Head of Corporate Communications & PR (Exec - Reporting to CEO)

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Who We Are
Verkada is the leading physical security platform to protect people, assets and privacy. Designed with simplicity in mind, Verkada’s five product lines - video security cameras, access control, environmental sensors, alarms and visitor management - provide seamless visibility through an integrated secure cloud-based software platform. Over 8,700 organizations worldwide trust Verkada as their physical security layer for easier management, frictionless scalability and cutting-edge innovation.

Overview
As the Head of Corporate Communications and PR, you will report and work directly with Verkada’s CEO and leadership team. Your team will build and execute on global strategies across corporate reputation, crisis communication, policy, public and media relations, internal and external communication, and product launches.

Responsibilities

  • In partnership with the marketing and leadership team, set the roadmap for Verkada’s global PR strategy and corporate communication.
  • Foresee areas of crisis/risk and proactively execute on communication strategies to safeguard Verkada’s reputation across internal and external audiences (especially around industry specific topics: privacy, data, surveillance, etc.).
  • Navigate intense communication needs with rapid response, sound split-tree decision making and a variety of end-to-end solutions knowing only one will be used.
  • Prepare and pitch multiple response strategies, and build messaging for all possible outcomes / involved audiences.
  • Earn media opportunities for company announcements, product launches, and executive highlights.
  • Understand and evolve Verkada’s global reputation and value as we continue to capitalize on new and existing market opportunities.

Requirements

  • 10+ years of experience in communication and PR with relevant industry experience.
  • Expertise in building and executing on corporate reputation and crisis communication strategies.
  • Expertise in identifying PR risk factors as it pertains to surveillance, data, and privacy.
  • Proven track record of managing external/internal communication strategies for high-growth startups in the public eye.
  • Experienced navigating intense communication needs with high-profile individuals.

US Perks & Benefits
- Generous company paid medical, dental & vision insurance coverage 
- Unlimited paid time off & 11 companywide paid holidays 
- Wellness allowance 
- Commuter benefits 
- Healthy lunches and dinners provided daily 
- Paid parental leave policy & fertility benefits

Verkada is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to be a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure all people feel supported and connected at work. A big part of that effort is support for members and allies of our internal communities like Women at Verkada, Pride at Verkada, Multicultural at Verkada and Parents at Verkada.

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An Insider's view of Verkada Inc

How does the company support your career growth?

Verkada is a company with a lot of opportunity and challenges waiting to be tackled. It really is a place where you get to "create your own destiny" while being a part of something great.

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What are Verkada Inc Perks + Benefits

Verkada Inc Benefits Overview

As an organization, one of our top priorities is to maintain the health and wellbeing of our employees and their families. We offer flexible PTO, catered lunch and dinner every day, commuter benefits, comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage, wellness benefits, paid parental leave, fun celebrations, and more!

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Throughout the year we partner with different nonprofits and use our proceeds from internal fundraisers to support their causes.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have 3 committees which include Multi-Cultural Community, Women @ Verkada, and Pride @ Verkada.
Daily sync
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Twice a year we hold a mandatory unconscious bias training for all employees to strengthen our culture and reaffirm our commitment to diversity.
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We offer three different ERGs and will continue to add more as we the company continues to grow.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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