Communications Manager at Patreon
San Francisco, CA, US

Do you believe that creators should have the ability to get paid for the value they give to their fans? 
We do, which is why we're building Patreon, a platform that powers membership services for creators with established followings. Patreon strives to provide creators with insight, education, and tools that make it possible to retain creative control while running their creative business, so creators can focus on creating and energizing their fanbases.

Our user base has doubled in the last year alone, and we have paid over $150 million directly to creators on our platform. In order to support this level of growth, Patreon is looking for a Communications Manager.

What you will do:

  • Develop plan, pitch and secure coverage for product launches and updates
  • Develop plan, pitch and secure coverage for strategic creator launches
  • Work directly with Community, Social, Events and Creator facing teams
  • Build and develop strong relationships with core teams including product, engineering and data to identify and develop creative ideas for stories
  • Manage speaking submissions, oversee speakers’ bureau, assist in presentation creation as needed
  • Build and foster relationships with media and influencers
  • Develop and maintain relationships with creators, patrons and key partners
  • Assist Head of Communications with reporting and metrics management

Skills and experience you possess:

  • You thrive in fast-paced, scrappy working environments
  • You’re great at building relationships internally and externally
  • You are a strategic and creative thinker
  • You possess excellent written, verbal, and presentation communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • 5-7 years of experience in Marketing, Communications or similar field
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Agency experience a plus

You'll love working here if:

  • You care about getting artists and creators paid
  • You work best in a highly collaborative environment
  • You want to work with teammates who excel at their jobs and have artistic talents
  • You are committed to challenging the status quo and make sure our culture at Patreon is among the most diverse and inclusive places to work

What you will have the chance to learn:

  • Learn from a world class marketing team
  • Be a part of storytelling for an industry changing company
  • You’ll learn how to work cross-functionally with operational and engineering teams including product, brand, trust and safety, data, and event functions.
  • How to blend traditional media outreach with emerging digital influencers

Who you'll work with:

At Patreon, you'll join a high-performing and highly-empathetic team of people who proudly work on fulfilling our mission of funding the creative class. Our culture of creator-first, thoughtful teammates keeps work creative, stretching, and rewarding.