About SV Academy

We work every day to significantly and directly impact people’s lives. We care deeply about diversity and are actively changing the tech landscape to one of inclusion and access.

Named this year’s #2 Most Innovative Education Program by Fast Company, SV Academy is opening doors to careers in tech for the under-represented that don’t have a pathway in today. Through its rigorous online employment programs that focus on non-coding upskilling, SV Academy offers jobseekers from diverse communities access to careers in fields such as sales and customer success at more than 400+ partner SaaS companies across the US. The community provides deep skill-building, mentorship, job placement assistance, and post-hire support, such as alumni networking events and coaching. With 60% of its graduates promoted in the first year and employer partners clamoring for more graduates, SV Academy is proof that strong ideals don’t need to come at the cost of a strong business model. The company is well poised to be the next darling of the ultra-hot Ed Tech space and is backed by leading venture capitalists including Owl Ventures, Uprising, Bloomberg Beta, Kapor Capital, ReThink Education, as well as Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary’s Sound Ventures.

Position Overview

Join our growing Marketing team to launch and optimize top-of-funnel growth experiments that exponentially increase the number of highly motivated and diverse jobseeker communities interested in studying at SV Academy and working in tech.

You will produce great content for different audiences across ads, social media, product, email, press releases and other collateral with an eye on student enrolls.

To succeed, you will strengthen and maintain our brand guidelines by experimenting and quickly learning what’s working and what’s not and iterate from there. Developing SV Academy’s verbal and brand identity to inspire and capture the interest of jobseekers from diverse communities seeking great careers.

In your first 3 months, you will….

  • Successfully onboard to the Marketing team and understand our product and path.
  • Write, write, write. For ads, social media, product, email, and press releases by both translating creative direction from briefs into engaging and effective copy for different audiences and by generating new concepts for marketing campaigns, customer communications, and pieces of written collateral.
  • Provide Marketing and Design team with strategic insights to deliver outstanding campaign assets.

In your first 6 months, you will…

  • Extend and maintain brand standards and content style guide.
    • Work with Product, Admissions and others to optimize the student journey from awareness to enrollment, working to project manage all our written communication production.
    • Edit and proofread the work of Copywriting contractors you manage and hire.

    In your first year, you will…

    • Contribute to building our brand positioning by crafting compelling messages and highly shareable content that clarifies our offer, engage current and new audiences
    • Work to elevate our brand’s rank across diverse search engines.
    • Contribute to our student growth goals by constantly optimizing written communications across all our conversion touchpoints.

    You will thrive in this role if you…

    • Form hypotheses and quickly iterate on them with a definition of success to find winning copy and brand voice for different audiences.
    • Prioritizes in a fast-paced, high-growth, rapidly changing environment.
    • Owned your work as a copywriter and matured a company’s brand voice.
    • Think bigger about how to scale and duplicate your efforts.
    • Love to collaborate with designers, marketers...
    • Can write and edit long and short format marketing copy
    • Values and obtains actionable feedback
    • Want to do more than copywriting at a growth-stage startup
    • Hope to become a Content Manager or Strategist down the road.

    Compensation and Benefits

    • Competitive salary and generous equity
    • Flexible, remote-first company
    • Health, dental and vision insurance coverage
    • 401(k) plan offerings
    • Unlimited paid-time-off

    SV Academy is the type of company where you can grow, and we encourage you to apply to us even if you don't 100% match the exact candidate description.