Marketing Officer

  • Carbon13
  • Cambridge, UK
  • May 10, 2022
Full time role Marketing

Job Description

The Marketing Officer is an exciting role focused on developing a significant part of our business in Cambridge, Berlin and beyond. Offering an opportunity for immediate impact on our business, a large amount of responsibility, and a steep and continued learning curve, you will be working on the brand and activities of a company which builds ventures entirely concentrated on fighting the climate emergency.

We are looking for a smart and motivated team member to support our two Marketing Managers. This role will encompass a wide range of marketing activities, such as social media, email, paid digital, and content. You will be working in a Marketing Team responsible for raising the brand of Carbon13 and ensuring that the best talent from across the globe is found, attracted and applies to Carbon13.

This is an ideal role for someone who wants to build a career in climatetech, it’s a front row seat at the forefront of climate entrepreneurship. Our ecosystem includes investors, carbon experts, domain experts, entrepreneurs, and academics.

About Carbon13

Carbon13 is the Venture Builder for the climate emergency. Our seven-month programme supports founders to launch startups with the potential to reduce emissions by 10 million tonnes a year. Founders use our Venture Builder to find a cofounder, maximise their decarbonisation potential, and lay the groundwork for a scalable startup with the potential for breakthrough innovation.

Since our first cohort in 2021, 180 founders have joined our cohorts, and we’ve invested in twenty startups (with 12 more to follow shortly) in areas such as renewable energy, construction, biotech, alt-protein, carbon management software, agritech, and sustainable manufacturing.

This is an exciting year to join Carbon13, as we expand internationally and scale up our ability to support founders. We aim to support 1000 entrepreneurs over the next five years.

What you’ll do:

This is a wide ranging role which will adapt to business needs, responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in the management of social media, including LinkedIn and Instagram, including creation of content on tools such as Canva, and scheduling
  • Update content on the Carbon13 website and assist in the creation of content
  • Support the organisation of our webinars, including operations and scheduling
  • Assist metric reporting and analysis of marketing activities through tools including: Google Analytics and Hubspot Marketing Hub
  • Support on partnerships and relationship building
  • Assist with the creation and delivery of marketing generated email communications including newsletters
  • Support as necessary with Marketing for investors
  • Assist in the running of paid digital campaigns including LinkedIn and Instagram
  • Assist with the creation and execution of marketing strategy
  • Assist in the production of material to be used in PR campaigns and execution of PR strategy
  • Support on the management of customer pipeline on applications up to completion of Stage 2 (or equivalent)
  • Actively contribute to process and practice improvements at C13 reflecting on what works and suggesting improvements to continually increase quality of delivery
  • Support and manage the CRM system
  • Contribute as required to other parts of the organisation, including supporting the programme team or Communities Director
  • Such other tasks are commensurate with the position.

About You:


At least two years of experience of working in a marketing function. You should have experience writing copy, creating content and meticulously following and creating process.

Ideally, you have worked with or for start-ups and know you thrive in such environments. You should be motivated by working in an impact and purpose-driven environment. Ideally you already have some familiarity with the climatetech ecosystem or the wider entrepreneurship ecosystem.

Essential skills

  • Circa 2 years’ experience in marketing
  • Strong copywriting skills
  • Strong sense of ethics
  • Results driven
  • Problem solver
  • Strong communication skills

Personal traits

  • Self-starter
  • Creative
  • Proactive
  • Data-driven
  • Personable

Salary - £30k

Location – Cambridge, hybrid, some mandatory in-person days at the office

Carbon13 champions diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which a variety of backgrounds thrive. We do not tolerate discrimination of any nature including but not limited to discriminating on the basis of race, colour, religion, culture, nationality, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual preference, age, disability, or marital status.

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Advocacy or Policy, Atmosphere, Buildings & Cities, Carbon Accounting & Offsetting, Carbon Removal & Utilization Engineering, Climate Risk, Consumer Goods, Ecosystems & Biodiversity, Energy, Food & Agriculture, Funding, Materials & Manufacturing, Pollution & Waste Reduction, Research & Education, Supporting Catalysts, Transportation, Food, Agriculture, & Land Use, Climate Adaptation, Carbon Removal Tech, Buildings, Capital