Director, Communications

San Francisco or New York or Remote US

Full Time Executive level / Director
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Posted 1 month ago

We are building out the Communications team at Figma. This is a chance to be a leader in the next phase of building Figma’s brand and an integral part of the global marketing team.
We’re looking for a communications leader who has experience driving impact for high-growth companies, preferably in in-house roles. The ideal candidate will have a strong POV, excellent leadership skills, a keen understanding of the media environment and a love for storytelling. The successful candidate will work with leaders across the company to drive, augment and amplify Figma’s story. 

What you'll be doing:

  • Mine, shape and tell Figma’s stories through earned media, speaking opportunities, and content
  • Drive comms infrastructure for scale - internal trainings, collateral, best practices
  • Partner with product, sales, and tech teams on earned media and thought leadership
  • Build and nurture long-term relationships with reporters
  • Build relationships with key analysts covering Figma and the design space and drive our AR narratives
  • Serve as a spokesperson for Figma

We're looking for someone with:

  • Experience scaling in dynamic communications functions
  • A proven track record driving key media moments and long-term narratives for dynamic organizations
  • The ability to communicate persuasively, both internally and externally and excellent writing skills
  • An optimistic approach to problem-solving
  • An ability - and love - for serving as both a strategist and a doer
  • 10+ years experience in communications, including working in-house with tech companies
About FigmaFigma is the open design company founded in 2012 by Dylan Field and Evan Wallace. With our cloud-based screen design tool, teams achieve a shared understanding around design without worrying about syncing, exporting or installing software. Anyone involved in the product development process can share always up-to-date files with a link. That makes it easy to collaborate on the latest designs and prototypes and see their code attributes. Figma has simplified collaboration across the entire design process for thousands of companies like Microsoft, Slack and Uber and users, including designers, developers, product managers, marketers and others. To learn more and sign up for a free account visit www.figma.com.
At Figma we celebrate and support our differences. We know employing a team rich in diverse thoughts, experiences, and opinions allows our employees, our product and our community to flourish. Figma is an equal opportunity workplace. We are dedicated to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. 
Job tags: Cloud-based Figma
Job region(s): North America
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