Senior Communications Manager

  • Torstraße 109, 10119 Berlin, Germany
  • Full-time

Company Description

SmartRecruiters understands that people are the heart of an organization. That’s why we’ve built our modern Talent Acquisition Platform to help companies hire the best! As the hiring success company, we enjoy a collaborative office environment that’s business casual and dog-friendly. We understand that working hard means you should play hard too, that’s why we offer competitive salaries and generous equity. Enjoy catered meals, unlimited snacks, philanthropic activities, and much more. Needless to say, we make sure you’re taken care of.

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Job Description

The Head of Communications will lead all aspects of SmartRecruiters PR and communication strategy and execution, in alignment with our overarching marketing strategy. Reporting to the CMO, she/he works closely with the executive leadership team to craft a cohesive, consumer-facing narrative and drive its delivery through channels such as news/PR, social, editorial (blog), speaking engagements, influencer relationships, etc. A seasoned communications leader, she/he will drive impact, proactively leveraging a broad set of media touchpoints to maintain and extend SmartRecruiters prominence in the public dialogue.


  • Conceptualize and implement an external communications strategy that successfully raises SmartRecruiters public profile including but not limited to partnerships, social, customer announcements.

  • Ideate and drive consistent and compelling storytelling that leverages the assets and stories of our brand, product advances and key executives to prominently drive awareness of SmartRecruiters vision and products. Help editors and writers interpret data and tell a story.

  • Successfully raise SmartRecruiters profile at major industry events and conferences through speaker submission and analyst/ press outreach.

  • Oversee the editorial team and support them in audience building, topic selection, and voice.


  • 5+ years of experience using strategic communications and public relations to create a differentiated brand. Ideally having managed a high performance team.

  • Experience in building and executing media stories and campaigns.

  • Proven ability to create and utilize strong media and key influencer relationships to drive results; experience working with journalists, broadcast and online channels.

  • The ability to create and implement campaigns on social media that touch a varied set of demographics including customers, prospects, and influencers while telling a cohesive story and building audience engagement.

  • Love of the written word and keen attention to detail (the kind of person who has strong opinions on the use of the Oxford comma and frequently identifies typos in newspapers and novels).

  • Initiative; ability to learn new skills and information quickly, and to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to work cross-functionally is a global, distributed environment.

Additional Information

Our Benefits

  • You will be part of a highly professional and motivated team whilst working in an international environment (we have offices in San Francisco, Spokane, Berlin, Krakow and more)

  • Working on a meaningful long-term challenge with high impact

  • We offer a competitive compensation package

  • Thanks to a high level of freedom you can develop new skills and insights

Our values and how we work

We are a highly accountable and collaborative team. This means that everyone owns their goals and drive hard to accomplish them, but also that team members are available to help when needed. We always strive to make everything we do count, and to learn from what we are doing so that it is even better next time. In our marketing, it is very important that we have an authentic voice for recruiters, and that we always push our creative expression.

More About Us

SmartRecruiters has transformed the hiring process by reducing the stress that comes along with attracting, finding, engaging, and hiring new talent. Leading enterprises like IKEA, Visa, Marc Jacobs, and Square have abandoned their outdated Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), for our all-in-one platform. What once started as a freemium product, has now turned into the world’s fastest growing enterprise solution.

We are a fast growing, series C funded ($30M from Insight) start-up on a mission to IPO. If you're looking to surround yourself with bright and passionate individuals that drive you to be your best - you've found the right place! Our transparent and entrepreneurial environment allows you to feel supported, grow your career, and have fun along the way. Everyone is encouraged to be the CEO of their job. This empowers individuals to own their role and have the confidence to explore and implement new ideas. SmartRecruiters believes in promotion from within, so high performance leads to upward mobility.

SmartRecruiters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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