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Head of Communications and Public Policy



Marketing & Communications
Los Angeles, CA, USA · San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, May 20, 2024

The mission at HeyGen is to make visual storytelling accessible to all. HeyGen is the fastest-growing generative AI platform for anyone who wants to create videos for their business. Come join our team in revolutionizing the way videos are created.
Learn more at www.heygen.com

About HeyGen

HeyGen is at the forefront of artificial intelligence in video generation technology. We're dedicated to harnessing the power of AI to revolutionize the way videos are created and consumed, making high-quality video content accessible to creators worldwide. Our mission is to develop AI that enhances creativity and simplifies video production, ensuring that the benefits of this technology are widely shared and used responsibly.

About the Role

As the Head of Communications and Public Policy at HeyGen, you will lead our efforts to shape and communicate our narrative to a diverse array of stakeholders including media, investors, policymakers, and shareholders. This role requires a strategic thinker with a deep understanding of both corporate communications and public policy. You will be responsible for setting the overarching communication goals and managing our public presence, ensuring that our messaging aligns with our corporate objectives and enhances our market position.


  • Develop and implement a comprehensive communications and public policy strategy that sets the overarching narrative and goals for the company.
  • Lead all interactions and engagements with media, investors, policymakers, and shareholders to promote and defend the company’s interests.
  • Manage agency resources effectively, ensuring a strategic balance between proactive communications (offense) and reactive messaging (defense).
  • Oversee the creation of press releases, white papers, and position statements, ensuring they align with strategic objectives.
  • Coordinate with the executive leadership team to craft key messages for public dissemination that reflect HeyGen’s mission and values.


  • At least 8 years of experience in a leadership role within communications or public policy, preferably in the technology or AI industry.
  • Proven track record of developing and executing successful communication strategies and shaping public policy.
  • Strong understanding of media operations and experience in managing high-level interactions with journalists, investors, and government officials.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex concepts to a broad range of audiences.
  • Strategic and analytical thinker with the ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in issues management and public affairs.

What HeyGen Offers

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Dynamic and inclusive work environment.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement.
  • Collaborative culture that values innovation and creativity.
  • Access to the latest technologies and tools.

HeyGen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.