Corporate Communications Associate

Goleta, CA

We’re looking for a self-motivated Corporate Communications Associate to support our internal and external communications as part of our growing Global Communications team. You’ll play a key role driving our thought leadership around the future of work and company culture and will support our global company, ESG, and leadership communications. You’ll be a critical partner to cross-functional teams across the company including CSR, DEI, Deckers Gives, HR, social media, PR and C-suite comms, and be an advisor to some of our most senior leaders. We’re a small but mighty team and this is a highly visible role that will enable you to make a tangible and meaningful impact


We celebrate diversity--of your background, your experiences and your unique identity. We are committed to ensuring an inclusive and equitable workplace where all of our employees can Come as They Are. We believe that when we bring our different perspectives to work, we are truly Better Together.


Your Impact

The primary functions of this role, include but are not limited to:

CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS CONCEPTING, WRITING, AND EDITING 

  • Collaborate with the Global Communications Team to conceptualize, write, and edit communication assets including presentations, speaking points, web copy, emails, invitations, video scripts, social media, press releases, and articles 
  • Provide edits and feedback on communications drafted by other partners  
  • Give input on overall strategy and tone


BUILDING AND EXECUTING ON COMMUNICATIONS PLANS  

  • Work closely with the Global Communications Manager to build and execute on a variety of campaigns and projects  
  • Ensure documentation of projects  
  • Assist with timeline and deliverables  
  • Maintain communications calendar 


COORDINATING WITH INTERNAL CLIENTS AND PARTNERS

  • Meet frequently with internal clients to identify communications needs 
  • Field requests and assess priority and scope level, in conjunction with Global Communications Manager  
  • Lead occasional meetings with communications partners 


ADMINISTRATING VARIOUS COMMUNICATIONS PLATFORMS  

  • Oversees day to day operations, implementation, and organization of internal communications platforms such as Cerkl, the HUB, and digital signage  
  • Maintain accurate and efficient audience distribution lists  
  • Keep communications tools orderly and effective by helping develop processes for intake and project management  


SUPPORTING CORPORATE INITIATIVES SUCH AS EXECTIVE BRANDING AND ALL HANDS 

  • Provides input on tone of leadership communications, considering how to best position their personal brands  
  • Provides input on content for quarterly All Hands meetings  
  • Works with Investor Relations and Legal on occasional crisis communications


Who You Are

  • You are versatile and able to adapt to the brand voice of the company and style that is most appropriate for the content format. 
  • You enjoy working hard with a smart and talented team and are comfortable speaking up and making your opinion heard. 
  • You are a creative, flexible problem solver who loves to write, optimize and adjust copy to resonate with the target audience. 
  • You have an attention to detail, a level of consistency and creativity that enables you to generate work products with minimal guidance or supervision. 
  • You have an understanding of organizational processes and a knack for improving them, identifying and filling gaps where needed 


We’d love to hear from people with

 

Education/Certifications: 

Bachelor's degree in Communications, PR, Organizational Psychology, or related field 


Work Experience: 

  • 3+ years of writing/editing/proofreading experience in corporate communications, journalism, publishing, public relations, marketing or related field (writing sample required) 
  • Comfortability with both short and long form copy writing  
  • Familiarity with platform management for web and email 


Skills/Competencies: 

  • Conceptual, creative thinker with a passion for writing, storytelling, and the willingness to learn from others 
  • Ability to lead and drive discussions/conversations with executives 
  • Exceptional project management, organization, strategic planning, and analytical skills 
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office 
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, flexing environment 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • High attention to detail and accuracy 


What We'll Give You

  • Competitive Pay and Bonuses - We’ve created a variety of competitive compensation programs to foster career development, reward success and to show our employees just how much they’re valued.
  • Financial Planning and wellbeing - No matter what financial goals our employees have set, we want to help them get there. Our plans provide powerful ways to protect income, pay for expenses and invest in the future.
  • Time away from work - Sometimes we need time away to be with family, focus on our health or just simply recharge. Our plans support our employees’ needs to get out, get healthy and come back stronger than ever.
  • Extras, discounts and perks - Being a valued member of the Deckers Brands team means more than just a paycheck. From generous discounts to community-based programs, we offer a variety of cool extras
  • Growth and Development - Deckers Brands was built on the idea of pursuing passion. That’s why we offer extensive opportunities and support for personal and professional development.
  • Health and Wellness - There’s nothing basic about our comprehensive health and wellness programs and offerings. While at work and at play, we aim to support a healthy lifestyle.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Diversity and inclusion are key to our success. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and our employees are people with different strengths, experiences and backgrounds who share a passion for our brands. We welcome qualified applicants regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, military or veteran status, mental or physical disability, medical condition and all of the other beautiful parts of your identity.

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