Director of Thought Leadership
Three Ships Media - Raleigh, NC

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We want a smart, hungry, and creative content producer to help us evangelize how localized marketing is transforming the way business communicate with their customers. If you have talent… if you have ambition… if you have a chip on your shoulder… then this is your chance to tell the Old World why it should change. Should change ? Must change! We will do wild, amazing, inspiring marketing. And if you’re the right person, within eighteen months we will make the Three Ships Media blog a top 10 internet marketing destination.

Here’s what you do in the job:
1. Position Three Ships Media as a thought leader on localized marketing

  • Manage the Three Ships Media blog and social media presence, producing the majority of content and coordinating guest posts
  • Write whip smart, super-engaging emails to keep customers, prospects, the media and job candidates posted on the latest and greatest at Three Ships Media
  • Conduct primary and secondary research to create compelling whitepapers, eBooks, and webinars
  • Do all of the above with a multimedia approach
2. Project Manage Content Marketing Initiative

  • Coordinate efforts of subject matter experts within Three Ships Media to contribute to content market initiative
  • Manage company editorial calendar
3. Manage public and media relations

  • Research relevant media opportunities and pitch Three Ships Media
  • Build relationships with key local, national and industry media
  • Secure invitations for speaker positions at relevant industry conferences
  • Secure appropriate resources in the organization (data, subject matter experts) to develop pitches
Here’s what it takes to do the job:
  • 4-8 years marketing experience at a small to mid-size professional services organization
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to manage projects from inception through execution
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to flourish in a dynamic, high-growth, entrepreneurial environment
  • Entrepreneurial, self-starter with hands-on approach
What we look for in “shipmates”:
  • Spirit of Service – To the customer and fellow shipmates
  • Accountability – Commitment to quality and results focus
  • Initiative – A bias to action and a hands-on approach
  • Listening – Openness, respect, and positive attitude
  • Scrappiness – Resilience, adaptability, and hustle-factor
Benefits aboard our ship:
  • Participate in a fast growth start-up with an exciting vision for shaking up digital marketing
  • Work with talented, energized, and passionate people
  • 100% Employee Health Insurance paid by Three Ships Media
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • Free housecleaning service, at your home, once a month
  • Downtown office location is walking distance to great restaurants, bars, museums
  • Long-term disability and life insurance
  • Flexible spending account for eligible medical and dependent care expenses
About Three Ships Media

Three Ships Media is a digital marketing agency based in Raleigh, North Carolina. The mission of the company is to help clients rethink the way they sell. Three Ships Media invests more than 15% of annual revenue into kaizen, process improvement, and research and development – including its internal think tank, the Emerging Media Research Council. While Three Ships Media serves Fortune 500 clients and leading national associations, it focuses on partnering with mid-sized growth companies looking to significantly increase revenue from online channels. Internally, Three Ships Media has specialists in strategy and analytics, marketing mix modeling, conversion, marketing IT, custom content creation, graphic design, video, Search Engine Optimization, Search Engine Marketing, and media buying.