Director, Corporate Communications

HQ- San Jose, CA /
Sales & Marketing – Sales & Marketing /
Come join us on our mission as we revolutionize energy storage to enable a sustainable future.

QuantumScape is an energy storage technology company, located in San Jose, California. We are working on a fundamental disruption in the field of energy storage. We are seeking an experienced, highly motivated candidate to lead communications for our rapidly growing organization.

Responsibilities include developing overall messaging content and framework across key stakeholders and overseeing external communications plans, processes, and vehicles to help achieve the company’s reputation goals. This new position unifies all external communications work including public relations, media relations, agencies management and coordination, digital tools, and social media platforms.

The position will report directly to the Chief Marketing Officer.

In this role, you will:
Develop and implement overall communications strategy.
Write and edit content for the communications strategy, including web, email, blog, news releases, and social media.
Lead a robust media relations function, with agency support, to position QuantumScape in industry, financial, and mainstream media outlets.
Build and execute external thought leadership campaigns that align with key company achievements and enhance and support the brand.
Drive internal communications programs that foster knowledge sharing and company culture.

Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 8 - 10 years of relevant marketing and communications experience within a company or PR agency
Experience with digital, web, print, social media communications
Extensive media engagement , preferably with established relationships with national news and trade media.
Proven track record to translate complex technical content into compelling stories across channels, and external and internal stakeholders
Exceptional verbal and written communications skills across
Clean energy and mobility experience and knowledge (preferred)

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

*QuantumScape does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers.