Financial and Business Communications Lead at DoorDash
The Communications team is responsible for telling the story of how DoorDash empowers local economies by connecting customers to the best of their communities. The team is a nimble, high-impact group that works cross-functionally with key business stakeholders, touching every corner of the organization. A roll-up-your-sleeves attitude, meticulous attention to detail, and out-of-the-box thinking, coupled with a true team spirit and the ability to juggle projects and priorities, are what make this group so effective. This role on the team will require a deep understanding of financial and business communications, financial media, tax and accounting, and, at least to some extent, investor engagement.This role will involve:
- Leading financial communications within the larger corporate communications team in a fast-paced environment
- Working closely with the DoorDash Finance, Accounting, Tax, and Legal teams, as well as the broader corporate communications team, to develop and communicate our financial story
- Partnering with senior leadership to develop a strong corporate and business narrative told through financial communications
- Representing the communications team in key cross-functional discussions and decisions
- Driving strategic communications initiatives to showcase the health of the DoorDash business—and remain in close partnership with Finance, Accounting, Tax, and Legal
- Managing critical external partner relationships, ranging from outside counsel to partnered PR agencies
- Developing strategic media engagement and execution strategy to elevate the company’s relationship with key financial and business media and influential voices at the national and international level
- You have a minimum of 6-8 years experience in communications, PR or journalism
- You have an exceptional command of business and financial communications
- You are comfortable distilling compelling stories to precise numbers and turning precise numbers into compelling stories— and can effectively present complex subject matter clearly and concisely.
- You are self-motivated with strong organizational skills, analytical talent and attention to detail
- You have deep experience flourishing in fast-paced, fluid and challenging environments
- You are able to work effectively with multiple constituents, including peers and executive management
- You possess excellent people and project management skills, with the ability to lead and manage multiple time-sensitive projects under tight deadlines
- You take your work, but not yourself, seriously—and maintain a good sense of humor about both
- We are leaders - Leadership is not limited to our management team. It’s something everyone at DoorDash embraces and embodies.
- We are doers - We believe the only way to predict the future is to build it. Creating solutions that will lead our company and our industry is what we do -- on every project, every day.
- We are learners - We’re not afraid to dig in and uncover the truth, even if it’s scary or inconvenient. Everyone here is continually learning on the job, no matter if we’ve been in a role for one year or one minute.
- We are customer-obsessed - Our mission is to grow and empower local economies. We are committed to our customers, merchants, and dashers and believe in connecting people with possibility.
- We are all DoorDash - The magic of DoorDash is our people, together making our inspiring goals attainable and driving us to greater heights.
- We offer great compensation packages and comprehensive health benefits.
DoorDash is a technology platform that connects customers with their favorite local and national businesses in over 4,000 cities and all 50 states across the United States, Canada, and Australia. Founded in 2013, the company currently reaches 80+ percent of U.S. households and has the widest selection of restaurants, cementing an industry-leading position in the U.S. DoorDash empowers merchants to grow their businesses by offering on-demand delivery, data-driven insights, and better in-store efficiency, providing delightful experiences from door to door. By building the last-mile delivery infrastructure for local cities, DoorDash is bringing communities closer, one doorstep at a time. Read more on the DoorDash blog or at www.doordash.com.Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
We’re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company, industry, and cities. That’s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of the best and brightest from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunity to excel.