Communications / PR Partner

Jackson, Wyoming /
General and Administrative /
Remote
ROLE

Prime Movers Lab invests in breakthrough scientific startups founded by Prime Movers, the inventors who transform billions of lives. We invest in companies reinventing energy, transportation, infrastructure, manufacturing, human augmentation, and computing. We are defined by our unique dedication to science and service. The core of our differentiated approach is our deep technical diligence to evaluate groundbreaking technologies along with a relentless commitment to serve and add value to every founder, investor, partner and member of our ecosystem. We are seeking a Communications Partner to help our portfolio companies (and our firm) to develop their brand, design their media strategy and execute PR campaigns. The Communications Partner should be comfortable iterating on branding and messaging, creating press releases, and connecting with a network of personal relationships with technology reporters to present exciting news stories.

The right candidate will bring a mix of a broad network of reporters, significant experience managing public relations for venture capital and startups, and the natural ability to rapidly build and manage deep relationships. An exceptional Partner will relish the challenge of seamlessly balancing running PR for our firm, managing existing reporting relationships, and helping portfolio companies in creating communications and attracting top tier news coverage.

We are looking for someone who has both substantial venture capital and startup PR experience and a strong network of reporters to combine with a unique range of people skills to utilize as one of the faces of Prime Movers Lab. Our mission and values-driven partnership needs a Partner who can keep up with a fast pace and wants to learn how to be the best partner possible. We will invest in ongoing training and personal development to support the right candidate who meets our needs.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Engage the highest quality pipeline of potential reporters.
    • Manage the PR and communications process across our platform including our blog, webinars, and press engagements.
    • Develop the community of news organizations that we help portfolio companies get coverage in.
    • Advise portfolio companies in their PR and communications.
    • Perform public speeches at high profile events to build the Prime Movers Lab reputation as the most founder-friendly venture capital firm.

REQUIREMENTS

    • Pre-existing network of reporter relationships.
    • Experience managing PR for a venture capital firm and/or startup.
    • Demonstrated ability to reason from first principles.
    • Flexible availability with a startup attitude of intense dedication.

EXTRAS

    • Entrepreneurial experience as a founder or early employee in a high-growth startup.
    • Track record of investing in breakthrough startups.