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Storypark

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Document and support children's learning, together

Storypark is Australasia's leading early childhood communication platform and supports over 10,000 early learning centres with customers in over 40 countries.

Early learning services depend on Storypark's software to build capability, strengthen communities, understand children and run their businesses.

Location
Wellington
Website
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Founded
2011
Employees
51-100
Industry
Education
Funding stage
Private

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Matchstiq's take on Storypark

Storypark is on a mission to establish ourselves as a global leader in early childhood education technology, known for our superior customer experience & impact.

The market opportunity ahead for Storypark

We're well-established in our core markets of Australia and New Zealand. We have over 9,000 services here and will continue to build value and share off the back of our high customer NPS and super-low churn.

Internationally, we've established a foothold in the North American market with around 1,000 services in Canada. In our next chapter of growth, we will be building on newly established strong partnerships and networks to scale our growth to the next level.

Why Storypark is a great place to work

Storypark offers high growth and high impact career opportunities. We care deeply about building something that matters, with people you’ll love to work with.

Storypark is a place where you can:

  • Make a difference. Our purpose is to help every child reach their unique potential.
  • Grow your career. Enjoy the opportunities and development that come from being part of a fast-growing, talented team.
  • Love your work. Friendly people, inclusive teams, super-supportive working environment.

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Values

  • Children at heart

    We are a playful bunch and consider the impact we create for children in everything we do.

  • Nurturing growth

    We nurture the potential in others and strive to be better today than we were yesterday. We believe everyone has something to contribute to the world.

  • Relentless curiosity

    We seek to understand and solve problems with humility and empathy. We know we don’t know.

  • Stronger together

    We include, respect and generously support each other through the good and the bad. It takes a village.

 

Senior Developer (fully remote options available)

Why people love it here!
Our purpose is to help every child fulfil their unique potential by connecting and empowering the community around them. Storypark works to make a difference - not just a dollar. We pursue evidence based, earnest discoveries to solve the root of important problems.

As well as having the chance to make a difference to the lives of millions of children, parents and teachers you’ll find:

  • New starter leave. Enjoy one week of paid leave free to refresh yourself before you start at Storypark.
  • Home office setup allowance of $2k per employee towards home office equipment 
  • Fully stocked kitchen with food and drinks
  • Flexible working arrangements. Design your work weeks around your life. 
  • Remote friendly. Team events are optimised for remote, with optional Storypark covered travel to connect with each other in person. 
  • Local in-person meetups with your teammates, for eats or drinks on Storypark
  • Birthday leave. Enjoy a paid day off for your birthday
  • Monthly activities both online and in-person all of which are voted on by our people  
  • Dogs and children super welcome in the office 
  • counselling and support via EAP Services 
  • Regular team socials. Hang and play with people across our team.

The Opportunity 
As a senior member of our Ruru team you’ll be focused on some of our critical backend systems including the billing system, identity and access control and 3rd party integrations to name a few. Your natural desire to mentor and coach helps lift the capability of engineers in the team. Your eye for continuous improvement sees small but constant changes to the team's ability to test and deploy safely and quickly.
  
Our tech stack is Ruby on Rails running in Docker on AWS. We use the Vue framework for the frontend and the infrastructure is mostly Terraform and bash.
  
What you’ll be doing   

  • software design and implementation
  • leading work on significant features.
  • mentoring team mates and improving the productivity
  • ensuring the technical team has a strong relationships cross functionally
  • play an active role in improvement to performance with the customer at heart
  • articulate a coherent future vision for systems tended by the team.
  • manage cost of team owned systems and resources.

  You’ll bring the following:

  • strong knowledge of Ruby on Rails or similar
  • a commitment to quality
  • natural desire to share knowledge, coach and mentor team members
  • interest in exploring modern tools and frameworks to help us deliver faster and smarter
  • solid knowledge of testing principles
  • willingness to learn and work alongside other technical and non-technical teams.

Your Experience:

  • you consider yourself a senior or strong intermediate developer who has worked in a cross functional teams previously
  • you have experience with a javascript based framework such as Vue, React or Angular
  • some familiarity with domain driven design is a bonus!
  • some familiarity with a cloud provider (Azure, AWS etc) is also a bonus!

You can join the team in Wellington or work fully remotely.

We’ve partnered with Kin on this awesome opportunity, so apply now or contact jo.macdonald@kin.co.nz for more information.

 

Senior Marketing Manager


Why people love it here!
Our purpose is to help every child fulfil their unique potential by connecting and empowering the community around them. Storypark works to make a difference - not just a dollar. We pursue evidence based, earnest discoveries to solve the root of important problems.

As well as having the chance to make a difference to the lives of millions of children, parents and teachers you’ll find:
  • New starter leave. Enjoy one week of paid leave free to refresh yourself before you start at Storypark.
  • Home office setup allowance of $2k per employee towards home office equipment 
  • Fully stocked kitchen with food and drinks
  • Flexible working arrangements. Design your work weeks around your life. 
  • Remote friendly. Team events are optimised for remote, with optional Storypark covered travel to connect with each other in person. 
  • Local in-person meetups with your teammates, for eats or drinks on Storypark
  • Birthday leave. Enjoy a paid day off for your birthday
  • Monthly activities both online and in-person all of which are voted on by our people  
  • Dogs and children super welcome in the office 
  • counselling and support via EAP Services 
  • Regular team socials. Hang and play with people across our team.
The Opportunity 
The next chapter for us to fulfil our purpose at a global scale is to seek out new opportunities that will attract customers in new and adjacent markets and nurture our existing customers.   You’ll be leading the design and execution of our marketing campaigns that help us grow our profile amongst early childhood learning services within key markets.
  
Leading a small team of three, and in collaboration with our product, customer, growth and sales teams you’ll help us seize these opportunities through the execution of campaigns across multiple channels that drive new customer acquisition and generate leads. 
  
In addition you’ll: 
  • lead and manage marketing communications plans and strategies
  • manage Storypark’s participation in webinars, events and conferences
  • work with our growth team on experiments to help optimise the end-to-end funnel
  • track and contribute to metrics that define and drive marketing and growth success
  • work cross-functionally to help launch new products
  • identify and develop marketing opportunities with strategic partners
  • ensure that Storypark’s brand continually resonates as a leader in our space
  • manage and prioritise our marketing budget to deliver on the highest value activities
  • bring the Storypark brand and values to life in the world!
About you 
We value curiosity, collaboration and growth mindsets.  You will be a critical thinker, enjoy a challenge and know how to manage initiatives from idea to execution. You’re proactive and get stuff done and are only too happy to get stuck in!  

You’ll be excited about the opportunity to contribute in making a difference in the world. And will live our values through and through.
  
Your previous experience will have most of the following: 
  • proven success running end to end campaigns
  • experience managing and leveraging marketing opportunities with strategic partners
  • experience managing agency relationships
  • strategic and tactical marketing knowledge across multiple channels
  • entrepreneurial and creative campaign work
  • customer obsessed content
  • leadership of a small team
  • the ability to work cross functionally and collaborate
  • Proven track record of successful growth initiatives
What next? 
We’ve partnered with Kin to fill this exciting role.  Please apply online with your CV and cover letter telling us why you’d be a great new addition to our team! If you have any questions before applying, please contact jo.macdonald@kin.co.nz

 

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