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Head of Communications

Company: Sleeper
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Position SummaryThe Head of Communications will lead our communications strategy and manage our public image. This role is critical to shaping the narrative around Sleeper as an innovative underdog in a competitive market. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in guiding startups like Airbnb or Uber through significant growth, industry challenges, and regulatory issues.Location

  • SF/NY is semi-remote, other locations is more fully remoteKey Responsibilities
    • Develop and implement a comprehensive communications strategy aimed at promoting Sleeper's brand, vision, and products.
    • Handle crisis communication and manage public relations issues, particularly related to industry fights and regulatory challenges.
    • Build and maintain relationships with key journalists, influencers, and other stakeholders in relevant industries.
    • Lead efforts in lobbying and community relations to manage political and regulatory impacts.
    • Create compelling narratives and key messaging that position Sleeper as a disruptive force for good.
    • Oversee internal communications to ensure consistent messaging and employee engagement.
    • Collaborate with the executive team to shape long-term strategy and decision-making.QualificationsRequired
      • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, or a related field.
      • 7+ years of experience in communications or public relations, with at least 2 years in a leadership role.
      • Proven track record in managing communications for startups dealing with industry and regulatory challenges.
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
      • Exceptional media relations skills and a strong network in the industry.Preferred
        • Master's degree in a related field.
        • Experience working in the sports or gaming industry.
        • Crisis management experience.Benefits
          • Competitive salary ($140,000-$170,000) and stock options
          • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance
          • 401(k)
          • Flexible working hours and remote work options
          • Opportunities for career advancementSleeper is an equal opportunity employer, and we strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Keywords: Sleeper, San Francisco , Head of Communications, Other , San Francisco, California

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