Media Cause

Media Cause is an award winning, mission-driven marketing and creative agency that helps nonprofits grow and accelerate their impact. We take a people-first approach to developing powerful creative, scalable growth strategies, and targeted communications that connect with individuals across their entire supporter journey: from awareness and recruitment to fundraising and advocacy, and every touchpoint in-between.

Media Cause consists of 40 full-time employees along with a network of talented consultants. We have offices in Boston, Washington DC, Atlanta and San Francisco (reopening post COVID) as well as a few team members who work remote permanently. Our agency has grown in size every year since our founding, landing on the Inc. 5000 list for the fastest growing private companies in America twice. We have built a strong business although Impact is our North Star. In addition to winning 14 awards for our client work in 2020, Media Cause was honored by Inc. Magazine with a Best In Business Gold Award for our positive impact on our community, our industry and society as a whole.

Media Cause is seeking a Technical Project Manager. This role will report to the Director of Project Management. The ideal candidate has a broad project management skill set as well as web technology / development experience. This role will report to the Director of Project Management.

What you’ll do:

HELP GROW TECHNICAL PROJECT AGENCY REVENUE

  • Lead scoping for technical projects with new and existing clients as well as Media Cause account teams
  • Improve efficiency for technology project scoping (develop questionnaire or streamline client intake process) to turn around high quality proposals faster
  • Work with Sales to create proposals and SOWs as needed (approximately 1 per week) for technical projects with new and existing clients

MANAGE TECHNICAL PROJECTS

  • Work with clients, developers and internal MC teams to ensure all tech related projects on completed to scope, on budget and on schedule
  • Manage client happiness so that every single technology related project results in a client reference and case study.
  • Document detailed project requirements effectively
  • Maintain project status reports and track project finances with clients and internal team members
  • Lead presentations to share relevant project work to clients when required, in collaboration with account team members
  • Assist with testing and quality review of work deliverables

Who you are:

  • You have a minimum of 2 years working as a technical project manager, preferably in an agency environment, and understand the relationships between account, strategy, creative design and technology team members
  • You have excellent organizational and project planning skills
  • You have broad technical knowledge in areas of website development and marketing technologies, and can apply that knowledge to planning and managing those types of projects
  • You hold yourself personally accountable and responsible for the work of your team, and expect others to do the same
  • You can confidently and effectively manage multiple projects under similar deadlines, but aren’t afraid to raise your hand when you need help
  • You speak client fluently and can be counted on to bring professionalism and empathy to every interaction
  • You can share examples of technical projects (i.e. website development, technical integrations) you’ve managed to completion
  • Ideal candidates have direct experience working with tools related to CRM, analytics, SEO, and CMS website administration in platforms such as Wordpress or Drupal
  • You don’t need a background in nonprofit marketing, but a passion for driving social change, a working knowledge of the space, and a scrappy approach to maximizing limited budgets are a must.
  • You’re a great person ready to work with a fun team!

Company Perks & Culture

  • Family first work environment with flexible work from home options to accommodate personal obligations
  • Robust health, dental, and vision benefit plans for you and yours
  • 401k & retirement planning
  • Agency-wide profit sharing
  • Unlimited personal time off (with an enforced 3 week minimum every year)
  • Quarterly mental health Fridays to reset and recharge
  • Flexible remote work: We’re open to candidates located anywhere in the US and support work getting done wherever it works best for the employee
  • $150/month health & wellness stipend to strengthen your body and/or mind
  • $1,000/year individual professional development stipend to cover any education/training that you want to pursue to grow in your role (or as a human!)
  • Agency commitment to building and supporting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive agency (and we hold ourselves accountable)
  • Transparent & equitable career growth opportunities: Clear path for advancement and opportunity for anyone to raise their hand for promotion every 6 months
  • The ability to work with genuinely fantastic humans who care deeply about the work we do and each other
  • Yearly donations made to employees nonprofit of choice to celebrate their Media Cause work anniversaries
  • A culture of volunteering and giving back to the communities we work in and to the issues we care about around the world (quarterly office volunteer days will return after COVID)

This is a salaried role commensurate with experience. Media Cause is committed to hiring individuals who are traditionally underrepresented in the field of marketing. We strongly encourage all qualified people to apply.