Social Media & Communications Manager in United States

20 days ago
Senior Level
Full Time
Alation continues to hire for roles at various locations with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19 crisis.

Big Data isn’t a problem. It’s an opportunity.
At Alation, we help people find, understand, and trust data, so they not only excel in their work — they drive value for their enterprise, team and role. In the words of one customer, “Alation makes me look like a rockstar.”

More than 250 enterprises drive data culture, improve decision making, and realize business outcomes with Alation, including AbbVie, American Family Insurance, Cisco, Exelon, Finnair, Munich Re, New Balance, Pfizer, Scandinavian Airlines, and US Foods. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Alation was named to Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces list and is backed by leading venture capitalists including Blackstone, Costanoa, Data Collective, Dell Technologies, Icon, ISAI Cap, Riverwood, Salesforce, Sanabil, Sapphire and Snowflake Ventures.

With more than $217M in funding - valued at $1.2 billion, Alation is poised to capitalize on data as an opportunity. Our exceptional Glassdoor ratings reflect a culture that makes coming to work each day a joy. Do you want to join a team that welcomes new ideas, supports your growth, and recognizes your unique value?

Join us!

Alation is seeking a Social Media and Communications Manager to join our growing marketing team. In this role, you will be responsible for delivering content at the heart of culture and at the speed of social. This position will play an integral role in communicating Alation’s value proposition and reputation as we quickly scale. Are you excited about how data is driving innovation in the world? Are you looking to join an innovative, exciting, and leading edge company? If yes, then we would love to hear from you. Alation is consistently a leader with Gartner, Forrester, IDC, Dresner and more. In this role, you'll be part of a team that's defining a new category of data intelligence solutions. This position will report to the Director of Communications and Public Relations.

What you'll be doing:

  • Audit, refresh, and lead organic social media strategy including content planning, day-to-day execution, and communication of key brand moments, partnerships, product launches and news, across all social channels 
  • Partner closely with design team to develop imagery and graphics that bring social strategy to life 
  • Curate content to be used to by marketing, sales, and recruiting across Alation’s social channels (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram)
  • Create and lead an employee advocacy program on social media channels (experience with SoSell a plus)  
  • Strengthen and grow engagement on social media channels, ensuring all external facing content is aligned with Alation’s vision and core values
  • Brief cross-functional Marketing team on social media needs to align with key launches, marketing moments, and other initiatives
  • Prepare, analyze and develop reports on social media performance to internal stakeholders and make recommendations, updates and improvements based on findings on a regular cadence
  • Collaborate with customer marketing to identify relevant customers and curate stories for awards opportunities 
  • Draft press releases, contributed content, and speaking abstracts
  • Collaborate across teams to identify narratives and data that elevate Alation’s positioning in the market  
  • Partner closely with the Director of Communications and PR, and People & Culture team, to establish and execute an internal communication strategy that aligns with company goals, objectives, and employee needs  
  • Identify opportunities to share key milestones, business updates, cross-functional projects, Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DEI) and social justice programs, and people & culture initiatives with the broader company

What you'll bring:

  • 5-7+ years of experience managing LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Hubspot, SoSell, Sprinklr, or other social media scheduling, reporting and listening tools
  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, public relations, journalism or communications is desired but not required
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills across all online and offline channels, 5-7+ years of experience in B2B content marketing, public relations, communications or writing
  • Superior organizational skills and focus with an attention to detail and process
  • Strong project management skills
  • Be comfortable managing multiple editorial cycles at all times, both current and upcoming
  • An understanding of the technical buyer, with experience in big data, data & analytics, and emerging technology markets
  • Flexibility to adapt to a constantly changing market and internal demands
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a group setting


More About Alation
Our founders have come together from different backgrounds: business, engineering, and design. This unique mix from our founding team is important to the Alation culture story. Today, our team consists of creators and communicators with varied backgrounds - from Stanford, to the Indian Institute of Technology, big companies and one-person startups, the United States, and abroad. We continue to seek ever more diverse perspectives as we grow.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate onthe basis of race, name, religion, color, national origin, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Why Alation?
- Market-Leading Data Catalog Provider
- High-growth, collaborative environment with diverse and inclusive teams
- Continuous learning, enrichment and development opportunities
- Competitive pay and health offerings including commuter benefits
- Flexible time off to relax and rechargeand much, much more!