Helium Foundation

Director of Communications

Full-Time in New York, NY - Remote OK - Senior

Overview

Helium sits at the intersection of wireless and blockchain technology. Our community has built the world’s fastest-growing wireless network with praise from mainstream media. The network is now global in over 65,000+ cities and 180 countries with a vibrant ecosystem of community members building and using the Helium Network.

We are looking for a Communications Director to help us elevate our communications, better support our community, and onboard the next cohort of Helium enthusiasts. You'll drive content creation, run campaigns and competitions, develop educational resources, and make sure we're celebrating the community's achievements around the world.

You love writing and always bring an opinion on how to craft a message. You have experience working on social campaigns, excel at various types of content creation, and bring your own unique creative vision to the role. You hold yourself accountable through metrics and proactively report results.

Our team and the network are growing quickly. If you're excited about Web 3.0 and crypto, Helium boasts one of the most approachable and practical uses of blockchain technology, including large elements of civic good. Come help us change wireless and better connect people around the world.

Your Role

  • Develop positioning and communications strategies for the company and Helium ecosystem, including new features, products, partnerships, and community updates.
  • Work with agency partners to own and manage the execution of successful PR programs.
  • Cultivate new and existing relationships with media and influencers.
  • Proactively identify and maintain targeted press lists, proactive pitch opportunities, industry research, and trends.
  • Create compelling content including pitches, press releases, bylined articles, and company announcements.
  • Manage day-to-day media relations, inbound press requests, and speaking inquiries.

Requirements

  • Experienced as a Communications Director leading a public relations, political campaign, investor relations, or communications-related team.
  • Outstanding communication skills as a writer and speaker. Able to distill thoughts into concise expression.
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly and adapt to the ever-changing start-up environment.
  • Strong writing skills to develop pitches, press releases, and company communications
  • Mindful and thoughtful about cultural differences in communicating (we're a truly global project).
  • Preference for demonstrated excitement for Web 3.0, crypto, or wireless innovation.
  • Passionate about great storytelling and connecting with audiences.

About Us

The Helium Foundation stands on the front line of one of the most exciting paradigm shifts at the intersection of blockchain and wireless technology.

As a team-member you’ll work with some of the most innovative thinkers across multiple industries. You’ll have a meaningful impact on real world problems like closing the digital divide and better internet access for underserved areas -- and help usher in the next era of smart devices to better manage city utilities, improve agricultural systems, and create early warning systems. You’ll have a chance to make substantial contributions to industry changing technology with lots of room for personal growth.

The last year has seen incredible growth for the Helium Network and we're all excited about the scale of opportunities ahead!