Growth Marketing Manager


We work from Monday to Thursday (32hrs): Fridays are yours to do as you wish!

Posted 2 weeks ago

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Europe or Africa ⚠️

About this role

As Meilisearch solidifies its monetization and sales strategies following several years of significant product-led growth, we find ourselves at a pivotal juncture. Our next strategic move is to expand our marketing capabilities with a focus on growth marketing.

The Growth Marketing Manager will be instrumental in driving full-funnel growth, focusing on demand generation, inbound and organic growth, lifecycle marketing, and marketing operations. This role requires a strategic thinker with a hands-on approach, capable of shaping and amplifying our marketing efforts to accelerate our growth trajectory.

What you’ll be doing

As a Growth Marketing Manager, you will:

  • Create and implement demand generation strategies to move leads from awareness to qualification,
  • Collaborate with Developer Marketing and Product Marketing to shape content strategy and contribute to outbound efforts,
  • Manage and optimize performance marketing campaigns across both organic and paid channels,
  • Leverage SEO and SEM tools to increase visibility and drive traffic,
  • Design and execute lead nurturing and engagement campaigns to enhance conversions and product engagement, with a focus on top-to-mid-funnel activities,
  • Analyze marketing metrics and data to inform strategy adjustments and improve outcomes,
  • Oversee marketing operations, including the use of marketing automation tools to streamline processes.

Our ideal profile

Soft skills

We value our team culture highly and seek someone with:

  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to simplify complex topics.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work and communicate effectively in a remote setting.
  • High energy, proactive approach, creativity, and adaptability.

Hard skills


  • 6+ years of experience in a B2B early-stage tech startup environment.
  • Proven success in demand generation and managing key marketing metrics.
  • Proficient in SEO, SEM tools, and content strategy creation.
  • Solid background in performance and digital marketing, including paid acquisition channels.
  • Demonstrated project management skills with experience balancing multiple stakeholders.


  • Experience in an early-stage startup environment.
  • Marketing experience across multiple companies or organizations.
  • Familiarity with marketing automation tools and enhancing marketing infrastructure.
  • Basic understanding of coding and web development principles.
  • Proven track record of managing external partnerships effectively.

Interview process

  • 45/60min screening interview: you will meet Morgane, our Head of People, to discuss your professional background, motivations for the role, availability, and salary expectations. You’ll also get more details about why we’re hiring for this role and the type of profile we seek.
  • 1h Hiring Manager interview: you will meet Maya, Senior Product Marketing Manager, and Thomas, co-founder and COO, who will go more into detail about your different experiences, professional evolution, and strategic thinking and operational skills.
  • 1h Technical Fit interview: you’ll be asked to present a portfolio of your most relevant work for this role, as well as an operational plan for your first 30-60-90 days if you were to join us in this position. Maya and Laurent, developer advocate, will listen to your presentation and ask follow-up questions.
  • 1h Team Fit interview: you’ll meet María, Senior Product Manager, and someone else from our teams to assess your fit with our teams. They will ask you questions about what you value in your work, your collaboration, and the company you work in.
  • In parallel with this last step, we will conduct a reference check. We will ask you to give us the contact of 2 people you’ve worked with in the past, preferably a former manager or other relevant stakeholder.
  • We’ll do a salary benchmark and make you an offer ✨
  • These are all opportunities for you to ask questions to get to know your potential future team better, and discover more about the scope; 10 min will be left at the end of each interview so you can ask questions.

Meilisearch is an open-source, lightning-fast, and hyper-relevant search engine that fits effortlessly into your apps, websites, and workflow.

Working Week

We work from Monday to Thursday (32hrs): Fridays are yours to do as you wish!

  • Mon
  • Tue
  • Wed
  • Thu
  • 🏖️

Our Vacation Policy

We offer 6 weeks paid time off plus public holidays

  • 30 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 82 days off per year

Remote Working Policy

We are open to fully remote applications, as long as you are between GMT-4 and GMT+5 time zones

  • France
  • USA
  • Netherlands

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 3 months paid parental leave
  • Yearly company offsites
  • Equity / options
  • Equipment allowance

Our Team

We're a team of 27 across 8 departments:

  • engineering
  • entrepreneurship
  • product management
  • arts and design
  • sales
  • operations
  • marketing
  • information technology

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Demand generation strategy
  • Content strategy creation
  • SEO and SEM tools
  • Performance marketing
  • Digital marketing
  • Project management
  • Marketing automation tools
  • Web development principles

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