PR & Communications Specialist

Los Angeles, California, United States
11 days ago


About Skillz:

Skillz is driving the future of entertainment by accelerating the convergence of sports, video games and media for a booming mobile-first audience worldwide. The company’s platform empowers mobile game developers and players with access to fun and fair competition for real prizes, shifting the paradigm to make esports accessible to anyone, anywhere.

Skillz helps developers build multi-million dollar game franchises by turning content into competitive social gaming properties for the world’s 2.6 billion gamers. The company has already worked with 20,000 game developers, leveraging its patented technology to host billions of casual esports tournaments for 30 million players worldwide.

Last year, Skillz was recognized as one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies and CNBC Disruptor 50 (for the second time). In 2018, Skillz was listed as one of Forbes’ Next Billion-Dollar Startups and Entrepreneur Magazine’s 100 Brilliant Companies. In 2017, Inc. Magazine ranked Skillz the No. 1 fastest-growing private company in America.

The company is backed by leading venture capitalists, media companies, and professional sports luminaries, ranging from Liberty Global, Accomplice, Wildcat Capital, Telstra Ventures, and a founder of Great Hill Partners to the owners of the New England Patriots, Milwaukee Bucks, New York Mets, and Sacramento Kings.

What We’re Looking For:

PR & Communications Specialists will receive valuable public relations experience in a fast-paced startup environment with an industry-leading company. You should be excited to work alongside our team here, helping to tell the story of the future of entertainment. From media inquiries to our online brand presence, the role of PR & Communications Specialists combines traditional media with new forms of communication.

Ideal candidates should have some public relations, journalism, internal communications, or social media experience, whether in-house or in an agency setting, and be eager to learn and grow their skill set in one of these hands-on roles that will truly impact the business. We’re looking for professionals with a passion for storytelling, excellent organizational skills, and a strong interest in communications.

Public relations and communications professionals at Skillz work on a variety of areas and projects. Based on fit and company need, you will work in domains such as:

These professionals come from a variety of backgrounds and are placed at an appropriate title and level based on experience and aptitude. As a proven contributor at Skillz, you will ultimately have the ability to focus your path to areas that interest you and where there is a need for your talents.

What You Will Do:

Your Skillz:


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