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Marketing Manager



Posted 3 weeks ago


Join Beam as a Marketing Manager and shape the future of AI in welfare with your storytelling prowess


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Organisation summary: Join our award-winning team at Beam, a tech pioneer with a mission to transform welfare services using AI. As a top-rated company by WIRED and LinkedIn, our diverse and inclusive team of 150+ works from a vibrant coworking space in Shoreditch and remotely, passionately driving change and winning recognition from the Queen herself. At Beam, you'll find a supportive environment with perks like share options, personal development budgets, and a strong commitment to wellbeing.

  • Role Summary:
    • Develop and execute marketing and communication strategies in government sectors.
    • Create compelling content across various channels including webinars, PR, and social media.
    • Organize impactful events and roundtables with key government stakeholders.
    • Utilize your video and photography skills to tell the stories of those benefiting from Beam's services.
    • Write and refine web copy and brand materials for maximum engagement.
    • Prepare and submit award entries to highlight Beam's industry leadership.
  • Role Requirements:
    • Strong written English and storytelling ability.
    • Experience in creative work, PR, event planning, or technical content creation.
    • Adaptability and a drive to work autonomously in a dynamic environment.
    • Desire to learn about government and welfare services.
  • Application Process Details:
    • Initial 30-minute video call interview.
    • Timed practical test to showcase your skills.
    • Presentation round to demonstrate your ideas.
    • Final discussions with Beam team members.

About the role

We’re looking for a talented and hands-on Marketing Manager to help us build a high-profile and beloved brand in central and local government. 

A natural storyteller, you'll brim with ideas for how we can use marcomms channels from speaking slots and webinars to PR and content to engage Beam's government stakeholders and position Beam as the AI leader in welfare space. 

You'll be a first-class writer and storyteller who’s already engaged in the public sector and social issues in the UK and excited to learn more. You’ll love rolling up your sleeves to bring ideas to life and are excited to get stuck into a hugely varied role. 

Example tasks would include:

  • Identifying, prioritising and securing speaking slots for one of Beam’s leadership and supporting on messaging and slides

  • Crafting emails and newsletters that update customers on progress across Beam and demonstrate the impact of our work together 

  • Using your own video and photography skills to tell amazing stories for our government customers about the people using Beam’s services and tech

  • Organising roundtables at Beam HQ that bring together senior government stakeholders, thought leaders and entrepreneurs

  • Writing copy for the website and brand assets and iterating them to be as engaging as possible

  • Crafting compelling award entries that celebrate Beam as a leader in the field of tech-enabled welfare services

You are

  • Humble, empathetic and hungry to learn about government and welfare services - previous experience with government is just a nice-to-have 

  • Excited about the possibilities of technology and AI to bring change and keen to bring your true, open self to work

  • Creative and brimming with ideas, with high attention to detail - you set meticulous standards for yourself and your work

  • Someone who thrives under pressure and is unfazed by fast-paced environments and high expectations

  • Able to make the role your own and work autonomously by defining your own workload every sprint planning session

You’ll need

  • Excellent written English, you know exactly how to pull in a reader with concise, engaging prose and powerful storytelling 

  • Experience in at least one of: 
    • creative work, which could include photography, videography, graphic design or copywriting

    • PR, including the full lifecycle from story ideation to selling in and securing stories 

    • Event planning or securing speaking engagements

    • technical content creation or webinars which could include the production of whitepapers or research 

  • Hunger to learn and make an impact while working with autonomy to ambitious goals in a fast-paced environment 

About Beam

We’re a team of over 150 working from our beautiful coworking space in Shoreditch and from home. We’ve picked up an armful of awards for our work (including one from our former Queen!) We’re one of the 10 hottest startups in London, according to WIRED magazine and one of LinkedIn’s Top 15 UK Startups for 2022. We’re also proud to be rated a top company to work for Escape the City, Tempo and The Dots.

We’re committed to hiring diversely and inclusively. You don’t need a degree to work here and we love to hear from ethnic minority candidates and/or those who’ve experienced social disadvantage. 53% of people we support are from ethnic minority backgrounds and 17% have disabilities. We believe we serve these people best when we’re a diverse and inclusive team.

Our benefits

  • EMI-qualifying share options
  • Annual company retreat
  • Personal Development Budget
  • Monthly counselling budget
  • 1:1 workplace coaching with More Happi
  • Regular team talks from leading UK tech entrepreneurs
  • Weekly team lunch in our Shoreditch office
  • Hundreds of perks, discounts and freebies from Perkbox
  • Free subscription to Calm meditation app
  • Discounted bike and accessories with Cyclescheme
  • Generous holiday - 28 days per year + Bank Holidays
  • Hybrid working from our Shoreditch office or at home (2 days in the office, 3 from home)
  • Your own financial wellbeing coach, through Bippit

Application process

We have a four-stage interview process, giving you plenty of time to learn about Beam while we get to know you.

1. 30-minute video call with our TBC

2. Timed practical test, giving you a better sense of the role

3. Short presentation

4. 2-3 30mins chats with people at Beam

Feeling excited? 

Start your journey to a more impactful career today. We're excited to hear from you.

Please note, we are accepting rolling applications for this role, with no fixed close date - if you are interested please do apply when you can


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