About

After more than 20 years of exclusively practicing tech B2B communications, McBru has an uncanny understanding of technology, technologists and the markets where they play. We know how to inform, educate and persuasively communicate with your toughest audiences — engineers and scientists, investors and innovators, bloggers and journalists.

Our staff is made up of the finest strategists, writers, designers and developers, all of whom love tech B2B. Together, we stay ahead of the latest B2B marketing trends, technology and tools so you get the benefit of cutting edge practices and strategies for your business. In many ways, McBru is no different than its clients. We invest in innovation, and we value the savviest talent. That’s how we win – together.

The Crew

Job Openings

Project Manager

Company Description

We are an established B2B agency with an uncanny understanding of technology, technologists and the markets where they play. We truly love tech and revel in the latest marketing trends. You should too. Get bonus points for knowing what B2B work is, and double-plus points if you’ve actually done some. Salary DOE.

Job Description – Project Manager & Creative Cheerleader

This is a full-time position for an ad agency professional, and an exciting opportunity in the fast-paced world of integrated marketing and brand demand execution. Our project manager will be largely focused on digital work (banner ads, email campaigns and microsites) as well as running interference for content development (blogs, infographics, whitepapers) and PR and social media programs. The successful candidate must be highly organized, extremely detail-oriented. You will be responsible for scheduling, monitoring, managing and whip cracking on multiple project deadlines for multiple clients – all demanding attention and competing for team resources at the same time.

Responsibilities

Day-to-day responsibilities include, but will not be limited to, communicating with client services and then scheduling and estimating projects with creative. You will then create and manage project timelines, weekly calendars and be the keeper of Teamwork – the agency’s project management platform. You must be agile and accommodating enough to juggle the conflicting demands of multiple projects simultaneously, while keeping abreast of progress of all client deliverables and then juggling internal and external resources to keep the workflow moving and on schedule. You will be the gatekeeper for creative and the liaison for client services and expected to remain accessible to both, doing détente when conflicting demands arise. And you must remain calm and solutions-oriented while you juggle.

In addition, the PM is responsible for managing the QA process. While quality control is a team process, the PM is ultimately responsible for ensuring that all work leaving the agency is error-free and complies with all client brand-guidelines, legal requirements and specifically stated project requests.

You will work closely with the full agency team, taking direction from the Creative Director, while collaborating with the various strategists and other client services folks to develop solutions that properly align with each client’s needs.

Key Duties

  • Scheduling – Keeping all creative and production deadlines and informing team
  • Communication – Acting as liaison between client service and creative
  • Scheduling – Work with Creative Director or Client Services leads to meet client requests
  • Estimating – Work with Creative Director to create estimates and bids
  • Accountability – Responsible for seeing above are actualized to client satisfaction
  • Quality Control – First round of Q/A and proofing on creative output
  • Manage Timelines and Assets – Ownership of the Teamwork agency PM tool
  • Traffic Managing– Manage the flow of internal and external creative production

Qualifications

  • Four-year degree in a related field
  • Min. 3 years experience in ad agency or PR firm
  • Critical thinker with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent time and recordkeeping skills with the ability to self-manage and work both individually and as part of a dynamic team
  • Strong skills in MS Office, and Project management on a Mac platform
  • Working knowledge of PowerPoint or Keynote
  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite and web development tools to explain Creative tasks
  • Calm under pressure
  • Ability to quote Star Trek and/or Star Wars from memory a plus

Additional Information

Do you think you’re a fit? For consideration you MUST submit: (1) a cover letter letting us know why we should meet. (2) A resume detailing the skills and requirements listed above.

Communications Counsel

McBru is looking for a marketing communications professional to serve our growing roster of technology clients. The ideal candidate has 3 to 5 years of experience in media relations and social media marketing, with experience supporting advertising, marketing automation and/or creative workflows considered a plus. Candidates with experience in agency, b2b and technology marketing will be prioritzed. The work will include hands-on support for media relations, paid advertising and social media programs as well as integrated communications campaigns for B2B technology clients, along with creative projects led by our full-service creative department. Requirements include:

  • At least three years of experience in marketing communications. Agency experience and technology marketing experience strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrable success executing influencer relations programs for products and brands, including media outreach, nurturing influencer relationships, coverage placement and success measurement.
  • Experience executing social media strategies and tactics across social channels including Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
  • A deadline-driven, service-oriented mindset with ability to juggle multiple, competing priorities and details.
  • Excellent writing skills, including story pitches and press releases
  • Bachelor’s degree

If this aligns with your talents and goals, we want to hear from you.