Marketing Manager

Shape

We work 4 days per week (32hrs). Pick which day you'd like off

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Portugal ⚠️

Ever wondered how it would be to revolutionise one of the least digitised industries in the market, alongside a growing and switched-on team? Read on!

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We are Shape.Construction!

We are digitising the largest and most fundamental industry in the world, the industry that literally builds the foundations of the civilisation we all depend on to spare us from a brutal hunter-gatherer life: CONSTRUCTION

It is one of the least digitised industries in the world but also the largest – 1 in 9 people globally work in the construction industry and it constitutes 11% of global GDP.

Improving construction strengthens the very foundation of human civilisation. ( Watch our short film about it).

We got our start as a high-end construction project management consultancy. As a consultancy, we are focused on genuinely upgrading the way construction projects are delivered. We then take the deep understanding of the projects we work on to develop construction management software products that anyone can use to deliver their projects better.

We are building a full suite of products one module at a time – kind of like office 365 but for construction management. ( Check out Shape, our construction management tech and watch this video about what we are doing)

The core of all this is our true secret sauce; people. We only recruit the very best both in capability and personality. We are deeply focused on designing a new type of organisation that is optimised for the flourishing of the people in the team first and foremost. People that join us develop fast as a whole person in ways they never imagined. ( Read more about our vision and mission).

This approach has allowed us to grow from just 2 people in 2017 to over 170 today (including consultancy) and we are still very much at the beginning! Joining us isn’t just some “job”, it is a transformative educational experience. We challenge you to be your best self in all aspects of life.

Our vision is designed to align how we operate with the fundamental aspects that enable anyone to have a fulfilled life:

  • Connects us with meaningful relationships
  • Inspires us to develop ourselves to become better humans
  • Empowers us to pursue our own learning adventures

4 core values for a good life

We believe a life of human flourishing is all about meaningful relationships with others and challenging yourself to create a positive impact. Our four core values are grow yourself, care about people, execute to greatness and build civilisation. This philosophy goes much deeper and you can see more on our website.

We are achieving this vision through the following two missions:

  1. To fully digitise the construction of human civilisation
  2. To create a new type of organisation that enables human flourishing while delivering a huge positive impact on society

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The Role

Purpose of the role

You will be responsible for managing Shape's marketing efforts, from participation in strategy setting to execution and development, with the aim of building and maintaining our inbound engine.

Your role is to manage and collaborate with our design, video, copywriting and logistics teams to ensure the growth of our current, and future marketing channels.

Team

Our Growth department consists of our sales, marketing and product marketing teams. Together, we tell our story to the world and build relationships with people who want to make construction projects more efficient.

Your top 6 responsibilities

  1. Develop, collaborate and execute the overall marketing strategy aligned with company objectives and growth targets.
  2. Oversee the planning and execution of marketing initiatives, such as digital marketing, content strategy, events and campaigns.
  3. Collaborate cross-functionally with Sales, Product, and Customer Success teams to ensure alignment and support.
  4. Analyze market trends and competitors to identify opportunities for growth and differentiation.
  5. Measure and report on the performance of marketing campaigns and strategies, providing insights and recommendations for continuous improvement.
  6. Measure and report on the performance of marketing campaigns and strategies, providing insights and recommendations for continuous improvement.
  7. Stay informed about industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies to drive innovation in marketing efforts.

Your Capabilities

You are a proven Marketing Manager who knows how to switch between being a project manager, leader, communicator, and doer to keep things moving in the right direction.

As an applicant, you should have

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Management, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Proven experience (5+ years) in a marketing management role, ideally within the SaaS industry.
  • Demonstrated success in developing and executing strategic marketing plans that drive business growth.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate a team.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a data-driven approach to decision-making.
  • Proficiency with marketing tools and analytics platforms.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across teams.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and adapt to change.

It would also be great if you are/have

  • B2B SaaS Background in similar industries.

Shape isn’t the place for you if any of the following is true:

  • You want an easy, chilled-out role without much challenge
  • You like to be the smartest person in the room
  • You don’t like continuously receiving honest candid feedback
  • You prefer to do your own thing rather than work with a team

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Salary and Benefits

Standard Stuff

  • Competitive salary dependent on location and capability
  • Paid Annual Leave 20 days in addition to 4 day weeks
  • Private health insurance
  • Discretionary bonus scheme for all team members

The Life-Changing Stuff

  • 4 Day Weeks: That’s right, 4 day weeks
  • Grow your whole self: Our leaders are more like coaches and one of our main objectives is to give 5 years’ worth of learning and development for every 1 year with us. You have a coach, mentor, well-being therapist and a development-orientated environment: That’s literally what our vision is all about and the primary reason Shape exists
  • Be surrounded by the best: We only hire and retain the very best people. You might be used to being the smartest in the room but that won’t be the case in Shape. You will be surrounded by people you can learn from. We are 100% meritocratic so fast progression is the norm. You will be supported to excel in whichever areas you are most interested in! With Shape, development is unbounded
  • Long-term impact: We are focused on solving the biggest issues in construction project delivery in a way that can spread and outlast us
  • A generous equity scheme: as a fast-growing consultancy as well as the fact we are building software this has a huge upside, particularly for people that stay with us through our growth

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Application

We get hundreds of applications so please ensure your CV is succinct. You will also be asked the following questions:

  • Why do you want to join us?
  • If you joined where do you think you could make the most impact and how?

We aren't a giant faceless corporation; we really care about the people who want to join our team so all applications will be read thoroughly by our key leaders.

In terms of application, we usually start with an intro call to tell you what we are all about in a casual conversation. That helps you to know us a bit better and tell us a bit about yourself.

Shapeshape.construction

We are bringing our collective experience together to build the digital backbone of a construction organisation, app by app.

Working Week

We work 4 days per week (32hrs). Pick which day you'd like off

Our 4 day week = any day off

Our Vacation Policy

We offer 25 days PTO plus public holidays

  • 33 days
  • 52 days
  • 85 days off per year

Remote Working Policy

Everyone works remotely from all over the world. We have an office in the UK + a co-working space in Portugal if you'd prefer to work on-site. We also offer visa sponsorships to work in the UK.

  • London, UK
    31
  • Lisbon, Portugal
    16
  • Philippines
    3
  • Birmingham, UK
    1
  • Porto, Portugal
    1

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Pension (location dependant)
  • Transparent Salaries
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Equity / options
  • Equipment allowance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Mental health support (team of Psychologists working on-site)

Our Team

We're a team of 30 across 7 departments:

  • engineering
    6
  • arts and design
    2
  • human resources
    2
  • operations
    2
  • product management
    1
  • sales
    1
  • marketing
    1

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Marketing strategy
  • Digital marketing
  • Content strategy
  • Market analysis
  • Team leadership
  • Data-driven decision-making
  • Cross-functional collaboration

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