Full-Time

Senior Director

Corporate Communications

Posted on 6/5/2024

Grindr

Grindr

201-500 employees

Location-based social networking app for LGBTQ

Senior

Los Angeles, CA, USA + 1 more

Required Skills
Communications
Journalism
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, or related field or an equivalent of 10+ years of experience in corporate communications, media relations, or related field
  • Excellent corporate communications skills, including external and internal comms
  • Demonstrated experience building integrated comms campaigns across consumer and social
  • Strong understanding of public affairs and levers that can be pulled in varying circumstances and across all media
  • Impeccable written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization and external stakeholders
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and coach and mentor junior staff
  • Knowledge of the LGBTQ+ community and experience working with diverse populations
Responsibilities
  • Lead Grindr's corporate communication strategies, including all external and internal comms
  • Build and oversee integrated comms campaigns that span both consumer and social
  • Manage Grindr's media outreach program, including drafting press releases, managing media inquiries, and preparing our executives for speaking engagements
  • Manage frequent crises and changes that include developing crisis response plans with cross-functional parties and executing them effectively and with alacrity
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key internal stakeholders, as well as media outlets, industry analysts, and influencers
  • Measure and report on the effectiveness of communication programs and initiatives, and use data to inform future strategy
  • Oversee Grindr's internal communications programs, including employee communications, executive communications, and company-wide announcements
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to support key business initiatives, such as product launches, corporate events, and partnerships

Grindr, a leading location-based social networking app specifically tailored for LGBTQ individuals, connects users globally and offers convenience with a web-based version eliminating the need for downloads. It offers a platform that not only fosters community and personal connections but also prioritizes inclusiveness and diversity, embodying values that are crucial in today's workplace. Employing cutting-edge location-based technology to enhance user experience, this company is at the forefront of digital innovation in social networking.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$643M

Headquarters

West Hollywood, California

Founded

2009

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

11%

1 year growth

-12%

2 year growth

6%
INACTIVE