Head of Digital

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Milpitas, CA, United States

Posted on: 2023-10-30

Category: renewables

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About the company:

Commonwealth Fusion Systems (CFS) has the fastest, lowest cost path to commercial fusion energy. 

CFS is collaborating with MIT to leverage decades of research combined with new groundbreaking high-temperature superconducting (HTS) magnet technology. HTS magnets will enable compact fusion power plants that can be constructed faster and at lower cost. 

The mission is to deploy fusion power plants to meet global decarbonization goals as fast as possible. CFS has assembled a team of leaders in tough tech, fusion science, and manufacturing with a track record of rapid execution. Supported by the world’s leading investors, CFS is uniquely positioned to deliver limitless, clean, fusion power to combat climate change. 

If you are interested in joining our team, check out cfs.energy/careers for more information.

Commonwealth Fusion Systems seeks a sharp, strategic digital media leader to join our mission of enabling limitless clean energy.

As the Head of Digital reporting to the CMO, this is a highly visible role responsible for bringing our groundbreaking fusion technology to the world stage. In this role, you will oversee the company's presence online, including the web and social media. You will help the general public, industry insiders and investors, regulators and policy-makers, and the media understand what we do and why it's important.

Your authority will help reinforce CFS' position as a leading fusion energy startup guiding the world's understanding of what fusion is, what it offers, how it works, the challenges it faces, and CFS's achievements in overcoming those obstacles.

This team member will:

  • Profile Building: Elevate the CEO and other staff members as responsible, credible experts leading the fusion energy charge, including profiles and social media help
  • Editorial Calendar: Spotlight CFS research, technological or scientific advancements, academic papers, speeches, and other developments
  • Content Marketing: Create content including explainers, presentations, videos, background briefing materials, responses, and staff profiles
  • Social Strategy: Oversee the social media presence and strategy, including YouTube, Facebook, X/Twitter, TikTok, Instagram, Threads, Mastodon, and Bluesky
  • Web Strategy: Oversee the website, including explanatory content, executive team pages, press releases, blog posts, and SEO
  • MarTech Stack: Build a world-class “lite” MarTech stack for managing customers, investors, policymakers and other stakeholders as well as for social media management
  • G2: Attend industry events to gauge perceptions on issues like renewable energy, green tech, decarbonization, climate change
  • The ideal candidate will have most, if not all, of these requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in Marketing, Business or related field
  • 10-15 years of digital marketing leadership experience in a tech or science-based organization
  • You convey complex technical topics in clear, compelling ways to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • You’re an expert at online media and understand how to optimize for audience engagement
  • You have intellectual curiosity and can quickly grasp complex scientific subjects
  • You enjoy delving into the technical details of fusion technology
  • You are cool and calm under pressure
  • Strong leadership abilities and experience managing high-performance teams
  • Boston-based or able to be in Boston up to 50% of your time for the first 12 months
  • Additional preferred experience and/or qualifications:

  • Agency experience
  • Perform activities such as typing, standing, or sitting for extended periods of time
  • Work in a facility that contains industrial hazards including heat, cold, noise, fumes, strong magnets, lead (Pb), high voltage, high current, pressure systems, and cryogenics
  • Willingness to travel or work required nights/weekends/on-call occasionally
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