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Founded in 2013 to support innovators at the frontiers of science and technology, mc² is an award-winning strategic communications agency operating at the intersection of mobility, energy, finance and resources. Based in San Francisco's Financial District, our team is a tight, experienced group that works directly with early to mid staged companies to develop communications strategies that attract capital, customers and mind share.

MissionCTRL, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Senior Associate

RESPONSIBILITIES

Messaging | Positioning

  • Participate in daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly strategic client messaging discussions
  • Monitor, analyze daily news activity and articulate media opportunities
  • Help to define campaign goals, messages, quarterly plans

Content Creation

  • Help to design content that delivers the message in a fresh way, while leveraging topical news trends
  • Create original drafts of press releases, pitches, blog posts, web copy and other content with minimal direction from Director/VP
  • Excellent eye for detail and ability to self-edit, as well as mentoring junior staff in writing/editing
  • Support maintenance of media lists, news coverage & press release libraries

Audience Engagement

  • Spearheading media/analyst and thought leadership outreach for accounts
  • Consistently secure national and broadcast media placement
  • Maintain established media relationships with cleantech and vertical trades
  • Support strategy, positioning, messaging and execution for press and analyst tours
  • Consistently secure high-profile speaking opportunities and awards
  • Supervise maintenance of speaking and award opportunity calendars
  • Support integration of social media strategies and best practices into client campaigns
  • Manage and monitor clients’ online social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc.)

Professional Development

  • Training and mentoring account coordinators and account associates
  • Networking and assisting in new business development

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3-5 years of PR agency experience
  • High level of comfort and effectiveness communicating with media, clients and team
  • Superb ability to translate creative thought into original writing
  • The ability to manage multiple deadline-driven activities without missing a beat
  • A bachelor's degree in journalism or related communications field

BENEFITS

  • Salary range based on experience, accomplishments and skills
  • Benefits package including medical
  • Vacation packages starting at 3 weeks

Communications Intern

We're looking for an enthusiastic and motivated intern to join our fast-growing team of clean energy experts. Our ideal intern will have a keen interest in clean energy (solar, wind, efficiency, environmental science), sustainability and/or space technologies. We value creativity and sense of humor and expect the intern to be self-directed, proactive and detail-oriented. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitor, track, and analyze daily news activity in relevant client industries (clean energy, finance, transportation and/or connectivity)
  • Research and maintain client libraries including: speaking/awards calendars, news coverage, and media targets
  • Create media profiles, campaign reports, and client meeting agendas
  • Manage and monitor online social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc.)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, journalism or related communications field
  • Experience in clean energy, finance, transportation and/or connectivity 
  • High level of comfort and effectiveness communicating 
  • Superb ability to translate creative thought into original writing
  • Social media experience, beyond Facebook and Twitter
  • The ability to manage multiple deadline-driven activities without missing a beat
  • A demonstrated track record of positive results
  • Design sensibilities and Adobe Suite experience would also be incredibly valuable

To apply: Send a resume and cover letter to hello@missionctrlcommunications.com with "Paid Internship" in the subject line.