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Communications Manager



Marketing & Communications
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2024

We are seeking a dynamic Communications Manager to join our team at Smartly. This role is pivotal in supporting our external narrative and enhancing brand awareness for Smartly. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in communications, preferably within the tech or adtech industry, and possess exceptional project management skills.

This is a hybrid role: 2 days in our NYC office (more if you like) and 3 days remote.

As a Communications Manager at Smartly you will…

  • Collaborate with the Head of Communications, SVP of Marketing and communications team to develop and execute strategies to amplify the Smartly.io narrative externally including via PR, awards, thought leadership and content partnerships
  • Support external PR efforts, including media relations, press releases, and journalist outreach
  • Manage communications tracker and relevant marketing calendar activities to highlight the team's ongoing projects
  • Coordinate and manage award submissions to increase industry recognition for Smartly
  • Project manage internal communications series such as All-Hands meetings to ensure effective dissemination of key messages within the organization
  • Contribute engaging content to our social media channels in collaboration with the brand team

We are looking for you if you have…

  • Strong project management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven track record of building and maintaining relationships with media contacts
  • Creative thinker with a passion for storytelling and brand building
  • Familiarity with social media platforms and content creation tools
  • A Bachelor's degree in Communications, Marketing, or related field
  • 5-7 years of communications experience, preferably at an agency or in-house at a tech or adtech company.

Perks and Benefits...

  • Five weeks paid time off (PTO), 11 company paid holidays, unlimited sick days
  • Generous healthcare packages & mental health benefits
  • Monthly wellness benefit and learning reimbursement opportunities
  • 401K plus matching & equity grants for all new Smartlies
  • Volunteer time off days & company donation matching opportunities
  • Choice of computer (MAC or PC)
  • And so much more…

The base pay range for this position is as mentioned below per year, plus annual bonus. We take into consideration an individual’s background, expertise, and experience in determining final salary. In addition to annual salary, Smartly.io’s total rewards provide employees with stock options, medical/dental/vision insurance, retirement savings benefits, parental leave, 5 weeks vacation, unlimited sick days, life insurance and disability benefits. To learn more visit https://www.smartly.io/careers#our-benefits. This information is provided in accordance with applicable law. Base pay information is based on market location. Salary in USD: $90,000 - $110,000



Meet Smartly.io

Smartly.io is the AI-powered advertising technology company transforming ad experiences for brands and their consumers. Our comprehensive advertising platform seamlessly integrates the capabilities of media, creative, and intelligence to power more than 800 billion impressions and generate more than 300 billion creatives annually, delivering tangible business outcomes for brands and advertisers. We are the only company managing creative and media for 700+ brands worldwide and $5B in ad spend across the largest media platforms, including Facebook, Google, Instagram, Pinterest, Snap, and TikTok. Our end-to-end technology, unmatched access to media platforms and exceptional customer service help Fortune 500 brands to reach and engage consumers and learn what performs best.

Visit Smartly.io to learn more.