San Francisco
201-500 employees
The leading technology company in the background check industry. We’re building a better future for everyone by making hiring better, fairer and more efficient.

Marketing Content Manager

Marketing Content Manager

Checkr’s mission is to build a fairer future by improving understanding of the past. We believe all candidates, regardless of who they are, should have a fair chance to work. Established in 2014 and valued at $4.6B, Checkr is using technology to bring hiring to the next level. Our People Trust Platform uses machine learning to help thousands of companies modernize their background check process and make hiring safer, more efficient, and more inclusive. Some of our customers include, Uber, Instacart, Doordash, Netflix, Compass Group, and Adecco.

A career with Checkr is an opportunity to work with some of the best and brightest minds, disrupt an industry for a better future, and give otherwise overlooked candidates access to employment. Checkr has been recognized in Forbes Best Startup Employers and is a top Y Combinator company by valuation. 

Checkr is looking for the ultimate storyteller, idea crafter, and journey creator. The Marketing Content Manager will be responsible for bringing the Checkr mission, our go-to-market strategy, and our demand generation vision to life. Focusing on top of funnel messaging and short form content, this role will develop interesting, compelling, and influential content to support our sales and partner/channel teams. You will develop and execute content strategy spanning across the prospect to customer journey – supporting the experience from online research, learning, and exploration, to marketing nurture and promotional email messages, to closed-won business. In partnership with our digital marketing team, you will help to craft our SEO strategy and support our web optimization efforts. You will work with an agile team, with various business segments - having the ability to adjust your message/direction for varying audience needs or business objectives. This is a very exciting opportunity and one that will have an immediate and positive impact on what marketing can deliver to sales. 


  • Lead content creation efforts, both copywriting and design 
  • Write engaging content for placement on blogs, websites, paid media, landing pages, social media, and more.
  • Collaborate with other departments to create innovative content ideas
  • Actively participate in marketing campaign calls to understand how best to address various campaign needs through content to help ensure campaign success.
  • Understand Checkr ICP, industry & target personas and the buyer’s journey in order to address various aspects of the journey through content - specifically top of funnel
  • Develop content to drive traffic, engagement and customer retention
  • Build & manage content calendar, always planning for future content initiatives

What you bring:

  • Curiosity and excitement about writing on the following topics: DE&I, Fair Chance Hiring, Hiring ecosystems, and HR Technology.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, attention to detail, strong time-management and organizational skills is also required
  •  A passion for content and storytelling with exceptional writing and editing skills, as well as the ability to adopt the style, tone, and voice of our business
  • 5+ years experience in content marketing, PR, and/or digital marketing
  • Skilled researcher (you take the time to analyze the direction of industry, what competitors are doing, what content performs best on what channels)
  • SEO experience - knowing how to get content pages to rank for targeted keywords in search results

What you get:

  • A fast-paced and collaborative environment
  • Learning and development allowance
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement
  • 100% medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • Monthly wellness stipend, home office stipend

 *The base salary for this position will vary based on geography and other factors.  In accordance with Colorado law, the base salary for this role if filled within Colorado is $137,700-$162,000. 

Equal Employment Opportunities at Checkr

Checkr is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all of its tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. Checkr believes that the gathering and celebration of unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace.   

Checkr also welcomes the opportunity to consider qualified applicants with prior arrest or conviction records. Checkr’s commitment to diversity extends to hiring talented individuals in spite of a prior criminal history in accordance with local, state, and/or federal laws, including the San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance.


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