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Marketing Lead

maze impact

maze impact

Marketing & Communications · Full-time
Lisbon, Portugal
25,000 – 32,000 EUR per year
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Are you our next Marketing Lead?

We are looking for a Marketing Lead to join our team!

Who are we?

Maze is an impact investment firm created by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in 2013. We offer financial and non-financial tools to anyone committed to delivering positive social and environmental outcomes.

Who are you?

An energetic and charismatic person to lead maze’s strategy and tactical efforts to fulfil our growth and impact objectives across our existing marketing channels (website, social media, newsletters, PR, events) and:

  • You are interested in the impact field and care about people and the planet;
  • You have experience in b2b marketing (organic and paid);
  • You are based in Lisbon and available to work hybrid (office and from home when suitable);
  • You have proficient written and verbal communication in Portuguese and English;
  • You are proficient in digital marketing tools and platforms (i.e. Hubspot)
  • You have an analytical mindset with the ability to interpret data and provide actionable insights;
  • You have managed a team before;
  • You like to explore new work tools to make your work more productive;
  • You can clearly articulate your thoughts and insights;
  • You take initiative in solving problems and can work independently;
  • You are competent at creating trust, managing expectations, and interacting effectively with internal and external stakeholders.

What can you expect from the job?

As a marketing lead joining our team, you will be expected to:

  • Website: review our website experience and interface to clarify maze’s value proposition;
  • PR: launch and nurture a network of journalists in Europe to position maze as a reference in impact investing space;
  • Events: assist in planning and executing online and offline events, including webinars and investor meetings.
  • Social media: oversee marketing campaigns, content planning and execution by our marketing analyst;

Additionally, you will team up with a partner and a marketing analyst and together, you will:

  • Strategy: improve our marketing strategy and tactics to fulfil our growth and impact ambition;
  • Market: stay updated on marketing and impact investing trends and best practices.
  • Data Analysis: analyse marketing data to track campaign performance and suggest improvements based on insights.
  • Stakeholder management: be competent at creating trust, managing expectations, and interacting effectively with internal and external stakeholders.

What’s in it for you?

By joining the maze team, you will get a chance to:

  • Work with a dynamic, growing, impact-driven team;
  • Interact with the most exciting impact entrepreneurs, companies and investors, and be up-to-date on cutting-edge trends and innovation;
  • Enjoy a competitive salary for the duration of 4 months with the possibility of staying in maze after.
  • Salary ranges from 25k to 32k, depending on years of experience, plus meal allowance, and health insurance.


This position is based in Lisbon, but maze has a hybrid work approach.

You will team up with Cristina (Partner) and Mafalda (Analyst). Work at maze is fluid, and you might also collaborate with other teams within maze.


  • Applications open on June 7th
  • Applications close on June 28th
  • Interviews will take place from July 17th to August 5th
  • The position starts in September 2nd

Ok, I’m in. What do I need to do?

Apply here by June 28th.

The first step of the selection process has two key elements:

  1. Create a document explaining three ways our external positioning works for maze and three ways it isn’t. By the end, explain why you are the right person for the job.
  2. Share your CV. Note that the selection process will follow an “anonymous 1st step” format. We will start by assessing your challenge, and only then will we analyse your CV and remaining elements.

We will also ask you to explain succinctly why you are the right person for the job.

We wish you good luck!


  • Do I need to have experience in impact investing? No, this position is suitable for people with or without any impact investing experience. We are looking for someone eager to learn and work with our team, and we want to support your growth and development. Previous experience in sustainability, from a passion project or a previous internship, is valued.

  • _What are the next steps after I apply?_You will hear from us by July 11th, the latest. Selected candidates will be invited for a first interview.

Apply here by June 28th.

If you have any questions, reach out to margarida@maze-impact.com. Margarida is a Partner at maze, responsible for People and Culture.

maze impact is an equal opportunity employer.