Location: United States - Remote
Employment Type: Full-time - Remote
At Jane, we’re working to find the best ways to help small businesses succeed, and we’re using the latest technology to build a better online marketplace. We have some pretty big goals and are always looking for talented people far and wide who want to be a part of something new. We not only work hard at our jobs but also to maintain a culture of authenticity and collaboration all while being Remote First. Join us and enjoy the #janelife to its fullest.
Lead with empathy
Just say it
Make it count
Make your mark
Jane is seeking a Director of PR & Communications to own and implement the overall communications strategy for the company. As Jane transitions to a traditional marketplace, the Director of PR & Communications will be responsible for telling the Jane story to Janesters, sellers, partners, customers and the broader community. Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer, this individual will be accountable for corporate communications including media relations, internal communications, executive thought leadership, seller communications, crisis communications and event strategy. In addition, this role is responsible for Jane’s corporate giving program, Jane for Good.
Determine media priorities and provide direction for proactive and reactive interactions with the press
Develop media campaigns that generate coverage and tell the Jane story
Manage Jane’s PR agency to effectively deliver on earned media coverage
Write press releases when warranted
Host media events as appropriate
**Executive Communications **
Serve as a trusted advisor to the senior leadership team
Profile and position Jane executives as experts in their field through public speaking opportunities, award submissions and media opportunities
Provide appropriate executive support for all public engagements
Develop, implement and manage a comprehensive internal communications strategy for the company.
Support the People Operations and Executive teams in their goal of establishing Jane as an employer of choice.
Lead the creation and execution of the internal Monthly Internal Newsletter and the CEO’s monthly Top of Mind email.
Oversee communications strategies and tactics aimed at education, updating and engaging Jane sellers. This includes delivering a bi-weekly seller newsletter, updating the seller community, coordinating quarterly webinars, assisting the seller team with messaging etc.
Jane for Good
Oversee the overall strategic development of Jane for Good and all marketing/communication initiatives around the program.
Select appropriate partners, negotiate associated contracts, work with marketing, creative and finance to ensure all contractual obligations are met. Partner with the People Operations team to ensure each partnership includes an employee engagement component.
Oversee donation requests from community organizations
From time-to-time assist with event activations around Jane for Good or other communications initiatives.
Jane is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status.
Remote positions can be located anywhere within the United States.