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Director, Corporate Communications

Culture Amp

Culture Amp

Marketing & Communications
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Join us on our mission to make a better world of work.

Culture Amp is the world’s leading employee experience platform, revolutionizing how 25 million employees across more than 6,500 companies create a better world of work. Culture Amp empowers companies of all sizes and industries to transform employee engagement, drive performance management, and develop high-performing teams. Powered by people science and the most comprehensive employee dataset in the world, the most innovative companies including Canva, On, Asana, Dolby, McDonalds and Nasdaq depend on Culture Amp every day.

Culture Amp is backed by leading capital venture funds and has offices in the US, UK, Germany and Australia. Culture Amp has been recognized as one of the world’s top private cloud companies by Forbes and most innovative companies by Fast Company.

For more information visit cultureamp.com.

The Opportunity at Culture Amp

This is a truly unique opportunity to lead corporate communications for Culture Amp, within the Brand and Communications team. We are the storytellers, curators and custodians of translating strategy, company values and our view on the world of work.

The Director, Corporate Communications will step into a new role at Culture Amp, leveraging work that has been done to build the Culture Amp brand by our team and our agency partners. There is an opportunity to establish a bold public relations, analyst relations and corporate communications approach, taking brand awareness and advocacy to the next level and continuing to grow Culture Amp’s reputation as the leading employee experience platform.

Once you’re in the seat, you will:

  • Lead the public relations, analyst relations and corporate communications approach
  • Establish a corporate communications messaging framework and drive a proactive executive communications agenda
  • Build trusted relationships with C-level and leaders across the entire business, prepare briefs, messaging and presentations as needed
  • Manage our monthly data insights program
  • Work with the product marketing team to amplify impact on product-related news and initiatives.
  • Develop and lead our analyst relations program of work, ensuring strong relationships and two way information flow with relevant analyst organizations
  • Work with our established agency partners across North America, EMEA and APAC to grow share of voice and build advocacy
  • Research, build and produce engaging communications materials
  • Oversee award strategy - including selections and submissions
  • Lead the delivery of external communications projects
  • Provide spokesperson training for internal stakeholders involved in external relations
  • Oversee reporting and metrics that measure and track the results of external communications initiatives

What You Bring to Our Camp:

  • Minimum of eight years of media relations / analyst relations / external communications either in-house or agency, including leadership roles
  • You are a strong written and verbal communicator who recognizes the impact of communications to scale a business.
  • You are able to influence stakeholders and build strong relationships with people across an entire business.
  • Progress over perfection. You are someone who is comfortable operating in an exciting but highly ambiguous environment with tight deadlines. You’re able to make trade-offs to deliver a result that may not be perfect, but “good enough”.
  • You are a creative communicator and a master of storytelling - you understand what makes a good story and can communicate in a compelling way.
  • You are prepared to get in and deliver work. Resourcefulness is a strong skill of yours and you are willing to find quick and easy solutions
  • You’ve got the ability to build trust over time to establish credibility with Exec (note: we are not necessarily looking for someone with instant cred. e.g. badges/prior exp, but rather someone who can build it up by their behavioral patterns, e.g. being reasoned & reliable in delivery)
  • You are a curious learner who is always ready to ask the questions that need to be answered
  • You create structure in ambiguity while being flexible in how you drive outcomes
  • You are an all-rounder who is excited about taking on unique challenges and projects
  • You are intellectually curious about business, and preferably have an interest in studying how hyper-growth SaaS or growth stage companies operate at scale

We believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our success. We're committed to fostering a work environment that truly cares for and develops its people, and creates lasting positive impact. In addition to providing a competitive compensation package, some of the key benefits we offer are:

  • Employee Share Options Program: We empower you to be an owner in Culture Amp and share in our success
  • Programs, coaching, and budgets to help you thrive personally and professionally
  • Access to external providers for mental wellbeing and coaching support to sustain the wellbeing, safety and development of our people
  • Monthly Camper Life Allowance: An automatic allowance paid out each month with your pay - you can spend it however you like to help improve your experience and life outside work
  • Team budgets dedicated to team building activities and connection
  • Intentional quarterly wellbeing pauses: A quarterly company-wide shutdown day in each region to to collectively pause, reset and focus on restoration and rest, without having to tap into individual vacation time
  • Extended year-end breaks: An extended refresh period at the end of year
  • Excellent parental leave and in work support program available from day 1 of joining Culture Amp
  • 5 Social Impact Days a year to make a positive impact on the community outside of work
  • MacBooks for you to do your best & a work from home office budget to spend on setting up your home office
  • Medical insurance coverage for you and your family (Available for US & UK only)

Additionally, we don't just focus on our internal community; we believe in creating a better world of work for all. We're committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, with Employee Resource Groups and ally communities in place.

We have a strong commitment to Anti-Racism, and endeavor to lead by example. Every step we make as a business towards anti-racism is another step we can take to support our customers in making a better world (of work). You can see our current commitments to Anti-Racism here.

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Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds often don't apply for roles if they don't meet all the criteria – unlike majority candidates meeting significantly fewer requirements.

We strongly encourage you to apply if you’re interested: we'd love to know how you can amplify our team with your unique experience!

Thank you for taking the time to read this advert. If you decide to apply, as part of your application, we will ask you to complete voluntary diversity questions (excluding Germany). Please watch this video from our amazing DEI Leader, Aubrey Blanche to share more on why we collect the data and how we will use it.

If you require reasonable accommodations or adjustments to complete the online application or to participate in the interview process, please contact accommodations@cultureamp.com and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.