Head of Marketing

Full Time Flex position in Remote

Job Description

Novata is seeking an experienced Head of Marketing to join their team. This full-time position is 100% remote, with the ideal candidate able to work within Eastern Time Zone hours.


Novata is a public benefit corporation created and funded by a unique consortium of foundations and private sector companies including the Ford Foundation, the Omidyar Network, S&P Global, and Hamilton Lane. They are a for-profit, mission-driven company with a goal of empowering the private markets to build a more inclusive and sustainable form of capitalism. By bringing together the brightest minds in financial data, private equity, social justice and inclusive capitalism, they aim to build the best technology and tools for the private markets to better collect, analyze, benchmark, and report ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) data. Novata has an experienced and diverse team who are as ambitious about growing a successful company as they are about making an impact. They hope you’ll join them.


Novata is seeking an experienced Head of Marketing who blends marketing strategy and vision with demonstrated leadership to support their high-growth B2B startup. As a member of the management team, you will be responsible for the Company’s core marketing and communications strategy and execution with a focus on further strengthening the company’s awareness, perception, and reputation to drive growth. They’re looking for a dynamic and creative individual with a proven track record of building world-class brands from the ground up with a customer-first mindset at every touchpoint. This role will drive the vision, strategy, and execution for all elements of an integrated end-to-end marketing function, including media, brand, product and solution marketing, content and thought leadership, campaigns, demand generation, digital marketing, events, public relations, strategic communications, and more. Important: This is a hands-on role! This position is for a talented leader who is comfortable in both developing strategy and executing and achieving goals.


  • Team: Build, grow, and manage a dynamic, performance-driven marketing team; passionately recruit (and retain) the industry’s best talent, ensuring their growth and development 

  • Strategy & Budget: Own the strategic thinking, development, ideation and budgets for best-in-class integrated marketing strategies to build awareness and growth opportunities among target audiences in line with revenue and business goals 

  • Execution: lead marketing initiatives, including demand generation, campaigns, product marketing, content marketing, communications/PR, events, insights, and analytics.

  • Public relations: Drive strategy for industry and media exposure including press releases, media coverage, award submissions, and speaking engagements

  • Content marketing: create and supervise the production of marketing and sales materials, company blog and newsletter, and partner with sales on content for customer engagement campaigns 

  • Lead generation: build a lead generation engine to feed the sales department with new business opportunities (from contact database consolidation to tracking through definition of inbound and outbound activities)

  • Events: support creation and development of owned events/webinars, and own sponsorship and participation in industry and partner events

  • Market Intelligence: conduct market intelligence analysis to best position the company and its solutions to be competitive 

  • Insights & Analytics: Measure the performance of all marketing team activities and campaigns, assess ROI against KPIs, and refine activities & strategies to achieve them


Your Qualifications:

  • 10+ year track record as a marketing leader in a high growth B2B (ideally SaaS), $100M+ revenue company 

  • 5+ years of formal leadership and people management experience 

  • Proven experience and success across all disciplines of marketing (product, branding, growth, strategy, social media, communications, business development) 

  • Expertise in brand tracking, qualitative and quantitative research, creative testing, campaign analysis, and leading a roadmap of insights-driven marketing 

  • Deep industry and market knowledge in the financial sector (ideally private equity) and/or ESG and sustainability 

  • Experience growing and leading teams in dynamic environments, establishing infrastructure and culture for a high performance team, working with external agencies and contractors 

  • Experience creating and managing a budget, building forecasts, and delivering against monthly targets 

  • Excellent verbal and written communicator 

  • Strong team player and leader with the ability to influence, work cross-functionally, build relationships with key stakeholders and thrive in highly collaborative and fast paced environments

Your Work Style: 

  • A strategic thinker who can understand the business, and can also be hands-on delivering strong execution 

  • An enterprising “doer” with an ownership, solutions-oriented mentality and a bias toward action 

  • Strong organizational and time management skills 

  • Demonstrated ability work in a fast-paced environment, able to shift-gears quickly in changing internal and external environments 

  • Engages persuasively and with integrity and is able to win influence at any level across all functions 

  • High level of energy, enthusiastic team player and dedication to excellence


They want their employees to have the best opportunities at work and in life. They know that requires them to provide more than just a great place to work. They are committed to providing industry leading benefits and flexibility that allows you to achieve all your life goals. Here are the important highlights: 

  • Participation in company stock option plan 

  • Competitive salary reviewed annually to account for market shifts

  • Comprehensive health benefits packages (medical, dental and vision plan)

  • Robust parental leave policy 

  • Flexible work environment with full support for remote work and access to office in Manhattan 

  • Opportunities for personal development 

  • An experienced, mature and extremely enthusiastic team that thrives on collaboration

The compensation for this role is $180k-$200k+ depending on experience.