Welcome to Planet. We believe in using space to help life on Earth.
Planet designs, builds, and operates the largest constellation of imaging satellites in history. This constellation delivers an unprecedented dataset of empirical information via a revolutionary cloud-based platform to authoritative figures in commercial, environmental, and humanitarian sectors. We are both a space company and data company all rolled into one.
Customers and users across the globe use Planet's data to develop new technologies, drive revenue, power research, and solve our world’s toughest obstacles.
As we control every component of hardware design, manufacturing, data processing, and software engineering, our office is a truly inspiring mix of experts from a variety of domains.
We have a people-centric approach toward culture and community and we strive to iterate in a way that puts our team members first and prepares our company for growth. Join Planet and be a part of our mission to change the way people see the world.
Planet is headquartered in San Francisco, California, Earth.
About the Role:
Planet is seeking a creative data journalist or analyst with project management experience. This person will lead Planet’s news team and be charged with placing Planet’s imagery and data in earned media stories that support our corporate objectives and revenue goals. This person will coordinate with teams of data visualizers and lead programs designed to showcase a wide range of applications of our data and products.
This role will sit on the communications team within marketing and lead the discovery, verification, and processing of satellite imagery for use by global news outlets like the New York Times, and Reuters, as well as by think tanks like MIIS, Stimson, and CSIS. You’ll work daily with journalists from all over the world to enable their reporting with Planet’s satellite data and tools. You’ll develop relationships with think tanks and analysts and lead program development to educate media and analyst users. If you love geography, geopolitics, breaking news, are technically inclined, and can spend hours looking at Google Maps of your upcoming vacation destination, then you should apply.
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Some Press About Us:
Tiny, privately owned satellites are changing how we view the Earth features in NBC News
Why we care so much about Belonging.
We’re dedicated to helping the whole Planet, and to do that we must strive to represent all of it within each of our offices and on all of our teams. That’s why Planet is guided by an ultimate north star of Belonging, dreaming big as we approach our ongoing work with diversity, equity and inclusion. If this job intrigues you, but you’re thinking you might not have all the qualifications, please... do apply! At Planet, we are looking for well-rounded people from around the world who can contribute to more ways than just what is listed in this job description. We don’t just fill positions, we aspire to fulfill people’s careers, most excited about folks who are motivated by our underlying humanitarian efforts. We are a few orbits around the sun before we get to where we want to be, so we hope you’re excited to come along for the ride.