Location: San Francisco
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Who We Are
We're building the future of real estate - today.
HomeLight is the essential technology platform used by hundreds of
thousands of homebuyers and sellers to partner with top real estate
agents and win at any step of the real estate journey, whether
that's finding a top agent, securing a competitive mortgage, or
ensuring on-time, easy close.
HomeLight facilitates billions of dollars of real estate on its
platform every year. Our vision is a world where every real estate
transaction is simple, certain, and satisfying for all.
We pride ourselves on our company culture - but don't just take it
from us. We've been recognized as a best place to work by Forbes.
We're committed to diversity both internally and externally through
programs such as our Black Real Estate Agent Program with NAREB.
Our team breaks barriers every day while staying committed to
HomeLight's goals and core values, which is a crucial element to
our shared success.
Who You Are
You have a background in communications and/or journalism and have
experience crafting story angles, pitching media, and supporting a
fast-moving communications function across speaking, awards, and
thought leadership. You enjoy working cross functionally with
executives, writers, editors, and designers, and can communicate
effectively with key stakeholders. You have experience building and
seeing strategic communications campaigns through to completion,
and an innate ability to understand and predict news trends and
coverage. You're a confident communicator and supportive partner to
company spokespeople across the organization, enjoy working in a
fast-paced environment, and value being part of an energetic, fun,
and creative team.
What You'll Do Here
As the third hire on the Communications team, you'll join us as we
build the foundation of communications at HomeLight and be
responsible for supporting our entire function as we scale to
support the company.
You'll report to HomeLight's Director of Strategic Communications
and work with our Executive, Editorial, Product, and Growth teams
to find new and innovative ways to grow HomeLight's brand
externally and drive awareness with top real estate agents across
- Proactively secure media coverage for our company, team, users,
and products in business, tech, trade, local, and broadcast media
- Support the development and testing of new strategic
communications programs across the business.
- Collaborate on executive communications, thought leadership,
and employment brand initiatives, including speaking and award
strategies and applications, as well as preparing for, supporting,
and staffing opportunities with company spokespeople.
- Conduct media research and stay informed with the ever-evolving
proptech landscape that could impact our communications
- Track media coverage and help create monthly reports for
What You Bring
- 3-4 years of communications experience, preferably in real
estate and/or technology, either in-house or at an agency.
- Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal, with
a deep passion for writing - whether that's pitches, blog posts,
bylines, or social media posts
- Keen understanding of communications and PR, with a proven
ability to work cross functionally and build lasting relationships
both internally and externally.
- Experience supporting executive communications and thought
- Excellent attention to detail, with superior time and project
- Passion for proactively identifying new story ideas, pitch
angles, and seeing them through to completion.
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