Growth Manager - Hyperion Development, Cape Town

  • Cape Town
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted by Hyperion Development on Wednesday, February 12, 2020
  • Reference: Growth Manager
  • Apply before Sunday, April 12, 2020 - 11 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Hyperion Development

We are looking for a team member to take charge of the new Growth Team within the HyperionDev Product Marketing Department. The Growth Manager will be responsible for  initiating and trialing new Marketing & Advertising activities both in SA and overseas and to pass on the positive and profitable trials to the Engagement team. 

We are looking for a sharp, ambitious, self-motivated, and proactive problem solver to join our team as a Growth Manager. You should be a creative problem solver, have excellent business acumen, high standards, the ability to communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders, and love initiating marketing projects and activities. 

We are looking for team members to join a company that is already recognised as one of the top education technology startups in Europe, Middle East and Africa, with a team size standing at nearly 100. We won first prize in Facebook’s Africa Innovation Challenge Award as the top edtech startup in Africa and is backed by Facebook, Google, and the University of Cambridge.

Our team consists of former team members out of top tech startups such as Yoco, GetSmarter, 2U, Google, Amazon and those who have previously built and gone on to sell large businesses. We are looking for team members who are competitive, ambitious, and have a track record of over-achieving and exceeding targets. . 

Join us at a time where we are growing our vibrant and professional team that's making a difference in the battle against unemployment and helps in closing the ever-growing global tech skills gap.  


  • Implement and manage our overseas Marketing & Advertising, trial new GEOs, research international affiliates and work on our Thought Leadership via events, PR and Influencers.
  • Optimisation and Innovation of our Advertising  
  • Drive the build and optimisation of our CRO, improve messaging and content, bootcamp pages and nurturing campaigns.
  • Drive all our B2B initiatives in 2020, assist with defining strategy, event marketing, host events with industry partners and assist with advertising our Placements offering. 

Candidate Requirements



  • A University Degree in Marketing or related field.
  • Experience building a comprehensive digital marketing strategy and campaigns from the ground up.
  • Highly quantitative with the ability to assess complex advertising datasets and derive actionable insights from hundreds of metrics tracked each month.
  • Thorough understanding of various online and offline marketing funnels.
  • Detailed understanding of Google Marketing Tools; Google Ads, Google Analytics, Tag Manager, Lighthouse, Search Console etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • A self‐starter who thrives in a fast‐paced environment


  • 3 - 5 years of direct, growth focused experience in digital marketing, B2B, SaaS and startup experience. 
This position reports to: Head of Product Marketing Apply before Sunday, April 12, 2020 - 11 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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