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Communications Lead – The Climate Corporation

As Communications Lead, you will be a key member of the Brand Marketing team, shaping The Climate Corporation communications externally and internally. This position is responsible for strategic communications planning and execution to advance the brand of The Climate Corporation and our digital agriculture products. This position manages leadership-level executive communications, identifying key speaking and outreach opportunities and developing compelling content that resonates with target audiences. This position is also responsible for internal communications, including strategic direction and content management for company-wide and localized communications.

An integral member of the Communications team, this role works closely with media relations, business communications, R&D communications, corporate engagement and Brand Marketing team members as needed to manage deliverables.

This position also works closely with leadership and subject matter experts in the agriculture space, including but not limited to science, engineering, analytics, marketing, and sales and product development to support the strategy for our commercial business. This position also works closely with an outside agency to guide strategy, content and tactical development and execution.

What You Will Do:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ten years of experience in public relations, executive communications or related communications field.

  • Bachelor's degree in communications or related discipline.

  • Experience in PowerPoint deck development and working with graphic designers.

  • Experience developing and executing communication plans and budgets.

  • Exceptional writing, editing and listening skills, with the ability to learn, understand and simplify business and technical information.

  • Strong skills in topical research (for story development and speaking engagement backgrounder development).

  • Experience working and building relationships with diverse stakeholders to build communications strategies, from building objectives and core messaging, to executing on that strategy.

  • Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • The maturity and experience to manage projects and solve problems with minimal coaching.

  • The ability to prioritize and to juggle multiple projects concurrently while meeting critical deadlines.

  • The ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with the media, including developing media relations strategy, developing story pitches drafting messaging, news releases and related materials, securing and tracking coverage, and building relationships.

  • Experience managing an outside agency to develop strategy and execute on deliverables.

  • Experience in agriculture industry.

What We Offer:

In addition to great colleagues and engaging work, we offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and some of the best perks in the industry, including:

  • Superb medical, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits
  • Unique opportunity to make a real world impact - we are solving problems that have a massive impact on farmers’ lives and food security
  • Energetic idea-driven work environment with an exciting culture
  • A driven, talented team that aims to make a large-scale impact through an innovative technology platform
  • Extensive training program on our products and services.
  • Laptop and/or tablet as needed plus mobile phone and Internet service reimbursement.
  • Company vehicle provided (based on expected mileage)
  • 401k matching program
About Us:
The Climate Corporation aims to help farmers around the world protect and improve their farming operations with uniquely powerful software and hardware products. The company’s proprietary Climate FieldView Platform™ combines hyper-local weather monitoring, agronomic modeling, and high-resolution weather simulations to deliver Climate FieldView Prime™, Climate FieldView PlusTM and Climate FieldView Pro™, mobile SaaS solutions that help farmers improve profitability by making better informed operating decisions. The company’s unique technologies help the global $3 trillion agriculture industry to stabilize and improve profits and, ultimately, help feed the world.

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