Head of communications-fmd

Berlin, Germany

Job description

At Upvest, we are building the financial infrastructure of tomorrow. Our vision is to create a world in which any asset can be owned and traded digitally by anyone, anywhere. We’re on mission to enable 10 million securities transactions on our infrastructure by 2023.

Our bold long-term view is backed by Europe’s largest tech VCs Notion Capital, Partech and Holtzbrinck Ventures. Following our recent 12m Series A round, we now expand our team. Today, we count 27 talented and motivated people from 13 different countries.

Your mission:
We are seeking a customer- and results-focused Head of Communication to be responsible for all communications on our marketing channels (including our social strategy). Your goal is to develop and lead the strategy for Upvest brand.

This role will give you the opportunity to:

  • Build innovative campaigns to drive brand awareness and trust in the Financial industry
  • Pitch our story to the media, write press releases and organise press conferences
  • Hire and lead a high performing team made of freelance copywriters, graphic designers and full-time employees
  • Join an emergent and agile Growth team, and report directly to our VP of Growth


  • 7-10 years of experience in Marketing and Brand Management leading roles, ideally in companies in the bank/FinTech industry
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the FinTech ecosystem and Upvest’s positioning in the market
  • Strong experience in managing Media relationships
  • Excellent ability to communicate complex ideas in a simple way
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken (German is not required, though a strong plus)

Why Upvest?

  • Exciting opportunity to build the future of digital securities!
  • A young, dynamic and fast-growing startup with flat hierarchies and open communication
  • As we strongly believe in personal development, we offer private coaching sessions and educational budget
  • A modern office in the heart of Berlin Mitte, a brand-new Mac, flexible working hours, option of working from home, regular off-site events, free drinks/snacks and many more…
  • We measure our performance with the help of OKRs and love to celebrate our successes
  • A relocation package with visa support

Our Values:

  • Think Fearlessly, Act Fast: We embrace the accelerated pace and ambiguity of building a business on the frontier. We take risks and look forward.
  • Be Street Smart: We are always tuned in to what is going on. With ourselves, our team, our users and the market.
  • Step Up, Stand Together: Every individual is prepared to speak up for what they believe in and stand together as a team to deliver the result, even when the going gets tough.
  • Low Egos, High Expectations: Although we take our work seriously, we don’t take ourselves too seriously. We have hunger and humility in equal measure.

If you want to build the financial infrastructure of tomorrow, a new challenge awaits you!