Director, Communications and PR

| Santa Monica
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POSITION SUMMARY

The Director of Communications & Public Relations will manage all internal and external communications efforts for the organization.  Reporting to the Vice President, Brand & Comms, the Director of Communications & Public Relations lead the development and implementation of all earned media efforts to drive brand awareness, build brand credibility and drive investability.   

THE DIRECTOR, COMMUNICATIONS AND PUBLIC RELATIONS HAS SEVEN MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Manage corporate reputation and thought leadership efforts across all key stakeholders groups including media, investors and employees.  
  2. Oversee all earned media opportunities in partnership with external agency to deliver relevant and timely placements.
  3. Actively monitoring media opportunities to join the narrative and to manage crisis situations accordingly. 
  4. Oversee corporate speaking and awards strategy.
  5. Overseeing and developing a variety of press releases and presentations.
  6. Partner with People team on employment brand and communications, partnerships, paid media, and blog content.
  7. Manage relationships, deliverables and budgets of all associated external agency partners.

SOME YEAR 1 DELIVERABLES

  • Development and delivery of comprehensive national brand and product communications campaign
  • Finalize external facing corporate narrative
  • Submit, manage and communicate all corporate awards efforts 
  • Manage executive speaking efforts to meet stated goals and objectives 

SUCCESS METRICS

  • Media placements
  • Media impressions
  • Brand awareness
  • Awards received
  • Speaking engagements secured

EXPERIENCE

  • 10+ years demonstrated experience in public relations, communications or journalism
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Extensive media relations experience 
  • Familiarity with sustainability and/or climate change issues, positions and trends
  • Engagement and stakeholder experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SQLLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

3402 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405

An Insider's view of Inspire

How does your team reward individual success?

Each month we award an "Avenger of the Month". This is an employee that embodies one of our values: Own It, Study It, Coach It, Live It. The Avenger of the Month is also featured on our blog here: https://www.helloinspire.com/blog/avenger-life

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What are Inspire Perks + Benefits

Inspire Benefits Overview

Inspire’s culture balances the serious nature and tone of a professional company with the move-fast-and-execute tone of a rapidly growing emerging tech company. We believe in working hard and producing, but doing it in a positive and friendly environment where collaboration is rampant.

Inspire calls its employees Avengers. It’s a team out to even the score on behalf of the common man, to challenge the status quo and confront apathy and old-world bureaucracy. Every Avenger lives for the mission: To build the world’s most consumer-focused clean power platform and inspire a connected moment towards a brighter energy future. Avengers are scrappy, restless, humble and committed to balancing passion with purpose and profit.

Inspire offers competitive compensation and equity packages, plus benefits such as health, vision, life, and dental insurance - Not to mention, unlimited vacation, 401(k) plan, a dog friendly workplace & LOTS of cupcakes!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Inspire provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Inspire sponsors family oriented events annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Full-time Inspire employees receive unlimited PTO.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Inspire offers relocation assistance for certain roles.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Inspire offers employees professional development opportunities like onsite training courses, the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Inspire hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
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