Sr. Communications Manager at Moovel Transit
Portland, OR, US
The Job:

moovel is looking for a Senior Communications Manager to lead strategic communications and media relations to help elevate mindshare for moovel North America. The right candidate will have experience in tech and transportation, and will be passionate about moovel’s role in shaping the future of urban mobility. In this position, you’ll develop, manage and deliver on the communications strategy for the company, its products and executives.

We’re looking for candidates that are comfortable at the pace of technology, yet understand the dynamics of managing international stakeholders within a matrixed organization for a world-class brand. As such, you’ll be responsible for driving communications efforts around product launches, company announcements, and other opportunities to tell the moovel story. This includes writing communications plans, briefing and supporting executives, actively maintaining and nurturing media relationships, writing press releases, and supporting the development of product marketing collateral as needed. This is a hands-on position that requires the ability to move seamlessly and efficiently from strategy through supporting tactics. The position reports to the Director of Marketing and is based in Portland, Oregon.

What You’ll Be Doing:

Elevates moovel brand through earned and organic channels via strategic PR and media relations
Serves as NA communications lead; collaborates with global communications team to ensure consistency in messaging and promise
Counsels senior-level executives on communication strategy providing briefings and talking points to support their communications needs
Manages development and implementation of internal communication programs including industry newsletter and company updates
Project manages communications deliverables while keeping key stakeholders updated on progress, milestones and blockers
Proactively documents and reports on press interviews with NA and global stakeholders
Manages moovel’s thought leadership blog, Move Forward, including content strategy and development, author engagement, and post tracking and reporting
Creates messaging frameworks for strategic communications and product marketing initiatives
Maintains and nurtures media relationships including management of national press database with industry pubs, analysts, bloggers and influencers
Attends quarterly North American Communicators conference
Collaborates with marketing team to guide social media activities
Works collaboratively with events management team to discover, plan, and follow-through on local, national and industry events
Provides monthly and quarterly reporting on communication activities
Other duties as required by the Company
Required Qualifications and Skills:

Passionate about the moovel NA story, disruptive technology, and transportation.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Comfortable working closely with C-Suite executives and global teams
Collaborative, flexible approach to marketing and communications activities; able to adapt and grow with the department
Personal tech and business media contacts in one or more U.S. markets.
Knowledge of media planning software, i.e. Meltwater, Cision, etc.
Analytical skills for measuring/tracking success and key performance indicators
A self-starter attitude—ready to act quickly and make an impact without needing to be told
Past experience speaking on the record
8-10 years communications experience; minimum 5 years technology experience required
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

Experience in mobile / wireless industry
Experience in transportation / mobility industry
Special Information (Travel required, physical requirements, etc.):

Additional hours as necessary to accomplish objectives, goals and projects
Travel approximately up to 20% of time
Who We Are:

At moovel, we see the world changing around us. Transportation is experiencing an incredibly rapid transformation with on-demand services and mobile technology changing the way we get around. But this change is good. It connects us with new options, experiences, and people that make our lives richer. moovel builds products that people use every day, whether on a daily commute or vacation in a new place. Join us as we develop solutions that shape cities and interactions within them.

moovel is seeking exceptional people. We expect that you’ll work hard, collaborate often, respect others, and have a good attitude even during the busiest of days. moovel N.A. offers competitive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability benefits at no cost to employees. We also offer a generous holiday schedule with four weeks of PTO annually. Our compensation program includes a 6% retirement contribution, an annual bonus program and competitive base salaries.