Manager, Brand & Content at Ellevation | Powderkeg

Location: Boston, MA or Remote

Employment Type: Full Time

Team: Marketing

We are seeking a business-savvy storyteller to help build awareness of Ellevation’s products and services, attract new prospects, and engage our Community. They will partner closely with and support the efforts of Product Marketing and Community & Events to streamline messaging, ensure brand consistency, and tell stories that drive irrational brand love. The role will require hands-on content development, managing a team of design, copywriting, video production, and social media specialists. This person will also collaborate with subject-matter experts and external partners to meet content goals and business objectives.


  • Elevate the brand ensuring our narrative and mission are delivered consistently and effectively across all audiences at various stages of their respective journeys
  • Develop standard operating model and workflow/procedures for the planning, execution, optimization, distribution, and amplification of marketing content
  • Oversee content strategy driving thought leadership, engagement, and demand generation across paid, owned, and earned channels
  • Establish and enforce editorial and brand guidelines and governance including the centralization of content creation and storage across the company
  • Construct a success measurement framework to guide our content strategy
  • Collaborate and consult with other departments in content planning and development
  • Lead and develop a team of in-house and external content creators
  • Manage social media manager in the areas of content, promotion, engagement, performance management, and customer service

Within 1 month, you will:

  • Become acquainted with our products, brand assets, and personas
  • Understand the reach and engagement of historical content efforts
  • Conduct an audit of our existing content and identify key opportunities

Within 3 months, you will:

  • Establish a cadence of shareouts to report on content marketing performance
  • Execute brand awareness research via an external vendor

Within 6 months, you will:

  • Hire and onboard a Social Media & Communications Manager
  • Develop, socialize and deploy Brand and Tone of Voice Guidelines
  • Roll out a Digital Asset Management (DAM) platform

Within 12 months:

  • Develop a content strategy and unified content calendar that aligns brand and product messaging while delivering on key business objectives


  • 5+ years of brand strategy, writing, and/or content creation experience
  • Strategic thinker with exceptional storytelling, editing, and writing skills across a broad range of lengths (long-form + short-form) and formats (social media, blog posts, video, etc.)
  • Sophisticated understanding of content marketing analytics and experience working with marketing leadership to assess content marketing ROI and optimize campaigns
  • Ability to effectively lead and influence in a highly matrixed organization, move quickly, and develop collaborative cross-functional relationships

About Us:

At Ellevation, we develop world-class software to help school districts and educators support the fastest growing population of K-12 students: English Language Learners (ELLs). Ellevation helps school districts transform their EL programs and ensure all students can achieve their highest aspirations with a best-in-class data and instructional planning platform, resources to build teacher capacity, and student-facing programs to teach academic language.

We are a fast-growing, mission-driven technology company, partnering with over 1,200 school districts and more than 3 million current and former EL students. Over the next five years we are focused on doubling the number of students we serve and driving measurable outcomes for students. We are well-capitalized, have a strong team, and are continuously focused on how to build the best organization so that we can achieve our ambitious social and financial objectives.

Why Ellevation?

In addition to our great benefit plans and competitive salaries, here are some other perks that make us unique:

+ Great location in Boston - a stone’s throw from the Chauncy Street/Downtown Crossing T stop (We are currently working 100% remotely due to COVID-19)

+ Ability to make a significant impact in the education industry

+ Fun Fridays including virtual happy hours with our remote team

+ Free snacks, beverages, fruit, and we even compost!

+ On-site gym, game room and darts to support all levels of athleticism

+ Opportunity to join an open and collaborative work environment!

Learn more about our team in our Culture Deck .

Here at Ellevation, we champion diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging. We strive to build a team that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We’re an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values a range of ideas and opinions. We embrace all types of differences in the development of our organization. We are proud to have been recognized in prior years as “Best Tech Workplace for Diversity” from the Timmy Awards for investing in trainings around inclusive behaviors, microaggressions, unconscious bias, and fostering a culture of sharing educational resources across the company. We are encouraged by our progress, but there’s more work to be done.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Manager, Brand & Content
  • Company
  • Location
    Boston, MA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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