Thought-Leadership & Research Manager

Zürich, Switzerland | Marketing | Full-time


Are you a visionary with a real estate/workplace experience background that likes to play with data, think about the future and enjoy writing, sharing knowledge and being creative? Then apply now and become part of our mission!

Locatee’s workplace analytics enables some of the largest organisations worldwide to understand and optimise how employees use their workplaces. By combining complex data, Locatee is the leader in providing portfolio-wide workplace insights at low cost. Our customers use our software solution to create more efficient and engaging workplaces for their employees.

We are looking for a Thought Leadership & Research Manager to drive our content strategy, make us a source of knowledge for corporate estate executives around the world and strengthen Locatee’s position as a thought leader in the future of the corporate real estate and workplace experience fields.

This role reports directly to the Head of Marketing. A successful candidate will be joining a dynamic and fast-growing team and collaborate closely with customer success, product, social media, and events marketing. Please note, this role can be US based. 

Locatee has an ambitious growth plan which provides employees significant autonomy, a wide breadth of responsibility, and the chance to develop their career and make meaningful decisions in marketplaces with vast potential. 

What you will do

  • Demonstrate ownership: shape and execute our thought-leadership strategy & budget 
  • Develop and create (or coordinate the creation of) written, audio, video content that elevates the brand, strengthens our positioning, while delivering on performance goals
  • Work closely with our Customer Success Manager & Account Managers to tell our customers’ success stories to the world, and identify and predict current and future industry trends
  • Develop and nurture a network of subject-matter experts that contribute to Locatee’s positioning
  • Uncover interesting insights from Locatee data and transform them into knowledge, best practices, whitepapers or benchmarks for corporate real estate executives
  • Speak at client events and forums, take part in conversations on social networks to positively represent the organisation

What you bring

We are looking for a motivated individual who enjoys being part of a fast-paced and ambitious international company. The ideal candidate can think out of the box, as well as:

  • 5+ years experience in corporate real estate or in content marketing
  • The ideal candidate has a strong knowledge of the corporate real estate industry: you are a corporate real estate executive with a flair for marketing and storytelling. Alternatively, you’re a content marketer with a strong willingness to understand corporate real estate challenges
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (in English) and organisational abilities
  • You can think outside the box, empathise with your audience and find the right tone of voice
  • You are positive, people-oriented and have an energetic attitude

Why you should work with us

  • You make a difference: your contribution is visible and we like to celebrate achievements
  • The chance to work in an English-speaking environment with room to grow in a dedicated, passionate, expert and experienced team that cares for each other 
  • Work on cutting-edge big data analytics technology for the largest organisations worldwide
  • Through our flat organisation, we encourage innovation, ownership and open communication so that everybody feels engaged 
  • Independence and responsibility
  • An inspiring and modern working environment in Zurich (you'll love our plants & trees, the hammock, standing desks, quiet zones, couches...)
  • We live diversity
  • Flexible work from home or at the office
  • Optimise your work-life balance and work from abroad
  • Continuous learning through our Locatee Academy
  • Regular team events, after-work beers and much more; we never miss out on fun!

Who we are

Locatee is the leading workplace analytics solution that empowers leaders and managers to make fact-based decisions about their corporate real estate portfolio by transforming complex data into space utilisation insight.

Our mission is to create a work environment where people love to work.  This is not only our working culture but also what we want our customers to reach thanks to Locatee.

Our fantastic diverse team consists of over 40 people with strong backgrounds in Product, Computer & Data science, Business Development, Marketing and Human Resources. 

If this sounds exciting, please hit the Apply button. Charlotte and the team are looking forward to hearing from you!