VP, Corporate Communications at Alteryx

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We're looking for problem solvers, innovators, and dreamers who are searching for anything but business as usual. Like us, you're a high performer who's an expert at your craft, constantly challenging the status quo. You value inclusivity and want to join a culture that empowers you to show up as your authentic self. You know that success hinges on commitment, that our differences make us stronger, and that the finish line is always sweeter when the whole team crosses together.
Whether you are looking to make a change in your career or your life, Alteryx is a place where you will find the tools, benefits, and support to make it happen. Just like our technology delivers breakthroughs for our customers, working at Alteryx is a breakthrough for our employees.
Why do people love working at Alteryx? Here, you'll grow and develop the future; make a positive impact on people's lives; collaborate with enthusiastic and brilliant colleagues in a supportive environment; and will be taken care of so you can take care of the people close to you.
Overview:
Reporting to the CMO and serving as an integral member of the Marketing Leadership team, the Vice President (VP) of Communications will be responsible for the development our global communication strategy and manage the team that positions Alteryx as the world's leading data analytics company. The VP of Communications will develop a world-class communications plan, program and team, directly managing communications activities that promote, enhance, and protect our brand reputation, earn us top media coverage in key targeted press and manages the Executive Communications of our CEO, President and CRO and Chief Product Officer (both internal and external.) The VP of Communications will be responsible for the development, integration, and implementation of a broad range of global public relations, industry analysts relations, exec speaking opportunities and organic social media activities relative to the strategic direction and positioning of the organization and our mission.
Responsibilities:
Communications Strategy, Vision and Leadership
  • Develop and implement an integrated strategic communications plan to advance our brand identity & mission; broaden awareness of our product, solutions and community initiatives; and increase the visibility of the company across key external audiences, analysts/influencers and press and build new and unique storylines for the company to tell our story
  • Create marketing/public relations strategy that will allow our leadership to cultivate and enhance meaningful relationships with targeted, high-level external audiences, including the media and key influencers & ensure top coverage from key events like earnings calls, M&A activities, etc. Ensure our executives are prepared, coached and address key talking points that align with targeted media and the outcomes & coverage we want to drive
  • Drive a robust Industry Analyst Relations program that will directly impact our ability to create and define Analytics Automation category leadership. Work closely with Product Marketing and Product teams to define unique, differentiated positioning and build relationships with key Top Tier Industry Analysts.
  • Provide oversight of robust Executive Communications program supporting our CEO, President and CRO, and Chief Product Officer, including development of a communications platform and execution across key internal and external forums. This team works to ensure a tightly aligned story across the senior leadership team that leverages individuals as Subject-Matter Experts (SME).
  • Identify challenges and emerging issues faced by the organization. Work with leadership team and staff to recognize internal and external communications opportunities and solutions, and define and execute appropriate strategies to support them across key channels earned and owned (social media channels)

Communications Operations
  • Serve as a spokesperson and lead point person on media interactions that help promote and/or impact the organization
  • Exercise judgment to prioritize media opportunities, and prepare talking points, speeches, presentations and other supporting material as needed
  • Actively engage, cultivate, and manage press relationships to ensure coverage surrounding product launches, partnerships, programs, special events, public announcements, and other projects
  • Oversee the day-to-day activities of the communications function including budgeting, planning, media reporting and monitoring as well as managing PR agency performance & competitive benchmarking for share of voice ranking
  • Work hand in hand with the Investor Relations team, legal and finance teams to ensure coordinated external communications in and around regulated 'black-out' periods, etc.
  • Work collaboratively across marketing and the entire organization to define and drive compelling Alteryx stories and drive consistency of messaging.

Team Development/Management
  • Recruit and manage a communications team to support the development and execution of the communications strategy
  • Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality
  • Mentor and develop staff using a supportive and collaborative approach on a consistent basis
  • Establish and monitor staff performance and development goals, assign accountabilities, set objectives, establish priorities, conduct annual performance appraisals, and administer salary adjustments

Qualifications:
  • A growth mindset-oriented team player who empowers & manages their team to high performance and works across functions to achieve results
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, or related field is required, an advanced degree is preferred
  • Minimum 10 yrs. experience in a senior comms leadership roles either or both in-house or with an agency
  • Demonstrated skill and comfort in driving the PR agency to proactively build relationships with top tier reporters and editors, and in successfully positioning subject matter experts in the company with key media to achieve high-impact placements
  • Experience and excellent judgment in dealing with C-level executives and helping them find their voice in key communications channels and opportunities
  • Extensive successful writing and editing experience (externally focused) with a variety of print and online communications media
  • Demonstrated experience and leadership in managing a comprehensive strategic communications including: messaging, media relations, social media, exec comms and analysts relations
  • Experience in building, mentoring, and coaching a team of communications professionals
  • Superior management skills; ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports and peers
  • Self-reliant, good problem solver, results oriented

Compensation:
Alteryx is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location.
This role is eligible for variable compensation including competitive salary, bonus and stock grants.
Alteryx is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. This position is also remote-friendly and, as such, compensation will ultimately be in line with the location in which the position is filled. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location.
This role is eligible for variable compensation including bonus and stock grants.
Find yourself checking a lot of these boxes but doubting whether you should apply? At Alteryx, we support a growth mindset for our associates through all stages of their careers. If you meet some of the requirements and you share our values, we encourage you to apply. As part of our ongoing commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, we're invested in building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds, identities, and experiences.
Benefits & Perks:
Alteryx has amazing benefits for all Associates which can be viewed here.
About Us:
Alteryx is the Analytics Automation Company. We unify analytics, data science and business process automation in one, end-to-end platform to accelerate digital transformation. Our unified platform and self-service, easy-to-use interface differentiates us from any other analytics or data sciences solution on the market.
Our Vision is to enable every person to transform data into a breakthrough.
If you require reasonable accommodation to review our website or to apply online, please contact [email protected] Where possible we will work to accommodate your request. Alteryx, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Unsolicited third party/agency profiles and resumes will not be considered.
Find yourself checking a lot of these boxes but doubting whether you should apply? At Alteryx, we support a growth mindset for our associates through all stages of their careers. If you meet some of the requirements and you share our values, we encourage you to apply. As part of our ongoing commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, we're invested in building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds, identities, and experiences.
Benefits & Perks:
Alteryx has amazing benefits for all Associates which can be viewed here.
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What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our culture is casual, but we're driven and work hard! We're empowered to be independent, creative, and innovative. Not only do we care about our platform, but we are deeply passionate about how the work we do impacts the community and our world.

Katelyn

Office Manager

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Bringing Alteryx to more people; democratizing our platform.

Simon

Team Lead, DX

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

I encourage my team members to spend time learning - whether it's joining on-site study sessions to learn more about our product, to participating in Alteryx Academy. I think having a commitment to constant learning and self-improvement allows for creativity to flourish and opens up the doorway to new ideas.

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What are Alteryx Perks + Benefits

Alteryx Benefits Overview

Company Perks & Benefits include:

• 100% company-paid medical, dental and vision benefits.

• Life insurance, disability, and accidental coverage

• Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO) & Volunteer Time Off (VTO per year)

• 401k with company match

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan

• Fitness & Wellness reimbursement program

• Bicycles and frisbee golf to rent in office

• Gym and The Hut Restaurant on the first floor of the building

• Yoga monthly and massages weekly

• Happy hours, release parties, and networking events throughout the year

• Fresh fruit delivery, bagels on Thursdays and catered lunch every other Wednesday

• Beer taps and comfortable lounges throughout the office

• Video and arcade games, ping pong, pool table, and shuffleboard

• Free form "Innovation Days" and "Learning Days" for self-improvement monthly

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Alteryx For Good empowers associates to volunteer 20 hrs/year helping charities such as: Fourmile Watershed Coalition, Habitat for Humanity, A Precious Child or any organization of their choice.
Partners with Nonprofits
AFG Co-Lab is a group of Alteryx experts who have a passion for using analytics for good and want to volunteer their time to help non-profits such as: Connect2Help 211 or Pathways of Hope.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
In our Broomfield office we have an activities committe which plans events for our team including Bring your Child to Work Day and other celebratory events.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We are committed to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at Alteryx. Our ERG's include: BIPOC, Caregivers, Alter.Eco(Green), Alter.Q (LGBTQ+), Veterans and Service, and Women & Allies.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Alteryx pays the full cost of the Associate's medical, dental, and vision coverage.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 2 times an associate's annual salary.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Alteryx offers free In-office yoga.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary and secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Alteryx provides associates with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program allows associates to work from home as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Alteryx sponsors family oriented events annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Alteryx associates receive between 1 and 15 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
Our associates receive 20 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Associates receive 5 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
We provide free bagels on Thursdays. Employees get an office catered lunch every other Wednes
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Alteryx hosts virtual lunch and learn meetings for associates on a regular basis.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Cross-department program, Career mentoring, and Leadership mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Upon approval, we offer $5,250 annually for continuing education.
Time allotted for learning

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