Careers at Winterwell

Although we create innovative technology, we know that people are our greatest asset.

We are always looking for talented people to join our team. The work we offer is challenging and highly varied. We employ people both full-time (the "core team") and on a per-project basis via our network of associates.

Recruitment Agencies

We prefer not to use agencies. Please do not contact us except for specific full-time jobs listed here. Please DO NOT PHONE US. If you have a good candidate, submit their CV, plus a short portfolio of their best work, and a statement of your charges. Agencies that waste our time will be blacklisted.

Sales & Marketing Operations (Full-Time)

The Role

The job is to oversee marketing operations for a set of social media software products (based off of our core-product, SoDash) -- starting with launching a new product. We are looking for a tenacious, hard-working person with a marketing/sales background, to join our team in our Edinburgh office. This position will be a vital role in our company -- as you will be creating and leading new marketing / sales campaigns for our new products. Full-time hours are offered with the ability for flexibility. The role will have elements of account management as well as elements of financial administration (managing outsourced work payments). The role has many opportunities for expansion for the right candidate.

About You

You will be a marketer / sales-leads person, with a head for organisation and admin, an enthusiastic person, with a good head for leading, delegating, planning, and communicating. The starting salary would suit someone early to mid career. You must be someone who can ‘hit the ground running’, as marketing / sales obviously play a critical role. You must be confident that you can manage your workload. You must be able to work closely with a team -- as well as feel confident that you can work autonomously. You will be in charge of creating, leading, organising, and planning marketing / sales campaigns for our company.

Main Duties

  • Creating, leading, organising, and planning of marketing / sales campaigns
  • Marketing / Sales campaign monitoring, measuring, and adjustment
  • Producing copy and graphics (either from yourself, or commissioned from an outside source, or a collaboration)
    • Managing a pool of freelancers, and their tasks
  • Be aware of deadlines; and chase-up unfinished tasks
  • Feeding marketing materials into our website(s), blog, email, and social media channels
  • Refining / Developing our targeted audience through our various communication channels
  • Communicating / Connecting with potential partners, e.g. resellers and affiliates
  • Collecting feedback from clients
  • Making documents (e.g. one-pagers, sales proposals)
  • Sales calls and meetings
  • Account management (helping clients)
  • Representing the company / products at networking events
  • The mix is mostly marketing with some sales and some admin

Optional Tasks

  • Taking part in product design
  • Shaping the company processes

Essential Requirements

  • At least 6 months experience in a sales or marketing role, or equivalent experience showing your skills
  • Able to take the initiative and work autonomously to complete tasks
  • Great people skills and an ability to communicate effectively in a number of styles
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to manage pressure and conflicting demands
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and workloads
  • Comfortable working in a software engineering environment
    • You, yourself will not be required to understand all of the jargon that is said in and amongst the office staff
  • Can-do attitude and fast learner
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and a pleasant, confident telephone manner
  • High level of personal integrity and honesty
  • Ability to work with, and as a part of, a team

Desireable Requirements

  • Experience: working in a tech company
  • Experience: working in a start-up
  • An interest in the tech industry, and/or in social media
  • A desire to progress and push the boundaries of your role
  • Experience with WordPress, Google Analytics, Salesforce

Other Information

We can offer flexible working hours and working arrangements. Days and times will be agreed upon starting.

Perks of the Job

You’ll be doing challenging work in a great learning environment. There is the potential for rapid career progression. If you are successful in your application, you will enjoy: share options, great colleagues, team lunches, beers on Friday evenings, and healthy working hours.

How to Apply

Please email with:

  • CV
  • Link to a LinkedIn profile (can be a freshly made one)
  • Portfolio showing a few examples of your work. Let us know what you did for each
Illustration: team

Part-time Associate

Being an associate means access to exciting, varied and well-paid work - applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) and mathematics to real-world problems. Associate projects are typically short and focused, and range from a few days to a few months. They can include research, programming, or providing advice. The Winterwell network of associates offers flexibility: You are free to take or refuse projects as you please. It is aimed at experts with their own career path.

Who we're looking for

Winterwell welcomes applications for associate status from exceptional individuals who:

  • Enjoy programming, enough to do it for fun as well as a career.
  • Have a first-rate academic track record (or industrial experience) in a suitable subject: Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, or Physics. You need not have a Ph.D., but you must be good enough to do one.
  • Are highly motivated with a flexible approach to problem solving.
  • Can grasp new topics and techniques in mathematics and computing at short notice.
  • Have real-world experience of developing sofware as part of a team. This need not be commercial experience, but it must be impressive.
  • Work well both independently and as part of a team.
  • Have good communication skills.
  • Have great personal and intellectual integrity.
  • Are fluent in Java and at least one other language, preferably non-imperative.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, get in touch with us at . Please be sure to include:

  • A covering letter
  • Your CV
  • A code sample
  • Details of hobby projects
  • A "dinner party description" of your specialist area

We look forward to hearing from you.