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CEO Office - Senior Communications Manager (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich

The Role
As Senior Communications Manager - CEO Office (m/f/d), you will be responsible for managing all internal and external communication coming directly from the CEO or relating to Personio as a company. You are engaging a wide internal and external audience by telling the Personio story. You are communicating our vision as a company and our position on key trends such as sustainability, diversity and inclusion as well as social responsibility. You will help us maintain a high bar in our communication at all times and will be at the forefront of strengthening how we live our core value of transparency.
In this role, you will be a part of Personio’s CEO Office Team and report to the Chief of Staff,  working closely with the CEO, our branding and PR teams as well as a wide range of stakeholders at all levels of the company. 
External Communications
  • Own the creation and execution of the communications strategy for the CEO and manage external communications coming from the CEO
  • Maintain a forward looking communication roadmap and content plan for external posts coming from the CEO and develop relevant content to be published
  • Identify relevant speaking opportunities (conferences, podcasts, industry and government events) for the CEO and manage the content development and preparation process
  • Build and maintain excellent relationships with relevant media across the EU and identify opportunities to proactively position Personio as a leading tech company in Europe
  • Respond to interview requests, prepare written statements, accompany the interview and manage the release process
  • Contribute written content (press releases, blog posts, statements) for external communication purposes around Personio as a company (e.g. funding rounds, corporate social responsibility, leadership updates)
  • Work collaboratively and seamlessly with internal stakeholders to source relevant stories to support corporate communication efforts and collaborate closely with Marketing and PR to ensure unified messaging 
Internal Communications
  • Own the creation and execution of our internal communications strategy to reflect the continued growth of our organization and keep everyone informed on relevant developments
  • Establish and own different communication formats to share relevant information with the team, e.g. through internal blog posts, asynchronous communication, live events, videos, etc.
  • Prepare important communication from the CEO in various formats to different parts of the organization and support him in delivering this communication effectively
  • Evolve our Allteam meeting from a single-location, in-person meeting to a professionally produced hybrid event, that is live streamed from and to over a thousand Personios across our 4 offices and remote every week
  • Support the preparation and delivery of regular company communication, e.g. investor reporting
What you need to succeed
  • You have substantial experience in corporate communications, ideally driving internal and external communications in a startup or big tech environment
  • You have excellent writing skills and the ability to create and execute engaging communication strategies across a variety of formats and channels
  • You have strong network of journalists in Germany and across Europe and are able to drive coverage in relevant outlets
  • You have a high affinity for trends in the areas of software and tech industry and a passion for broader societal topics like sustainability, diversity & inclusion,...
  • Excellent (near native) language skills in both German and English
  • You have strong project and stakeholder management skills
Why Personio
Aside from our people, culture, and mission, there are a variety of additional benefits that help make Personio a great place to work! Work with us and receive:
  • Competitive compensation package that includes salary, benefits, and virtual shares
  •  26 days of paid vacation + 2 days off for Christmas and New Year's Eve (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)
  •  Inclusive, equal opportunity, and multicultural workplace
  •  Annual personal development budget of €1,500 for conferences, courses, books, career coach, etc.
  •  High-impact work environment with short decision-making processes
  •  Opportunity to invest in your retirement via the Personio Pension Scheme
  •  Choose between three mobility options: UNU electric scooter, JobRad® bike or monthly public transportation ticket
  •  Subsidised Qualitrain membership gives you access to 90 fitness studios and sports facilities across Munich for €25 per month
  •  Regular company and team events like Oktoberfest, ski trips, Christmas parties, and more! (COVID permitting)
  •  Mental health support, as we know that mental wellbeing plays a major role in both our personal and professional success. #PersonioCares
  •  Two Impact days you can use to have an impact on the environment and society. One day is for an individual project and one for a company-wide initiative! #SocialResponsibility
  • Find your best way to work with office-led, remote-friendly PersonioFlex! We offer a roughly 50% remote, 50% in-office working framework to suit your needs.
About us
Being a Personio means being part of something big. It means shaping the future of HR, the future of our company, and at the very same time: your future. As one of the fastest-growing B2B SaaS companies in Europe, we have raised $125 million in ‘Series D’ funding in January 2021, making Personio the most valuable HR technology company in Europe. We have a great product and a fantastic team that will continue to grow through 2021, from 500 to 1,000+. We already have more than 4,000 customers with a market that is only waiting to be developed further, but we aim high: Our goal is to build the leading HR platform in Europe.

At Personio, we believe in hiring people like you - ambitious, forward thinkers who want to be m
ore than just another employee. Will you be one of them?

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