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Head of Communications, Global



Marketing & Communications
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023
About Rippling
Rippling is the first way for businesses to manage all of their HR & IT—payroll, benefits, computers, apps, and more—in one unified workforce platform.
By connecting every business system to one source of truth for employee data, businesses can automate all of the manual work they normally need to do to make employee changes. Take onboarding, for example. With Rippling, you can just click a button and set up a new employees’ payroll, health insurance, work computer, and third-party apps—like Slack, Zoom, and Office 365—all within 90 seconds.
Based in San Francisco, CA, Rippling has raised $700M from the world’s top investors—including Kleiner Perkins, Founders Fund, Sequoia, and Bedrock—and was named one of America’s best startup employers by Forbes (#12 out of 500).

About the role

The communications team is looking for an experienced and creative team member to help tell Rippling’s story in the US and abroad.

This includes, but not limited to, engaging reporters on a regular basis, corporate and product communications, supporting executive communications, and ultimately raising awareness in the US and in new markets.

The role is based in San Francisco.

What you will do
  • Creatively tell Rippling’s story in national, trade, and tech publications.

  • Work cross functionally to generate news when Rippling launches a new product and major company announcements.

  • Manage PR agencies and generate press as we launch new markets

  • Leverage unique data insights to generate news with business and trade publications.

  • An entrepreneurial and creative approach to developing new, innovative ideas that will stretch the organization and push the boundaries within the industry.

What you will need
  • 8+ years of communications experience.

  • Experience creating communications strategies from scratch and developing creative ways to generate news.

  • Exceptional, writer, storyteller, and communicator — can translate complex subjects into simple, compelling narratives.

  • Strong media relations is required. You will constantly engage reporters, both proactively and reactively to generate news and respond to media inquiries.

Additional Information

This role will receive a competitive salary + benefits + equity. The salary for US-based employees will be aligned with one of the ranges below based on location; see which tier applies to your location here.

Tier 1: $151,000 - $205,000/year
Tier 2: $135,000 - $185,000/year
Tier 3: $128,000 - $175,000/year