Kruze Consulting REMOTE Full-time

Job Title: Marketing Associate 
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular Hire 
Expected Hours: 40 hours per week 
FLSA Status: Exempt, Salary 
Work Location: Fully Remote (within the U.S.) 
Expected Base Pay Range: $60,000 – $65,000 per year depending on qualifications 
Bonus Eligibility: Yes, discretionary bonuses   
 
ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY
Kruze Consulting is a boutique CPA firm that provides accounting, bookkeeping, finance, payroll, and tax services to over 800 startups backed by top tier venture capital funds. We’re looking for a creative and passionate content creator and marketer with an interest in startup accounting and finance to join our team as a Marketing Associate. This role requires refined skills in crafting engaging web content and copy-editing materials for social media and SEO performance. Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic about breaking down complex financial concepts like burn rate, R&D tax credits, and SAFE notes – making complicated finance and accounting concepts compelling to startup founders and discoverable on social media and web searches.  
 
Kruze Consulting is renowned for our expertise and has been regularly featured in prestigious publications such as Fast Company, Forbes, The Information, and The New York Times. Our tools and content are considered industry-leading by VCs and entrepreneurs alike. We take tremendous pride in creating and distributing content that startup founders find tremendously informative and helpful – it’s core to our brand and culture. If you are looking to expand your marketing expertise in a company that is at the forefront of startup financial and accounting, this position offers a unique opportunity to grow professionally in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment. This role requires lots of writing and copy editing, so if that’s your passion we want to hear from you! 
 
KRUZE CONSULTING IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Kruze Consulting believes in diversity of thought as a competitive advantage to bring people together to build a culturally inclusive team. If you are smart, and good at what you do, come as you are. Diverse candidates (however you choose or choose not to identify) are encouraged to apply. 
 
WHAT WE OFFER/WHY KRUZE CONSULTING
·        Fully RemoteWe’ve completely embraced and invested in remote work and know the benefits.  Save time, save money, and decrease stress.  Our experience shows that remote work fosters a healthier work/life balance for our people.  We do get together once a year for an annual offsite meeting, but in-person attendance is optional.    
·        Flexibility/Autonomy – Need to run to an appointment, your child’s school, or just want to take a walk outside? No problem. If your clients’ needs are met and your work gets done on time, enjoy! 
·        Stability – While we serve startups, we aren’t one.  We’ve been around for almost a decade enjoying controlled growth over that time.  We don’t over-hire, and thankfully, we’ve never had to do a reduction in force.  Our service offering is niche, accounting is essential to businesses, and the potential market for our services is diversified/vast. 
·        High-Quality ColleaguesWe’re a diverse bunch, experts in our respective fields, and eager to help each other and clients.  We care about each other as whole human beings. 
·        High-Quality Clients – We work exclusively with venture-funded technology startups and early-stage companies who are creating some of the most exciting and transformative products and services in the world!  (We also have a “no jerks” policy; our clients treat our people professionally and respectfully.) 
·        Purpose/Meaningful Work – This is not your average accounting role. Kruze professionals get to work with innovative startups that are disrupting their respective industries and creating the products and services of tomorrow.  Like proud parents, we derive vicarious enjoyment as our clients grow, get additional rounds of funding, and ultimately get acquired by Fortune 500 firms. 
·        Professional DevelopmentYou’ll gain exposure to many types of clients and industries including SaaS, eCommerce, Healthcare, Biotech, Crypto/Blockchain, and Manufacturing. At Kruze, you’ll have the opportunity to learn multiple disciplines and work with a wide variety of high-visibility clients and find your passion. 
 
NEED TO HAVE/POSITION REQUIREMENTS: 
·        1-3 years of full-time marketing experience (specifically in content creation and writing) 
·        Solid understanding of SEO and familiarity with social media analytics 
·        Proficiency in Google Docs/Google Apps and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) 
·        Excellent communication skills (oral and written)and a significant interest in finance and accounting 
·        Interest in leveraging in-house and third-party AI tools to accelerate content creation processes 
·        A self-starter who can work independently on their own initiative while identifying opportunities to add value 
·        Meticulous attention to detail – able to follow through and execute on a high volume of nuanced tasks 
·        Ability to work with a strong sense of urgency and autonomy in a fast-paced setting with a wide variety of tasks 
·        Comfortable in a high growth environment that is still developing (read: sometimes chaotic/lacking structure) 
·        Must be willing to work core business hours in your local time zone (approximately 8am to 5pm local time within the U.S.) 
 
NICE TO HAVE/POSITION PREFERENCES: 
·        Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Marketing, Communications, English, or a related field 
·        Corporate social media management experience- Linkedin, Youtube, Twitter/X, Threads (and others) 
·        Experience in a professional service firm (accounting, consulting, marketing, law firm, etc.) 
·        Experience with a deep tech stack including web CMS tools (we are always exploring and embracing new systems, it’s part of our DNA!) 
·        Experience in a fully remote people-centric culture  
·        Experience in a high growth/startup/entrepreneurial environment  
 
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:   
   Content Creation (~40% of the time) 
·        Write new thought leadership articles for the web and other mediums in collaboration with our accounting, tax, and finance experts 
·        Craft various types of content, primarily for web and social distribution, including infographics, online guides, calculators, guest posts, and blogs/web articles 
·        Create resources, mainly written, each month to drive leads, subscribers, and awareness 
   Copy Editing and Optimization (~40% of the time) 
·        Copy edit and review content created by the company’s management team and accounting experts 
·        Enhance, improve and add new written material to existing web content to boost SEO performance and ensure all information is current with the latest regulatory, tax, and industry updates 
   Social Media Management (~10% of the time) 
·        Improve social media brand and eventually coordinate digital content strategies across social media platforms 
·        Leverage analytics to inform content strategies and optimize performance 
   Sales and Marketing Collateral (~10% of the time) 
·        Maintain and produce sales marketing collateral 
·        Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure consistency and effectiveness of marketing materials 
·        Additional duties and tasks to support business needs as directed by management 
 
A note of caution about remote work at Kruze Consulting 
While it seems cool, it’s not for everyone. You must have the discipline, work ethic, healthy boundaries, work strategies, and emotional intelligence to work remotely. While we strive for work-life balance at Kruze, this is still a fast-paced role that will require you to juggle many different projects and tasks. You must enjoy and thrive in this type of fast-paced environment. 
 
About Kruze Consulting:  
Kruze Consulting has grown organically and rapidly, tripling in size over the last two years.  We provide accounting, bookkeeping, finance, payroll, and tax services to over 800 startups backed by top tier venture capital funds.  
·        Kruze Consulting is a 2023 Inc. 5000 Honoree for the sixth year in a row  
·        Our core values are: Kaizen ∙ Integrity ∙ Innovation ∙ Intuitive ∙ Communication & Collaboration ∙ Data Driven Quality ∙ Enabling Customer Greatness ∙ Fidelity  
We are a 100% remote company, working in many different countries and time zones; we encourage our employees to take advantage of our flexible work environment to be happier and more productive.  The firm has 800+ Seed, Series A, Series B, and Series C clients. The firm was started 9 years ago, by Vanessa Kruze, CPA and now has 150+ team members. Kruze utilizes best-of-breed software tools such as QuickBooks, Gusto, Justworks, Rippling, Expensify, Bill.com, Zoom, Slack, Ramp, and Brex. Our client base is comprised of venture capital-backed startups funded by the very best venture capital funds in the world. 
 
Physical Requirements:  
Extended periods of focused, seated computer work – approximately 8 hours a day. 
 
Kruze complies with California’s Fair Chance Act 
Kruze will consider qualified applicants with a criminal history pursuant to the California Fair Chance Act. You do not need to disclose your criminal history or participate in a background check until a conditional job offer is made to you. After making a conditional offer and running a background check, if Kruze is concerned about conviction that is directly related to the job, you will be given the chance to explain the circumstances surrounding the conviction, provide mitigating evidence, or challenge the accuracy of the background report. Find out more about the Fair Chance Act by visiting the Civil Right’s Department Fair Chance Act webpage. 
 
Kruze participates in E-Verify:  
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.  If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.