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
At Calm, we are dedicated to bringing mental health content to the entire world. As such, we’re expanding our team globally and hiring a Director of Content (EMEA) as one of our first leadership roles in-market. In this role you’ll be responsible for scaling our slate of original programming across the EMEA region: defining content strategy, guiding content investment, identifying local talent partners, and leading a creative team responsible for producing extraordinary audio and visual content designed to make the world happier and healthier. As one of the first executives to be hired in-market, you will also establish Calm as a destination for talented professionals and coach/guide the people we add to the team. You will also be working closely with the Marketing and Product teams, and influencing Calm’s co-founders/CEOs, Management Team, and functional leaders. In addition to experience producing extraordinary content and leading globally distributed teams, the ideal candidate needs to have a passion for the mental wellness and well-being space and a deep understanding of Calm’s mission in order to inspire the development of content that makes the world happier and healthier.
Calm is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, both in our hiring practices and in our experiences as a Calm employee. We strive to create a mindful and respectful environment where everyone can bring their authentic self to work, and experience a culture that is free of harassment, racism, and discrimination.
Calm is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
Calm is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. Please inform Calm’s Recruiting team if you need any assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.