Communications Lead

Planetary Hydrogen

Planetary Hydrogen

Marketing & Communications
Dartmouth, NS, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Planetary Technologies’ vision is to protect and restore the ocean and climate for generations to come. We do this by enhancing the ocean’s natural ability to fight climate change through carbon dioxide removal and storage. Our team combines expertise in ocean science, metallurgy and geochemistry to safely and effectively scale up ocean-based CO2 management solutions. Working collaboratively with all of our stakeholders, we develop a cost effective and sustainable set of tools aimed at protecting and restoring our oceans and climate, ultimately doing carbon dioxide removal and storage at gigatonne scale.

We are leaders, scientists, and engineers working together to collectively embody our values: respect, curiosity & creativity, accept responsibility, and win for all.

Planetary is seeking a Communications Lead to integrate, nurture, and grow an evolving community of people engaged with our work, our team, and partners.

Core Responsibilities

  • Manage and develop Planetary-owned communications channels (ie social media, video, web) and external (PR) channels with special focus on identifying channels and spaces where our intended community gathers to learn of and with each other.
  • Surface, understand, express, and promote Planetary’s unique and authentic voice and values in a manner that allows others to better understand the care and thoughtfulness constantly applied to our work. Balancing enthusiasm and joy for the benefits and positive impacts of our technology while holding with integrity, openness, and transparency the inherent risks at play.
  • Grow meaningful engagement with intended audiences via these channels and engage with people across multiple communities impacted by our work.
  • Maintain Planetary brand by creating content and connecting in community in a manner that enables and allows for multiple human centered perspectives to emerge - environmental, economic, social, academic, government, etc.
  • Co-create, lead and execute a strategy for consistent and timely (e.g. daily, weekly, monthly) cadence of communication from Planetary, - building reliability, credibility, and familiarity in all forms of communication.
  • Accepting responsibility for management of all website updates; webinars; coordinating and leading these activities to completion

About You

  • Excellent knowledge of communications and content development normally acquired through a university degree in a related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in clean technology industries.
  • Ability to distill complex technical or scientific concepts and to continually meet the intended audience with care, integrity, and respect.
  • Proven experience of growing a brand through social media with particular focus storytelling and taking a human centered approach - able to hold multiple perspectives and manage polarities.
  • Ability to build positive and generative relationships with internal and external stakeholders and partners.
  • Curiosity and genuine interest about technology aimed at tackling climate change and a passion about building a better world and a future for generations to come.
  • Ability to visit stakeholders near and around our OAE project sites (estimated travel <25%)

About Planetary

Planetary is committed to supporting and valuing the diversity of our team as well as the diversity of the clients and communities we serve. Valuing diversity means recognizing and respecting human differences and similarities - creating the context where each person can develop and bring their best self to their work and life. We are committed to employment equity and will endeavour, where feasible, to eliminate systemic barriers to advancement and/or redress the under-utilization of underrepresented groups. We are committed to equal employment and we encourage candidates from all cultural and educational backgrounds as well as all genders and sexualities to apply.