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santaclara | US Head of Communications in San Francisco, CA
US Head of Communications
Funding Circle Deutschland GmbH
$109,740.00 - 90,330.00 / Year *
224 Seneca Ave
San Francisco, CA 94112
The employer is a peer-to-peer lending company.
Develop, implement and drive a critical communications plan for the US market
Supply to the creation and evolution of the global communication strategy and provide local market leadership aligned
the global strategy.
Set messaging for core audiences that increases transparency and advances our position as the leading small business lending platform in the market
Lead a small team (agency and in-house) to ensure delivery of day-to-day media relations
press office, planning, executive thought leadership support, events, and tactical launches
Support wider US team with dedicated Government and Regulatory affairs activity, including influencing
at a Federal and State level
Responsible for ensuring all company spokespeople are communicating in a consistent way, including running training sessions for speakers and providing speaker notes
Oversee US budget for communications activities; accountable for ensuring monthly spend is on target
Work closely with Director of Group Communications and global comms team to identify areas of global standard methodology and deliver against these plans
Actively participate in the group's global communication plans, supporting wider strategic objectives and aims
The person will have 10-15 years' corporate communications experience either in-house or agency work, ideally in a global matrix structure and a fast-growing, fast-paced environment
Expertise in developing proactive and reactive corporate communications campaigns that educate and influence journalists, customers, consumers, and policymakers
Experience working with Tier 1 business, technology and financial media and understanding of their requirements
Ability to work with senior partners across the business to identify creative and distinctive story ideas and place them in key media outlets
Clear ability to translate often complex financial materials into meaningful narratives
Proven issues management and crisis communications experience
Experience of leading a team and evidence of results
Excellent written, spoken, and presentation skills (English)
An understanding of the financial services landscape and experience of working in the sector is ideal
Identifies with our mission, \"to build a better financial world\"
Aligns with our core values: Think Smart, Make It Happen, Be Open, Stand together, Live The Adventure
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.
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