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Communications Manager



Marketing & Communications
London, UK
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Job Description:

Remitly’s vision is to transform lives with trusted financial services that transcend borders. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to people who send money around the world. Today, we are reimagining global financial services and building products that extend beyond traditional barriers to give customers access to more of the services they need, no matter where they call home. Join over 2,700 employees worldwide who are growing their careers with purpose and connection with our customers while having a positive impact on millions of people around the globe.

About the Role:

Remitly is looking for an experienced Communications Manager to join the Global Public Relations (PR) team. In the role of Communications Manager, you will report to the Director of Public Relations and play an integral role in driving our PR mission, to consistently deliver the most relevant, impactful, and enduring version of the Remitly story to influence positive sentiment and build trust with our chosen audiences. This role will be based in our London office near Warren Street and will be a hybrid position (50% of your time onsite). #LI-Hybrid

You Will:

  • Develop a deep understanding of Remitly’s business, value propositions, and public audiences
  • Build and manage PR programs across multiple countries
  • Take global and regional strategies and priorities and turn them into communications plans that meet local business needs
  • Be responsible for the day-to-day management of multiple PR agencies, maintaining a high quality bar and ensuring PR efforts are consistent with communications strategy and priorities
  • Drive awareness, engagement, and trust building initiatives from concept to execution
  • Conduct active media monitoring, research media contacts, and make recommendations for new and creative opportunities
  • Track campaign results, analyze opportunities for improvements, and compile relevant reports for leadership
  • Support owned content strategy
  • In partnership with third-party agencies, initiate story and pitch ideas to support program objectives
  • Build media relationships and maintain engagement

You Have:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in English, Journalism, Communications, or Marketing
  • 4-7 years communications and media strategy experience in a corporate or agency environment
  • In-depth knowledge of what makes news and how to generate coverage
  • Experience creating and executing successful campaigns
  • Experience creating strategies that lead to successful media relations
  • Understanding of PR’s role in integrated marketing and reputation management
  • Strong organizational and/ or project management
  • Ability to anticipate challenges and respond to shifting priorities quickly and effectively
  • Desire to build relationships and partner with colleagues across a range of seniority levels and areas of subject matter expertise
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Experience in crisis communications

Our Benefits:

  • Paid Vacation Days
  • Health insurance
  • Commuter benefit
  • Learning and development benefits
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Mental Health & Family Forming Benefits
  • Corridor Travel Benefit Reimbursement

We are committed to nondiscrimination across our global organization and in all of our business operations. Employment is determined based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status or status as an honorably discharge/veteran, pregnancy (including a woman's potential to get pregnant, pregnancy-related conditions, and childbearing), sexual orientation, age (40 and over), national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, physical, mental, or sensory disability (including the use of a trained dog guide or service animal), HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C status, genetic information, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other protected class as established by law.

Remitly is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.