“The frontpage of the internet,” Reddit brings over 200 million people together each month through their common interests, inviting them to share, vote, comment, and create across thousands of communities. Our communications team works on wide variety of issues that help the products and the Reddit communities grow. Are you a fan of r/todayilearned, r/gameofthrones or r/upliftingnews? Then we want you!
Reddit is seeking an experienced Communications director to lead the team. As one of the founding members of the communications team, you will help set processes, implement best practices and work with different teams across the company to enable the business to grow and scale. If you are excited about building both a company and a team, then this is the place for you.
Develop, lead and execute communications plans to support our platform, monetization and policy efforts
Counsel cross-functional partners in policy, legal, product and other groups within the company on a broad set of communications matters ranging from media engagement strategy to crisis management
Educate users, press, bloggers, analysts, and influencers about our products, policies, and initiatives
Manage communications team members and grow their development
Drive positive coverage across a broad range of media, including consumer, business, and advertising trade outlets
Support and manage the creation of press materials and customer/partner reference programs
Have good understanding and knowledge of internet platforms
Respond to, route and track incoming media requests
Organized press briefings, media sessions, events, prepare briefing materials for executive spokespeople
Flag, calendar and strategically organize company speaking engagements
Enthusiasm and passion for technology, the internet, and users
8+ years experience in a relevant setting. Minimum bachelor’s degree, post-graduate or professional degree preferred
Experience with policy issues on a national or international basis
Eagerness to learn new things, comfortable handling chaos and thrives in a team environment.
Experience devising, executing and measuring the success of media campaigns.
Superior organizational skills, attention to detail and a sense of humor
Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
Strong people and managerial skills - need to be able to work cross-functionally and manage a wide variety of stakeholders
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
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