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Startup Grind

PR/Communications Coordinator

PR & Communications Manager  

We are looking for smart, motivated PR & Communications Manager who has a desire to continue learning, a track record of ownership and follow-through and a positive can-do attitude in everything they do.

Creating and executing all aspects of public relations and communication programs for the brand, presenting and promoting Startup Grind both online and in-person. The coordinator is an integral part in conceiving and executing marketing and events efforts as well as handling press relations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Media relations development, planning and execution, research, writing, social media management and production, digital marketing, and account measurement and tracking. Additional details are below:


  • Work with the team to develop and execute marketing initiatives for our events/conferences, and otherwise (to be determined /crated).
  • Work with all teams to ensure the Startup Grind voice is consistent in all aspects of the brand.
  • Help develop content for conferences - work directly with speaker comms/PR teams to determine best subject matter for sessions, and book interviewers from the press, investor firms, or otherwise for interviews.
  • Handle press correspondence - press outreach and inquiries, press schedules and all logistics when traveling to or attending our events
  • Oversee and update Startup Grind’s communications and press materials, including press kits, bios/boilerplates and website
  • Write blog posts with content relevant to monthly and/or conference themes
  • Land press coverage for Startup Grind across various media channels /outlets on a regular basis
  • Oversee press and marketing archives, monitor and research news for brand and special programs (startups, conferences, community)
  • Assist with administrative tasks within the department


  • 1-3 years of previous experience
  • Network of media contacts/experience working with press
  • Important to have contacts / network in the bay area
  • Creative mind - we hope you’ll come in with some new ideas for improved PR/brand awareness, marketing campaigns
  • Must be familiar with the tech-startup landscape with which Startup Grind is very involved
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Independent and self-motivated
  • Proactive attitude with a willingness to take on any task

*Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, with the opportunity to work from San Francisco office at least 3 days/week.

**If you think you fit the role, please submit your CV/resume to