Director of Communications at Lattice
San Francisco, CA, US

About the Role

Lattice is looking for an experienced communications professional who is excited to scale a communications program at a hyper-growth startup in the HR tech space.

 

What you'll do 

You’ll own Lattice’s PR work; partnering with the marketing team to pitch stories related to the future of work, HR technology and employee-centric culture, while also setting up promotional opportunities for Lattice’s leadership team. You’ll work with HR analysts to refine our product positioning and create collateral to accelerate our move up-market. 

You’ll be a horizontal layer across the marketing team working with demand, product marketing, content/community, and design teams to make sure that all of our communications are staying on brand, delivered on time, and aligned with business goals. 

You’ll report to the VP of Marketing and work closely to scale the company communications.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with marketing team to make sure that all of our communications align with Lattice’s brand and business goals
  • Manage the marketing program calendar and internal knowledge database 
  • Craft pitches, press releases and key talking points, owning the internal and external messaging around projects 
  • Develop and cultivate close relationships with key editors, journalists and influencers at business, trade and consumer outlets
  • Identify high visibility opportunities for the business and its senior leaders (e.g., events, conferences, awards etc.)
  • Create a communications and press strategy for how to evolve Lattice’s communications program for an enterprise audience 
  • Work with HR Analysts and Trade Associations to explain Lattice’s story to industry partners

Qualifications 

  • 6+ years of PR/communications experience in B2B, ideally running communications at a high-growth startup
  • Strong relationships with B2B and tech journalists/publications; proven success in securing top tier media coverage
  • Experience managing an external PR agency
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously and prioritize according to ROI
  • Strategic thinker, creative problem solver and clear communicator with excellent writing skills
  • Passion for storytelling and being part of a growing brand
  • Self-starter, who is proactive and highly collaborative
  • Ability to foster strong relationships with executives and act as counsel on external and internal communication needs
  • Good judgment and composure under pressure
  • Trustworthy and able to keep highly sensitive information confidential

Why Lattice?

  • The opportunity to join a very fast growing company built by an ambitious team that’s passionate about solving customers’ needs and loves coming to work every day. (That’s not rhetoric, we really mean it.)
  • A culture that supports and promotes professional growth and development
  • Competitive salary, equity, and benefits
  • Centrally located FiDi office
  • Flexible vacation/time-off policy
  • Other fun perks like continuous learning reimbursements, office snacks & team trips

About Lattice

Lattice is on a mission to build cultures where employees and their companies thrive.  In an age where innovation is happening all around us, there's commonality – people are driving these changes. We offer a solution that helps companies put employees first. Lattice is a people management tool that offers performance reviews, employee engagement surveys, real-time feedback, weekly check-ins, and goal setting in a way that allows companies to focus on employee development, growth, and engagement. Since launching in 2016 we have grown to over 1,800 customers globally, including brands like Slack, WeWork, Reddit, Glossier, and Asana.

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Lattice is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Lattice is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.