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Senior Manager of Communications

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The position of Senior Manager of Communications has become available at Bowery Farming.

About The Role

As the Senior Manager of Communications, you will be part of a small team responsible for developing and launching consumer and corporate communications strategies that help Bowery maintain its position as the global leader in smart indoor farming.

You will work closely with the Head of Communications, and the broader Marketing team to raise awareness of Bowery’s exceptional produce, the company’s mission and values, executive leaders, and partners. This is a unique opportunity to build a category-defining brand and support rapid growth at a mission-driven company.

What You’ll Do

  • Support the development and execution of a strategic comms plan to maintain Bowery’s leadership position with key stakeholders, including media and consumers
  • Serve as a company media contact and spokesperson; build and foster relationships with key reporters across consumer, top-tier business, tech, local and trade outlets
  • Identify fresh story angles and develop compelling pitches for media; secure a steady cadence of positive coverage on Bowery’s products, the company, and its leaders
  • Identify, assess and support high profile speaking engagements for Bowery’s executive leadership team and employees
  • Draft and edit content, including talking points, blogs, media + event briefing documents, social media posts, and longer form articles
  • Partner with the broader Marketing team on social media engagement, influencer strategy and digital content development
  • Develop integrated comms/marketing campaigns that help advance Bowery’s mission, values and business objectives; manage project execution and planning with the team and cross functionally
  • Support Bowery’s community impact, stakeholder engagement and public affairs efforts
  • Partner with the company’s PR firm to create a regular media coverage dashboard
  • Monitor and share relevant media coverage, trends, and other industry developments

Who You Are

  • Experienced in PR and/or Corporate Communications, preferably in CPG, tech, food, or sustainability spaces
  • A networker with media contacts covering food, consumer, and lifestyle, business, and tech
  • An exceptional storyteller with a deep understanding of what makes something interesting for media
  • An excellent writer/editor with experience drafting talking points, blogs, social media posts and longer form articles
  • Strong ability to break-down complex, technological information in a way that is compelling to a range of external stakeholders
  • Ability to balance strategic vision and tactical execution
  • Entrepreneurial spirit that is proactive and scrappy; you are effective working both independently and collaboratively
  • Excellent organizational skills and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Self-starter who can manage several projects involving multiple stakeholders at once
  • Enthusiasm for Bowery’s mission and how technology can improve the plant and our food supply
  • Ability to work in a flexible environment, in farms, HQ and remotely

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COMPANY

Bowery Farming

POSITION

Senior Manager of Communications

DATE POSTED

Tuesday 12th January 2021

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