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Head of Marketing

Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Schiphol-RijkMarketing

Your Challenge

Join our fast-growing 🚀 tech company that is redefining the future of connecting skills and work globally! At blackbear, you will impact the world’s marketplace for skills while being part of an ambitious, hardworking pack of bears. Are you ready to pull out your claws as Head of Marketing?

About the team

You'll join the Marketing team, working as the creative engine. It's a small team of five interns and one employee, that is ready to be led by a Head of Marketing. Together with Jesse, Barry, Caitlin, Nick, Ruben and Sven you're going to grow an everlasting brand that has a strong value within blackbear. Brainstorming content, generating leads, creating awesome visuals and building client/user journeys are things you will be mastering with the team. Everything to make blackbear huge and memorable.

What you will do
As our first Head of Marketing your focus is on setting up and leading the marketing organization in two parts: acquisition marketing and retention marketing with a data-driven approach, for both Solvers and companies. You often work together with the Head of Sales, Head of Customer Success and one of the Co-Founders, whereby you will independently build and expand the marketing team. Blackbear's marketing requires a performance mindset in which growth is the starting point.

  • You set the general outline and determine the digital growth strategy;
  • The 'north-star metric' is filled in by you on which you work with your own team;
  • You determine the KPIs and OKRs with which you organize the operational activities;
  • Owning the execution of (strategic) digital marketing activities;
  • Uses a combination of data, technology and creativity for execution;
  • Invents, designs and builds the entire funnel from first contact to ambassador of our brand;
  • Day-to-day managing the planning, execution and optimization of the Marketing Team.

What you will bring

Aside from the blackbear mindset we need you to bring the following skills and knowledge to strengthen our pack:

  • At least 5 years of experience in a strategic role in which you manage people;
  • Demonstrable growth results in B2B marketing (Marketplaces or SaaS);
  • Enterprising and proactive, achieving results is your drive;
  • Growth-oriented mindset: analytics, 'self-starter' and a focus on sales;
  • Experimenting is in your heart and you are not afraid to fail;
  • Experience to build and manage marketing data-driven;
  • Familiar with Data & Analytics, Hubspot, SEO, SEA, Advertising, A/B-Testing, Copywriting and Design;
  • Experience in a fast-paced environment, where multiple projects are managed simultaneously;
  • Fluent in Dutch and professional in English;
  • You are located in The Netherlands.

What’s in it for you?

We work hard to go above and beyond our mission, but we don’t forget to celebrate our successes, big and small. In addition to fair pay, vacation days, travel allowance, healthy lunches, learning budget and exciting team activities, we offer you the chance to become part of our ambitious and international pack 🙌 Which means work with passion, opportunities for personal growth, while having fun with your fellow bears to the fullest!

Little bear about us 🐻

Our pack identifies itself as open, unique, human, passionate, and connecting. We believe skills and knowledge should always be shared, that is why we strive to become the leading SaaS driven marketplace enabling people to make an income remotely, where we guarantee companies value through the convenience of paying for quality instead of by the hour. By having such an adaptable blackbear pack of colleagues we are able to grow fast internationally, while having fun too. Something we value a lot. We work to live, so why not do it together as a pack! We have a nice spacious office in which you are always welcome. Working from home or partly remote is possible too.

Ready to kickstart your blackbear journey?

Applying is made easy, just click on the button below👇. Questions? Reach out to Allard via WhatsApp on 06 109 175 14 or send him an email at

Great organizations are built on great people and we want to hire the best people. Blackbear embraces diversity and encourages everybody to join our team.


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