Full-Time

Associate Communications Director

GoFundMe

GoFundMe

501-1,000 employees

Online fundraising platform for personal and community causes.

Social Impact

Senior, Expert

London, UK

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree or relevant equivalent experience
  • 12+ years in PR/Communications, most recently at a senior level such as editor or newsdesk lead
  • A great contacts book and be willing to use it
  • Happy to work in innovative and exciting ways
  • Management experience
  • Write and communicate clearly
  • Love news and want to get as many stories out there as possible
  • Want to create something that can be a service to journalists
  • Demonstrated creativity in driving communications and maximizing media opportunities
Responsibilities
  • Serve as an on-the-record spokesperson with reporters in the UK and Ireland and execute proactive media announcements across the country
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with reporters in the UK and Ireland and successfully generate positive news on a regular basis
  • Develop/deploy creative earned media tactics to generate positive news as well as innovative PR plans highlighting inspiring GoFundMe campaigns
  • Generate stories about GoFundMe campaigns and crowdfunding trends in the UK and Ireland

GoFundMe stands out as a leading platform in the crowdfunding sector, having successfully facilitated the raising of over $15 billion for various causes, demonstrating its significant impact and industry leadership. The company's culture is deeply rooted in compassion and action, providing employees with a meaningful work environment. With a management team comprising leaders from top tech companies and robust backing from renowned venture capital firms, GoFundMe offers a competitive edge and a strong foundation for growth and innovation.

Company Stage

Later Stage VC

Total Funding

$1.2B

Headquarters

Redwood City, California

Founded

2010

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

7%

1 year growth

23%

2 year growth

18%