Head of Communications

West Hollywood Headquarters
About Wheels:

Wheels is a last-mile, shared electric vehicle platform changing the current landscape in dockless mobility. With innovative products focused on sleek design and safety, Wheels provides a low-cost, fun, and comfortable way to get around cities through the connection of a smartphone. Wheels is headquartered in West Hollywood, California and is expanding quickly across the world.

The Role:

Working as part of the leadership team and as our first Head of Communications, you will create and execute on our global communications strategy. This will include building and maintaining strong relationships with journalists and opinion influencers in order to tell our story.

What You’ll Do:

Create and lead our global communications strategy, including proactive campaign to effectively share our story 
Build our profile with the media and third parties
Manage strategy for business challenges and developments
Tell our story in a creative and inspiring ways that resonate with journalists & consumers
Manage relationships globally with journalists, opinion makers and third parties

What You’ll Need

A seasoned PR strategist with 10+ years of experience in communications, policy, and/or journalism
Be able to serve as a company spokesperson 
Be adept at corporate reputation and media issues management
A self starter who can shape how we tell our story to the world, requiring the ability to develop relationships, set a strategy, and execute
Be a self-starter who comes up with new approaches and is eager to try those out
Has a strong bias-to-action and can change course, be scrappy and get things done on short timeframes