Public Relations and Communications Specialist, Gradient Ventures

21 Dec, 2021


Public Relations and Communications Specialist, Gradient Ventures

Palo Alto, CA/Mountain View, CA/San Francisco, CA

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 4 years of experience in public relations, communications, or product management.
  • Experience running social media accounts.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 7 years of experience in public relations or social media.
  • Experience with the start-up ecosystem.
  • Experience with positioning/messaging projects.
  • Experience in communications within B2B SaaS and developer tools.
  • Ability to manage productive brand, PR/communications, and social media agency relationships.

About the job

Gradient Ventures is a venture fund investing in promising, early-stage startups, providing innovative founders with funding, resources, and dedicated access to people and practices in AI. The fund focuses on helping founders navigate technical challenges in developing new technology products as well as building and scaling a go-to-market for those products.


  • Own Gradient Venture’s brand, external communications properties including social channels, website, and newsletters, and support portfolio companies on their public relation needs.
  • Support Gradient Ventures portfolio companies with their PR needs, including launch, financing, or other product or board-related announcements.
  • Connect portfolio companies with specialized PR, communications, or brand firms or contractors when relevant.
  • Drive brand presence through participation at industry-relevant external speaking engagements.

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Job posted: 2021-12-21