Full-Time

Head of External Communications

Updated on 5/17/2024

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

501-1,000 employees

Develops compact fusion power plants

Hardware
Energy

Senior

Devens, MA, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Marketing
Requirements
  • BA/BS degree in Communications, Marketing, Human Resources or related field
  • 15+ years of strategic communications experience in a tech or science-based organization
  • Ability to convey complex technical topics in clear, compelling ways to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Cool and calm under pressure
  • Intellectual curiosity and ability to grasp complex scientific subjects
  • Experience managing high-performance teams
  • Boston-based role
Responsibilities
  • Own the company narrative and capture tailwinds from the global zeitgeist
  • Develop audience-specific messaging house and own the document on an ongoing basis
  • Develop a proactive, strategic approach to earned media placement and co-founder communications
  • Lead on building a rapid-response crisis communications team
  • Develop a third-party influencer campaign to identify, curate, manage, and activate industry analysts and key opinion leaders
  • Manage tools to capture quality of earned media coverage and benchmark against competition

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

Commonwealth Fusion Systems

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Commonwealth Fusion Systems is leading the charge in developing compact fusion power plants, utilizing cutting-edge high-temperature superconducting magnet technology. This focus allows for quicker and more cost-effective construction of sustainable energy sources. With projects like SPARC, which aims to be the world's first net energy fusion demonstration device, the company not only demonstrates its leadership in the energy sector but also its commitment to addressing climate change through innovative solutions.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$3.8B

Headquarters

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Founded

2018

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

20%

1 year growth

46%

2 year growth

159%

Benefits

12.5 Company-wide Holidays

Our vacation policy is 'take vacation'

Our sick time policy is 'get better and try not to make others sick'

Generous parental leave policy

Health Reimbursement

Health, Dependent Care, & Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Accounts

Delta Dental, Blue 20/20 Vision optional

Wellbeing / Headspace coverage

Short-term & long-term disability

Life and AD&D insurance

401K