Ascendant is a boutique innovation specialist that combines technology, creativity and experience to build scalable models, create competitive advantage and achieve commercial victories.
We work on our own projects, and with clients to optimise businesses for scale - from venture development and go-to-market strategies, through growth framework building, to value engineering for investment, we’re a one-stop shop for turning ambitious ideas into successes.
Our roots are in London, but we’re now a fully remote, distributed team doing cool things for clients from all parts of the world!
This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of our growth story! If you’re looking to join an experienced distributed team working on the bleeding edge of digital growth marketing and technology innovation, and doing that for some very cool disruptive startups and brands, read on...
The Marketing Communications Lead is a multi-skilled individual who is part strategist, copywriter, researcher, conversion rate optimiser, and psychologist. In short, you ideate and create irresistible content that hooks audiences and stellar copy that sells.
This is a senior position for a results-oriented, creative individual, paired with an outstanding level of pragmatism and ability to turn those ideas into a reality.
Ideate strategically sound marketing communications programmes and see through the entire process from concept to live campaign
Conducting copy audits and reviewing performance data to highlight actionable messaging opportunities
Conducting competitive and market research to identify audience informational requirements and content gaps
Generating ideas for, and implementing, new growth marketing initiatives
Workshopping messaging and copy with the wider growth team and with clients
Producing structural wireframes in Figma that demonstrate messaging flow and hierarchy
Editing copy for clarity, voice, specificity, credibility and style
Overseeing content creation work done internally and through external writers
Manage a busy content calendar for multiple clients as well as for agency marketing activities
Working closely with designers to produce high-quality digital marketing materials, sales collateral and interactive creative content
Lean heavily on the science of copywriting – including research, structures and formulas – while also bringing craft to your copy
Updating the wider growth team on progress
Taking part in client calls, Slack chats and meetings as required
At least 5 years Marketing experience with a strong basis in performance copywriting and content creation
Roll up your sleeves and help out all team members to get results for clients
Take a proactive approach to solving problems
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent communication skills, with the confidence to interact with a variety of stakeholders, both internally and externally
You have an entrepreneurial growth mindset and an insatiable thirst for professional development
Geek out on growth and copywriting – this is your passion, not just a job
Be comfortable with digital growth marketing, including CRO, ads, sales pages, email, social, mobile, UX and SEO
Have an eye for information design, including messaging hierarchies, and experience in wireframing
Exceptional writer. Craft clear and reasonable arguments using rhetorical devices, persuasive techniques and an understanding of human decision-making and the rules of influence
Good time management skills, with natural ability to prioritise and manage workload
Work fast + well in small teams and autonomously
Be tech savvy and adopt digital tools easily
Native English speaker
Degree or professional training in English, Marketing, Psychology or Journalism
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