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Director of Corporate Communications and Brand

Alloy

This is a Full-time position in New York, NY posted January 6, 2022.

You belong at Alloy!

Alloy is an Identity Decisioning Platform, enabling innovative fintech companies and banks to manage KYC, AML, fraud, risk and other components of customer onboarding.

Alloy’s single API enables its customers to access over 80 third party data sources in real-time to improve decision-making and streamline customer experiences.

Alloy is the industry leader, working with companies like Brex and Marqeta, as well as top 20 banks.

We’re backed by venture capital firms that have taken countless companies to IPO like Lightspeed Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Canapi Ventures, Primary Venture Partners, Eniac Ventures, and others and well positioned to bring on incredibly talented individuals to help take us to the next level!

Why we’re hiring

Alloy is seeking a Director of Corporate Communications & Brand to drive the day-to-day external communications plan working closely with the executive team, product managers and other cross-functional leaders, and to ensure the messaging, brand direction and media relations are aligned to Alloy’s business objectives.

This position reports to the VP of Marketing.

The Director of Corporate Communications & Brand plays a critical role in the development of the company’s brand and communications strategy:

  • Develop the communications and content strategy, including developing Alloy’s POVs on industry topics and themes, that drives our corporate brand forward
  • Oversee Alloy’s brand identity program, serve as corporate brand ambassador and provide corporate communications recommendations to help achieve organizational goals
  • Expand our brand reputation within our existing client base through our community, newsletter and other client resources to foster relationships for PR, testimonials, etc
  • Drive client engagement through our community and company events to create brand ambassadors
  • Expand our brand reach through external-facing materials, company and industry events, presentations, and announcements to ensure consistency with the Alloy’s corporate identity
  • Drive day-to-day PR /AR  activities and measure results against goals for all campaigns and programs
  • Create and execute on an AR strategy with key analysts and outlets, responding to briefing requests and keeping analysts informed of new developments
  • Support the development and execution of media events and engagements, including influencer partnerships 
  • Prepare executives for media interactions and public appearances; provide counsel prior to opportunities and manage de-brief and follow up
  • Manage internal company announcements, messaging and presentations
  • Identify and nurture both internal and external speakers, including leadership, SMEs, clients, and industry thought leaders for panels, webinars, and other engagements
  • Work closely with marketing, human resources, sales, and others including executive leadership to enhance our employer brand and drive strong strategies that increase attraction/retainment of top talent

What you’ll be doing

  • Implement measurement tools and analytics to determine effectiveness of overall reputation and communications programs and initiatives.

    Evaluate results through measurable objectives and indicators designed to demonstrate value; adapt communications strategies as appropriate

  • The measurement and effectiveness of PR / AR strategies, initiatives and tactics
  • Build and manage a content and communications team

Who we’re looking for 

  • Seasoned communications professional with a proven track record of managing high-impact, PR / AR programs that deliver measurable results
  • 7+ years PR and/or content experience with B2B technology companies, specifically with fintech/banking industry experience
  • Demonstrated experience in media relations, writing, project management, strategic planning and execution, spokesperson training and coordination of tours/events
  • Demonstrated results in driving strategic storytelling to external audiences and up leveling complex concepts to secure message delivery in targeted business and technical media
  • Ability to quickly learn about a complex, highly regulated space (i.e.

    banking and fintech)

  • Top-notch communication skills, including written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Self-directed strategic thinker capable of collaborating with a wide range of stakeholders and making an impact quickly
  • Strong planning and project management skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong initiative and highly motivated while maintaining professionalism

Benefits and Perks

  • Unlimited PTO 
  • Company Paid Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • 401k with a match up to 4% of your salary
  • $500 to just set up your WFH space
    – a one-time thing
  • Annual Professional Development Budget
  • Annual Citi Bike Membership
  • Monthly Commuter Budget 
  • Monthly stipend for groceries from Public Goods
  • Weekly lunch allowance on Seamless
  • Monthly wellness contribution ClassPass
  • Four Free Therapy Sessions

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

How to Apply

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