Growth Lead

Team: Factory - Growth (Full-time)
Location: London, United Kingdom

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    👋 Hey, We're Founders Factory

    We're the world’s best partner for founders. Started by Brent Hoberman and Henry Lane Fox, Founders Factory has received investment from L’Oreal, easyJet, Guardian Media Group, Aviva, Holtzbrinck, CSC and M&S. We have also launched in Johannesburg with Standard Bank. Combined with our full-time team of 70 specialists we offer founders the best platform to launch or scale their startup.

    Our incubator creates 13 new startups every year. We validate ideas, build founding teams, find first customers and invest directly in each startup. Our accelerator invests in 35 startups every year. We invest cash, six months of bespoke support from our team and provide commercial opportunities with our investors. We're also Europe's Hottest Startup Accelerator according to the Europas, read more here.

    We’re now searching for an entrepreneurial Growth Lead to support the growth of Founders Factory portfolio businesses.

    👤 The Role

    • Inform product concepts, commercial models and go-to-market strategies for the businesses we create.
    • Plan and execute growth marketing efforts across the portfolio.
    • Drive early stage customer acquisition through tactical execution of organic and paid channels.
    • Work closely with our Brand Lead to iterate on audience hypotheses, propositions and creatives.
    • Collaborate with product teams to optimise user experiences and conversion funnels. 
    • Design and implement multi-channel CRM and retention programmes.
    • Scope and implement best practice analytics for web and mobile products.
    • Gather and interpret qualitative and quantitative data to inform decisions. 
    • Work closely with founders participating in the accelerator - advising and supporting all facets of digital marketing and growth.
    • Participate in the screening and selection of investments together with our leadership team and corporate partners.

    🎯 Requirements

    • 5+ years experience in digital marketing. 
    • Hands-on experience with a range of tools and channels.
    • Entrepreneurial, with an enthusiasm for early-stage startups.
    • Excellent communication skills to effectively collaborate with founders, investors and product teams. 
    • Degree in business, marketing, economics or a related discipline.


    • £60k subject to experience
    • Equity
    • 25 days holiday
    • Vitality health insurance
    • Opportunity to become a founder/join a founding team
    📈 Benefits

    We provide all the excitement and freedom of an early stage startup but with the stability and resources of a large organisation. This is your rare chance to contribute across the full business spectrum to become a founder in the future:

    Growth: Work with and meet exceptional talent. Learn faster than you ever have before. Access our large network of investors and customers.
    Autonomy: Freedom to execute, build businesses, not just products.
    Support: marketing, legal, finance, fundraising, growth, business development and recruitment.
    Health and Wellness: Comprehensive extended health care coverage from Vitality.
    Office Space: Desk space in fully-serviced office on High Street Ken with table tennis table, scooters and breakout spaces.
    Office Meals: Catered lunches 2 days a week, unlimited breakfast, healthy snacks, freshly ground coffee and Paul’s Irish Bar.

    We are committed to building a diverse culture and are eager to receive applications from all backgrounds. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination.

    Please note: we have an overwhelming number of applications and will do our best to get back to you within 72 hours if you fit the bill.

    Could this be you?

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