Marketing Specialist

Capella Space
Louisville, CO
Added: March 26, 2024
Capella Space stands at the forefront of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) Earth observation intelligence and advanced satellite technologies. We provide customers in governments, academia, and commercial sectors with reliable information that enables unparalleled understanding of the world. Our mission is centered on delivering timely and reliable Earth imagery, supporting diverse applications in defense & intelligence, disaster response, energy, environmental monitoring and more. Utilizing cutting-edge technology, Capella Space designs, manufactures and operates an advanced constellation of SAR imaging satellites. Our market-leading SAR satellites are complemented by an unmatched data infrastructure and automated ordering and delivery platform for fast, reliable insights where and when customers need it most.

Recognized for our technological prowess, Capella Space was honored as one of the 10 most innovative companies in Space in 2023 by FASTCOMPANY. Capella Space is an internationally trusted Earth Observation data provider, working closely with the U.S. Space Systems Command, U.S. Space Force, NASA, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. National Reconnaissance Office, the Canadian Government and more to make unclassified, high-resolution SAR data more accessible.

What Makes Capella Unique?

Capella Space is a highly collaborative team environment, providing an opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds in the space industry, though no prior space experience is needed. We're looking for people excited about tackling seemingly impossible challenges, learning new skills and concepts, and helping each other achieve success. Our mission and our products are meant to understand the whole world and help everyone in it - regardless of race, creed, or any other distinction. We encourage you to bring your unique perspective to help make us stronger, including applications from those who are traditionally underrepresented in tech. If you like the sound of this position but are not sure if you are the perfect fit, please apply!

About the Role & Team

Capella's Marketing team works at the epicenter of the company within a fun, fast-paced and highly collaborative environment. The team works alongside some of the smartest people in the space sector, from engineers and sales professionals to product specialists and human resources. We're looking for someone equally smart and excited about tackling seemingly impossible challenges, learning new skills and concepts, and helping others achieve "mission success". Our marketing efforts permeate throughout the business and beyond into our resellers, partners and clients. We are fundamental to advancing Capella's brand recognition, revenue and partnership opportunities, all of which are vital contributions to rapidly growing and maturing US start-up.

Capella is seeking an exceptional Marketing Specialist, with a strong and demonstrable track record, to help elevate Capella's marketing efforts as the company continues to grow. We are looking for a personable, creative, agile and original thinker with the ability to proactively support and/or lead a diverse range of marketing initiatives and projects, from day-to-day marketing activities to playing a key role in developing long-term marketing campaigns that have the potential to shape the future of Capella, its products and its brand.

The Marketing Specialist will work alongside marketing colleagues based in the USA and the United Kingdom, helping to execute e.g. go-to-market campaigns (including product marketing); support ideation, development, and execution of web (including social media), print and digital marketing collateral and tradeshows/events. Working within a fast-paced and highly collaborative work environment, the ideal candidate has exceptional attention to detail and the ability to manage competing priorities and deadlines, matched with concise and timely communication.

The role will be based in our new Louisville (CO, USA) office to enable hybrid working and face-to-face engagement with our core marketing team, however we also encourage remote working (should this be of interest) to help support our international colleagues, whilst maintaining a positive work-life balance.

Do you have what it takes to become Capella's next marketing superstar?

Role Responsibilities

  • Spearhead and manage content strategy for small and large projects, harnessing brand design and satellite imagery to best showcase Capella to an international audience.
  • Collaborate with marketing and sales teams to develop marketing plans and identify new marketing opportunities.
  • Support go-to-market campaigns that introduce novel satellite imagery products and services to core markets (including support for competitive analysis, developing new marketing material and customer communications).
  • Support the design, copy drafting and execution of web (including social media), print, and digital marketing collateral, with collaboration and input from our marketing and product teams.
  • Help ensure that Capella's creative assets are consistent and have provenance back to our core brand and company culture.
  • Support/lead multiple projects from conception to completion, to strict and competing deadlines.
  • Support and attend tradeshows and events (as required; occasional travel).
  • Ask smart questions, take risks, and champion new ideas!


  • An undergraduate or advanced degree in marketing, graphic design, visual communication, typography, or a related subject, or equivalent professional experience.
  • A minimum of five years of demonstrable experience (bonus points will be given to candidates that have experience working in a highly specialized tech start-up).
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to clearly and effectively communicate vision, concepts, ideas, and solutions to internal stakeholders, external agencies, clients and partners.
  • Strong writing skills in support of drafting copy for blog posts, website pages, social media, marketing collateral and/or sales enablement material.
  • Ability to work effectively in an international (and partially remote) team whilst also being comfortable working independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to effectively support or manage projects with strict and competing deadlines; ability to provide concise and conscientious updates on the status of projects.
  • Competency in a variety of design software for digital, print, and video projects, including Adobe Creative Suite, would be an advantage.
  • Open to receiving feedback, critique, and iterating projects.


The annual salary range for this role as it is posted is $88,000 - $116,600. The final job level and annual salary will be determined based on the education, qualification, knowledge, skills, ability, and experience of the final candidate, office location and calibrated against relevant market data and internal team equity. Benefits listed in this posting may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Capella Space.


In addition to an opportunity to take part in an innovative, collaborative and fast-growing business with a highly motivated and skilled team, we also take pride in taking care of our employees. Here are just a few ways that we show our appreciation:

  • We offer up to 100% paid medical coverage, with robust vision and dental plans, comprehensive flexible spending accounts, and supplemental health plans
  • Equity
  • 401K Plan to invest in your long-term retirement planning
  • Generous Parental Leave
  • Flexible Paid Time Off Policy
  • Commuter & Parking Benefits
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Monthly phone stipend
  • Daily provided lunches and stocked kitchens in our offices.
  • Furry friends? We've got you covered with a dog-friendly work environment & them with pet insurance options.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Capella Space is an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, and upholding equitable hiring practices.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic under federal, state, or local law, including those with a criminal history, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the CA Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. We actively encourage members of recognized minorities, women, Veterans, and those with disabilities to apply, and we work to create a welcoming and supportive environment for all applicants throughout the interview process. If you need assistance or require an accommodation during the job application process, please notify

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