PR and Corporate Communications Manager
Posted on 3/28/2023
United States
Experience Level
  • 8-10 years of experience in B2B or financial technology PR/communications
  • Experience in building out, developing messaging for, and leading executive communications programs
  • Experience in preparing spokespeople for external media engagements and speaking opportunities
  • Experience with financial earnings communications a plus
  • Ability to counsel and influence senior level executives on communications strategy
  • Existing relationships with financial services journalists a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong writer adept at translating complex technology concepts into easy-to-understand content
  • Passion for acquiring deep knowledge about product capabilities, customers, and industry trends
  • Strong prioritization and time management skills
  • Ability to learn on the job and tackle new projects
  • Adaptable to growth and shifting responsibilities
  • Lead corporate announcement strategy and execution, working to drive alignment with cross-functional teams and leadership. Corporate announcements include areas such as financial earnings communications, organizational changes, and leadership announcements
  • Together with our Brand and Digital team, identify opportunities to broaden the reach of stories across paid, earned, and owned platforms
  • Ensure all external communications ladder up to Blend's broader corporate narrative
  • Identify opportunities to leverage spokespeople across different areas of the business to support the stories you are pitching to the media, as well as executive communications and speaker placement at key industry conferences. Responsible for producing prep materials and spending time ensuring executives and spokespeople are prepared for the opportunities secured
  • Partner with Sales and Marketing teams to engage potential customer references and spokespeople who would be a good fit for Blend's external communications and corporate events
  • Work with Head of Communications and Head of Investor Relations to establish a consistent process for executing quarterly earnings announcements, including development of earnings script, Q&A and other required documents
  • Act as an integral member of the communications team and support broader work in building and maintaining Blend's reputation

501-1,000 employees

Digital lending platform
Company Overview
Blend is working to bring simplicity and transparency to financial services so more consumers can gain access to the world’s financial resources. The company operates a digital lending platform that supports and simplifies applications for mortgages, consumer loans, and deposit accounts.
  • Meaningful equity and a 401(k) plan
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Wellness benefits covering a variety of wellness activities, gym memberships, fitness classes and more
  • 16 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Work from home office set up stipend and internet stipend during COVID-19