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JOB POSTING

Head of Growth


Deno makes programming easy. We make it possible to use JavaScript outside of the browser to build all types of software. Our free open source runtime is one of the most popular projects on Github. Our business is hosting JavaScript servers at the edge with the Deno Deploy serverless runtime. Try it out — you ought to be able to deploy a server world-wide in less than 5 minutes.

We are seeking a Head of Growth that is both analytical and creative – a data-driven person that can use technology to build and manage a comprehensive marketing plan, while at the same time leveraging their keen eye for design to become the custodian of everything that makes Deno special.

Responsibilities

  • Identify growth opportunities.
  • Define priorities based on impact, confidence, and our ability to execute on them.
  • Implement strategic marketing initiatives including partnerships, product marketing, events, social media marketing.
  • Build relationships with new and existing customers.
  • Use structured experimentation and iteration to drive growth.
  • Ensure consistent messaging that is aligned with our brand.
  • Act as a leader within the company.

Skills

  • You have prior experience in a similar role with a track record of success.
  • You possess analytical skills and are comfortable dealing with numerical data.
  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Bonus if you've worked in the server-side JavaScript or web hosting space.

About the company

Deno is founded by the same engineers who built Node.js, the JavaScript runtime used by millions of developers and used by nearly all websites in one form or another. Deno is a continuation of the ideas in Node; a modern take on server-side JavaScript development. The open source project has already secured itself among the ranks of the most popular projects on GitHub.

Our commercial product is cloud service for hosting JavaScript servers. It is one of just a handful of implementations of serverless at edge in existence. By repurposing web browser technology for server software, we aim to accelerate a new generation of extreme low-latency edge applications.

The Deno company grew out of our open source project during the pandemic. As result we're 100% remote with employees all over the world. Don't assume this means we're not a real company. Deno is backed by the most lauded and household-name investors in Silicon Valley (we can tell you more privately).

We Offer

  • A competitive full-time salary and early-stage stock options.
  • 100% remote work from anywhere in the world.
  • Autonomous work. We work collaboratively on projects, but you set your own pace.
  • Flexible vacation time.
  • Hardware and office allowances.

Process

The entire process is fully remote and all communication will happen over email or via video chat. Once you've submitted your application, the team will review your submission, and may reach out for a short screening interview over video call. If you pass the screen you will be invited to up to four follow up interviews. The calls: usually take between 30-60 minutes each depending on the interviewer. Once the interviews are over, the team will meet to discuss several roles and candidates and may ask one or two follow-up questions over email or a quick call or go directly to making an offer.

To apply, email us and tell us about yourself: jobs@deno.com.