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Reddit // online content platform
 
Marketing, Full Time    San Francisco or New York    Posted: Thursday, October 31, 2019
 
   
 
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Reddit is looking for an enthusiastic & thoughtful Senior Communications Manager to join our growing Comms team! Reddit Comms works cross-functionally with executives & teams across the company to launch new products, develop narratives, mine for stories & build up our thought leaders in an effort to shape the publics perception of our brand, products & business.

About the Role

Our Senior Communications Manager will be a crucial part of a developing team -- supporting our Head of Brand Communications in storytelling, thought leadership & announcements across a broad portfolio touching Consumer Product, Design, Monetization Product, Ads Engineering, Brand Partnerships (Sales), & Business Development. In essence, the Sr. Communications Manager will help drive Reddits trade & product communications initiatives.

This is an exciting time for Reddit. Were growing quickly, innovating daily & aggressively tackling our mission to bring community & belonging to everyone online.

This position is available in New York or San Francisco.

What Youll Do:

  • Support the Head of Brand Communications in building, executing, & measuring strategic communications plans related to Reddits product (consumer & ads), business & partnerships.
  • Draft high-level messaging, communications strategies & supporting content (press releases, blog posts, key messages, FAQ, pitch notes, etc.) for announcements, activations, partnerships, & product launches.
  • Build relationships with reporters & secure top tier coverage to reach our portfolios target audience.
  • Media-train executives, business leads & spokespeople to ensure confidence & key message resonance for public-facing press initiatives, including interviews & speaking opportunities.
  • Develop internal relationships & attend cross-functional portfolio meetings to stay informed on key initiatives & identify strategic storytelling opportunities.
  • Quickly connect dots & information gather to respond to portfolio-related crises & issues.
  • Identify strategic speaking & thought leadership opportunities for Reddit executives & thought leaders.
  • Help build out Reddits relationships with key press, industry influencers, academics & others.
  • Quickly & successfully address media requests in a tactful, pleasant & professional manner.
  • Exercise discretion & independent judgment in fulfillment of responsibilities.

What We Can Expect From You:

  • Bachelor's degree in PR/Communications-related field.
  • 6-8 years of experience in product, trade and/or partnership communications, preferably with experience in both agency & in-house settings.
  • Strong writer with vision & perspective to help shape narratives & comms strategies on both the portfolio & specific announcement level.
  • Deep experience with media relations & proven results securing coverage across a variety of media beats & tiers.
  • Creative, opportunistic & proactive storyteller who is constantly mining for stories & unafraid to dig in, research & pitch angles & ideas to the team.
  • Energetic, assertive, results-oriented, self-starter with the desire & ability to go above & beyond. Seeks opportunities to contribute to the teams broader success.
  • Understanding of Reddits business (ads) & familiarity with our products.
  • Strong organizational & analytical skills, detail-oriented.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • You love the news & have a fluency with news organizations, reporters & the various ways they communicate.

What You Can Expect From Us:

  • Unlimited Vacation, Annual Travel Stipend, & 10 Paid Holidays
  • Competitive Healthcare Benefits Package
  • Quarterly Dependent Care or Pet Care Stipend
  • Family Expansion Benefits
  • 4 Months Parental Leave with Flexible Return-To-Work Programming
  • Generous Professional & Personal Development Stipends
  • Wellness Stipend
  • 401k Plan with Employer Contributions
  • Monthly Commuter Stipend
  • Monthly Cell Phone Allowance
  • Paid Volunteer Days, plus Reddit For Good Volunteer Opportunities
  • Catered Meals & Snacks
  • The opportunity to bring goodness into the world, one subreddit at a time
 
 
 
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