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Searching beyond the bounds of human intuition to deliver novel products and materials

Digital Manager

$80k – $110k AngelList Est.
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Digital Manager

At Zymergen we are on the cusp of a new industrial and technical revolution. We bring products across a multitude of industries (from electronics, personal care, medicine and agriculture) to market faster, more economically and more sustainably. Our story involves the fusion of biology and technology, our partners are Fortune 500 companies and our impact on the world is going to be enormous. If that’s a story you would like to tell please keep reading. We are looking to build a marketing team of pioneers, storytellers, creative and strategic thinkers who will help write that script. As Digital Director you will help direct this team, our agency partners and internal/external stakeholders on a paradigm shift for how the world is made.

  • Job Description and Specific Responsibilities
  • Reporting to and working alongside CMO
  • Manage Corporate Digital strategy and creative execution
  • Manage Product Launch Digital strategy and creative execution
  • Manage Social Media strategy and execution
  • Manage Digital agency
  • Collaborate with Brand and PR team
  • Work cross-functionally with product/scientists/sales/legal/finance etc
  • Ability to combine art and science within storytelling


  • Experience: 5+ years
  • Corporate Digital strategy and execution
  • Product Launch Digital strategy and execution
  • Agency management
  • Strong BTC and BTB Digital experience
  • Content and asset production
  • Social Media planning and execution
  • Content calendar management
  • Digital experiences beyond the traditional plan
  • Biotech/Life Sciences/Tech (Machine Learning) preferred

Up to 25% Travel

Additional Details

Who are you? In addition to your love of all things digital you are: Interested and interesting, you inspire and influence people to want to go farther and dig that little bit deeper for you, you think beyond the norm, you embrace scale, you are as comfortable with art as you are with science, you embrace the “all for one and one for all” musketeer spirit as a teammate. You are excited to be in the trenches in an established but still startup environment. You believe, really believe, that science and technology together with your storytelling capabilities can change the world.

Founded in 2013 and based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Zymergen is a technology company unlocking the power of biology. We deliver better economics for products made from biology that are used across industries, bring new products to market faster, and develop novel products. Our proprietary platform uses robots and machine learning to engineer microbes faster, more predictably, and to a level of performance previously unattainable. These microbes, and the products they produce, have broad applications across industries such as chemicals and materials, agriculture, and healthcare. For more information visit www.zymergen.com.

Zymergen at a glance

Searching beyond the bounds of human intuition to deliver novel products and materials

Zymergen focuses on Robotics, Machine Learning, Software, and Big Data Analytics. Their company has offices in San Francisco Bay Area and Emeryville. They have a large team that's between 501-1000 employees. To date, Zymergen has raised $576M of funding; their latest round was closed on December 2018.

You can view their website at http://zymergen.com or find them on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Product Hunt.

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