Global Corporate Communications Manager

San Francisco (or global remote) /
Communications /
Full-time
Build the world's fastest Identity and Checkout products

Company Mission

Our mission is to make buying online faster, safer and easier for everyone. Fast Login and Fast Checkout enable a one-click sign-in and purchasing experience that makes it easier for people to buy and merchants to sell. The company’s products work on any browser, device or platform to deliver a consistent, stress-free purchasing experience. Fast is entirely consumer-focused and invests heavily in its users’ privacy and data security. Headquartered in San Francisco with Fast Flex for global employment, we are a privately held company funded by Stripe, Index Ventures, Susa Ventures and other renowned investors.

SUMMARY

Fast is seeking a talented corporate communications professional to run our global public relations efforts outside of the United States.  

ROLE

This is a new position, providing a driven communications professional the ability to create from the ground up a global PR function. Reporting into the CCO, the Comms Manager will have an opportunity to build the program that raises awareness for Fast throughout the world, enhancing our corporate reputation and driving demand for our products outside of the US among key constituents, such as merchants, consumers, prospective employees, industry thought leaders and policymakers. 

The world is your oyster, and the successful candidate will be expected to manage multiple projects across different countries flawlessly and constantly be looking for new opportunities to tell the Fast story.  

Responsibilities include:

-Running best-in-class communications programs, creating and executing strategy to generate proactive media coverage globally
-Possessing journalist-quality writing skills to create news releases, fact sheets, talking points, speeches, op-eds, blog posts, and executive briefing documents
-Working directly with senior executives and being comfortable with telling them when they are wrong
-Giving media interviews in all mediums
-Helping manage public relations agencies
-Managing complex programs and eventsInitiating and owning editorial calendar with long lead times 

Key attributes include: quick thinker, results-oriented, lover of words, able to see the big picture while having a keen eye for detail, collaborative, kind, patient, creative, persuasive, resourceful, well-organized, confident, an initiator, flexible and enthusiastic. This is the right role for you if you are:

-A head-of-the-class media relations strategistComfortable working with tight deadlines, often concurrent, for disparate projects
-A strong listener with a curious mind who can learn about new subjects and translate them into compelling stories for a broad audience
-An exceptional project manager and have the ability to structure and manage multiple initiatives simultaneouslyA self-starter who approaches everything with drive, urgency, and energyExcited to solve hard problems in creative waysSkilled at thinking on your feet and are comfortable in a constantly changing work environmentDeeply savvy with social media platforms used outside of the US


REQUIREMENTS

-5+ years of experience in global corporate communications, with extensive experience managing programs outside of the US, particularly in Australia
-Superb writing and editing skills
-Bonus points if you are a Cubs fan and / or can also write perfectly in another language

Benefits of life @ Fast

*Fast Flex allows all of our employees to choose where they want to work: our office (when open), their home
or any place else in the world.
*Help eliminate passwords and expand e-commerce worldwide
*Innovative engineering and product culture
*Early stage well-funded company
*Inclusion and diversity as a company priority 
*Founders-led company
*Competitive compensation packages 
*Comprehensive benefits (including 99% of healthcare cost and 401k matching)
*Additional benefits include home office reimbursements and snack deliveries