Axios is seeking a Senior Director of Communications -- a digital superstar who can develop plans and strategies aimed at publicly positioning Axios to key audiences through all communications channels. This individual is someone who has served as the architect of creative, incisive campaigns, knows tech well, and is a trusted leader. This individual will work to develop plans and a long-term vision to strategically position Axios in the marketplace. This person should be a consummate ambassador, care about the details, and love working in a collaborative, creative team atmosphere.

 Responsibilities

  • Author an innovative and strategic communications strategy to tell the Axios story to both old and new audiences around the world
  • Work in close collaboration with our executive team to ensure alignment in mission and messaging
  • Oversee public relations programs and initiatives that drive awareness and support business goals
  • Write press materials, including messaging documents, press releases, talking points and briefing sheets
  • Foster and build relationships with reporters and influencers, conferences and media outlets
  • Engage actively with media and influencers
  • Serve as a company spokesperson
  • Manage and develop a small team of communications professionals

Skills and Qualifications

  • Proven leader in the PR field with experience working in fast-paced environments
  • Experience amplifying a brand’s reach and public perception
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Experience managing and growing teams
  • Demonstrated knowledge of digital and social media landscape
  • Ability to project manage and juggle multiple priorities at once  
  • Creative thinker, entrepreneurial mindset

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary care-giver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter and cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture

 

 

 

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