Impact Workers

22/01/2023

CLOSED – PR Communications Director

About the role

Sweep is hiring a PR Communications Director to make Sweep an outstanding resource for the climate community and a real driver of change for our planet.

Ideally, you’re based in Paris or London.

Climate change is the defining issue of our time. By empowering companies with technology that helps them manage their climate impact, we believe Sweep can make a meaningful contribution to a better future for all of us. We’ve raised a total of USD 100 Million in 12 months, ready to accelerate on our mission and to have real impact, real fast.

Location: United Kingdom or France (ideally London or Paris)

 

Ok, sounds promising. What will I be doing?

You’ll be responsible for planning and scaling comms, making Sweep the number one brand for carbon management and help generate leads.

You will report to the VP of Marketing and work closely with other marketing functions, such as product, content or field marketing, as well as our agency partners,  to execute the strategy and nurture Sweep’s relations with media, influencers and other stakeholders.

To be more specific, this includes:

1. Drive our internal and external Communication 👫

  • Define and execute a strategic and creative external communications plan, to generate high impact media coverage that promotes the brand and supports sales and marketing priorities
  • Work closely with Marketing and with senior executives to deliver regular content and thought leadership pieces to media, both at a global and regional level
  • Manage our PR agencies and support them with their day-to-day media relations activity, which includes building strong relationships with key media, proactive media engagement for spokespeople, as well as actively monitoring the external news environment for expert commentary opportunities
  • Build and manage our news calendar for the year, strategically combining internal news, from product releases to white paper launches and key hires with current topics in the news cycle
  • Manage our social media presence, by creating content, and interacting with our networks, through comments and likes, to drive traffic and engagement with the Sweep channel

2. Push our presence at key events  📣

  • Discover and manage speaking opportunities at key events that align with our business goals
  • Own the press and comms work for our own events, as well as third-party events, including preparing speeches for  our speakers)to create maximum visibility and brand awareness

3. Track successes 🎯

  • Track all PR and Communications key performance indicators
  • Prepare reporting for senior management and internal stakeholders

 

That sounds just right for me. What do I need to bring?

Glad you asked. This is who we’re looking for:

Qualifications 🏆

  • You bring a minimum of 10 years of experience in communications at an agency or in-house
  • A track record of impact in SaaS B2B PR at strategic and operational level
  • Experience in carbon management and ESG
  • Native fluency in English is required and French is an added bonus
  • Excellent writing skills with experience in both short and long formats
  • Excellent storytelling skills, including concept development and storyboarding
  • Proven expertise turning complex topics problems into simple and engaging content
  • Experience working closely with multi-disciplinary teams

 

Qualities 🧠

  • A hands-on problem solver, self-motivated with a glass half-full attitude
  • An entrepreneurial mind, ready to launch and fail and iterate
  • You’re an empathetic team player that is great at building lasting relationships
  • Attuned to remote collaboration, using digital tools and meticulously documenting work

 

Copy that. And what’s in it for me?

You will be joining an exciting young business that wants to change the world. With a proven track record in starting companies, we’re hitting the ground running and aim to have an impact fast. Joining this journey allows you to grow with us, own your role, and really help shape our path.

You will join a dynamic team of engineers, business minds, creatives and carbon experts spread across Europe and beyond. We’re a fun bunch of people that want to work hard and enjoy ourselves while doing so. We believe in creating a calm environment that knows that life is not just work, and we’ll all be doing better work because of that.

We’re big believers in creating successful businesses that are good for everyone, including society and the planet. That’s why we’re an “Entreprise à Mission” and a Certified B Corp.

We think this might be the ride of our lives. And hopefully yours, too.

Sweep

Sweep is a software platform that helps companies understand, manage and reduce their carbon emissions across their entire business and value chain.

Certified B-Corporation
Size: 51-200
Funding Level: Series B
Total Amount Raised: $99.9 M
Year Founded: 2020

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