We have a simple mission at Calm: To make the world a happier and healthier place. The heart of Calm is digital but the brand is expanding offline into a variety of products and services that bring more peace, clarity and perspective into people’s busy lives. Calm is passionate about helping people take care of their minds and we believe that Calm can become one of the most valuable and meaningful brands in the world.
Calm is the #1 consumer brand for digital health, with over 90 million downloads (100K new per day). We weren named Apple’s App of the Year and the world’s first mental health unicorn. Inc. 5000 cited Calm as the 19th Fastest Growing Private Company in America and we were voted the ‘World’s Happiest App’ by the Center for Humane Technology.
Check out the Calm Careers Page to learn more about the mission, our values, and hear personal stories from our employees.
Calm was co-founded by Alex Tew (Million Dollar Homepage) and Michael Acton Smith (Mind Candy, Moshi Monsters, Firebox).
About the Role
The ideal candidate will be a proven executive who leverages their consumer communications expertise to provide strategic advice, insights, and guidance to the company. You also need to have a deep passion for the mental wellness space, high creative acumen, and an excellent sense of what’s trending in the market in order to effectively communicate to our current and potential consumers.
You will be working closely with and influencing Calm’s co-founders/CEOs, Management Team, and functional leaders. The ideal candidate can think through operational complexity and build an adaptive organization in order to meet business goals and will generate a deep understanding of Calm’s mission in order to operate as a strategic thought partner and successfully guide our global consumer messaging.
You must be a succinct communicator who takes a pragmatic and thoughtful approach to consumer communications. You know how to effectively prioritize the most important consumer messages globally by leveraging your team, agencies, and consumer insights to drive awareness and, ultimately, consumer engagement. The role requires a seasoned and adaptable candidate who is results-oriented, a strong writer and not afraid to roll-up their sleeves and dive into the work of building the messaging around the rapidly growing mental wellness industry and Calm as its leading player.