Director of Communications
Klout - San Francisco, CA

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We ’re looking for a senior communications professional to build and lead a world-class public relations discipline at Klout. As Director of Communications, you ’ll play a critical role in growing and enhancing Klout ’s reputation and perception across multiple audiences. You ’ll be responsible for setting and then executing on our strategic communication objectives. You ’ll spearhead the development of messages that advance our company and product communication goals, and will establish and maintain relationships with members of the press.

You ’ll provide strategic counsel to the CEO and the rest of the executive team, while managing media interviews, speaking engagements and other thought leadership opportunities. This position reports into the VP of Marketing. Responsibilities: • Drive strategic direction for Klout communications and ensure alignment with company ’s overall business objectives • Create and execute communication plans for new product releases that result in coverage in relevant media outlets • Deliver communications and PR counsel to product, engineering and executive teams • Build industry specific thought leadership program, encompassing interviews, speaking engagements, contributed posts and more • Provide regular reporting on coverage and sentiment as communications plans are delivered in market • Develop and maintain strong relationships with members of relevant business, technology and trade press Here ’s what you need to have: • 8-10 years of experience in corporate communications/public relations, ideally at a consumer web or technology company • Strong network and pre-existing relationships with relevant business, technology and trade press • Outstanding communication and writing skills, and the ability to craft compelling stories regardless of the medium • Previous experience successfully building awareness and visibility for new products and young brands • Ability to work effectively with all levels of an organization, and to prepare executives and other company representatives for media engagements • Proven ability to prepare key messages and story angles to deliver effective executive communications • Strong familiarity and experience with social media platforms as a channel for delivering company messages and fostering interaction • BA degree in communication, English, journalism or equivalent experience. Here ’s what we really want: • Passion for social media and how it is changing the world • A clear point of view on how communications and PR are evolving in this era of always-on, people-driven media • Integrity, professionalism, and a strong team orientation • Previous start-up experience is a strong plus Here ’s what to expect: • Competitive pay, 100% paid health premium benefits and 50% dependent premiums • 401k plan • Stock options • 3 weeks vacation • Catered lunches, snacks, drinks • Passionate people building great products • A fun environment where people get the job done • Appreciation of exceptional science and engineering • Doing something no one has ever done before Klout began with a very simple idea: Everyone has influence —the ability to drive action.

Klout built on this idea to show anyone how he or she can influence the world and its future. Klout was founded in 2008 to empower everyone to unlock their influence. We come to work every day inspired to help people understand the power of their voices and democratize influence. Klout is a privately held company based in San Francisco, Calif.

We ’re a growing startup backed by Kleiner Perkins, among others.

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