Technology Communications Manager - 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
Our communications team is looking for a results-driven, media relations strategist to help refine and execute Confluent’s technical communications program. This person will work closely with the head of technical communications to lead product announcements and technical thought leadership. As Confluent defines the data streaming category, this role is critical to educating the media and their audiences about our technology and its game-changing impact on organizations. The candidate will have the opportunity to learn world-class communication practices to strategically place high-quality stories across paid, earned, owned, and shared channels. This is a unique opportunity for someone with a growth mindset who is excited to take calculated risks, experiment with new tactics, and make a huge impact on how the world thinks about data.

What You Will Do:

  • Drive strategy and execution for the product arm of the technical communications program in alignment with company goals to drive awareness for Confluent and the data streaming category 
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the company, including product, product marketing, customer marketing, and external communications, to develop media strategies for product announcements 
  • Partner with the content team to develop unique thought leadership angles around the people who build our product, industry trends, and Confluent’s unique differentiators, and place these stories in paid, earned, owned, and shared channels
  • Maintain and expand Confluent’s media relations program in partnership with our PR agency to ensure the company is top of mind with relevant, high-quality reporters
  • Lead the creation of product press releases with ability to simplify complex concepts, infuse customer-centric storytelling, and maintain a meticulous attention to detail.

What You Will Bring:

  • 3-5 years experience supporting impactful comms programs for companies in the tech space
  • Exceptional communication and writing skills, with an ability to distill technical concepts into digestible and engaging content
  • Demonstrated experience in developing technical thought leadership content from start to finish (high level concepts to publication)
  • Deep understanding of media relations, influential tech reporters, and the most important publications for tech executives and developers 
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure and willingness to embrace change and adapt strategies on the fly
  • A passion for building, driving, and optimizing programs that focus on impact and high quality results 
  • Collaborative attitude with a hunger to learn new things and ability to stay humble and empathetic through any situation; no egos allowed on this team 
  • Propensity to take action with creative problem solving skills and ability to manage multiple projects at a time 

What Gives You An Edge:

  • Agency experience with B2B tech clients and/or in-house B2B tech experience
  • Held leadership roles in product launches 
  • Experience in the open source, cloud, or data space 
  • Spokesperson training skills


Come As You Are

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.

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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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