Senior Communications Manager (f/m/x)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Europe

In short
Full-time position.Please only apply if currently residing in the US, EU or UK. Generous stock options in the company.
We are Gigs
  • Gigs is building Stripe for phone plans. Enabling platforms to sell phone & data subscriptions to their users through an easy-to-use API in 200+ countries.
  • For consumers, Gigs makes it super simple to subscribe to and manage a phone plan with a few clicks. A phone plan you’ll love to use yourself. Easy, transparent & global connectivity for your smartphone, smartwatch or IoT device.
  • See immediate results of your work. Our large-scale integrations mean huge adoption within a short time. We obsess about the needs of our partners and their end customers to build a best-in-industry experience.
  • We are backed by the investors behind Stripe, Dropbox, Airbnb, Facebook, Spotify & Plaid. As part of Gigs, you will have access to the teams, resources, and support from any company we work with. We count on a team of world-class advisors and investors that can help us in tricky situations.
  • We completed the Y Combinator W21 batch and have further raised our Seed and Series A rounds with USA-based investors.
The position
You will drive the company's external perception in the US, increase our brand awareness, and build executives' profiles. You will primarily build media relations and contribute to the global communications strategy of a true category leader in the telecommunications space. You’ll work closely with David, our Head of Communications.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop compelling stories and messaging to be translated into dynamic PR and media strategies that cut through the noise, make Gigs stand out, and drive brand awareness in the US to support business growth.
  • Write communications materials including press releases, pitches, briefing sheets, speaking abstracts, press kit materials, award submissions, and bylined articles.
  • Manage media interview requests, organize press briefings, and support conference activity for the commercial team.
  • Secure consistent press coverage through active storytelling and manage the PR calendar to ensure there is a consistent cadence of news flow.
  • Drive and impact Gigs’ communications strategy across channels raising awareness amongst relevant stakeholders in the OEM, IoT, HR, eCommerce, and delivery industry, but also amongst investors and prospective employees.
  • Work together with business and product teams to align their initiatives with core brand pillars, brand materials, and brand strategy. Starting with blank canvases, you can set up the projects and campaigns for ultimate brand awareness and campaign success to establish Gigs as a unique brand.
About you
We know that perfect candidates don’t exist. Even if not all of this applies to you, we’d love to learn more about you.
  • You have 3+ years of professional experience as a communications manager for tech companies or agencies. This includes experience in leveraging integrated media channels to engage audiences with tech brands. You have exceptional written and communication skills.
  • You can independently set up omnichannel campaigns focused on brand awareness and customer acquisition that drive customer engagement.
  • You excel at building relationships with relevant media. You know how to successfully position subject matter with the media to achieve high-impact placements.
  • You are a creative thinker. You think outside the box and find impactful ways to establish Gigs as a thought leader in telecom-as-a-service. You thrive in rapidly evolving environments and love brainstorming new concepts as well as connecting with key stakeholders.
  • You roll up your sleeves and are eager to work collaboratively and effectively in a cross-functional team environment. You proactively prioritize, manage, and complete multiple projects within time constraints and with strong attention to detail.
  • You have a positive, go-getter attitude with a passion for storytelling and building a growing brand.
Our offer
  • Competitive salary of 70 - 90k EUR annually, based on your experience.
  • 28 paid vacation days per year (PTO).
  • Generous stock options: We want everybody to be a true owner of Gigs (tax-free until exercised).
  • Free phone and data plan.
  • Flexible working hours: Early riser? Night owl? Need to pick up your kids and finish up later? You can discuss and organize with your team to work out what’s best for you.
  • Get your perfect setup: Mac, Mechanical Keyboard, Plugins, IDE. We are flexible and cover whatever you need to do the best work of your life.
  • A workplace built for remote-first work: We are building Gigs as a remote-first company, but we also believe in the magic of face-to-face interaction. That means we’re building ways to get you out of your home office from time to time:
    • Gigs Pads: Our collection of beautiful homes around the world, for when you need a work-cation getaway.
    • Gigs Republic: Our semi-annual sunny offsite, a time for us to all come together. Meet fellow Gigsters from around the world to spend quality in-person time with your team. Cook a delicious meal at our cooking competition, Gigs Table. Have fun playing games, going on a hike or get creative at a hackathon.
Our process
The starting date is as soon as possible. However, we are willing to wait for the right candidate. And will do everything to accommodate your needs.

After the initial conversation with our recruitment lead, You'll walk through three stages:
1. Get to know each other: We use this to pitch Gigs and get you excited to join. We'll also use this chance to see whether both our expectations align.
2. Meet the team: You'll get to meet our team members. We value team fit over everything else. This also gives you the chance to see whether you'd enjoy working with us.
3. Final conversation: The team and you are going to chat more about the position, what you value, what you took away from the interviews so far, and whatever is on your mind.
We are mindful of your time: Our process is streamlined to be respectful of your time. We will guide you along the interview stages and once you've passed them all, we will extend a formal offer.
We love to answer your questions throughout the process, so please feel free to proactively ask about something if it comes up. We see this as a truly two-sided decision.

Your application!
Thank you for your interest in Gigs. Please fill out the form to submit your application. If you have any problems, you can contact us at join@gigs.tel.

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