Strategic Communications

United States (Remote Working)

Job Type

Full-Time

About the Role

What you'll be doing

In this exciting role, you will mainly be supporting our strategic communication services and would also contribute to our other services, including cleantech commercialization and social design. Your responsibilities could change over time as the project base evolves and as you develop your own projects. We currently need support in the following areas:

  • Deliver strategic communication advisory services to clients in various countries and industries, primarily startups, technology developers, governments and research organizations

  • Create content and implement effective storytelling for a variety of clients to reach and engage with their audiences through different channels (e.g., websites, social media, presentations, brochures, articles, and talking points)

  • Develop strategic communication plans for stakeholder engagement, including clients’ interactions with customers, policymakers, community members, investors, regulators, influencers, and the general public

  • Manage and mature Helixos’ science communication training and workshop program; investigate developing an online learning course

  • Provide branding and communication insights to clients; keep abreast of innovative approaches to reach key audiences on complex topics

  • Identify and engage with potential partners, customers, and other stakeholders for our clients

  • Manage branding, marketing, and communications for Helixos, including content creation for various channels, such as the website, blog, social media, and newsletter

  • Engage with external stakeholders about Helixos’ services and identify areas for collaboration

Requirements

Who we are looking for

We are looking for people who are energized by our mission, align with our values, and have a desire to deliver sustainable impact across the world. We will work with you to co-design a role that aligns with your passion, strengths, and development objectives. You'll have the freedom to chart your own career journey that will enable you to reach your full potential.


Our ideal candidates will exhibit the following characteristics:

  • Demonstrated experience in developing and executing communication and marketing strategies

  • Expertise in written and visual content creation; excellent writing, editing and graphic design skills

  • Experience in, or a deep understanding of, the consulting environment

  • Passion for cutting-edge technology and its role in sustainable development

  • Ability to translate complex technical topics into digestible content

  • International perspective with a motivation to make a global impact

  • Strategic mindset with the ability to both understand details and reflect on the big picture

  • Ability to be self-directed and work in a remote setting

  • Eager to have a high degree of ownership and accountability

  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment, with a high tolerance for ambiguity and develop work of high quality in often tight deadlines


We are building a company of people with diverse experiences and from a variety of backgrounds, industries, and functions. We are looking for an early-career professional with approximately 2-5 years of work experience. The following experience would be helpful in supporting our work:

  • Marketing and communications

  • Science communication

  • Consulting

  • Graphic design

  • Technology development and commercialization

  • Business development

  • Project management


This position is open to individuals that are eligible for employment in Australia or the United States. We offer a competitive salary that is aligned to experience. We work remotely and have flexible working hours, including unlimited leave.


Our organizational structure is decentralized and focused on teamwork rather than a hierarchy. Employees are paired with mentors, rather than supervisors. People are given the freedom to explore and activate opportunities with access to the collective intelligence and resources of Helixos. This approach allows for more agility, responsiveness, and energy to catalyze impact.


Applications for this position are due on May 22, 2022. Visit our careers page at helixos.co/careers and click “Apply Now” to fill out the application form. We'll be in touch if your profile matches our interests outlined above.


To apply, you'll need to provide:

  • Name and email

  • Proof of eligibility to work in either Australia or the United States

  • LinkedIn profile or resume/CV

  • Written answers to motivation questions

About the Company

Helixos’ mission is to continue to make the world a better place for everyone. We work at the intersection of management consulting and technical advisory on projects that are community minded, and globally focused, in line with our values and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Our vision is to reinvent the entire journey of technology development and deployment - from ideas to impact.


Helixos is a fast-growing startup with many different clients in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Join our strategic communications team to support startups, technology developers, governments, research institutes, and other organizations in reaching their key stakeholders while also managing Helixos’ own communication efforts. We are looking for people to support in delivering value to our existing clients while also exploring new communities and capabilities for the organization.

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