Corporate Communications Director

At Boiler Room, we build brands for companies that are changing how the world works. Our clients span a wide range of categories, representing some of the most exciting companies in the startup space and beyond. We are searching for a talented communications leader to help us tell our story and enhance our visibility through key business, creative design, brand marketing, technology and social media.

What you’ll do:

  • Shape the Boiler Room story in startup/entrepreneur and creative communities
  • Secure top-tier media coverage that effectively highlights our business and clients
  • Build and maintain productive relationships with key business, creative design, brand marketing, technology and social media
  • Act as primary liaison between Boiler Room and media, maintaining relationships and constantly developing strategic story angles and news
  • Collaborate with internal team members to proactively identify compelling news angles and story ideas
  • Work internally and externally to source and research the data to support pitches
  • Lead brainstorms for story ideas with key leadership at Boiler Room
  • Prepare briefing materials and draft key messaging
  • Manage Boiler Room’s content calendar and presence on all social media platforms (Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin) in partnership with internal design team

Role Requirements:

  • 5-7 years of corporate public relations experience at an agency or start-up environment
  • Experience in executing and managing integrated PR programs
  • Experience conceiving and pitching targeted stories to business, technology, and design media with a proven track record of media relations results
  • Successful track record of securing feature placements
  • Strong relationships with tech, design and business media outlets
  • Deep understanding of startup and creative communities
  • Amazing written, verbal, and nonverbal communications skills
  • Quick judgment and an excellent understanding of the current state of mind of the press
  • Knowledgeable, passionate storyteller who loves to create and define authentic messages for diverse audiences
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and drive with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently