Developer platform for building great AI applications


$100K - $175K
New York, NY, US / Remote (US)
Job Type
3+ years
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Akash Sharma
Akash Sharma

About the role

What it means to be the first generalist business hire

Joining Vellum this early means that you’re going to play a huge part in guiding both the business and cultural evolution of the company. Together, we’re going to face the hardest GtM challenges this journey has to offer head-on. As the team grows, you’ll be the battle hardened expert that everyone looks towards for guidance.

With great power comes great responsibility 🙂

What you’re signing up for

  • Owning our inbound marketing strategy (content, SEO, social)
    • Publish 1-2 content pieces per week to drive inbound traffic of high-intent leads
    • Drive our social media strategy (LinkedIn, Reddit, Twitter etc.)
  • Increase top of funnel for targeted leads
    • Experiment with additional sources of lead generation, including but not limited to: email, paid media, PR etc.
  • Facilitate sales efforts to convert inbound signups
    • Qualify prospects based on pre-determined criteria
  • Managing our marketing website ( and mailing list
    • Drive the development of
    • Create email nurture campaigns for our 3,500+ member mailing list
  • Formalizing business processes and running growth experiments, a non-exhaustive list of ideas include: outbound sales, non-linear marketing ideas, improve help center/support documentation, formalize customer success/retention etc.
  • Serving as a cultural pillar of the team

About Vellum

At Vellum, our mission is to be the primary platform companies use to bring AI into production. AI is the biggest technology shift since the internet – the applications of it are everywhere! We expect the world to be dramatically different in the future as foundation models get better and better. We intend to be the platform layer that brings this amazing technology to life in production use cases.

We enable companies to bring real business value from AI / LLMs. The output generated by AI / LLMs is usually stochastic and bringing AI into production requires robust testing and choosing the right model for the job. We’ve seen companies spend months of engineering time building good tooling for this (time which could be spent on their core end user facing product) yet despite this, they struggle to get the best results out of these models. Our platform provides companies best in class tooling to use their own data in production AI applications.

We’re a YC W23 company, raised $5m, and are backed by top investors like Rebel Fund, Eastlink Capital, Arash Ferdowsi (co-founder of Dropbox), Dharmesh Shah (co-founder of Hubspot), Dan Scholnick (board member of Weights & Biases, Docker, New Relic), and Divya Bhat (former YC group partner, 2x CEO). We announced our fundraise on TechCrunch here:

We’re excited to bring on the first non-engineering hire to the team. This initial team will play a key role in the long-term growth of Vellum.

P.S: Why the name Vellum?

  • Vellum is a type of paper - the Magna Carta was written on Vellum. We intend to be the standard source of record in production
  • You can’t spell Vellum without LLM 😉
Team Size:3
Noa Flaherty
Noa Flaherty
Sidd Seethepalli
Sidd Seethepalli
Akash Sharma
Akash Sharma