Sr. Manager, Internal Communications at Zwift
About the role and our team:
Do you have a flair for words and a passion for aligning teams to a common goal? The role of the Internal Communications Senior Manager will be the driver of building, launching, and maintaining the company intranet. This person will learn and amplify the employee “voice” and build programs and common cadences to build awareness and consistency in company internal messaging. Partner with multiple teams to create synergies by building trust through transparent communication. This person will have excellent verbal and written communication, will excel in relationship building, and bring their creative voice to build in the growing Zwift environment.
Zwift is the fitness company born from gaming, and we’re on a mission to make More People. More Active. More Often. The Zwift platform delivers an at-home training game that connects cyclists and runners in over 195 countries and counting! Launched from the sunny shores of Long Beach, California in 2014, we’ve grown to over 300 Watopians (that’s what we call our employees) and we have people in New York, Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro, and London. As much as we want to show you our amazing new offices IRL, please check out our virtual office tours instead.
Some reasons we think you will love it here:
We are an encouraging, innovative, and passionate team. We like bikes. We like running. We also like local ice cream shops, game nights, and our "Pets of Zwift" Slack channel. You'll be surrounded by awe inspiring people, even in your remote work setting. Don't be intimidated by the former Olympians, pro cyclists, and other amazing athletes that work here; our team consists of people from all walks of life. Whether you’re a current Zwifter, at the beginning of your fitness journey, or neither one of these, there is a place for you here. Different perspectives are important, they allow us to continually grow and evolve - One Zwift for All!
Did we mention that we encourage you to workout while you work from home? Zwift, run, yoga….we’re in!
How we’re handling Covid-19:
We are beyond grateful to continue to grow as a company during this unusual time. Our #1 priority is ensure the health, safety, and sanity of our current and future Watopians. We want to share with you what we’re doing and what you can expect.
Since March, all of our Watopians have been working remotely and will continue to do so until we know it is safe to collaborate in person again. As you go through the virtual interview process, don't be alarmed if children or pets make a guest appearance. We won't think twice if we get to meet any members of your family. If we are fortunate to welcome you to the team, we will get you all the necessary equipment, hardware, and furniture needed to get you ergonomically set up and productive at home.
Work From Home (WFH) life can be challenging in many ways. We have and will continue to take steps that ease some of the burden for our Watopians including:
- Monthly stipends to help offset additional expenses incurred with WFH.
- Access to mental health & wellness resources including headspace, unmind, and Spring Health.
We care about you as our candidate too, so let your Talent Engagement Partner know if there’s anything we can do to make your interview process go more smoothly. We are in this together and always looking for ways to enhance our new interview experience.
What you’ll do:
- Create and execute the internal communications plan
- Own the build and launch of the company Intranet
- Create common and consistent best practices for internal messaging
- Craft internal launch emails and FAQ’s
- Partner with the People Teams on engagement efforts
- Collaborate on employer awards submissions
- Create variable internal written resources and templates
What we’re looking for:
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Proven track record of accountability and deliverables
- Ability to have a big picture view and also execute every minute detail
- A trusted partner with high integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality
- Operates in a collaborative manner with ability to partner up and down all levels of the organization and cross-functionally
- Experience working with technical teams and in a start-up environment
- Project Management skills and experience
How to stand out among the rest:
Your resume is enough to show off your skills, accomplishments and experience. However, if you choose to include a cover letter introducing us to your awesome personality, we will read that too.
Of course we are nothing without our values. Our values ground us. They ensure we run and build a company where people love to work, feel like they are welcomed, included, and belong. Only then can they thrive and do their best work. The values we strive to live every day are:
- Make It Fun
- Elevate Teammates
- Cultivate Our Community
- Always Level Up
- One Zwift for All
We strongly believe that different backgrounds and ideas are a competitive advantage; we hire candidates of any race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or family status, disability, Veteran status, and any other status. Zwift is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by emailing [email protected].
Zwift, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.