Director of Communications

  • 3401 North Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, UT 84043, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

MX is on a mission to improve the financial lives of individuals everywhere. We believe each of us has a moral imperative to use our time and talents to change the world for the better. For this reason, we are creating innovative software and partnering with financial institutions and digital banking providers to bring financial freedom to the lives of individuals, families, and communities. We are a financially strong company with plenty of financing and are cash-flow positive.

Job Description

MX is searching for a Communications Director to amplify our mission, awareness and  build brand love through creative communications initiatives and impactful storytelling.
 

The ideal candidate has a deep background in content PR, a passion for media relations and strong relationships across the financial and business press. You must be an exceptional storyteller, a creative &  brilliant writer with the ability to align to the MX voice and tone, and a strong executor with meticulous planning and execution skills.
 

We're looking for a team player who thrives in a fast-paced startup environment and has a strong belief in the power of data to transform people's financial lives.
 

You’ll get to…

  • Be an excellent writer: Every sentence reflects the MX brand. Attention to detail is very important. You must have high editorial standards and strong copywriting skills

  • Use your ability to develop a communications strategy & plan for MX , as well as develop the appropriate narrative AND the detail messaging.

  • Be Creative! Our communications plans should be able to break through the media clutter and be appealing to our media audiences, while staying true to the MX brand.

  • Use your deep understanding of the media landscape and how to establish and nurture relationships with key journalists, bloggers and influencers.

  • Be a project manager. Your Ability to define an effective plan AND execute that plan.

  • Use your experience with the financial industry and with software companies would be a major advantage.
     

You’ll do it using…

  • Developing communications strategies that support our brand awareness, pipeline, & revenue goals.  

  • Owning our communications strategy and execution, including building key media / reporter relationships, as well as important industry analysts and analyst firms

  • Developing breakthrough press plans and a roadmap that anticipates the variety of topics we wish to communicate

  • Developing and owning the MX and MX Executive Team media, speaking and thought leadership program. You will collaborate with the key stakeholders, but are explicitly responsible for developing both the ideas and the creation of the content.

  • Driving strategy and programs that bring credible 3rd party and voices into our overall comms efforts.

  • Leading organic social media planning and partner with paid marketing to determine how best to leverage emerging platforms.
     

You’ll do it using…

  • Your 10 years experience in communications and/or public relations, including a track record of getting media to engage.

  • Your strong strategic thinking skills  who can craft and convey a great MX story

  • Your experience working with demanding senior executives

  • Driven, self-starter who thrives on owning comms and driving big results

  • Your ability to be scrappy, you aren’t afraid to roll up your sleeves


You’ll fit in by…

  • Thinking like an owner

  • Communicating with honesty, candor, and respect

  • Being resourceful

  • Using common sense

  • Putting ego aside and exhibiting a genuine desire to build

 

You’ll love it because…

  • You are helping to build and support the mission of MX

  • You will collaborate with other incredible minds

  • You will be rewarded and recognized for your high-caliber work

  • You will enjoy autonomy

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
 

At MX , we have an amazing culture and a great story to tell. We help improve the world around us, we are profitable and growing rapidly . We need someone who can take ownership and pride in our storytelling and can execute with precision.
 

MX is the leading provider of Financial Data services enabling its clients and partners to easily Collect, Enhance, Analyze, Present and Act on financial data. Leveraging MX’s platform and products, MX clients are able to understand their customers in real time like never before, allowing them to be truly customer centric empowering them to grow faster and deliver an exceptional customer experience all while reducing costs. Founded in 2010, MX is one of the fastest-growing fintech providers, partnering with more than 1,800 financial institutions and 43 of the top 50 digital banking providers.

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