion metrics through our website
A passion for technology and an enthusiasm for funding Comfortable writing about complex technical concepts for non-technical audiences A track record of designing and managing impactful content strategies, funnels and calendars Success implementing SEO tactics to improve content SERP Experience in distributing content via owned, earned and paid channels to maximise reach Content design skills, spanning guides, graphics, whitepapers and social cards Familiarity with Adobe Cloud Apps such as Photoshop, Audition, and Premier Pro A keen eye for analytics and a consistent performance reporter Bonus - producing audio content like podcasts Bonus - coordinating and marketing online webinars
For this role, the salary will be £42,000-£48,000, depending on experience. In addition to your salary, we are offering a place where you can be yourself, develop your skills and fulfil your potential. We also have a flexible approach to working. So, outside of your three-month training period, where we will expect you to be in the office 2-3 days a week, you can work from wherever you are most productive.
Other benefits include:
30 days paid holiday + bank holidays Training & development budget Monthly wellness budget A generous and inclusive parental leave policy Cycle to Work Scheme Discounted private health insurance Study, pawternity and charity leave Regular social and wellness events Access to premium platforms like Spill for mental well-being
Teams are stronger when they have a diverse range of people. We welcome applications from everyone, regardless of the categories they put themselves in. We also encourage talented ‘square pegs’. If you think you’re the right person for the job even though you don’t quite fit the role spec, be daring and apply!
Please answer these questions in the application form or in your cover letter:
What excites you about the startup scene in the UK? Which article/blog post/editorial are you most proud of and why? What is worst thing about GrantTree’s website/social media page(s)? What attributes or dynamics do you look for in a team and why? What does trust mean to you?