Senior Director, Director of PR

Watertown, MA
Marketing – Marketing
At Markforged, we are on a mission to unlock the next 10x of innovation in design and manufacturing. We build an Industrial 3D Printing Platform to liberate designers and engineers from decades-old, slow part creation processes. NASA, Google, Ford, Amazon, Siemens and thousands of companies in 50 countries use Markforged to print same-day prototypes and produce stronger end-use parts than they did before. With Markforged, customers are able to ship 50X faster, spend 20X less, and build products that are 23X stronger.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a high growth Watertown based company in the red hot space of applying 3D printing technology to industrial manufacturing.  The company is part hardware company, part materials manufacturer, part software company.  SaaS marketers will feel right at home here with our software trials.  Other types of marketers will find excitement in our sample part programs.  The current team has about 15 marketers on it and we are busily expanding both in Watertown and soon to be European and Asia Pacific locations.  
We are at the stage of growth where we need to staff the next stage of team leadership both from within the existing team but also augmented with outside hires. This is a great opportunity for a manager with a few direct reports to take the next step in their career.  Scope of the position, compensation etc. will vary based on your skills.

In this role you will:

    • Be responsible for driving corporate buzz. The company is on fire in a good way, and we need to communicate that excitement to the outside world
    • Manage PR and AR
    • Manage social media
    • Drive innovative, exciting buzz worthy marketing programs that generate hype and excitement for the company
    • Handle internal communications
    • Help define and build the corporate brand
    • Manage direct reports
    • Play a key role on the marketing leadership team and will report to the CMO

What we look for:

    • Demonstrated results driving buzz and brand for a high growth tech start up
    • Passion for what we do. You don't need to be from the industry, but one you see what we are doing, you need to be fired up
    • Experience managing PR,AR and social media
    • Infectious enthusiasm to drive all things Markforged from a top of funnel stand point
    • Leader - you will be running a good chunk of the marketing budget and resources. Your ability to lead, measure and report will be key to your success

Why Markforged?

    • At Markforged, we have a culture that values learning, data-driven decision making, and prioritization
    • We learn from failure and are not afraid to keep trying after others have given up
    • We are a team of talented individuals and are looking to grow with enthusiastic individuals who share our vision of improving how the world innovates
    • We offer a competitive compensation package and a full suite of benefits, including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401(k), parental leave, commuter benefits, open PTO policy, and more
    • Our work environment includes casual dress, a fully stocked kitchen, bike storage, free parking, weekly catered lunches, and fitness perks
Markforged values the differences among our employees and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. These differences include but are not limited to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. This goal emphasizes the development of inclusive work environments that capitalize on each employee’s skills, experience, and unique perspectives as we strive to achieve an unparalleled standard of excellence.

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