San Francisco, CA

Senior Manager, Product Communications at Reddit

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Reddit is a network of more than 100,000 communities where people can dive into anything through experiences built around their interests, hobbies and passions. Reddit users submit, vote and comment on content, stories and discussions about the topics they care about the most. From pets to parenting, there’s a community for everybody on Reddit and with more than 50 million daily active people, it is home to the most open and authentic conversations on the internet. For more information, visit

We are looking for an enthusiastic and thoughtful Senior Manager for Product Communications to join our growing Comms team! Reddit Comms works cross-functionally with executives and leadership across the company to launch new products, develop narratives, mine for stories and build up our thought leaders in an effort to shape the public’s perception of our brand, products and business.

Location: Any of Reddit’s U.S. offices (SF, LA, Chicago, NYC) or remotely from within the U.S.

About the Role 

Our Product Communications Senior Manager will be a crucial part of a developing team, leading strategy, messaging, storytelling and thought leadership in support of Reddit’s vast consumer product org. Reporting into the Director of Product and Consumer Communications, this new role will work closely with Product, Design, UX, Community and Growth teams to help shape the public narrative for Reddit’s evolving community and DTC products on a global scale. An important part of this role will be helping to engage the Reddit community around new product experiences and drive adoption/positive reception. This is a unique opportunity to help steer the perception of the platform, launch new products, and tell the story of Reddit’s unique approach to Community building for the front page of the internet (and the OG of community online).

It’s an exciting time to join Reddit. We’re internationalizing, expanding our business, testing and innovating daily in an effort to tackle our mission of bringing community and belonging to everyone online. There’s never been a greater need for digital community, and this role will be at the forefront of our product story as we enter a new phase of growth.

This is the first product-dedicated role on Reddit’s Comms team, and thus comes with significant opportunity for focus and professional growth.  The position is available remotely, and thanks to Reddit’s recent workplace policy, your location will not affect your pay. This is a deeply cross-functional role.

  What You’ll Do: 

  • Work closely with the Communications team, Consumer Product, Design, Product Marketing, Community, and UX Research teams to develop and tell our community/product innovation story at a global scale.
  • Build, execute, manage and measure strategic communications plans related to Reddit’s consumer product -- including: video + RPAN, Chat, Awards, Premium, etc -- and product-related Business Development launches.
  • Draft high-level messaging, communications strategies and media assets for announcements, activations, partnerships, and product launches.
  • Help develop and manage cross-functional product launch campaigns, working closely with Reddit’s Product and Community teams to translate public messaging about product updates to our passionate community of users and moderators. Is the lead in writing messaging and copy to press/external, and provides guidance to Community for their platform posts.
  • Build relationships with reporters and secure top tier coverage to reach key stakeholders for product news, focusing on consumer tech and internet culture verticals.
  • Create a thoughtful, proactive Thought Leadership program for key leaders across Reddit’s Product, Design and UX Research orgs.
  • Media-train executives, business leads and spokespeople to ensure confidence and key message resonance for public-facing press initiatives, including interviews and speaking opportunities. 
  • Develop internal relationships and attend cross-functional portfolio meetings to stay informed on key initiatives and identify strategic storytelling opportunities.
  • Quickly connect dots and gather information to manage portfolio-related crises and issues. 
  • Help build out Reddit’s relationships with key press, industry influencers, academics and others.
  • Quickly and successfully address media requests in a tactful, pleasant and professional manner.

 What We Can Expect From You: 

  • Bachelor's degree in PR/Communications-related field.
  • 8-10 years of experience in product, consumer and/or partnership communications, preferably with experience in both agency and in-house settings.
  • Strong writer with vision and perspective to help shape narratives and comms strategies on both the portfolio and specific announcement level.
  • Deep experience with media relations and proven results securing coverage across a variety of media beats and tiers  -- ideally with existing relationships at leading consumer tech publications.
  • Creative, opportunistic and proactive storyteller who is constantly mining for stories and unafraid to dig in, research and pitch angles and ideas to the team.
  • Energetic, assertive, results-oriented, self-starter with the desire and ability to go above and beyond. Comfortable with ambiguity and adaptable to different cross-functional personality types, processes and approaches. Proactive leader with a strategic vision, who can manage, mentor and inspire others to do their best work. 
  • Understanding of Reddit’s business (ads) and familiarity with our products.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills, detail-oriented.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • A love of the news and a fluency with news organizations, reporters and the various ways they communicate.

Reddit is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at [email protected].

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What are Reddit Perks + Benefits

Reddit Benefits Overview

Reddit is all about diving into your passions and interests. Our benefits are flexible, putting your wellness needs first, so we can build a vibrant culture where we work and thrive together.

Volunteer in local community
Reddit encourages its employees to take advantage of its Volunteer time-off policy which gives employees eight hours per month to make an impact in their communities via volunteer work.
Friends outside of work
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Reddit offers a 10% discount on pet insurance.
Wellness Programs
Reddit offers personal, professional, and workspace wellness programs.
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Reddit will fund up to $5,000 per year towards your day care FSA.
Generous Parental Leave
Non-birthing parents receive up to 16 weeks of paid parental leave. Birthing parents receive 22+ weeks of paid parental leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Reddit offers up to 17 weeks of paid family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
Reddit will reimburse up to $25,000 for adoption and surrogacy expenses, and provide up to 16 weeks of paid bonding leave.
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
In addition to an unlimited vacation policy, Reddit offers one paid wellness day off per month.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Reddit will fund up to $150 per month towards your parking and public transportation costs to commute into the office.
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Enjoy free lunch in all of our offices!
Stocked Kitchen
All of our offices are stocked with delicious snacks and beverages!
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Utilize your personal wellness stipend to fund your fitness and take advantage of nationwide discounts for Classpass.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend

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