Senior Manager, Corporate Communications

Lyft   •  

San Francisco, CA

Industry: Consumer Technology

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 64 days ago

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Lyft is looking for a Senior Manager of Corporate Communications. This person will lead external, proactive communications strategies based upon Lyft's business, corporate culture, and executive leadership. The successful candidate will be a passionate, experienced storyteller with an extensive understanding of the media landscape, along with strong reporter relationships. This person will also be an entrepreneurial and resourceful self-starter, and comfortable working in an ambiguous and extremely fast-paced environment.


Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategies for and execute on high-impact, creative, and proactive campaigns that resonate with business/tech journalists to effectively share our story.
  • Raise Lyft's profile among key business audiences through placing feature stories as well as day-to-day media relations,
  • Translate Lyft's vision and strategy into compelling messages that drive the brand forward.
  • Bring journalists' and business community's attention to areas of differentiation and competitive advantage.
  • Be a trusted partner to Lyft executives.
  • Maintain relationships with key media, bloggers, and experts.
  • Be comfortable with tight deadlines, often concurrent, for several projects.
  • Help manage agency partners.

Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of relevant strategic, proactive communications and/or media relations experience.
  • Self-starter, independently motivated, leads oneself and others.
  • Rock solid writing, editing, and verbal communication skills.
  • Deep understanding of the media landscape, with strong reporter relationships
  • Strong analytical and organization skills, ability to meet deadlines, a sense of urgency, and attention to detail while seeing the big picture.
  • Proven success building and implementing programs that raise awareness.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in the representation of Lyft.
  • A team player with an ability to deal with the ambiguity that can come from working with many teams.
  • Lyft user/believer and a great sense of humor.