Director of Employee Communications

Remote (United States) +1
San Francisco, CA

At Webflow, our mission is to bring development superpowers to everyone. Webflow is the leading visual development platform for building powerful websites without writing code. By combining modern web development technologies into one platform, Webflow enables people to build websites visually, saving engineering time, while clean code seamlessly generates in the background. From independent designers and creative agencies to Fortune 500 companies, millions worldwide use Webflow to be more nimble, creative, and collaborative. It’s the web, made better. 

We’re looking for a Director, Employee Communications to help us build an internal communications function that empowers, inspires, and activates our global team. Reporting directly to the Vice President, People, this leadership role directly impacts Webflow’s growing business and scaling culture with significant and far reaching impact. Responsible for employee-related communications, inclusive of Internal Communications, Executive Communications, Employee Branding, as well as partnership with internal counterparts on External Communications, PR, and Investor Relations. The ideal candidate will draw on a history of crafting clear, engaging, and rich storytelling in a manner that represents the voice of Webflow, eloquently captures tone/tenor of senior leaders, including the CEO & Co-founder, and creatively designs systems, channels, and interventions to proactively manage communications and experiences as the company scales. If you are a strategic thinker with a passion for activating change, we encourage you to consider this opportunity to shape the future of Webflow’s global communications strategy.

  • Location: Remote-first (United States; BC & ON, Canada) 
  • Full-time 
  • Exempt status
  • Our cash compensation amount for this role ranges from $170,000 - $233,000 for most US locations and $188,000 - $259,000 for US locations with a higher cost of labor. All figures cited above are in $USD and pertain to workers located in the United States. Pay is based on several factors including market location, and may vary depending on job related experience, knowledge, qualifications, and skills.
  • Reporting to the Vice President, People

As a Director, Employee Communications, you’ll … 

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive internal communications strategy that engages, informs, and motivates employees.
  • Create and manage internal communication channels, including email newsletters, intranet, social media, and other relevant platforms.
  • Ensure consistent messaging across all internal communications to promote clarity and alignment.
  • Develop and execute employment branding strategies that promote our company as a great place to work.
  • Build relationships with employees, customers, and industry partners to establish a strong employer brand.
  • Work closely with the People and Marketing teams to ensure alignment with overall brand messaging.
  • Build strong relationships with the CEO and Vice President, People to understand business priorities and communication needs.
  • Partner with the CEO and Vice President, People to communicate major company initiatives, business updates, and employee engagement initiatives. 
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to the CEO and Vice President, People on employee communications issues. 
  • Manage a team of communication professionals to deliver high-quality work and meet deadlines.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including People, Marketing, and Corporate Communications, to ensure alignment and consistency in messaging.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and emerging technologies to continuously improve the effectiveness of employee communications

In addition to the responsibilities outlined above, at Webflow we will support you in identifying where your interests and development opportunities lie and we'll help you incorporate them into your role.

You’ll thrive as a Director, Employee Communications if you:

  • Have at least 10 years of experience in internal communications, employee communications, public relations, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in developing and executing communication strategies, capturing and representing the tone and voice of senior leaders and employees.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a focus on storytelling and message development. 
  • Strong leadership and collaboration skills, particularly with cross-functional partners and stakeholders.
  • Experience working with senior executives and developing trusted relationships.
  • Working proficiency of emerging communication technologies and trends.

Even if you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, you should still seriously consider applying. Research shows that you may still be considered for a role if you meet just half of the requirements.

Our Core Behaviors:

  • Obsess over customer experience. We deeply understand what we’re building and who we’re building for and serving. We define the leading edge of what’s possible in our industry and deliver the future for our customers.
  • Move with heartfelt urgency. We have a healthy relationship with impatience, channeling it thoughtfully to show up better and faster for our customers and for each other. Time is the most limited thing we have, and we make the most of every moment.
  • Say the hard thing with care. Our best work often comes from intelligent debate, critique, and even difficult conversations. We speak our minds and don’t sugarcoat things — and we do so with respect, maturity, and care.
  • Make your mark. We seek out new and unique ways to create meaningful impact, and we champion the same from our colleagues. We work as a team to get the job done, and we go out of our way to celebrate and reward those going above and beyond for our customers and our teammates.

Benefits & wellness

  • Equity ownership (RSUs) in a growing, privately-owned company
  • 100% employer-paid healthcare, vision, and dental insurance coverage for employees and dependents (US; full-time Canadian workers working 30+ hours per week), as well as Health Savings Account/Health Reimbursement Account, dependent on insurance plan selection. Employees also have voluntary insurance options, such as life, disability, hospital protection, accident, and critical illness
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave for both birthing and non-birthing caregivers, as well as an additional 6-8 weeks of pregnancy disability for birthing parents to be used before child bonding leave. Employees also have access to family planning care and reimbursement
  • Flexible PTO with an mandatory annual minimum of 10 days paid time off, and sabbatical program
  • Access to mental wellness coaching, therapy, and Employee Assistance Program
  • Monthly stipends to support health and wellness, as well as smart work, and annual stipends to support professional growth
  • Professional career coaching, internal learning & development programs
  • 401k plan and financial wellness benefits, like CPA or financial advisor coverage
  • Commuter benefits for in-office workers

Temporary employees are not eligible for paid holiday time off, accrued paid time off, paid leaves of absence, or company-sponsored perks.

Be you, with us

At Webflow, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. Employment decisions are made on the basis of job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Please note:

To join Webflow, you'll need valid U.S. or Canadian work authorization depending on the country of employment.

If you are extended an offer, that offer may be contingent upon your successful completion of a background check, which will be conducted in accordance with applicable laws. We may obtain one or more background screening reports about you, solely for employment purposes.

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