Communications Manager, Internal Comms

18 Apr, 2021


Communications Manager, Internal Comms

Argo AI
Pittsburgh, PA

Who we are:

Argo AI is in the business of building self-driving technology you can trust. With experienced leaders in the field and collaborative partnerships with some of the world’s largest automakers, we’re building self-driving technology that is engineered to scale globally and transform mobility for millions.

Talented individuals join our team because they share our purpose to make it safe, easy, and enjoyable for everyone to get around cities. We aspire to impact key industries that move people and goods, from ride hailing to deliveries.

Meet the team:

This new position is part of the expanding Communications team that is responsible for telling the Argo AI story, building the brand and managing the company’s reputation with internal and external audiences. The Communications team prides itself on working at a dynamic pace consistent with the media environment and aligned with our startup culture while helping establish Argo AI as a leader in self-driving technology with credible and realistic story-telling.

What you’ll do: 

  • Lead internal communications, developing and executing the strategy for sharing relevant information, news and stories to employees across all our locations
  • Foster the company culture in partnership with People Operations to put the company mission, purpose and values into action
  • Take ownership, with support from cross-functional teams, of the strategy behind and management of employee communications channels including Global All-Hands and Team meetings, Slack and internal website
  • Lead production of weekly Global All-Hands meeting (in-person + broadcast) including:
    • Development, management and executive alignment of meeting agenda
    • Pre-show promotion to employees
    • Coordination, collection and editing of content from various teams into supporting visuals
    • Collaboration with IT for technical support and execution
    • Creation of run-of-show with technical, content (music, videos, backgrounds) and speaker (hosts + guests) prompts/cues
    • Conduct post-production debriefs with hosts and/or technical support to identify and implement improvements
  • Coordination of production and logistics for guest speakers or events in support of company-wide employee resource group activities
  • Develop a consistent and clear format and pace to the dissemination of internal communications
  • Identify impactful storytelling opportunities that can improve camaraderie and corporate reputation

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent relevant experience
  • 5-10 years of work experience in internal, corporate/executive or broadcast communications
  • Skilled writer and editor, and presentation developer, with ability to understand technical information
  • Background or experience in event production, project management, especially broadcast
  • Experience working closely with senior leaders

What we offer you:

  • High-quality individual and family medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Employer-matched 401(k) retirement plan with immediate vesting
  • Employer-paid group term life insurance and the option to elect voluntary life insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid medical leave
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Complimentary daily lunches, beverages, and snacks
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Monthly wellness stipend
  • Professional development reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Discounted programs that include legal services, identity theft protection, pet insurance, and more
  • Company and team bonding outlets: employee resource groups, quarterly team activity stipend, and wellness initiatives

Our Background:

Argo AI was founded in late 2016 by industry experts with extensive experience building robotic systems for commercial applications. Our once-small team has since grown into an over 1,000-person strong company with strategic partnerships with two of the world’s leading automakers: Ford and Volkswagen. Our self-driving system is the first with commercial deployment plans for Europe and the U.S., and thanks to an ability to tap into both automakers’ global reach, our technology platform has the largest geographic deployment potential of any self-driving technology to date.

At Argo AI, we believe that embracing differences delivers superior results. We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive environment for all employees.

Learn more here

Job posted: 2021-04-18