Ripple is looking for a Senior Communications Manager to join our global communications team. In this role, you will oversee the development and execution of communications in EMEA, one of Ripple’s fastest growing markets.
This position will be based in London.
As the first communications hire in the region, the ideal candidate is a skilled communications expert who has a successful track record of building a communications program from the ground up.
You’ll manage a diverse set of executives and spokespeople from different disciplines, including payments, fintech, blockchain and crypto, and build narratives that these spokespeople can deliver during press interviews and at events.
You’ll provide strategic advice, insights, and guidance to the entire company as it relates to building our brand and presence in EMEA.
You thrive in a world where you are strategic but can also execute details flawlessly.
This role will report to the Senior Director of Corporate Communications and partner closely with senior leaders, product, engineering and marketing teams.
WHAT YOU'LL DO :
Lead, develop and execute communications strategies that support Ripple’s business objectives, increase brand awareness in EMEA
Draft and oversee the review process for press releases, talking points, messaging documents and other internal and external communications, seeing each through to completion.
Partner with product and marketing teams to build integrated marcomms plans for key initiatives
Work with executives to prepare for media interviews and speaking engagements, and elevate their thought leadership and social media profiles
Identify proactive opportunities for Ripple to participate in conversations relevant to the region
Maintain and build relationships with press, partners and influencers to drive positive awareness and coverage
Identify and counter misinformation that might interfere with our business and ability to serve our customers.
Manage external vendor and agency relationships
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR :
6+ years of relevant communications experience working in tech, payments and / or crypto related fields.
Established relationships with media contacts and demonstrated success with media relations.
Skilled at planning, prioritizing and executing in a fast-paced environment with keen attention to detail.
Outstanding verbal and written communication with a special knack for telling stories in a clear, intriguing and effective way.
Smart, energetic and relentless in the pursuit of moving the needle
Excellent at collaborating with many contributors and cross-functional partners
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Experience working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, dynamic environment
In-house experience is a big plus
WHAT WE OFFER :
The chance to work in a fast-paced start-up environment with experienced industry leaders
A learning environment where you can dive deep into the latest technologies and make an impact
Competitive salary and equity
Medical, dental, and vision with 100% employer contributions for employees and dependents
Industry-leading parental leave policies
Generous wellness reimbursement program
Employee giving donation match
Modern office location in Bank / Central London
Weekly company meeting - ask me anything style discussions with our Leadership Team
Training in our Headquarters in San Francisco, CA, USA
Team outings to sports games, happy hours, game nights and more!