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Marketing Communications Lead at Ascendant

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  • Remote
  • fulltime
  • ₤45000 - ₤50000 per year
  • -
  • Who we are

    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!

    Find out more about us in our recent TechCrunch interview.

    The Opportunity

    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 Role

    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.

    Key Responsibilities

    • 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

    About you

    • 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


    • Flexible, remote working
    • Annual learning budget
    • Business expense card
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