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Director of Communications - (Remote - US)

Company: Mediavine
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Description

The Mediavine Marketing team is currently looking to fill the newly created Director of Communications position. This role calls for an expert written and verbal communicator with a keen eye for detail. They have knowledge and experience with best practices for public relations, crisis communications and corporate communications. This unique individual is a wordsmith, expert at ensuring the Mediavine brand is consistently conveyed across all collateral. They're also an innovator and leader, committed to building and guiding a team of communications and PR professionals to find new and creative ways to represent our brand.

About Mediavine

Mediavine is a fast-growing advertising management company representing over 8,000 websites in the food, lifestyle, DIY, and entertainment space. Founded by content creators, for content creators, Mediavine is a Top 20 Comscore property, exclusively reaching over 125 million monthly unique visitors. With best-in-class technology and a commitment to traffic quality and brand safety, we ensure optimal performance for our creators.

Mission & Culture

We help content creators build sustainable businesses. From educational tools and cutting-edge plugins to ad technology that maximizes earnings without slowing down your site, our motivation is ensuring your brand and business grow in every respect.

We are striving to build an inclusive and diverse team of highly talented individuals that reflects the industries we serve and the world we live in. We are committed to creating a culture where everyone feels welcomed. We are looking for individuals that will challenge us to continuously evolve and make Mediavine the employer of choice for people of all backgrounds. We strongly encourage minorities and individuals from underrepresented groups in technology to apply for this position.

Diversity and inclusion aren't platitudes to us; we take them seriously. Have a look at our website and read through our blog posts to learn more about our values and to discover if Mediavine is the place for you!

Position Title & Overview:

We are seeking a Director of Communications with experience in both external and internal communications to guide and strategically grow our company's communications capacity.

The Marketing team is responsible for branding and promoting Mediavine's many product offerings, from ad management to privacy solutions. We're also responsible for producing collateral for every Mediavine department, from Sales pitch decks to branded EVP designs and content for People Ops. Additionally, we produce all of Mediavine's external content (including blog posts, press releases, thought leadership pieces, Facebook Lives, videos, emails, social media and a podcast), as well as all events, both in person and digital.

The Director of Communications reports directly to the VP of Marketing & Communications, on the larger Brand team under the Chief Brand Officer.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop and drive the successful implementation of a communications strategy that incorporates all existing channels, accurately conveys the Mediavine brand and accomplishes all agreed upon objectives
  • Lead communications research, including channels and content audit, audience and stakeholder analysis and communications protocols and policies
  • Manage public relations and other communications staff and coordinate with internal creative and technical teams to ensure communications materials are developed on time, in service of established goals
  • Collaborate on the development of communications to explain and promote the use of new technologies, tools, and platforms, and increase engagement with clients' stakeholders and customers
  • Review communications collateral prior to release, ensuring that all output is accurate and reflects the brand
  • Project management activities, including facilitating strategic discussions, tracking deliverables, and aiding with general management and organizational activities
  • Coordination and documentation of collaboration opportunities across the teams to ensure communications and other activities are aligned, redundancies eliminated, and overall timeliness and accuracy is increased
  • Increase transparency and belonging within the organization
  • Build partnerships within Mediavine teams and externally with relevant partners to gain recognition on initiatives and visibility of efforts
  • Develop, coordinate and implement ongoing outreach, promotional, and communications efforts designed to educate and enable change about new business processes/information
  • Work with leadership to determine overall communication goals and how they intersect with company goals and principles

    Requirements

    Location:
    • Must currently live in the United States

      You Have:
      • Bachelor's degree in communications, public relations or a similar field
      • 7+ years of previous relevant experience in communications
      • 2+ years of internal communications experience
      • Previous people management experience, remote a plus
      • Excellent media relations and PR experience
      • An ability to navigate new technologies and have knowledge of the latest innovative communication technology to deliver a more modern communication experience
      • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills, with proofreading expertise
      • A passion for telling stories; someone who is innately curious, self-driven, with highly effective interpersonal skills
      • A player coach, who knows the job but can also lead, motivate and inspire a team and drive them to scale
      • A commitment to Diversity & Inclusion in representation, perspective as well as actions
      • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities
      • Extremely detail oriented
      • A quick learner who can navigate an environment and industry where heavily technical language is the norm
      • Ability to multitask and monitor several projects simultaneously on a daily basis
      • Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

        Bonus points for:
        • Knowledge of content creation, ad tech & SEO
        • A strong GIF game
        • Previous experience working remotely

          Benefits
          • Remote work environment
          • Travel opportunities (remember those!?)
          • Comprehensive benefits including 401k, Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
          • Learning allowance
          • Generous Vacation/Time off policies
          • Additional side benefits such as home-office upgrades, tuition reimbursement, paid gym memberships and wellness retreats, upgraded flights, cool swag and more
          • Company match charitable donations

Keywords: Mediavine, Charlotte , Director of Communications - (Remote - US), Executive , Charlotte, North Carolina

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