Marketing Lead

2 days a week

£40k pro-rata – 12 month fixed term contract

1 day a week at our studio in Bermondsey Square, 1 flexible day  / working from home

We are looking for a creative self-starter with a flair for design as well as excellent copy-writing skills and strategic nouse. We are a rapidly growing start-up, first to the market in 2015 with products to enable charities to collect donations from contactless bank cards.  We are now ready for a marketing expert to come on board to drive the business to the next level.

Purpose of the Job

To sell contactless donation products to leading charities and create organic growth and awareness of our existing and new products.  You may also support our initiatives to sell charitable donation projects to partners within the payments industry. Your deliverables would include an effective marketing strategy for Sprout Products.

About the role

As a small, but rapidly growing start-up it is a strategic and hand’s on role.  You will make the plan, put it into action and then refine it as you find out what works most effectively.  Limited budgets,  rapidly evolving products and customer groups and our being a small start-up mean that you’ll have to be self motivated and flexible in your approach.

Your Goals

Develop our marketing strategy, drive awareness and increase sign ups/sales


We are looking for someone with experience of leading the marketing of a new product or company, from the early stages to scale. We are also interested in experience of selling to Charities or the Payment industry.


Batchelors Degree or Equivalent


You’ll need skills in planning, strategy, marketing, copy-writing, design and communication.

While we don’t expect you to do all of these things with limited time, familiarity with the following would be very useful:


● Marketing strategy development

● Setting the tone-of-voice and copywriting

● Digital Marketing

● Social media Marketing

● Sales/marketing funnels



● Experience of Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign

● Creating and modifying website content


About Sprout Products

Guy and Chris met running the first pilot of mobile contactless donations for VISA in 2015.

We are launching our fourth product – the CollecTin More, and believe has the potential to make a huge difference to fundraisers.

Guy is a successful Industrial Designer who studied at Cambridge and Royal College of Art, and has run Sprout Design Ltd for 15 years.  Chris’s experience is in leading commercial projects for Charities with CAF and now Sprout Products Ltd.  Now we need a marketeer to join us, who’s excited by scaling up a new way of people supporting charities across the world.

Application Timeline

Applications by 6th September

Shortlisted announcement 9th September

Interviews from Monday 16th September


To Apply:

Contact us at with a CV and short description as to how you what you would do to make us successful. Send it to

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