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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.

mc² 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 Coordinator

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with team to create stellar content and execute award-winning campaigns
  • Serve as primary information aggregator: creating agendas, weekly client reports, media coverage, quarterly coverage reports and client deliverables
  • Monitor, track, and analyze daily news activity in relevant client industries  
  • Craft content for social media campaigns, speaking and award submissions
  • Manage client thought leadership dashboards and campaign logistics  

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous public relations agency experience
  • BA in English, Communications, Journalism, Business, Policy or a related field
  • PowerPoint, Excel, WordPress skills a plus
  • Articulate and able to write creative and compelling copy
  • Self-starter that is detail-oriented, and highly organized
  • Interest in energy, sustainability and space
  • Thrives in fast-paced, vibrant environments

BENEFITS

  • Salary range based on experience, accomplishments and skill
  • 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.