Fountain is enterprise software that accelerates global high volume hiring. Our customers hire millions of hourly workers annually in 78 countries. Job seekers often struggle to get connected with companies seeking hourly workers due to inefficiencies in their hiring processes, and Fountain makes it easier for them to get offers for work quickly. Getting hired fast eases some of the financial instability millions of families face.

Fountain is a Remote-first company that embraces a work from anywhere policy and offers flexibility on location, so our employees feel free to enjoy the world. Fountain is widely trusted by leading organizations, including Chipotle, StitchFix, GoPuff and Just Eat Takeaway.

We just 4.5Xed in valuation in our Series C, which was led by Softbank and B Capital. We plan on keeping this hyper-growth going this year! Come join us on this rocket ship!

Fountain is looking for a Communications Specialist to join the Public Relations Team. The ideal candidate will be ambitious, creative and media oriented, with a passion for technology and innovation. We are looking to add a forward-thinking PR Specialist to work closely with senior executives on internal and external communications planning, proactive and reactive media relations, speaking opportunities, events, and social media activities. You will partner with key leaders across the business to further develop and strengthen Fountain’s narrative. The role will focus on North America, and support our global PR teams.

What you will be doing:

  • Manage media interviews and prep for senior executive officers, including national television, radio, global print/broadcast media, and all trade publications.
  • Identify new and existing awards, event sponsorships and speaking opportunities
  • Identify themes, topics and content that will resonate with target audiences and meet strategic business objectives
  • Build and enhance mutually beneficial relationships among target media
  • Draft and lead the development of effective communications materials to include strategic plans, press releases, media alerts, remarks, social media content and other communications documents for various audiences
  • Develop weekly and monthly media results reports for multiple clients
  • Effectively manage up with supervisors

What you should bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, public relations, marketing or a related field
  • At least three years in media relations or communications
  • Thorough knowledge of the concepts and principles of news, media communications and media relations
  • Thorough skills in understanding and effectively utilizing all news / media mediums including broadcast news, the internet, social media and other emerging technologies
  • A positive team-player attitude and is passionate about news and media
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and detailed project management skills
  • Attention to detail and excellent organization
  • Ability to adapt to change and work effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

Amazing Perks & Benefits we provide for our employees include (but are not limited to):

Flexible PTO & Work Hours

“Work from Anywhere” Policy

Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

HSA & FSA (Medical and Dependent Care)

Life Insurance & STD/LTD

16 Weeks Paid Parental Leave for Birth/Adoption

Wellness/Gym Reimbursement

Phone Stipend

Remote IT/Home Office Stipend

Learning and Development Reimbursements

Fun, interactive and inclusive team-building events, off-sites, and happy hours

401K Plan

Even if you do not meet all the requirements above, we still encourage you to apply for this position. While we try to be thorough with our prerequisites, not everything about you as a candidate can be condensed into a list of bullet points.

We welcome applicants of any educational background, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, socioeconomic status, disability, and veteran status.

*Fountain is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer—M/F/D/V*