Head of Public Relations

| Greater LA Area
Team and Role Overview:
At Relativity, we reimagine the way rockets are built and flown. We are redefining design, manufacturing and operational processes, to create the first true 21st-century aerospace company. We are looking for a Head of Public Relations to join our growing team at our headquarters in Los Angeles. As Head of Public Relations at Relativity, you will be responsible for Relativity’s communications strategy to increase brand awareness and thought leadership. You will report to the VP of Operations.
 
Outcomes and Objectives:
To help us reimagine the way rockets are built and flown, as Relativity’s Head of Public Relations, you will
· Develop a comprehensive, multi-dimensional communications strategy to increase overall brand awareness, reputation and engagement
· Strategize and execute an overarching public relations strategy mapping to business goals
· Develop and execute all major PR campaigns
· Cultivate and manage relationships with top-tier business, consumer, and trade media
· Develop and execute thought leadership programs for Relativity executives and experts
· Work closely with the Relativity leadership team on core messages and speaking opportunities
· Counsel Relativity leaders on proper expectations and external messaging; media train team
· Work closely with the Brand and Creative team to develop and acquire digital assets for use in PR campaigns, as well as produce marketing materials and messaging for PR events, conferences, and campaigns.
· Book and coordinate press tours and plan press events
Candidate Profile:
To be successful in this role, you should have 7+ years of Public Relations experience, ideally in both an agency environment and in-house. You thrive in highly technical environments, where you build connections, extract clear messages from dynamic work context, and shape the story of a company’s present and future. You are excited about complementing a highly technical team with expertise and experience in developing and implementing communications strategies. You are hands-on in crafting the message, building a network of media outlets, and are relentlessly looking for opportunities of high-impact placements. Through your work, you impact a company’s brand awareness both externally and internally, and establish thought leadership. You know how to create momentum, and how to leverage momentum to maximize impact over time.
 

Required Skills and Competencies

  • 7+ years of experience in developing and driving public relations strategies for startup and high-tech companies. A combination of in-house and agency experience preferred.
  • Proven track record for pitching and cultivating new media relationships
  • Ability to build rapport with senior management and provide proper counsel for external communications matters
  • Proven success across all key communications pillars - public relations, media relations, customer advocacy, analyst relations, executive and internal communications.
  • Experience in building media programs that deliver measurable results
  • Exceptional communication and collaboration skills with a track record of successfully interfacing with executives and influencers – both internal and external
  • Creative strategist with excellent organizational skills
  • Stellar writing and editing skills – strategic communications plan development, news releases, fact sheets, talking points, executive briefing documents
  • Strategic and thoughtful storyteller
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent time management skills
  • Self-starter and strong problem solver
  • Exceptional multi-tasking capabilities

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a United States Person as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Location

Relativity is located near LAX in an industrial complex where we take up 4 buildings. We are easily accessible from the 405, near Randy's Donuts!

An Insider's view of Relativity Space

How does your team reward individual success?

Every couple weeks, we nominate someone who we feel has had a great contribution to the company. We then have a "brown bag" where the nominated person presents on what they've been up to!

Nat

Lead Recruiter

What is your vision for the company?

We are creating an entirely re-imagined process to iterate and scale rockets quickly, eventually helping to build the future of humanity in space.

Tim

CEO and Co-Founder

What are Relativity Space Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
We provide 5 tiers of coverage through Anthem--2 of which are almost completely free for employees.
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Relativity Space provides equity to all full time employees, vesting over a 4 year period.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Relativity Space offers 20 days of PTO
Paid Holidays
11 holidays--federal, and company wide
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Relativity Space has quarterly off sites reviews, monthly celebration dinners, and regular social events
Stocked Kitchen
A wide variety of snacks are provided
Some Meals Provided
Weekly lunches for lunch and learn, all hands, and new hire lunches are provided
Happy Hours
Bi-weekly happy hours/socials
Parking
Assigned spots in the lot specifically for Relativity Employees!
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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