Senior Communications Manager - Remote

PAX LabsSan Franciscoa month ago

THE COMPANY:


At PAX we strive to enhance people’s lives through exceptional cannabis experiences. Our curated set of pure full flavor pods and award-winning devices make enjoying cannabis simple and safe. For more than a decade, we have created next-generation devices that deliver enduring quality and wellness benefits through innovations in design and technology, and remain trusted by millions of consumers nationwide. We’re the #1 cannabis brand nationally with top awareness and NPS scores. Our standards allow for the safest vaporization of cannabis on the market. We are passionate about increasing well-being and joy through the power of cannabis, and we are committed to advancing opportunity through supporting social justice, access and equity in the industry.


We are incredibly excited about the tremendous growth of the cannabis industry, inspired every day by how cannabis can change lives, and fortunate for our leading position in the space. Our culture is focused on putting the consumer first, making an impact together, and also having fun along the way! Our team has helped build businesses at the intersection of consumer, technology and wellness, including Apple, Google, Tesla, Uber, GoPro, Fitbit, Constellation, Honest Company, Eaze and more. PAX is backed by leading consumer and technology investors including Tiger Global and Tao Invest, and has raised over $540M in capital.


ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


We are seeking a passionate, strategic, detail-oriented Senior Communications Manager to join our growing organization. In this role, you will tell the world about the PAX brand, our innovation and category-leading products, and the values that shape who we are. You will craft and execute internal and external communications strategies and storytelling, to help drive awareness and deliver the best consumer cannabis experiences. You will have your finger on the pulse of consumer trends, maintain a strong network of media connections and be dialed across social. Most meaningfully, you will value the opportunity — and the responsibility that comes with the privilege — of helping to craft the future of the cannabis industry.


As the PAX Communications Manager, you will:


  • Develop and execute creative public relations strategies to drive transparency around our brand, existing products, future launches, and promotions
  • Own day-to-day public relations efforts, fostering strong working relationships with media
  • Craft compelling written and visual content for a wide array of channels, including press releases, articles, reports, blog, social content, presentations and more
  • Facilitate coverage analysis, reporting and measurement against team critical metrics
  • Develop creative strategies to amplify key initiatives and events, including marketing programs and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives
  • Plan content and lead all aspects of execution of internal communications program, including company All-Hands, team communications and more, to ensure employees are informed on company vision, strategy and key initiatives
  • Support executive communications, including the development of thought leadership strategies, management of our internal speaker’s bureau and penning communications
  • Deliver detailed program management of campaigns, events, programs and more
  • Report to the Sr. Director, Comms & Public Affairs and manage one team member


WHAT WE LOOK FOR IN YOU: 


  • 8+years of meaningful experience in public relations; agency experience preferred
  • Experience at a high-growth cannabis, technology and/or CPG company preferred
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills; excellent copywriting and content creation, with a knack for storytelling and simplifying sophisticated topics into clear messages
  • Self-starter with superior organizational, project management and leadership skills; a confident problem-solver with a clear point of view and the experience to back it up
  • Ability to effectively handle public relations agencies and external partners
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills, with the ability to influence, build consensus and drive collaboration, particularly amongst senior executives
  • Ability to think visually, leading designers, providing clear creative feedback, and developing compelling presentations and graphics to support key narratives
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the latest media, industry and social trends; including the current events and policy issues affecting our business
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, journalism, public relations, english, or equivalent relevant work experience

 

PAX LABS PERKS & BENEFITS:


  • Competitive compensation, equity & bi-annual performance reviews
  • Fully funded comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401K plan
  • Generous PTO policy 
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Monthly wellness reimbursement
  • Cell Phone reimbursement
  • Employee Purchase Program for discounted PAX devices
  • Weekly catered lunch, endless snacks and beverages
  • Dog Friendly HQ in the Mission District of San Francisco
  • Employee Assistance Program including access to online legal support


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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