Overview

Join a tight-knit, fast-growing team on the leading edge of cloud infrastructure technology. We’re looking for a Community, Marketing & Events Manager who thrives in collaborative, user-facing, fast-paced environments and is highly skilled in working with technical audiences—especially in open source communities. Along with executing on our digital marketing strategy (including running email, search, display, and social media campaigns), you’ll own end-to-end event planning and coordination for conference sponsorships, meetups, webinars, and other community outreach efforts. Working closely with leadership and Engineering teams, you’ll also spearhead our efforts in building and maintaining a thriving network of users and contributors, and drive increasing community engagement with both our open source and commercial offerings.

Backed by leading VCs and software executives and founded by ex-Google cloud engineers and PMs, Stackwatch empowers teams to efficiently operate Kubernetes at scale. Starting with our flagship product Kubecost, we build tooling and intelligence to manage cost, performance, reliability and other infrastructure operability challenges. Our team is fully distributed, and we’re dedicated to building a vibrant, remote-first company culture that focuses on kindness and collaboration while achieving outsized results. We recently raised our Series A—this is an amazing opportunity to join a startup with significant traction!

This role will give you the opportunity to:

    • Develop a strategy for, build, and engage with communities for our open source and commercial products
    • Assist with content strategies, development, and execution to drive brand awareness and user participation
    • Coordinate, edit, and publish blog articles and case studies
    • Execute on digital marketing strategies and goals, including paid search, display advertising, influencer marketing, and email campaigns
    • Own our end-to-end social media channels and targeted campaigns
    • Write copy for our website, outbound communications, and other channels, ensuring a cohesive voice and strong brand identity
    • Develop creative assets for a variety of uses and campaignsReport on marketing results and use data to inform future strategies

Our ideal candidate has:

    • 3+ years experience in digital marketing, ideally across multiple disciplines (paid search, display ads, and email marketing absolutely required)
    • Experience working with sponsors and/or partners to drive shared outcomes
    • Demonstrated success in building engaged, thriving developer communities and programs for acquisition and retention
    • Knowledge of and ability to deploy a broad range of tooling, including HubSpot, Marketo, HootSuite, Google Ads, and Google Analytics, to meet marketing objectives
    • Cross-functional collaboration skills—you’ll need to influence and collaborate from afar with a range of stakeholders
    • A track record of success in planning and hosting events and conference sponsorships
    • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to speak to technical audiences, drive consensus, and articulate recommendations and trade-offs to senior executives
    • Impeccable writing skills (experience developing blog content strongly preferred!)
    • Strong project management skills, with the ability to prioritize multiple projects and meet ongoing responsibilities
    • Comfort working in a fast-paced environment
    • Innate intellectual curiosity and ability to learn and incorporate new skills quickly
    • Independent, proactive, and creative problem-solving abilities
    • Ability to use data to inform decisions through each step of the user funnel
    • Demonstrable clarity of thought
    • Strong interest in the cloud-native, Kubernetes, and/or infrastructure monitoring software product space(s)

Compensation

We evaluate our pay scales on a semiannual basis to ensure competitiveness with the upper end of the market for comparably-sized companies, and maintain equitable and transparent compensation policies and processes. Placement within the range will be based on skillset and experience.

The range for this position is: $125–165k

The equity compensation for this position is 0.08%–0.22%

Our Values:

Launch & learn—We are resourceful, biased toward action/experimentation, and value a growth mindset.

Strive for excellence, get results—We aim high & take pride in our work, but maintain focus on progress, not perfection.

Context, not control—We believe in empowered decision-making through transparency, flexibility & data.

Welcome diversity—We celebrate and embrace our differences! Aside from being an Equal Opportunity Employer, we place a high value on inviting new perspectives & a broad range of backgrounds and experiences; we are inclusive and seek to create a psychologically safe environment for all teammates; we disagree respectfully.

Celebrate contribution—We maintain a deep commitment to making open source contributions; we are community-oriented; we give and take feedback with grace.

Love the user—We are curious about the end user experience & sensitive to their needs, no matter who the end user of our work is.

Be an awesome communicator—We think clearly, communicate directly, and focus on quality; we listen with empathy and the desire to understand.

Value-adds:

Read about our culture, current policies, and benefits at handbook.kubecost.io

🏥 100% paid health insurance for employees, 50% paid for dependents

🦷 75% paid dental and vision insurance for employees, 25% paid for dependents

💻 $3000 equipment stipend every three years to trick out your remote work setup

🖇 Shared office space reimbursed up to $400/month

🗓 Take what you need PTO (we mean it, and we model it!)

🎉 11 company-paid holidays

🐣 12 weeks paid new parent leave

💚 1 month paid sabbatical after 3 years

✈️ Company-sponsored opportunities to travel and gather with your teammates at events, all-hands retreats, “co-working weeks”, and more

You’re encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn’t precisely match the job description. Your skills and passion will stand out—and set you apart—especially if your career has taken some extraordinary twists and turns. We welcome diverse perspectives and people who think rigorously and aren’t afraid to challenge assumptions.