Paragon One

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Content Marketing Director

New York City / Remote
Job Type
6+ years
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Matt Wilkerson
Matt Wilkerson

About the role

Paragon One ( connects large numbers of students to employers through industry relevant projects called Remote Externships. We make it easier for students to build professional experiences while also engaging with company employees. For enterprise customers who need to scale and engage their early talent pipeline, Paragon One’s platform saves companies like Facebook, PwC, Hewlett-Packard, National Geographic, Snapchat, and Cargill time and money while helping them increase brand engagement and achieve DE&I targets. Paragon One has served thousands of students with externships. Paragon One was founded by a team out of MIT and backed by YCombinator, Foundation Capital, University Ventures, and Learn Capital.

We are looking for a strategic content marketing leader who combines a product mindset with business development and marketing experiments.

Ideal candidates will have a combination of branding, marketing, and content development skillset in addition to a strategic mind and creative problem solving ability. We seek aspiring leaders who are passionate about solving extremely hard problems in the education-to-workforce movement.

Competitive startup salary with equity.


Drive Paragon One's enterprise content marketing plan and content calendar.

Coordinate growth experiments and campaigns between product, sales, and marketing.

Oversee website.

Oversee development of newsletter, thought leadership, whitepapers, and sales enablement materials.

Manage team of outsourced content writers as editor-in-chief.

Manage public relations agency.

Drive content marketing strategy.

#####Skills and Experience

Grit and perseverance to tackle the hardest problems.

6+ years of branding, content, and marketing experience.

Strategic thinking and problem solving skills.

Exceptional writing and editing skills.

Collaborative teamwork and multitasking skills.

Understanding of B2B marketing strategies.


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Why you should join Paragon One

Paragon One makes it easy for students to build professional experience with Remote Externships -- industry relevant projects that scale between companies and students. Paragon One’s platform saves companies time and money while helping them increase brand engagement and achieve DE&I targets. Unlike traditional recruiting or workforce platforms, Paragon One is turnkey – we do the heavy lifting of engaging more student talent at the top of the funnel so companies can focus on building. In 2021, Paragon One is reaching thousands of students and hosting remote externships for Facebook, PwC, Pfizer, National Geographic, HP, Snapchat, Cloudflare, and The Nature Conservancy.

Paragon One is backed by Y Combinator, Foundation Capital, Learn Capital, and University Ventures.

Paragon One
Team Size:15
Location:New York
Byron Hsu
Byron Hsu
President, CTO
Matt Wilkerson
Matt Wilkerson