VP of Communications

| Greater NYC Area
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Stash is a digital platform empowering everyday Americans to achieve the dream of greater financial freedom. Our products and tools make saving and investing accessible, affordable and simplified, in order to help our users build and grow generational wealth. 

We are seeking a highly creative, energetic and growth-driven VP who will define and establish our communications strategy and brand voice. Our ideal hire will build strong relationships with key audiences and use their influence and excellent story-telling skills to energize and align both internal and external stakeholders. Reporting to the CMO, the ideal candidate will have a proven record of success, building and positioning brands as well as establishing relationships with trade and consumer press. 

What you’ll do:
  • Develop a comprehensive and actionable Communications strategy to elevate the Stash brand and drive increased engagement with customers, influencers and the media
  • Craft concise and compelling storytelling for our products, features, solutions and tools to clarify and simplify our customer, influencer and media messaging
  • Ideate, coordinate, and execute aggressive growth strategies with the growth marketing team (paid and organic efforts)
  • Partner with HR to develop best practices for internal comms and ensure alignment for our key strategic initiatives and priorities
  • Leverage market/customer research and data insights to develop press-worthy narratives that drive awareness and engagement
  • Oversee key assets including press releases, media updates, exec talking points, presentations, Q&As, fact sheets, industry/competitive/governmental tracking 
Who we’re looking for:
  • 12+ years of experience leading strategic communications in the technology and/or financial services industry
  • Startup experience is a must
  • Superior writing skills with the ability to craft provoking and compelling narratives
  • Significant experience with developing research and thought leadership initiatives
  • Experience managing internal PR teams and external agency relationships
  • Candidate should be a strategic thinker, an inspiring leader, and a team player that is motivated by getting their hands dirty
  • Must be highly motivated, possess a positive attitude, have excellent organizational skills, and exceptional interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • A self-starter, with the ability to work efficiently, managing multiple priorities with tight deadlines
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We believe that diversity and inclusion are essential to living our values, promoting innovation, and building the best products out there. Our success is directly related to the employees that we hire, grow and retain and we believe that our team should reflect the diversity of the customers that we serve.  

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Stash is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by law. Everyone is encouraged to apply.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Equity in Stash                           
  • Flexible Vacation
  • Flexible Remote 
  • Family-Friendly Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
  • 401k
  • Learning & Development & Ergonomic Work Space Stipends
  • Commuter Benefits and Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee referral bonuses
  • Team outings that do not involve trust falls...

Awards & Recognition:

  • Forbes Fintech 50 (2019 & 2020)
  • Best Digital Bank, Finovate Awards (2020)
  • Tearsheet Challenge Awards, Best Banking Card Product - Stock-Back® Card, 2020
  • LendIt Fintech Innovator of the Year (2019 & 2020)
  • Built in NYC's Best Places to work (2019)
  • MarCom Awards Double Gold & Platinum Winner (2018)
  • Webby Award Winner for Best Mobile Sites & Apps in the Financial Services and Banking category (2017)
  • W3 Awards Winner for Best User Experience (2017)

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Location

500 7th Ave, New York , NY 10018

What are Stash Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We are proud to work with Fintech in action (sponsored by Peak 6) and Fintech equity coalition (FEC)
Partners with Nonprofits
We are proud to partner with Comp Sci High, The Greenwood Project, and National Society of Black Engineers.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Stash is proud to have a DEI Committee which has a mission to promote an environment that is diverse, equitable and inclusive for everyone.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
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
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Every employee at Stash has the opportunity to work remote post COVID-19
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Ping Pong, Skeeball, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Learning and Development Stipend
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $1500 for any learning and development opportunities
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend

Additional Perks + Benefits

Flexible Work Schedule and Work/Life Balance. Learning & Development Stipend. Team Building Events and Activities. Demos, Drinks & Data every Thursday followed by Happy Hour. Stocked Fridge (food, snacks, drinks) Beer & Cold Brew on Tap. Catered Lunch on Fridays. Bi-weekly Stash Labs! (Work on passion projects for the day). 4 X Family-Friendly Health Insurance Plans (Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield). Flexible Spending Account (FSA). 2 X Family-Friendly Dental Insurance Plans (Guardian). 1 X Family-Friendly Vision Insurance Plan (VSP).

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