Communications and Marketing Executive

at Beam in London

Are you talented, hardworking and passionate about creating positive social change?

Beam is the world’s first ever platform to crowdfund employment training for homeless people. Or as we call them our “members”.

Our vision is to make it safe and easy to help homeless people – and, in time, many other types of vulnerable people in need of support.

Supported by innovation funding from The Mayor of London and Nesta and by some of the world’s leading entrepreneurs, Beam is one of the most exciting “tech for good” startups anywhere.

Join us and make a bigger difference than you ever thought possible.

Communications and Marketing Executive

You’ll be critical to the vital task of building and nurturing our growing community of supporters to ensure that they can help us to successfully fund a growing number of our members’ campaigns.

This role is very broad, encompassing PR and communications, social media management, copywriting, blogging and event management – among other things to get stuck in with.

You’ll be confident telling the Beam story and mixing with everyone we work with, from journalists and the media to our charity partners and most importantly, our amazing members.

The position is based in Camden, North London and reports to the CEO, Alex Stephany.


  • Planning and rolling up your sleeves to execute on high-impact PR campaigns from scratch
  • Drafting top-class press releases and Q&A
  • Spotting and making the most of PR opportunities
  • Managing the Beam social media accounts
  • Email marketing to our userbase of supporters and partners through Mailchimp
  • Ninja copywriting for our website
  • Assisting our Member Support team with detailed research around employment pathways and sourcing the very best training providers for members


  • Passion for innovation and social impact
  • Exceptional written and spoken articulacy
  • Thrives under pressure and unfazed by fast-paced environments
  • Entrepreneurial, get things done attitude
  • No need to write code but we’ll expect you to be tech-savvy and enjoy learning new tech
  • 1-3 years quality professional experience in Comms, PR or online marketing
  • Active, skilful user of social media
  • Passion to be a world-class PR and Comms professional in a startup


  • Highly competitive for social sector, social enterprises and “tech for good”
  • EMI-qualifying stock options
  • Flexible approach – also very open to applications for voluntary part-time work and internships

We’re a rapidly-growing, high-energy team who set ourselves high standards and love what we do. If you’re ready for a challenge, to learn fast and drive some major innovation, email us with your CV and LinkedIn profile with a covering email explaining:

  • why you’d make a major impact at Beam
  • how you’d measure that impact
  • what excites you about Beam, and
  • where you saw this opportunity

Look forward to hearing from you!

(No agencies, please.)

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Published at 03 Oct 2017
Expires on 03 Dec 2017

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