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Head of Growth



Sales & Business Development
Remote · Canada
Posted on Monday, February 5, 2024
Proto is the leader for generative AI Customer Experiences (AICX) across emerging markets. Our inclusive chatbots and multilingual contact centre automation solutions are designed in partnership with clients from industries such as financial and health services, as well as government agencies via competitive sponsorship from organisations such as the Gates Foundation and University of Cambridge SupTech Lab. Our AICX solutions ensure local customer service across languages, ethnicity, geography and gender. Powering the Proto AICX Platform is the proprietary proLingual engine for mixed and local languages, as well as AICX Add-Ons for ChatGPT, analytics, third-party apps, proactive chat and data privacy. Check out and our latest funding round announcement!

About the team
Proto’s team is extremely global with 80% BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Colour) and 50% female management working across 15+ countries. We’re a remote team of self-starting and entrepreneurial SaaS engineers, operations and growth professionals. Our remote team follows established processes for cross-cultural and timezone collaboration, with opportunities to periodic in-person work opportunities.

Job Summary

As the Head of Growth at Proto, you will be spearheading our Sales and Marketing teams, driving the strategic direction and execution of growth initiatives. Your role will be pivotal in scaling our solutions, focusing on the financial, health, and government sectors. You will be responsible for identifying and capitalising on new opportunities, enhancing our market presence, and ensuring sustained growth in line with our company's vision and objectives.


  • At least 5 years of leadership experience in growth, sales, or marketing roles within the tech industry, preferably in customer support automation or related fields.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement successful growth strategies for B2B SaaS.
  • Deep understanding of Product Qualified Leads (PQLs) and experience in developing strategies to rank, nurture and convert PQLs into customers.
  • Deep understanding of sales processes, digital marketing, customer acquisition, and retention strategies.
  • Strong background in product-driven content marketing for LinkedIn, including strategy development, content creation, distribution, and performance analysis.
  • Ability to map and understand the customer journey, identifying key touchpoints for optimisation and conversion.
  • Proficiency in using analytics and metrics to guide strategy and measure performance.
  • Communication Skills: Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to engage effectively with diverse teams and stakeholders.
  • Experience in international markets, particularly in regions where Proto is looking to expand.
  • Previous experience with similar technology, ideally with experience in chatbots, ticketing systems, live chat, and analytics tools.
  • Familiarity with financial, health and government sectors and understanding of their unique challenges and opportunities. Existing network in these industries is a plus.
  • 20 vacation days. In addition to local holidays.
  • Full remote. Work anywhere in the world with stable internet.
  • Cowork. Access any coworking office on Earth (and drink free coffee).
  • High & equal salaries. Get paid higher than average and equally with global colleagues.
  • Laptop incentive. Let us pay you back for work devices and tech upgrades (or give them if you are in the R&D department).
  • Health & wellness. Receive dental, vision, and mental health coverage for yourself and your family (Canada only).
  • Visa support. Request support with immigration to countries in our corporate group.
  • Stock options. Qualify for employee stock options with leadership positions.
  • Refugee friendly. Proto prioritises candidates who are displaced or relocating due to conflict.

Proto is proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or veteran status.