Marketing and Communications Expert


Offre publiée le 2023-05-26

Panache Ventures

Marketing and Communications Lead

Location : Montreal

About Panache Ventures

Panache Ventures is Canada's most active early-stage venture capital fund. Panache is led by a team of experienced operators, with strong investment track records, years of institutional VC experience and strong networks in Canada, Silicon Valley, and beyond.

With offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Montreal, we proudly invest in ambitious Canadian founders from coast-to-coast-to-coast.

Our areas of focus include AI, climate tech, digital health, e-commerce, fintech, SaaS and web3.

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The Role

Panache is looking for a bilingual Marketing and Communications leader to drive Panache's internal and external communications.

Your responsibilities will include :

  • Handling all marketing communications with portfolio founders, LP investors, and the broader startup community in Canada;
  • Managing Panache's online presence, including its website, blogs, and social media;
  • Assisting with in-person events and being an ambassador for Panache in the startup community.

The role is based in Montreal, where you will report to our Montreal-based Partner. Panache Ventures is a hybrid organization where the team typically works in-office 2-3 days per week from our offices in Place Ville Marie (downtown Montreal).

This role will also provide opportunities for 2-3 weeks per year of business travel to cities like New York, San Francisco, Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto.

The Ideal Candidate

You're a savvy and enthusiastic marketer and writer who takes initiative and welcomes the autonomy that comes with working within a high-velocity environment.

You are collaborative, reliable, and able to navigate nuanced relationships in the startup ecosystem. You have high emotional intelligence and enjoy working with a diverse, high-achieving team.

You are detail-oriented, can juggle many projects at once, and can reliably carry projects from start to finish.

You are an excellent communicator, both online and offline. In writing, you know how to deliver a message succinctly but without sacrificing your personality.

You are also adaptable and able to write for different audiences.

Professional Background :

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent in Marketing, Communications or a related field;
  • 3-5+ years of experience in digital marketing or communications (including web, email and social media marketing) or public relations;
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English and French;
  • Creative personality and ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences.

Major Responsibilities

Manage Communications with our portfolio of startups :

You will manage all communications with our growing portfolio of startups. This includes newsletters, announcements, invitations to participate in events, answering questions, making introductions between founders, and acting as a first point-of-contact for any and all founder questions.

External Marketing and Communications :

You will manage all public communications for Panache. Anything that needs to be written, you will write. This includes website and blog content, newsletters, press releases, event announcements and social media posts.

You are expected to be able to write content in a voice and language that is appropriate for the target audience, so adaptability is important.

Live Events :

Panache Ventures hosts a variety of in-person events across Canada and the US each year. Working with the broader team, you will contribute to making these events memorable and successful.

You will also have an opportunity to be involved in brainstorming and creating new events in support of our larger mission of supporting founders across Canada.

Compensation & benefits

  • A annual salary of $80,000-$100,000 depending on experience
  • An annual budget of $3000 to invest in continuous education (books, Masterclass, anything really)
  • Corporate health benefits insurance
  • Monthly phone plan and laptop computer

Our Commitment Towards Closing the Gender-Gap

23% of the founders in our portfolio are women, and we proudly invest in startups bringing innovation in areas like affordable fertility, non-intrusive contraception, parenting support and many more.

Our team is also diverse and we promote an inclusive work environment and practices.

Did you know that men will typically apply for a job when they meet only 60% of the qualifications, but women will often only apply if they meet 100% of them ?

Panache Ventures is committed to building our team to reflect the change that we want to see in the world.

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