Senior Technical Communications Advisor to the CTO

Remote North America

The database market is massive (the IDC estimates it to be $119B+ by 2025!) and MongoDB is at the head of its disruption. The MongoDB community is transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading modern data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.

As a Senior Technical Communications Advisor at MongoDB, you will be responsible for writing, and creating most of the presentations for our CTO Mark Porter. Both for our MongoDB events and 3rd party events. You'll be utilizing a combination of skills in communications and software engineering with a core focus on making the content authentic and interesting for all level of audiences. You will have high transparency of work both internally and externally and gain extensive exposure across the organization and have the opportunity to work directly with our C-suite, VPs, and other leads.

Team Description

The Developer Event Content team is part of the bigger Developer Relations organization at MongoDB. We work together with our C-Suite, Developer Advocates, Product Managers and many more.
The team is responsible for the content at MongoDB events assuring high quality of every presentation. This includes the speaker selection process, speaker management, coaching, presentation reviews, and the keynote production.

You will be a part of a global team currently based in Denmark, Belgium, Germany, and the US. We encourage and support remote employees and the majority of the broader team works remotely.

About You

  • You are a creative story teller with great understanding of technology
  • You understand developers and their needs
  • You can explain complicated technical concepts through easy to understand visuals
  • You are good at fostering and building relationships both in person and online at scale

Position Expectations

  • Create high quality, technically accurate and entertaining keynote presentations
  • Work with the CTO and the Office of the CTO on messaging goals and turn them into stories and presentations
  • Write and rehearse presentation material with our CTO and key partners
  • Help coach our CTO to deliver an extraordinary stage performance
  • Always look for new ways to make the content engaging and the message clear
  • When it is safe to travel again, travel to conference events and work with the field marketing team to ensure the keynotes run efficiently


  • Being able to create a consistent story
  • Interest in crafting experiences for our audience that are more than just simple presentations
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Proficient command of the English language
  • Great collaboration and communication skills – Keynote production takes a village
  • Have experience developing software with a focus on data management and databases

Nice to have

  • An existing interest in watching conference keynotes with an eye for content and presentation design
  • Experience in Microsoft PowerPoint or Apple Keynote
  • Experience editing videos
  • Public speaking experience
  • Writing technical content experience

Success Measures

  • In 3 months 
    • Go through MongoDB New Hire Technical Training
    • Be familiar with MongoDB's presentation style and technical message
    • Be familiar with our CTO's focus and the stories he most regularly presents
    • Start working on a keynote library together with the OCTO and the rest of the team
    • Helped the Office of the CTO with creating at least 2 CTO presentations
  • In 6 months
    • Own all CTO presentations from creation to delivery

This role can be based out of one of our offices or remotely in the North America region.

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