Senior Communications Manager

Operations

Who we are

Open Cosmos is revolutionising the way space technology is used and is at the forefront of the emerging new space industry. Our mission is to make space accessible to anyone, to help solve the world’s biggest challenges. We do this by providing simple and affordable space missions, using nanosatellite technology, providing end to end space missions for customers around the world (private and institutional). We work with some of the biggest names in the industry, including the European Space Agency (ESA), but also with small and innovative high-tech companies, together developing the space technology and applications of the future.

Based at one of the world’s leading space campuses in Harwell, Oxfordshire, we are a young and ambitious team with the drive to define a greater future for this planet and the people living on it; therefore, when our minds come together to fulfil our mission to democratise the space we are happy to be part of something that is more than the best of each of ourselves.

Description of the Position

Public Relations and Communications is a key area in our development strategy. You will support in positioning Open Cosmos as a customer centric, customer success focused company in the eyes of customers and partners by defining strategies and creating physical and digital branded materials. The selected candidate will be working closely with the commercial and management teams and report directly to the Chief of Staff. You will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team based in Harwell-Oxford (UK)

Tasks and responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for all press releases
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders
  • You will be strategic in our growth plan
  • You will be responsible for internal comms
  • You will work across all of our functions to bridge the gap of communication.

Skills, attitude and experience

  • Press and Government connections
  • Experiences PR and Comms Manager
  • Proactive attitude
  • Familiarity with expansion in a small company
  • Competency in Google suite and Graphic design tools
  • Prevalent across all social media platforms

 Nice to have

  • Degree or similar in communication and business related field
  • Marketing and communications experience

You will enjoy

  • Working with a team of people to build the future of a new space industry
  • Working at one of the world’s leading space campuses
  • 25 days holidays + 8 bank holidays
  • Attractive Pension Scheme & Immediate enrolment
  • Healthy snacks and pick’n’mix sweets at the office
  • Social clubs organised by the team – so far we’ve got Run Club, Paella Club, ice-skating Club and Thirsty Club – suggest something new?
  • Annual Company Retreat
  • Remote working as per company policy
  • Working from home as per company policy
  • Annual Salary Review

How to apply

Visit the career section of our website here.

Please include your CV, Cover Letter (max ½ page) and any relevant links to LinkedIn and your work (eg. GitHub, C++,  <iostream>).

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Open Cosmos in the media

Our Website – https://open-cosmos.com/media/
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/open.cosmos.space/
Linkedin – https://www.linkedin.com/company/open-cosmos/
Twitter – https://twitter.com/open_cosmos