Soma Capital Portfolio Jobs

Head of Marketing



Marketing & Communications
San Diego, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, July 22, 2023

Natilus is seeking for a motivated and creative individual to kick-start our marketing and communications outreach as we scale up and continue to reach potential customers for our aircraft.

Natilus is building the World’s first blended wing body aircraft purpose built for carrying cargo. As the person responsible for marketing this aviation milestone you will be working closely with the business development side and management team as the aircraft design is finalized and testing begins. Natilus is a fast-paced company with changes that are happening rapidly and we are looking to push the boundaries in aviation.

This full-time job is located in San Diego and will require 20% travel.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Connect Natilus business goals into actionable corporate communications strategy that defines and achieves the company’s objectives
  • Define and execute the corporate narrative, ensuring consistent messaging and positioning with internal and external stakeholders
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to expand awareness and reach of Natilus brands through strategic communication with the media and public
  • Define the Natilus news agenda and partner with subject matter experts across the company to uncover storytelling opportunities
  • Develop and own relationships with the media and collaborate with Marketing on key influencers
  • Manage external partners/firm(s) by providing compelling insights, pitch angles, and clear goals that align with business needs
  • Collaborate closely with Investor Relations team, to ensure all investor messaging is consistent with broader company voice and communications
  • Oversee company and industry communications strategy, with an emphasis on relationship building and collaboration with the CEO
  • Elevate the voice of the CEO, and other executive team members through media interviews, speaking opportunities, and social media engagement
  • Advise and coach Natilus executive leadership team on appropriate messaging in all types of situations ensuring a polished, consistent delivery across channels
  • Support the investor relations team through proactive media outreach in key market segments and globally
  • Build a best-in-class Corporate Communications organization that will help Natilus scale its communications results

Required Qualifications & Skills:

  • 5+ years in public relations or corporate communications roles
  • 1-2 years in a senior role leading and managing a communications team
  • Proven track record developing and executing successful B2B and/or B2C corporate communications, content, and corporate brand campaigns
  • Extraordinary writing, storytelling and editing ability, with demonstrated experience harmonizing messages and distilling complex technical concepts into simple communications
  • Experience applying data to measure results, test, learn, iterate and inform decision making and strategy
  • Self-directed and able to work and lead proactively, coordinating stakeholder buy-in across teams
  • Ability to demonstrate company values in an on-going and consistent way
  • Appetite to handle multiple projects at once in an energizing, fast-paced environment
  • Strong cross-functional collaborator seeking to learn from her/his peers
  • Bachelors Degree in either business or marketing
  • Aerospace experience is preferred but not required


  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Stock Option Plan