Technical.ly is seeking an innovative Marketing Manager who is passionate about how digital platforms and storytelling can create more opportunities for our brand to connect into local technology communities.
Technical.ly serves a dual-sided marketplace with two distinct audiences: the technologists and entrepreneurs that consume our content and attend our events; and the buyers of our services, primarily oriented around talent acquisition. At the highest level, this Marketing Manager is meant to attract and retain buyers interested in investing in the services that Technical.ly offers by using a broad set of digital tools, like SEO, newsletters, social media and partnerships to deliver qualified leads and relationships to our sales, events and editorial teams. Impact will be measured primarily around supporting our sales team to introduce our services into more companies, but this role will also deliver event attendees and help grow audience generally.
We’re seeking someone with an entrepreneurial mindset who is interested in defining how a modern newsroom with a unique product offering can better connect with these audiences. We are seeking someone who is excited about scaling and improving how we attract and qualify companies that want to reach our audience (primarily titles related to talent acquisition).
This position is ideal for someone who has an interest in marketing, publishing, and technology issues across the Mid-Atlantic in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Delaware, DC and beyond.
Candidates should likely possess the following qualifications:
In this role, expect to spend half your time managing campaigns, a quarter of your time setting strategy and a quarter of your time measuring results and making improvements.
Our Mission: We convene the smartest people and organizations in industries that matter for local communities to thrive in the future. To do that, we make connections with journalism, events and services. Presently, we publish two niche news sites: Technical.ly, which focuses on local tech communities, and Generocity.org, which focuses on the social impact community of Philadelphia.
Our Story:Founded in Philadelphia in 2009 by Temple University graduates with backgrounds in journalism, the media startup has grown to more than 23 full-time employees and a wider network of contributors. We produce regular and annual events including the widely-publicized Philly Tech Week, which in April 2017 welcomed 15,000+ people across 150 events and 138 partners, and Baltimore Innovation Week, which in September 2016 hosted more than 9,000+ at 50+ events.
Our Values: Technically Media is a sustainable community acceleration organization. We value entrepreneurship, creativity, inclusion, flexibility, transparency and those who do, act and create, whom we highlight through news and events. Our team members are public community leaders who pursue new thinking, cherish local communities and are willing to ask challenging questions in order to get better answers. We use communication as a means for conflict resolution and community betterment. We have high standards for ourselves and others and consider professional goals to be personal ones as well.
Our Location: We are headquartered in the historic Curtis Center on beautiful Washington Square in Old City Philadelphia, with additional team members working out of vibrant coworking facilities in Baltimore, Washington D.C., Delaware and Brooklyn.
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