Head Of Corporate Communications

Bolt San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 3 months ago

Our Marketing team at Bolt combines deep product and industry knowledge and is focused on bringing Bolt to an ever-broadening set of businesses. At Bolt, we believe that every retailer will need e-commerce to power their business in the future, and to do that effectively they need Bolt.

But we're far from done. We're looking for a Head of Corporate Communications to work in our organization, who will report to the VP of Marketing. This role will own corporate communications and brand strategy to evolve and transform Bolt's brand and narrative for the future. This role requires an individual who can combine a vision with a strong mind for operations, execution, and growth. Scope includes market research, competitive analysis, management of staff, timelines, community engagement efforts and events; identifying press opportunities, publishing press releases, crafting newsletters, driving social media strategies, serving as a spokesperson for Bolt, planning public events, and building relationships with external stakeholders.

What you'll do...

  • Establish a cohesive communications and brand vision in partnership with executive leadership, drive the systematic execution, and ensure the effectiveness of the function

  • Design and implement brand strategy, including look and feel, creative approach, and tone of voice

  • Create a companywide brand framework, impactful and relevant brand storyline, messaging and visuals

  • Work with a global mindset to ensure adoption and use unified brand messaging across the entire organization

  • Work with department and functional leaders to develop communication strategies in support of company growth, including Talent Acquisition strategies and new Services and Markets

  • Lead internal and external engagements with third-party brand partners to ensure consistency and alignment with brand and communication practices

  • Own brand initiatives and success metrics; provide senior executives with relevant information to drive business decisions

  • Play lead role in the development and ongoing management and governance of key corporate digital assets, including company Intranets, company websites, social media platforms and, in partnership with other communications groups (e.g. investor relations, product marketing communications); this includes brand identity, policies, procedures, guidelines, and training

  • Manage communication asset creation, publishing and consumption tracking. These assets encompass a broad range of content, presentations, newsletters, trade show booth assets, and videos, including technical materials

  • Develop corporate narrative, including speech writing for our events and executives

  • Manage, lead, and inspire a high-performing team, including establishing and communicating goals, hiring and/or developing staff, assigning areas of accountability, setting objectives, establishing priorities, and managing to success

  • Manage master communications and campaign calendar including all delivery channels, events and social media outlets

  • Develop a plan for managing corporate internal documentation and communication

  • Provide inspiration on a visual level; refine designs; lend a critical eye to all creative, structural, and technical output

  • Lead strategic planning, oversee budgets and forecasts for the department; conduct quarterly budget reviews; achieve targets

What would set you up for success...

  • 6+ years of relevant experience; prefer a mix of experience in an in-house leadership role in a B2B technology company and agency experience

  • Strong executive presence with ability to partner with C-level executives and collaborate with and influence diverse groups at all levels in a matrixed environment

  • Proven sense of brand and editorial voice; the ability to harmonize message across multiple brand assets and communication vehicles

  • Demonstrated leadership, strong personal presence, demonstrates initiative, is results-oriented, and acts with a sense of urgency

  • Experience hiring, leading, managing and coaching a high-performing communications and branding team

  • Comfortable with ambiguity - able to establish strategic direction and implement effectively in a global, matrixed organization

What would set you apart...

  • You're curious, constantly learning, and adaptable

  • You have infectious energy and inspire the people around you

  • You're a proven coach: you've helped your people unlock their full potential

  • You blend strategy and execution. You see the larger picture, but you dive into the details to get things done

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Head Of Corporate Communications


Posted 7 months ago

VIEW JOBS 6/26/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-09-24T00:00 About Skillz Skillz is driving the future of entertainment by accelerating the convergence of sports, video games and media for an exploding mobile-first audience worldwide. The company's platform empowers mobile game developers and players with democratized access to fun, fair and skill-based competition for real prizes, shifting the paradigm to make eSports accessible to anyone, anywhere with a mobile device. Skillz helps developers build multi-million dollar game franchises by turning content into competitive social gaming properties for the world's 2.6 billion gamers. The company has already worked with 13,000 game developers, leveraging its patented technology to host over 800 million tournaments for 18 million players worldwide. This year, Skillz was recognized as one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies and CNBC Disruptor 50 (for the second time). In 2018, Skillz was listed as one of Forbes' Next Billion-Dollar Startups and Entrepreneur Magazine's 100 Brilliant Companies. In 2017, Inc. Magazine ranked Skillz the No. 1 fastest-growing private company in America. The company is backed by leading venture capitalists, media companies, and professional sports luminaries, ranging from Liberty Global, Accomplice, Wildcat Capital, Telstra Ventures, and a founder of Great Hill Partners to the owners of the New England Patriots, Milwaukee Bucks, New York Mets, and Sacramento Kings. Role Overview A strong executive and internal communications strategy is necessary to support Skillz on the road to IPO. We're looking for an experienced executive and internal communications professional who is passionate about driving communications campaigns, programming and events to elevate Skillz and our executives. This leader will work closely with and provide counsel to our senior executive team. The right individual will be able to drive strategic, creative and pragmatic communications around corporate milestones and updates, working to drive positive employee sentiment, move employees to action, and manage change in a high-growth, fast-paced environment. Objectives Elevate "Skillz Life" internally and externally by creating a steady drumbeat of communications moments to: * Inform employees about organizational goals, initiatives or milestones * Give light to important conversations, drive deeper engagement and workplace pride * Empower employees to deliver on key business needs and opportunities * Elevate Skillz spokespeople as visionary thought leaders ushering in the future of entertainment and competition * Advance the rise of esports by creating, validating and owning an entirely new category of fair competition for everyone Competencies Required * Emotional Intelligence - Relationship builder with good instincts, humility and willingness to receive/respond to feedback constructively. * Influential Storyteller - Quickly synthesize information to craft compelling and persuasive narratives (talking points, speeches, emails, etc.) that promote open, authentic communication to wins "hearts & minds." * Executive Presence - Experience coaching senior leaders to: create narratives aligned to our mission, vision and values; become better communicators; communicate around change management; role model our core values. * Experience Driven - Gracious host and ability to work as a "team player" cross functionally and with external partners to drive positive culture/employee experience through event strategy/production/programming (e.g., speakers bureau, company-wide meetings, convening industry thought leaders, etc.). * Project Management - Balance multiple priorities simultaneously and exercise ruthless prioritization; recognize and skillfully navigate opportunities, challenges and risks; problem solve to drive wins for Skillz. Skillz is the Global Leader of Interactive, Next-Generation Entertainment The future for Skillz is incredibly bright. Gaming is one of the fastest-moving sectors of the entertainment industry, and mobile gaming in 2018 alone accounted for over $63 billion in revenue (outpacing last year's record-breaking worldwide box office revenue by $22 billion). By 2021, mobile gaming revenue is expected to exceed $100 billion, approaching the size of today's entire video gaming industry. Skillz is just getting started -- while the number of people with mobile phones worldwide is expected to reach nearly 4.7 billion people this year, the number of smartphone and tablet owners is expected to eclipse 11 billion by 2025. That means, people around the world will increasingly have access to fun, fair competition anywhere, anytime. Skillz San Francisco CA

Head Of Corporate Communications