SafetyCulture is hiring a

Senior Communications Manager

Sydney, Australia
SafetyCulture is among the fastest-growing tech companies in the world. Our bold ambition is to reach 100 million users worldwide by 2032, and opportunities to be part of a company on this kind of trajectory do not come around often!

As we continue to scale, an opportunity has arisen for a Senior Communications Manager to join our global comms team and help us share the SafetyCulture story.  Reporting to the Head of Communications, this is a diverse, hands-on role with endless opportunities to own projects and have a real impact.

This is the perfect role for someone who loves media relations and has the ability to rapidly switch gears between corporate communications and brand storytelling.

For our global comms team, there’s no such thing as a ‘typical day’. However, these are some of the things you’ll be working on:

  • Crafting corporate and consumer communications strategies informed by data, trends and insights that accurately reflect brand messaging, deliver cut through and resonate in a variety of countries and industries
  • Developing robust communications toolkits and assets for diverse audiences, teams and markets
  • Helping to maximise key company milestones via effective media relations 
  • Amplifying a variety of campaigns, product launches and brand partnerships via effective media relations 
  • Developing proactive sector-specific earned media campaigns
  • Helping to communicate the value of SafetyCulture for businesses by generating coverage that explains the benefits of our product and the problems that we can help solve
  • Supporting senior leadership with public speaking opportunities, including message preparation
  • Driving high performance of PR agency partners and freelancers 
  • Building strong relationships with media, stakeholders and influencers
  • Owning and driving timely strategic responses to inbound media queries, correcting inaccuracies where appropriate and rallying internal stakeholders
  • Developing and writing compelling media releases, Q&As, statements, quotes, op-eds and more 

What do I need?

  • 7+ years of blended corporate and consumer communications experience
  • Robust experience leading global communications teams (in-house or agency)
  • Strong relationships with mainstream business, tech and news reporters in Australia (and an understanding of the workings of media in the US and Europe) 
  • Experience in project management, with the ability to organise stakeholders and work collaboratively to deliver quality work to a deadline, on budget and exceed KPIs
  • Able to work independently and proactively with the ability to be ever-ready and get hands-on with execution
  • Strong writing, editing, messaging skills, and an eye for detail
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • A strategic and creative thinker with a strong grasp of cultural and technology trends  '
  • High levels of initiative and the ability to identify opportunities for impact

Nice to have:

  • Experience in a fast-paced PR agency or startup environment, ideally working with technology brands
  • Previous experience managing and clearly articulating complex/emerging products
  • Experience executing global PR campaigns in Australia, the US and Europe
  • Crisis and issues management experience

More than a job:

  • Equity with high growth potential, and a competitive salary
  • Flexible working arrangements, we encourage you to create the best work blend while working from your home and the local SafetyCulture office
  • Access to professional and personal training and development opportunities
  • Hackathons, Workshops, Lunch & Learns
  • We encourage involvement in the community, open source work, attending talks and events, and experimenting with new technologies

Office Benefits:

  • In-house Culinary Crew serving up daily breakfast, lunch and snacks
  • Barista coffee machine, craft beer on tap, boutique wines and a range of non-alcoholic beverages
  • Wellbeing initiatives such as subsidised fitness programs, EAP services and generous parental leave policy
  • Quarterly celebrations and team events, including the annual Shiplt global offsite
  • On-site gym, table tennis, board games, books library, and pet-friendly offices

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