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Director – Communications
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Experience Level
  • 12+ years of direct experience in public relations and communications
  • A track record of launching products / solutions to top-tier tech and business media, and building close relationships with tech and business press
  • Product and brand PR experience such as developing campaigns, managing product reviews, and building media strategies
  • Crisis management experience and proven ability to earn trust with key internal stakeholders
  • Excellent media relations skills and close relationships with national business, technology and enterprise media, as well as vertical industry trade media
  • Experience managing external vendors and agency partners
  • A good understanding of integrated communications programs and the ability to lead them with focus on press relations and social media
  • Pre, at and post IPO experience ideally in the deep-tech/SaaS/enterprise software space
  • Experience working with senior executives or a C-suite; confidence to deal with senior executives and recommend communication techniques
  • Ideally some Analyst Relations experience; willingness to dive deeper into the Analyst Relations craft and support Analyst Relations efforts as needed
  • Work cross-functionally to craft PR strategies that amplify integrated campaigns with Brand, Content Marketing, Product Marketing, Investor Relations, and other teams
  • Develop and execute PR strategies for product and application launches that build on the IonQ brand / narrative for multiple audiences
  • Manage proactive news engine across all media verticals and reactive inbound media inquiries that support the IonQ brand
  • Foster and maintain positive relationships with key media outlets and reporters on behalf of IonQ, influencing both awareness and customer engagement
  • Coordinate press briefings, media tours and events, and create press materials including blog posts, media pitches, FAQs and fact sheets
  • Manage PR / Influencer agencies
  • Work closely with Investor Relations, Compliance, and Legal regarding all aspects of your role
  • Work directly with leaders / C-suite across the company to train and prepare them for media interactions and hone thought leadership platforms
  • Help develop or edit press releases, pitches, bylines, blog posts, abstracts, award nominations (eg for the likes of Forbes Cloud 100) and contributed content
  • Identify and manage relevant award applications, podcast opportunities and conference submissions for key executives

51-200 employees

General-purpose quantum processor manufacturer
Company Overview
IonQ's mission is to build the world’s best quantum computers to solve the world’s most complex problems. The company has a unique trapped-ion approach combines unmatched physical performance, perfect qubit replication, optical network-ability, and highly-optimized algorithms to create a quantum computer that is as scalable as it is powerful, and that will support a broad array of applications across a variety of industries.
  • Biweekly catered lunches
  • Parental leave
  • Health, vision, & dental insurance
  • Flexible time off
  • 401(k) with 5% match
  • University facilities
  • Commuter benefits