Communications Lead



201-500 employees

Local news aggregation and distribution platform

$167,000 - $208,000


Mountain View, CA, USA

Required Skills
Social Media
  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, or a related field.
  • 8+ years of experience in a communications role, preferably in the tech sector or a startup environment.
  • Proven track record of developing and executing successful communication strategies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex information clearly and persuasively.
  • Experience managing social media platforms and content creation.
  • Strong media relations skills and a network of media contacts.
  • Creative thinker with strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive communications strategy that aligns with our company's mission and vision.
  • Lead the creation of all forms of communication materials, including press releases, blog posts, email newsletters, and social media content.
  • Manage media relations, including pitching stories, handling press inquiries, and building relationships with key journalists and influencers in our industry.
  • Oversee the company's social media strategy, ensuring active and engaging presence across various platforms.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, engineering, product, BD/partnerships, sales, and leadership, to ensure consistent messaging and branding.
  • Monitor and report on the effectiveness of communication strategies and campaigns, adjusting as necessary to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and competitor communications to identify opportunities and challenges.

News Break, the leading local news app in the U.S., offers a unique platform that connects users, content creators, and local businesses, fostering a safer and more connected community. Their competitive edge lies in their successful partnerships with thousands of local entities, providing a platform for a new generation of readers to engage with vital local content. With a strong emphasis on a vibrant work culture, News Break encourages idea sharing and is always on the lookout for new talent, making it an exciting place to work.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding



Mountain View, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth