Marketing Assistant

at Runway East in London

(₤22000 per year)

The Company: Elevator Pitch


We help amazing start-ups grow, thrive and succeed. We do that by offering space, advice, facilities and opportunities to the startups and entrepreneurs who work in our three buildings in Shoreditch and Moorgate.


We’re a small team of ten who are taking off in a serious way: we’ve gone from 200 to 1200 members in the last 6 months, and we mean to keep that momentum going.


The Job: Elevator Pitch


We’re looking for someone with a keen interest in startups to be the second hire on our marketing team: you’ll join our Marketing Manager in telling the story of Runway East to the world.


You’ll be at the forefront of raising awareness about Runway East and as the second hire you’ll be able to get stuck into a wide variety of projects, including (but not limited to): helping our social media take off, researching and writing blog posts for our website, taking charge of our email marketing efforts and promoting and coordinating unique events.


We’re looking for someone with raw potential, who’s hungry to learn and has a serious interest in the start-up world. If all goes well the role will be permanent after 3 months, and in 12 months who knows – maybe you’ll be hiring people yourself.


The Job: What You’ll Be Doing:


Writing blog posts, newsletters, emails, posters, ebooks, post it notes…if we can think it WE CAN WRITE IT
Growing our social media reach by being a natural for wanting to be a part of a greater conversation
Promoting large scale events (panels, speeches, dinners)
Researching emerging startups in London, and reaching out to them where appropriate
Coming up with fresh ideas to make the above work better than ever


Who You Are


The Non-Negotiables:


*Well organised *Social media savvy *Keen interest in startups and the people behind them *Microsoft Office literate, and comfortable with spreadsheets *Excellent creative writing with perfect grammar and spelling – have you spotted one of the mistakes in this advert? *Previous experience working – flipping burgers, being behind a bar, in an Investment Bank – it doesn’t matter what, it just matters that you have it *You know that even the good jobs involve getting stuck into spreadsheets, emailing and helping out other team members at least 30% of the time, and you’re ok with this.


The Negotiables:


*Education – We take into consideration your education, but it’s not the only thing that defines you. If you think you can do this job, and you can demonstrate it in something you’ve done (previous work experience in this field, a viral post you did, your own blog etc) then we want to hear you.


Fired up by what you’ve read so far? Hit apply, we want to meet you.



More About Us


Still reading? Hey great! So, Runway East provides a springboard for entrepreneurs: a working space, a supportive team, years of experience. We help nurture new ideas into new businesses, and we love doing it.


These are our values, if you share them, let’s talk.


Clients First. Our job is to get our fantastic startups where they want to be. At the end of the day, their success is our success.


We’re Open. We’re honest, encouraging and hungry to learn. Every mistake we make is a chance to make what we do better.


We Give a Damn. We care fiercely about the projects and people we work with. We thrive on challenges, on excitement and on Getting Shit Done.


We’re Entrepreneurs. To us, entreperneurial means taking the initiative. We’re a group of people driven by creativity, by the ability to spot opportunities, solutions and new ideas – and by the excitement of trying to get those ideas off the ground.


What About the Money and benefits?


£22k per year starting salary.


As well as…


- Weekly team lunches and monthly outings


- Apple Macbook


- Private health insurance with a bundle of perks to boot…Are team gets 50% off gym memberships at Virgin Active/Nuffield (our two local gyms), plus free weekly cinema tickets, 25% off healthy food from Ocado, Apple watches from £69 and up to 40% off BA flights in Europe


Please include in your cover letter:


1) A link to something you thought was funny on the internet recently


2) An answer to the following question: There our several grammatical errors and/or spelling mistakes in this advert. Can you identify at least two?


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Published at 10 Oct 2017
Expires on 10 Dec 2017