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Head of Communications

  • full time
  • Linz or Vienna
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, our teams are currently working from home, and we are onboarding new hires remotely.

In this challenging leadership position, you’ll work on empowering your team of Copywriters to grow and develop. In parallel, you'll be responsible for establishing a clear and aligned communication strategy with your team and other leads. With your engaging personality and proactive mentality, you strive to bring our public relations to the next level and have the power to significantly shape how we are perceived in the public sphere. 

You’ll contribute by:

  • Leading our team of Copywriters and fostering a learning environment to support them in growing and developing their skills
  • Developing and implementing an integrated communications strategy in close collaboration with other team leads (such as Marketing, Design and Localization) and our VP of Content
  • Ensuring a unified voice across all communication channels on the basis of the integrated communications strategy and in ongoing alignment with respective stakeholders
  • Fostering engaging user communication and constantly pushing team members for optimization
  • Managing multiple internal and external communications projects employing your expertise (e.g. related to social media, in-app messages, press releases, etc.)

What makes you the right match:

  • Excellent English skills
  • 5+ years of work experience in (Digital) Communications or Marketing and Corporate Communication (internal and external)
  • 3+ years of leadership experience
  • University degree in Communications, Digital Marketing, or a related field
  • Outstanding communication and project management skills
  • Proactive attitude and a passion for working strategically with a hands-on approach
  • Ability to understand the big picture and anticipate changing circumstances in a fast-paced environment

About Runtastic:

  • Brand new offices with plenty of space for creativity and informal meetings
  • Working café, terrace, and a play zone with table soccer for the well-deserved breaks
  • Ongoing company parties and sponsored team events
  • Quarterly "days of new ideas" (DONI) to try out new concepts & work with a variety of team members
  • Holistic health package including subsidized massages, free psychological support, and health screenings
  • Free fitness activities like running and yoga, free gym access, as well as a calisthenics park on the rooftop terrace in Linz
  • Budget for participating in sports events
  • Fresh fruit and vegetables, healthy snacks, ice cream, and beverages all day long
  • All-team breakfast, provided by the company, every 2 weeks
  • Visa sponsorship (incl. assistance from our in-house experts) and relocation package


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And here’s the fine print: Our salary range starts at EUR 58,240 gross per year. Your actual offer depends on your skill set and experience.

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