Growth Manager

Recruiter
Zzish Ltd
Location
South Bank
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
*Who are we?*

We are Zzish. Education technology’s most passionate pioneers. Our mission is to get the best education apps and resources into the hands of every learner in the world so that they can fulfil their potential. Our talented, enthusiastic team are building and scaling a data-driven, real-time insight and recommendation platform for teachers, parents, districts and government.

*Why Zzish? Why now?*

You’ll be joining Zzish at a pivotal point in our growth. We have 140,000 teachers in 170 countries who love our product and are seeing meaningful results with their students. We have world-class technical leadership and liberty to choose the latest and greatest technology to work with. Most importantly, we have a constantly evolving product roadmap which we believe will change the future of education forever.

We want to power education for tens of millions of learners within a few years and we want to enable educators and administrators to access aggregated student data on a massive scale. To do so we need an exceptionally talented Head of Growth to drive our growth strategy forward.

As the Growth Manager at Zzish you will lead our growth activities working across departments including Product Management, Engineering and Sales. You will also have the opportunity to work very closely with our Founder and CEO, Charles Wiles defining the strategy and priorities. This role will play a huge part in the ongoing success of Zzish.


*You will…..*

* Define the company's growth plan
* Which growth initiatives should we focus on
* Quantify and understand the company's progress against its goals
* Put key performance indicators in place
* Ensure the right infrastructure is in place to support effective data-driven decision making across user data and user touch points
* Coordinate and execute growth plans using various approaches and methodologies
* Optimise the revenue funnel
* Provide customer insight by understanding user needs, habits and perceptions
* Prioritise growth initiatives and product changes
* Act as a linchpin between departments (sales, engineering and product management) to align the growth goals and execute effectively
* Drive content marketing, edit and write marketing collateral
* Be engaged in high-level, strategic thinking, as well as hands-on implementation
* Build a team to assist with different stages of the growth journey

*Skills and experience...*
* Prior growth experience within a high tech, early stage startup
* Previous experience within the US market place
* Commercial thinker with a dynamic knowledge of the growth journey
* Data oriented
* Interpreting user data
* Statistical reasoning
* Data analysis
* Strong understanding of the best tools for retrieving, manipulating and visualising data e.g. mySQL
* Fluent in and experienced in optimising acquisition channels:
Owned media: Twitter, Facebook,
Paid: Ads, Sponsorship,
Earned Media: SEO, PR, WoM
* Ability to recognise and optimise MQLs and SQLs
* Experience using and perhaps implementing a marketing automation tool
* Creative flair, a curious and experimental mind and a strategic thinker
* Project management and leadership qualities
* Highly adaptable to change
* Hands on approach

*You'll get...*

* Competitive salary in line with experience
* Share options: when we achieve our goals these will be worth more than the annual salary
* A Perkbox.com account with discounts for a number of retail and lifestyle companies and salary sacrifice benefits such as our cycle to work scheme.
* Team socials, snacks and Diet Coke
* An impressive network of mentors and investors
* To join and learn from a team of passionate and super talented people
* The chance to use your talent for the social good!

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