Senior Communications Manager, Platform


Location: San Francisco, California

Job Type: Full time


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Working at Atlassian

Atlassian can hire people in any country where we have a legal entity. Assuming you have eligible working rights and a sufficient time zone overlap with your team, you can choose to work remotely or return to an office as they reopen (unless it’s necessary for your role to be performed in the office). Interviews and onboarding are conducted virtually, a part of being a distributed-first company.

Your future team
Do you want to be part of an incredible growth company – to have a chance to build a strategy that you will implement together with the team? Atlassian is looking for a communications leader to craft and nurture the stories that we share with the world. You will lead communications for Atlassian enterprise, cloud, platform and ecosystem, driving programs for cross-product projects.
You will help Atlassian win enterprise mindshare, showcasing our innovation in cloud offerings and cross-product platform. You'll build the future of Atlassian reputation and act as strategic communications partner to executives across the company, helping them articulate their vision. You'll be part of a global communications team, reporting to the Head of Product Communications.
To help our teams work together, this role requires you to be located in the US time zone. You will work with internal teams located in the Pacific and Sydney time zones.

What you'll do

  • Partner with marketing team to build and evolve Atlassian positioning for enterprise customers and stakeholders, and the Atlassian platform narrative
  • Develop a external communications strategy for Atlassian enterprise, cloud, platform and ecosystem, and execute on it in relevant earned channels, partnering with teams responsible for owned and paid channels in the process
  • Support analyst relations activities related to enterprise and platform areas
  • Execute ongoing external communications campaigns for enterprise, cloud, platform and ecosystem, which includes building talking points and press pitches, researching press targets, and reaching out to press to secure interest
  • Manage speaking opportunities for executives, including creating positioning, event submissions, and external presentations.
  • Contribute to comms team strategy and support cross-product team projects such as external events, analyst days, and product launches.

Your background

  • Minimum of 8 years of communications experience with enterprise technology – in-house or at an agency.
  • Ability to build and run communications programs, independently.
  • Experience in driving agreement and influencing main internal decision-makers on communications programs, applying insights on market trends from media and analysts.
  • Relationships with core enterprise technology journalists and influencers.
  • A knack for knowing what will interest media and industry analysts, and how to fine-tune messaging for different audiences.
  • Assess the value of competing opportunities and articulate the rationale behind decisions.
  • Love for penning messaging platforms, pitches, press releases, and executive speaking points.
  • An interest in the latest moves in technology and the future of work.
More about our team
Everything we do on the communications team is guided by business impact, and every project has one owner who is empowered to make decisions. We determine success metrics up front and restlessly work towards them. We pursue transparency and awareness in everything we do, but we are comfortable not knowing the details on everything. We embrace our "open company, no bullshit" value and have the courage to tell it like it is. We're good listeners, especially the voice of our customer. We move really fast. We take risks and fail (which is OK!). We take away important lessons to ensure we don't repeat the same mistakes again. We play as a team.

Our perks & benefits

To support you at work and play, our perks and benefits include ample time off, an annual education budget, paid volunteer days, and so much more.

About Atlassian

The world’s best teams work better together with Atlassian. From medicine and space travel, to disaster response and pizza deliveries, Atlassian software products help teams all over the planet. At Atlassian, we're motivated by a common goal: to unleash the potential of every team.

We believe that the unique contributions of all Atlassians create our success. To ensure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience, we never discriminate based on race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

To learn more about our culture and hiring process, explore our Candidate Resource Hub.
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