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Marketing, Full Time    Remote - US / Canada    Posted: Thursday, June 24, 2021
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Senior Corporate Communications Specialist

GitHub is looking for a communications expert to join the Corporate Comms team to support our product & developer efforts. This person will support a wide range of existing comms activities, & also have the opportunity to build & manage dedicated programs. The Senior Corporate Communications Specialist will be responsible for proactive storytelling; partnering with the Engineering, Product, Design, Marketing, & Business Development teams to support launches & campaigns; executing event PR programs; & engaging with agencies worldwide. The ideal candidate will have strong relationships with key media, experience working with external agencies/partners, & an excitement to be part of a global Communications team that represents GitHub as the home for all developers.

The role is U.S.-remote based. Domestic & international travel may be needed post-COVID.


  • 3-4 years of technology Public Relations experience
  • Ability to develop strategic plans in partnership with the Communications team & internal stakeholders
  • Experience working with technology, business, & trade media to achieve communications goals
  • Excellent written & oral communication skills
  • Strong organization & project management skills, & excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task & juggle multiple projects
  • Experience working with PR agencies & contractors
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

Bonus Points:

  • Familiarity with GitHub and/or engineering-driven initiatives
  • Understanding of the software development landscape
  • Background in working with open source communities and/or software developers

Who We Are:

GitHub is the developer company. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, & to create the worlds most important technologies. We foster a collaborative community that can come togetheras individuals & in teamsto create the future of software & make a difference in the world.

Leadership Principles:

Customer Obsessed - Trust by Default - Ship to Learn - Own the Outcome - Growth Mindset - Global Product, Global Team - Anything is Possible - Practice Kindness

Why You Should Join:

At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where many Hubbers work, snack, & create daily. The rest of our Hubbers work remotely around the globe. Check out an updated list of where we can hire here:

We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused & creative. We've designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we've built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds & lifestyles. We embrace diversity & invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

Please note that benefits vary by country. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.


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