Director Internal Communications - Remote - US

Corporate & Brand

Mountain View, California

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Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion. Have you ever found a new favorite series on Netflix, picked up groceries curbside at Walmart, or paid for something using Square? That’s the power of data in motion in action—giving organizations instant access to the massive amounts of data that is constantly flowing throughout their business. At Confluent, we’re building the foundational platform for this new paradigm of data infrastructure. Our cloud-native offering is designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly stream across the organization. With Confluent, organizations can create a central nervous system to innovate and win in a digital-first world.

We’re looking for self-motivated team members who crave a challenge and feel energized to roll up their sleeves and help realize Confluent’s enormous potential. Chart your own path and take healthy risks as we solve big problems together. We value having diverse teams and want you to grow as we grow—whether you’re just starting out in your career or managing a large team, you’ll be amazed at the magnitude of your impact.

About The Role
Confluent has an audacious mission to set the world’s data in motion with a new category of data infrastructure we pioneered called data streaming. Achieving this massively complex - and rewarding - goal requires that everyone in the company is connected, engaged and inspired for the work ahead.

Reporting to the head of communications, the director of internal communications will work with cross functional teams and executive leadership to define the internal communication strategy while providing ongoing counsel for effective and impactful communications. You can lead with influence and are comfortable working with founders and senior executives. But you’re not in it alone because you will also build and lead a world class communications team.

What You Will Do:

  • Define, develop and execute an impactful internal comms strategy 
  • Pioneer new communications approaches, mediums and channels for a remote-centric workforce
  • Build and lead a world class communications team to make your vision a reality
  • Uncover and develop core themes and a strategic plan for how they cascade to employees through our people, platforms (email, Slack, wiki, etc.) and events (All Hands, CKO, etc.)
  • Create the metrics for success to measure the effectiveness of communications initiatives and to inform future approaches
  • Play a central role in the communication of key company moments like quarterly earnings, team changes, M&A, and product and partner launches
  • Establish repeatable frameworks and playbooks to drive efficiency and predictability
  • Become a trusted advisor for all internal communications needs to our executive team and department heads

What You Will Bring:

  • 8+ years of experience with internal communications and/or employee communications in high-growth environments
  • Strong people management skills with a proven ability to manage, lead and inspire a growing team of communications professionals
  • Exceptional communication, writing, and presentation skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with flexibility 
  • A great teammate who can lead by example and be both strategic and hands-on
  • Able to quickly react and respond with grace under pressure
  • Comfortable collaborating with senior leadership
  • Creative problem solver

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At Confluent, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact. Employment decisions are made on the basis of job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Confluent requires all employees (in office and remote) in the U.S. to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Consistent with federal, state, and local requirements, Confluent will consider requests for reasonable accommodation based on medical conditions/contraindications or sincerely-held religious beliefs where it is able to do so without undue hardship to the company.

Click here to review our California Candidate Privacy Notice, which describes how and when Confluent, Inc., and its group companies, collects, uses, and shares certain personal information of California job applicants and prospective employees.

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Benefits

Best Teammates on Planet Earth
Adjustable Working Arrangements
Robust Benefits
Rest and Recharge Days
Weekly Lunch Spend
Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)

Confluent is Remote-First

At Confluent, we care about how you work - not where. We encourage you to apply for positions outside of the listed location or your immediate region.

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