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Consumer Communications Manager


1 week ago

Job type: Full-time

Hiring from: USA Only

Category: Marketing

At Scribd (pronounced “scribbed”), we believe reading is more important than ever. Join our cast of characters as we build the world’s largest and most fascinating digital library: giving subscribers access to a growing collection of ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, documents, and more. In addition to works from major publishers and top authors, we also create our own original content exclusively for Scribd users. Our community includes over 1M subscribers in more than 190 countries. Join us in turning screen time into quality time!
About the Job:
We’re looking for a communications expert to help us spread the word about Scribd. The Senior Communications Manager will be responsible for building and executing consumer-facing PR campaigns and will lead our author and influencers programs. This role mixes creativity with strategy and will have a major impact on building the Scribd brand. 
About You:
You are a trendspotter and a trendsetter, and you thrive on creating buzz. You have exceptional verbal and written communication skills and demonstrate strong judgement in a fast-paced environment. You don’t mind getting your hands dirty and you’re a team player!

You Have:
  • At least 7 years of communications and PR experience with a global consumer brand 
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience setting strategies and leading implementation of consumer-facing campaigns (strong project management skills)
  • A mix of PR and influencer marketing experience and a strong network of contacts
  • Experience managing PR agencies (U.S and Global)
  • Experience managing vendors and freelancers 
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills
  • Bonus points for in-agency and/or author relations experience

You Will:
  • Manage day-to-day activities with PR agencies
  • Stay up to date on current consumer trends and regularly provide recommendations on how to include Scribd into larger narratives
  • Develop and manage compelling campaigns that demonstrate the value of Scribd’s digital library for a broad consumer audience
  • Build an ambassador program to increase brand awareness; develop strategy and partnerships with social influencers, authors, celebrities, brands, etc.
  • Lead our new podcast initiative; set strategy, own programming and manage go-to-market activities
  • Measure, track and optimize performance of campaigns; develop reports that demonstrate the impact on the business 
  • Draft and edit internal and external communications
  • Assist other departments with communications needs
This is a remote position. The Marketing team and Director of Communications are based in San Francisco.

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