Communications Manager

Full time

Rise is building a bank all businesses love, and can't live without! This turns out to be a pretty wild endeavor, so we’re looking to bring someone smart onto our marketing team to help us out.

About the Role

We’re looking for an experienced Communications Manager who will own our PR strategy and significantly raise our public profile . As an early member of Rise's Marketing team, you will get the chance to build out a broader communications function and team over the coming years. You’ll be a good fit for this role if you like working as part of a tight team in a fast moving environment, jumping from handling press enquiries to providing strategic advice to our executive team in a single day.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop a media strategy and tactics that will ensure Rise becomes recognized as a leader in fintech. You’ll position our executives as thought leaders in conversations around the current state and future of finance.
  • Build brand awareness by refining and evolving our approach to telling the Rise story through the media.
  • Manage the relationship with our external PR agency so we maximize the value of the partnership.
  • Develop and maintain lasting relationships with key business & tech media so that they understand Rise's unique position in the financial services and software industry.
  • Advise the executive team on communications strategy and prepare them for interviews and public engagements such as keynote addresses.
  • Support the execution of our broader marketing campaigns to extend their reach.

What You’ll Need

  • Minimum 7 years experience in fintech, financial services, technology, or startup public relations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Track record of providing strategic advice to a senior executive team
  • Strong project management skills and ability to prioritize
  • Experience working with business and technology media. In particular, crafting interesting narratives from complex topics and successfully pitching them
  • If not based in Montreal willing to travel there regularly (at least once a quarter)
Apply Now