Stash: VP of Corporate Communications
500 7th Aveneue
New York, NY 10018

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Stash is a digital-first financial services company committed to making saving and investing accessible to everyone. By breaking down barriers and building transparent, technology-driven products, we help the 99% build smarter financial habits so they can confidently save more, grow wealth, and enjoy life.

We are seeking at VP of Corporate Communications who will define and establish our communications strategy and voice, leading efforts to build our corporate narrative and bring our story to the world. Our ideal hire will build strong relationships with key audiences and use their influence and excellent story-telling skills to energize and align both internal and external stakeholders. Reporting to the CMO, the ideal candidate will have a proven record of success, building and positioning brands as well as establishing relationships with trade and consumer press.

What youll do:

  • Craft and execute internal and external communications that express Stashs vision, brand, and position through media relations, executive communications, issues management, and growth focused PR strategies
  • Continue to evolve, evangelize and proliferate Stashs strategic narrative both inside and outside the company
  • Ideate, coordinate, and execute aggressive growth strategies with the growth marketing team (paid and organic efforts)
  • Align with People Ops and HR to develop best practices for internal comms
  • Develop an in-depth understanding across all of Stashs Products and Solutions to effectively create and execute key messaging aligned with organizational strategic objectives and operational performance
  • Craft research and studies to create opportunities for media exposure
  • Collaborate with data science to mine our deep customer data for press worthy narratives
  • Design, develop and implement communications initiatives to build and position our corporate brand and solutions
  • Develop and oversee corp comm assets including press releases, talking points for executives, presentations, Q&As, and briefing documents and fact sheets that create awareness and establish our position
  • Develop a strategy and process for identifying and managing key speaking opportunities for executives and award recognition opportunities for the company
  • Enable and train company spokespeople to deliver consistent and compelling messages
  • Evangelize our message and mission with media, industry organizations, and influencers
  • Keep current on relevant industry, economic, and governmental issues that could impact our business, position or messaging
  • Communicate regular media and issues updates to senior management

Who were looking for:

  • 12+ years experience leading strategic communications in the technology and/or financial services industry
  • Startup experience is a must
  • Superior writing skills with the ability to craft provoking and compelling narratives
  • Experience with developing research and studies
  • Substantial experience running thought leadership initiatives
  • Experience managing internal PR teams and external agency relationships
  • Candidate should be a strategic thinker, an inspiring leader, and a team player that is motivated by getting their hands dirty
  • Must be highly motivated, possess a positive attitude, have excellent organizational skills, and exceptional interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • A self-starter, with the ability to work efficiently, managing multiple priorities with tight deadlines

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We believe that diversity and inclusion are essential to living our values, promoting innovation, and building the best products out there. Our success is directly related to the employees that we hire, grow and retain and we believe that our team should reflect the diversity of the customers that we serve.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Stash is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by law. Everyone is encouraged to apply.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Equity in Stash
  • Flexible Vacation
  • Family-Friendly Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
  • 401k
  • Learning & Development Stipend
  • Commuter Benefits and Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee referral bonuses
  • Stocked fridges & kitchens and catered lunch on Fridays
  • Thursday happy hours
  • Team outings that do not involve trust falls...

Awards & Recognition:

  • Forbes Fintech 50 Most Innovative Fintech Companies (2019)
  • LendIt Fintech Innovator of the Year (2019)
  • Built in NYC's Best Places to Work (2019)
  • Built in NYCs Startups to Watch (2018)
  • Wall Street Journal's "Top 25 Tech Companies to Watch" in 2018
  • MarCom Awards Double Gold & Platinum Winner (2018)
  • Webby Award Winner for Best Mobile Sites & Apps in the Financial Services and Banking (2017)
  • W3 Awards Winner for Best User Experience (2017)

**No recruiters, please.

Full-time

Employee Testimonials

Andre Borczuk
Lead Product Manager

“Stash is one of the select few companies innovating on every front—opening the stuffy, archaic financial sector to the underserved and pushing boundaries every day.”

Erica Bentley
Director of Product Marketing

“Working at Stash is a once in a lifetime career opportunity. To be surrounded by passionate, driven, and collaborative co-workers while also working towards improving people’s financial security is very exciting.”