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Chief Content Officer

San Francisco, CA, USA | Calm

  • Industry:
    Wellness / Fitness / Spa
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
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Job Description:
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We are looking for a creative executive to manage, nurture and lead our growing content team to produce extraordinary audio and visual content that improves the health and happiness of the world.

Unique content is a key differentiator for Calm in the crowded space we operate. Exceptional content generates word of mouth and PR that drives new users to download the app. Exceptional content also increases the value of Calm which grows our paying members and multi-year retention.


Research trends and opportunities across our four main content categories (meditation, music, sleep and wisdom)

Creation of incredible content that inspires, educates and entertains our global audience

Creation of content that generates word of mouth and PR buzz to drive awareness and downloads

Creation of life changing content that is so valuable users want to become paying members and keep their Calm sCompanycription for life.

Creation of useful, daily content that helps our users develop healthy, long-term habits

Creation of content that is recognized and celebrated by industry awards to increase Calm’s reputation with future content creators.

Hiring, developing and managing a strong content team of full time and contract employees.

Improving the production process to ensure that new concepts move from idea to finished product in as efficient, timely and smooth fashion as possible.

Improving cross company communication so every department knows what is happening with our upcoming content releases and how they can best support.

Developing a creative environment that helps spark a wide range of new ideas and a healthy pipeline.

Creating exceptional audio content but also leading our efforts to determine whether we should be creating more visual content and how best to go about that. 


An experienced and talented leader who has a proven track record in hiring, building and managing teams.

Comfortable with international travel and managing teams in remote offices around the world.

P&L responsibility.

Entrepreneurial mindset and conformable working in a fast-paced scale-up environment.

Proven track record of originating and producing successful content that has been heard or seen by millions of people.

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with experience driving multiple workflows.

Strong creative skills and the ability to nurture a concept from initial idea to finished product.

A strong interest in health and wellness as well as the personal development space (meditation, sleep, coaching, flow states, neuroscience and so on).

Commercially minded and a strategic thinker.

Deep understanding of the content production process.

Great network of talent within the industry.

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