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

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich

The Role

While Personio is experiencing an exciting period of fast growth, with a team of over 1400+ employees across seven offices in Europe, we are expanding the CEO Office Team, and we’re looking for a highly qualified Senior Communications Manager.

As Senior Communications Manager - CEO Office (m/f/d), you will be responsible for managing all external and internal communication coming directly from the CEO or relating to Personio as a company. You are engaging a wide external and internal 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 while working closely with the CEO.  You will collaborate with 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 all external communication coming from the CEO

  • Maintain a forward-looking  communication roadmap and content plan for external communication coming from the CEO and develop the 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 top-tier 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 interviews and manage the release process

  • Proactively source relevant stories from a variety of Personio teams to support corporate communication efforts and collaborate closely with Marketing and PR to ensure unified messaging

Internal Communications

  • Establish and own different communication formats of the CEO,e.g. internal blog posts, live events, or video messages

  • Prepare important communication from the CEO in various formats to different parts of the organisation and support him in delivering this communication effectively

  • Collaborate with our workplace and people experience teams to evolve  our weekly Allteam meeting to a professionally produced hybrid event, that is live streamed from and to over a 1,400 Personios across our 7 offices and remote locations 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 a communications-related role, ideally driving 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 a strong network of journalists 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) English language skills 

  • 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 pre-IPO equity

  • 28 days of paid vacation, plus another additional day after 2 and 4 years (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)

  • 2 Impact Days you can use to have an impact on the environment and society –  one for an individual project of your choice and one for a company-wide initiative! #SocialResponsibility

  • Find your best way to work with our office-led, remote-friendly PersonioFlex! We offer a roughly 50% remote, 50% in-office working framework to suit your needs

  • Annual personal development budget of €1,500 for conferences, courses, books, career coach, etc.

  • Regular company and team events like Oktoberfest, ski trips, Christmas parties, and more! (COVID permitting)

  • High-impact working environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes

  • Receive generous family leave, child support, mental health support, and sabbatical opportunities with PersonioCares

  • Save money with corporate discounts across brands like Adidas, LG, Bosch, Apple, and more

  • Invest in your retirement via the Personio Pension Scheme, including a Personio contribution

  • Choose between green mobility options, including a JobRad® bike or monthly public transportation ticket

  • Access multiple fitness studios and sports facilities across Germany for €22 per month with a subsidized Qualitrain membership

  • A beautiful, spacious office in the heart of Munich, complete with professional espresso machines, free drinks and snacks, and indoor and outdoor break spaces

About us
We’re using technology to revolutionize the way HR operates, transforming the way millions of people experience work every day. In June 2022 we raised a second Series E funding of $200 million, allowing us to turbocharge this change and making Personio the fastest-growing and most valuable HR technology company in Europe.

With over 6,000 customers and a team of 1,500 in seven offices across Europe, now is the perfect time to join! We’re hiring talented, impact-driven individuals who want to be more than just another employee. Will you be one of them? 

Personio is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to building an integrative culture where everyone feels welcomed and supported. We #EmbraceUniqueness and understand that our diverse, values-driven culture makes us stronger. As we continue to scale, we focus on enabling our employees to grow both personally and professionally.

We are proud to have an inclusive workplace environment that will foster your development no matter your gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, education level, or race.

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