Who we are:

Argo AI is a global self-driving products and services company on a mission to make the world’s streets and roadways safe, accessible, and useful for all. Our technology is built to enable commercial services for autonomous delivery and ridesharing in cities. 

With experienced leaders in the field and collaborative partnerships with some of the world’s top consumer brands, we’re working block by block, city by city to empower people and businesses to be more successful. We’re individuals driven by strong values to solve complex problems together. Come join us to reimagine the human journey.

Meet the team:

This position is part of the expanding Communications team that is responsible for telling the Argo AI story, building the brand, and managing the company’s reputation with internal and external audiences. The Communications team prides itself on working at a dynamic pace consistent with the media environment and aligned with our startup culture while helping establish Argo AI as a leader in self-driving technology with credible and realistic story-telling.

What you’ll do: 

  • Lead the team responsible for development and implementation of internal and external communications plans to build corporate reputation, focusing on global news, policy, finance, legal, product and safety
  • Drive alignment with cross-functional leaders including Corporate Responsibility, People Operations, Public Policy and Government Relations, Market Operations and Product Development for company messaging and branding initiatives
  • Collaborate with the Strategy, Investor Relations and Finance teams for investor-focused communications, corporate development and M&A
  • Develop and foster strong media and industry analyst relations to drive coverage in business, technology, and consumer media
  • Partner with market and brand communications, content and marketing teams to collaborate and align on storytelling initiatives
  • Take the lead on issues management and crisis communications process preparedness and execution
  • Develop and oversee key performance insights on employee, market operations, social media and product communications

What you'll need to succeed:

  • 10+ years in communications and/or public affairs
  • 3+ years managerial experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing or related field is preferred
  • Experience in policy and financial communications
  • Ability to conduct strategic thinking and oversee tactical execution
  • Solutions-oriented approach working collaboratively across teams
  • Honesty, integrity, respectfulness and perseverance
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Very strong organizational and management agility
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage high-pressure crisis situations
  • Strong people manager with demonstrated experience leading

Nice to haves:

  • Experience working directly with C-suite executives
  • Experience in the technology or automotive industries
  • Existing relationships with tech, finance, and business reporters and analysts

What we offer you:

  • High-quality individual and family medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Employer-matched 401(k) retirement plan with immediate vesting
  • Employer-paid group term life insurance and the option to elect voluntary life insurance 
  • Paid parental leave
  • Adoption & Surrogacy Assistance Program
  • Paid medical leave
  • 30 day ​​paid sabbatical upon 5 years of employment
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Complimentary daily lunches, beverages, and snacks
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Monthly wellness stipend 
  • Professional development reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Discounted programs that include legal services, identity theft protection, pet insurance, and more
  • Company and team bonding outlets: employee resource groups, quarterly team activity stipend, and wellness initiatives

Our Background:

Argo AI was founded in 2016 by industry experts with extensive experience building robotic systems for commercial applications. Our once-small team has since grown into an over 1,700-person strong company with strategic partnerships with some of the world’s leading consumer brands. With global headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate in eight cities across the U.S. and Germany in areas where self-driving technology can have the biggest impact on improving safety, traffic, and transportation equity.

At Argo AI, we believe that embracing differences delivers superior results. We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive environment for all employees.

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