Hiring: Marketing Manager (UK)

Position: Marketing Manager, full-time 

Application deadline: Ongoing interviews, role to be filled when right candidate is found

Based out of: London  

Verdane is looking for a seasoned Marketing Manager to join Elevate, our specialist in-house team of operational experts. Elevate team members partner with investment teams in due diligence processes and with Verdane holdings in value creation and operational excellence projects. 

Verdane aims to be the preferred growth partner to tech-enabled businesses in Northern Europe. The number one priority for our new marketing manager will be to develop and execute on a marketing and communications strategy to support this overall goal. Thought leadership and awareness building across markets will be crucial. The marketing manager will contribute to our overall positioning as well as to conduct tactical activities and case-by-case pitch support. You will work closely with Verdane’s investment professionals, your peers from the Verdane Elevate Team and manage a team of 3-4 people. You will spend most of your time working hands-on, and your key skillset lies within corporate communications.  

 

Key contributions from the person filling this role will be to: 

  • Create a marketing strategy and execute on a tactical marketing plan, overall and per market  
  • Set goals and measure our performance in owned, paid, earned media  
  • Manage a team of domain experts  
  • Use modern marketing tactics to build the Verdane brand 
  • Enable a best practice ecosystem, events, and knowledge sharing 
  • Establish and build relationships with peers in portfolio companies as well as external partners relevant to your domain 
  • Be the go-to person related to company pitches and corporate communications  
  • Track and stay on top of market trends within your domain

Professional background and qualifications 

  • Background in financial services marketing and communications, M&A experience is an advantage 
  • World-class corporate communications skills    
  • Good interpersonal, and communications skills overall  
  • Solid team player with project management capabilities 
  • Relevant education 
  • Native level English speaker  

You will be part of a high-performing team at Verdane, giving yourself the chance to excel based on teamwork, your expertise, knowledge, capacity, and motivation. Verdane offers a key role with the opportunity to work with and help develop the most prestigious companies in the industry. 

You have a growth mindset and want to work within an international environment. As a person, you collaborate well in a down-to-earth and values-based culture that is committed to creating long-lasting relationships. You have a can-do attitude and an ability to analyse, pivot, and implement change. You are a team player and enjoy working with people but at the same time also like to spend a good portion of your time in “operative mode” by yourself.  

 

Apply

Please visit aggancio.thriveapp.ly/job/22 to apply. Candidates will be interviewed on an ongoing basis, and we will fill the role when the right candidate is found.

For questions regarding the role, contact Elevate CMO Daniel Hansen either via email or +47 982 21 747. 

Verdane is committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive working environment and we are actively looking for qualified candidates irrespective of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, or age.

About Verdane 

Verdane is a specialist growth equity investment firm that partners with sustainable, tech-enabled Northern European businesses to help them reach the next stage of international growth. Verdane can invest as a minority or majority investor, either in single companies or through portfolios of companies, and looks to deploy behind three core themes; the Digital Consumer, Software Everywhere and Sustainable Society. Verdane’s nine funds hold more than €3bn in total commitments and have made over 120 investments in fast-growing businesses since 2003. Verdane’s team of over 80 investment professionals and operating experts, based out of Berlin, Copenhagen, Helsinki, London, Oslo, and Stockholm, is dedicated to being the preferred growth partner to tech-enabled businesses in Northern Europe.