Marketing Communications Manager

  • Full Time
  • Palo Alto, CA

Marketing Communications Manager – Palo Alto, CA

Qualifications

  • 6-10 years of experience, preferably with a work history in-house at a fast-growing startup or fund
  • Proven experience working with the press and a portfolio of story placements across national, technology, and business news outlets
  • Expertise in the expanding nature of communications work beyond media relations, from thought leadership to social media, paid placements, and other visibility programs
  • An ability to make otherwise complicated topics super easy-to-understand
  • Excellent writing and editing skills; you instinctively tailor your voice to different audiences, from investor communications to consumer social media
  • Curiosity and command of data and how it can be used to uncover insights that advance company narratives
  • An ownership mindset, and the ability to work creatively and autonomously in a fast-changing environment

Responsibilities

  • Define the purpose and value of communications internally, shaping core narratives, and setting the comms objectives
  • Partner with the CEO and senior executives across Product, Engineering, Sales, and Finance, to develop formative company messaging and tell stories that advance top-level company goals
  • Develop and facilitate strong relationships with key national, consumer, tech, and business reporters
  • Build mainstream awareness of important business and fund milestones, the mission and brand, consumer and B2B product offerings, and other work among the greater tech, startup, and investor communities
  • Create media engagement and content development strategies that (1) promote product initiatives, and (2) advance the reputation as a differentiated and uniquely well-positioned company across the entire early-stage venture market.

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