Director of Communications and Partnerships
Updated on 5/12/2023
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
  • Self-starter with a proven track record (8-10 years) of brand communications experience as a director (either agency or in-house)
  • Consumer brand PR and/or DTC consumer brand experience required
  • Corporate communications experience is required
  • Incredibly organized, responsive, and able to effectively manage multiple projects at once and on tight deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are a must
  • Ability to manage multiple C-suite executives
  • Passionate about mission-driven brands and storytelling
  • Obsessed with staying current on the news cycle and trends within the categories you're working on
  • You embody a multitasker/collaborator/entrepreneur all in one!
  • Basic understanding of the eCommerce space and web traffic metrics
  • Create and lead the execution of the yearly communications strategy for Grove Collaborative while ensuring objectives and key metrics of success are met
  • Drive awareness and adoption of Grove Collaborative and Grove Collaborative Flagship brand, Grove Co, through strategic, press-worthy PR tactics
  • Effectively communicate the Grove story and mission to the media, agencies, and all external stakeholders
  • Partner with our agencies (both media and partnership) and our in-house brand teams to increase awareness and adoption of Grove owned brands with innovative PR strategies, product launches, 360 marketing campaigns, and media activations
  • Create and lead execution of brand building opportunities with our brand ambassador, Drew Barrymore. Leverage Drew's advocacy for Grove
  • Elevate Grove's C-suite on an ongoing basis in key publications, awards, speaking opportunities, podcasts and more
  • Manage all press for Grove's CEO from a business and financial perspective, including briefing materials and media training
  • Manage all incoming PR requests and brief the correct Grove spokesperson (CEO, CMO, Director of Sustainability, etc.) where needed for press opportunities
  • Own the day to day management of all agency partners in order to set them up for success, including consumer, business and financial PR agency partners
  • Own the management of Grove's celebrity gifting agency, ensuring we are targeting the right celebrities and influencers each month
  • Generate low-lift ideas and activations to keep Grove Collaborative and Grove Co. relevant throughout the year
  • Facilitate the review and approval process of all PR materials, imagery, and creative assets
  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee of this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice
Grove Collaborative
Natural household and personal care
Company Overview
Grove collection believes that a small group of people can change the world for the better. Grove creates products and funds initiatives that help the planet.
  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental
  • FSA, Limited FSA and HSA
  • Life insurance and disability
  • 401(k)
  • Free VIP membership and 25% employee discount
Company Core Values
  • Business as a force for good
  • Protecting our planet
  • Moving Beyond Plastic™