Director of Communications

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We are building the future of freight

Mothership's groundbreaking technology is unlocking the world's potential by making freight delivery more efficient. Started in 2017, we're backed by some of venture capital's best investors and have already become the logistics backbone for many of today's most innovative companies.

Our mission is to provide reliable, lightning-fast logistics, powered by the best technology and delivered by the most helpful humans.

As the Director of Communications, you'll assume a crucial role in formulating and implementing our public relations strategy, strategically contributing to the enhancement of sales and the achievement of broader company objectives. You'll be responsible for managing relationships with external media outlets, stakeholders, and influencers to secure positive coverage and increase brand awareness for Mothership. We're looking for a strategic thinker with a deep understanding of media relations, crisis communications, and reputation management.

This is a rare opportunity to be part of a high-performing team of innovators leading the disruption of a $100+ billion dollar tech-starved industry. You must be the kind of individual who thrives on finding optimal solutions in a changing landscape, and finds satisfaction in identifying and solving complex problems in real time. If you're a talented and endlessly curious person who is passionate about public relations, we'd love to hear from you. Join our team and help us build the future of freight at Mothership.

What You'll Do

  • In partnership with sales teams, you will use PR as a lever to help increase Motherships brand awareness, influence lead generation, and increase sales conversion through external validation
  • Develop a compelling company brand voice, tone, and story that resonates with both customers and carriers, and communicates Mothership’s unique value proposition to the public 
  • Devise and implement a comprehensive PR strategy that aligns with Mothership’s business objectives and targets the appropriate media outlets and publications within our target industry verticals 
  • Build and cultivate strong relationships with key media contacts in order to secure high-impact press coverage
  • Monitor and analyze trending media topics, news cycles, and social media conversations to stay ahead of the curve and identify opportunities for proactive PR outreach 
  • Create compelling case studies, white papers, and thought leadership pieces that showcase Mothership’s expertise and insights in the last-mile space and positions us as a go-to resource for industry stakeholders


  • At least 8 years of experience in public relations, with a focus on logistics and supply chain management
  • A portfolio of work that has proven results
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively to drive business objectives through logistics-related PR initiatives
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to develop and execute effective logistics-related PR campaigns from start to finish
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple logistics-related PR projects simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to communicate persuasively and clearly
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field such as marketing, journalism, communications, or English preferred
  • Accreditation by a professional society such as the Public Relations Society of America is desirable but not required

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive salary and employee stock options
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance coverage (PPO)
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Short-term disability coverage
  • 401(k) plan
  • Equipped with the latest technology

Culture at Mothership

We’re an ambitious, productive, and collaborative group. Our team is passionate about our mission and eager to produce work at the highest level.

If this sounds like a place you’d be a great addition to, let’s chat.

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An Insider's view of Mothership

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Working at Mothership has allowed me more time to spend with my family and even gave us the opportunity to relocate to where we want to live.


Director of Engineering

What does your typical day look like?

Lots of collaborative content creation! Whether I’m working with Sales or Design, it’s always about creating meaningful communication to help our users get the most out of the platform.


Marketing Specialist

What makes someone successful on your team?

You must have a can't-fail attitude, and no excuses are allowed. You have to always want to learn more and be willing to spend your free time improving and learning your craft.


Sr. Director of Sales

What is your vision for the company?

This is your legacy. Let's build something you’re proud of. Something you will forever tell your friends and family about. As we evolve, this should be an eye opening journey few will ever get to experience. Be present for the journey and shape this company so that it stands out as one of the most important pieces of your life story.

Aaron & Gregg


What are Mothership Perks + Benefits

Mothership Benefits Overview

At Mothership, we believe it's vital to offer a range of compensation packages, so you have the power to make the appropriate financial decision for yourself and your family. Upon offer, you will receive a breakdown of 5 different cash vs. equity packages to choose from, with additional information on estimated equity valuation.

Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Mothership provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times.
Remote work program
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
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Health insurance
Life insurance
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Financial & Retirement
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Mothership hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Promote from within
Customized development tracks

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