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Head of Marketing


United States
Base Salary
115k-125k USD

Job Description

Ascend is a fast-growing SaaS company that helps mid-market and large enterprise customers automate accounts payable processing through text extraction, machine learning and powerful integration into their financial systems – saving them millions each year. Our clients include household names like NASCAR, Panera, Virgin Voyages, Life Time Fitness and PGA Tour as well as many of the nation’s largest and most renown hospitals and health systems, financial services providers, and higher ed institutions.
Ascend is a fully remote company that offers competitive pay, exceptional benefits and unlimited time off. Most importantly, we offer the chance to learn, take ownership and build your career the way you’ve envisioned.

What would you do at Ascend?

Ascend’s Head of Marketing will run Marketing with a focus on deep domain knowledge. Helping us build a brand that is synonymous with Accounts Payable Automation expertise. You will collaborate with our Sales, Success and Product Management teams to ensure the successful growth of our Accounts Payable Automation and Payments technologies.

Your day-to-day would include:

  • Direct management of Ascends Marketing function with a focus growth. This includes 1 FTE and many contract resources across design, advertising, and operations.

  • Developing positioning and messaging, creating and promoting content to a small TAM, and sharing our message via online and in-person channels.

  • Assess, manage and build the operational infrastructure to efficiently run, operate and report on the Marketing function.

  • Change agent for Marketing at Ascend, working directly with senior leadership to scale the department and company.

What is Ascend looking for in a candidate?

  • Bachelors Degree

  • At least 6 years of B2B SaaS Marketing experience with 2 years in a direct management role.

  • Experience in product positioning, narrative, case studies, and development across channels like blogs, email campaigns, and event presentations

  • Strong sense of urgency, attention to detail, ability to prioritize and a GSD attitude.

  • Demonstrated ability to delivery high quality work while managing multiple projects.

  • Understanding of Accounts Payable and / or Payments Issuance is a huge plus

Why should you apply?

  • We offer everything you’d expect from a profitable company including a great salary, comprehensive health care benefits (100% covered for employees, 50% for dependents), and a generous retirement plan match.

  • You’ll receive an annual Lifelong Learning Allowance to use towards learning opportunities of your choice (cooking lessons, dance lessons, language lessons, etc.)

  • You’ll receive flexible time off, 10 paid holidays, Flex Fridays during the summer and one week off between Christmas and New Year’s.

  • A platform for good: a culture of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, charity matching and volunteer days—creating belonging for all is in our DNA both inside and outside of work.

  • Remote-first culture. No matter where you are, you’ll feel connected to the team.

  • We take family seriously and offer flexible schedules and generous parental leave programs.

  • We give you great tools and tech to do your best work: Hardware, software, and home office setups.

  • Compensation: $115,000 – 125,000 annually

Our Interview and Hiring Process

We want the best people on our team. To get them, we’ve built our hiring process around three Ts: thorough, transparent and thoughtful. Our interview process is an honest evaluation of what you’ve done, what you’re good at, and what you’re working on improving. The goal of this process is to identify, as objectively as possible, people who will raise the level of play within our company.

Here's how it works:

  • Application

  • Screening interview – phone call (30-60 minutes)

  • Deep dive interview with the hiring manager – phone call (90+ minutes)

  • Focused interviews with select potential teammates – 2 to 3 video calls (30 mins each)

  • Reference calls with your last several managers

  • Offer letter

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About the job

May 11, 2024


115k-125k USD

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