Communications Manager

24 Mar, 2021

Jobs

Communications Manager

Jerry.ai
New York, NY

Description

About Jerry.ai:

Jerry.ai is building the first financial platform for your car that helps people optimize the cost and experience of owning a car (making ownership easy & affordable). We have started with helping people optimize the cost of car insurance and our vision is to help people in every aspect of car ownership. Since our product launch, we have been growing really fast for the past 18 months and our users love the product (rating 4.7 in the app store).

Jerry.ai is founded by serial entrepreneurs who previously built and scaled YourMechanic (“Uber for car repair,” the nation’s largest on-demand car repair company). We are based in Silicon Valley and have offices in Palo Alto, Toronto, and Buffalo. We are backed by Y-combinator, SV Angel, Funders Club, and many other prominent Silicon Valley Investors.

We’d love to hear from you if you are looking for:

  • Start-up energy working with a brilliant and passionate team
  • $300 billion market opportunity
  • Exponential growth (10X revenue growth in 2020)
  • Open communication environment based on high integrity values
  • Rockstar teammates

About the role:

As our Communications Manager, you will be spearheading high impact PR and communications initiatives, developing and promoting our story, and leading media relations. Your mission – should you choose to accept it – is to catapult Jerry out of the insurtech stratosphere. If you are a formidable PR champion with a repertoire of big wins who’s itching to take the lead on shaping the narrative of a fast-growing, hyper charged, hopefully and highly likely next unicorn, this could be for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, implement, and manage all public relations programs
  • Develop media relations strategies, seeking high-level placements
  • Leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts within the industry
  • Maintain an understanding of industry trends and create communications strategies and recommendations based on them
  • Monitor, analyze, and communicate PR results
  • Coordinate all public relations activities
  • Create and publish press releases
  • Manage media inquires

Requirements:

  • 3+ years experience in public relations required, with a focus on media relations preferred
  • Proven track record in seeking top tier media placements
  • Experience in an agency or startup environment is a definite asset
  • Ability to thrive in high pressure, fast-paced and ambiguous environments
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Strong network in US media industry
  • Social media experience is a plus, but not required

Location:

  • SF Bay Area
  • New York
  • Boston
  • Remote

Learn more here

Job posted: 2021-03-24