Rippling

Automate your HR and IT.

Senior Communications Manager

Location
San Francisco, CA / Remote
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
6+ years
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About the role

About Rippling

Rippling is the first way for businesses to manage their HR & IT — from payroll and benefits, to employee computers and apps — all in one, modern system.

In just 90-seconds, a company can set up (or disable) an employee’s payroll, health insurance, work computer, and third-party apps, like Gmail, Microsoft Office, and Slack. It’s the only platform that truly unifies every employee system, and automates all of the administrative work.

Rippling is headquartered in San Francisco and has raised over $200M from top-tier investors, including Founders Fund, Greenoaks Capital, Coatue Management, Kleiner Perkins, and YCombinator.

About the Role:

Rippling is looking for a talented comms pro to boost our brand recognition and help us stand apart from the crowded unicorn herd.

Forget about writing tedious press releases. This isn’t 2005. We’re looking for an ambitious self-starter with proven media relations chops who’s not afraid to take on diverse responsibilities and projects. One minute you’ll be debating our CEO about the direction of his keynote speech, the next you’ll be putting the finishing touches on an analyst briefing deck.This is a role for someone seriously creative who can create compelling, relevant content, whether it’s a tweet, a data story, or an op-ed that shows how thought leader-y we are.

Reporting to the VP of Communications, you’ll work closely with the C-Suite and teams across the company to establish Rippling as the Next Big Thing.

What You’ll Do:

  • Drive earned media strategy. From press and product reviews to analyst relations and industry awards, you’re responsible for developing and executing a plan to grow Rippling’s brand awareness with key audiences. You’ll pitch media, prep executives, monitor and analyze news trends, manage agency partners, and grow a team from the ground up over time.
  • Tell our innovation narrative. We’re a lot more than an HR company - you’ll drive and maintain a steady drumbeat of stories, content, and other marketing efforts to capture our best stories and share them with the world.
  • Create relevant content & campaigns. Develop and execute timely campaigns on our owned and social media channels. Secure thought leadership opportunities for executives and work with them to develop the content. Build out Rippling’s blog content to include company announcements, product launches, employee spotlights, etc

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in Communications, journalism, or analyst relations
  • Proven track record generating coverage, and existing relationships with tech and business press
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills, a knack for storytelling, high standards and painstaking attention to detail
  • Self-directed and comfortable juggling a diverse portfolio of projects and responsibilities - -
  • Demonstrated ability to operate independently in a fast-paced environment, initiate projects and drive them to completion
  • Collaborative spirit -- you’ll be working with team members across the company, contractors, and agencies
  • Passion for building a function from the ground up

We welcome candidates with a range of experiences, so please consider applying even if you don’t meet every criteria. We’re looking for individuals who are particularly strong in a few areas and have interest and capabilities in others.

Rippling is an equal opportunity employer.

Why you should join Rippling

Rippling is the first way for businesses to manage their HR & IT — from payroll and benefits, to employee computers and apps — all in one, modern system.

In just 90 seconds, a company can set up an employee’s payroll, health insurance, work computer, and third-party apps, like Gmail, Microsoft Office, and Slack. It’s the only platform that truly unifies every employee system, and automates all of the administrative work.

Rippling is headquartered in San Francisco and has raised $200M in funding from top-tier investors, including Kleiner Perkins, Founders Fund, Initialized and Y Combinator.