Sr. Director, Corporate Communications/Brand

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Sr. Director, Corporate Communications & Brand

Los Angeles, CA

From .life to .solutions to .news,  Donuts is the global leader in high-quality, top-level domains. Our fresh, relevant new domain names provide variety and choice to easily manage and amplify your digital identity. Donuts Inc. is also the parent company of name.com a leading domain name registrar.  Donuts Inc. is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington with offices in Denver, Austin, Dublin, Los Angeles and Beijing.  Find our more at  www.donuts.domains and name.com. 

Donuts is seeking a versatile, passionate, high-energy marketing communications leader with broad experience to drive strategy, programs, and execute to achieve significant results. Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer this multifaceted role will own the company’s internal and external communications strategy and will drive corporate and vertical messaging and positioning to include global brand identity, public relations, corporate presentations, events and materials. In collaboration with our Executive team and key stakeholders this role will build and advance Donuts products and the name.com brand presence in ways that directly impact valuation, revenue, and perception in the marketplace.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for how Donuts and Name.com is presented to the industry, consumers and internal stakeholders.
  • Build, execute and own brand communications through the B2B, B2C  and internal channels
  • Be a thought leader in earned media, content strategy and brand presentation
  • Lead the presentation and execution of the B2B and emerging B2C brand. This will include overseeing governing body interactions, web presence, social media, events and industry relations
  • Drive and execute upon earned media, public relations, as well as content marketing, event sponsorship, and channel relationship opportunities
  • Facilitate a steady flow of communications from Donuts to the industry and industry regulators to establish our reputation as a key player in the industry and regulatory community
  • Drive key objectives and measurement for global communications function and continue to raise Donuts voice in industry and vertical markets 
  • Partner with others in the marketing team to execute marketing tactics to bring these strategies to life.
  • Implement key communications policies, protocols and best practices 

Required Experience

  • Bachelor's degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • A minimum of 10 years experience in global branding, communications and PR with proven leadership  experience
  • Able to work autonomously, lead a team successfully, and work cross-functionally
  • Enjoy using both your left and right brain to drive program, analyze results, iterate and improve
  • Solid understanding and expertise in performance marketing
  • Exceptional strategic leader, communicator and storyteller. This includes data-driven storytelling, writing, deck creation and presentation
  • Fluidity with using social media to drive brand distinction and conversion
  • Solid experience driving corporate communications through significant scale and growth 
  • Passionate about challenging the status quo and driving new and creative ways of thinking 
  • Positive and proactive approach. A strong sense of urgency with a start-up mentality, and an ability/interest in wearing multiple hats 
  • Extensive experience with media relations, public relations, brand building and internal and external communication 
  • Willingness to travel as needed

A few things to know about us

Donuts offers a competitive compensation and benefits package in a friendly, collaborative culture that values employee engagement and ongoing career development. Donuts also offers some great perks such as a company bonus and generous stock option plan. Donuts is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities and termination.

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Location

Our brand new office is located right in the center of it all in downtown Bellevue! Our beautiful space is close to literally everything...really!!

An Insider's view of Donuts Inc.

What are some social events your company does?

At Donuts we work hard & when it's time, we like to play hard too. There are a myriad of social activities that bring us together to get to know each other outside of the conference room. Fun Fridays, rolling up our sleeves to help at a food bank, teaming up w/colleagues in our annual Hackathon, or competing in a ping pong tourney!

Rob Toledo

Sr. Director, Marketing

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Donuts has a great culture of people that work together as an organization which I believe promotes no barriers to accessibility. People are treated with respect, trust and kindness and work as one team.

Serina Ness

VP, Controller

How does the company support your career growth?

At Donuts, you work alongside high caliber people who are experts at what they do. I've grown immensely by working with individuals and teams across the company. The deep experience your coworkers bring to the table is invaluable to both individual and company growth.

Shannon O'Donald

Product Marketing Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

To use a baseball analogy, I find the best hitters and try not to tell them how to swing.

Alvaro Alvarez

EVP, General Counsel & Secretary

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

Donuts Hackathon! We develop many cool ideas and solutions and it's both fun and professionally rewarding. The BI, Sales, and Registry Support team are currently working on a project that was initiated from last year's Hackathon.

Angela Deng

Project Manager, Operations

What are Donuts Inc. Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Donuts.gives allows employees to volunteer and donate together to benefit local charities like Food Lifeline, Mary's Place and Hopelink.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Donuts values diversity and we respect each others differences.
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Donuts employees may contribute up to the IRS limits annually.
Disability Insurance
Short and long term disability benefits provides 60% of your salary
Dental Benefits
We offer Delta Dental benefits: 100% of diagnostic and preventative costs are covered and after a $50 deductible, 90% of basic services are covered.
Vision Benefits
After a $10 co-pay the VSP vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams and offers $130 for frames or contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Donuts offers different Health Insurance Plans, and will help you to choose the best fit for you!
Life Insurance
Donuts Life insurance is equal to 2 times an employee's annual salary (up to $500k)
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
On site Yoga for all Donuts. Namaste!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Donuts matches employee contributions dollar for dollar up to $5,000 each year
Company Equity
We are all growing this company together, so we provide options for all!
Performance Bonus
Everyone at all levels are in the same bonus plan. We win and or learn as a team!
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide 12 weeks of paid parental leave for the primary caretaker. Donuts also provides 8 weeks of paid leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Whatever it takes to get your job done. Each team has it's own needs, so check in with your manager, but we are a tech company and we are nothing if not agile
Remote Work Program
Just check in with your manager, we are humans and we get that working from home is sometimes necessary!
Family Medical Leave
Donuts meets and fare often exceeds the minimum federal guidelines for FMLA
Company sponsored family events
The company that plays together stays together
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Donuts employees are encouraged to take time off to recharge. We offer 20 days PTO each year. Employees may rollover up to 200 hours into the next year.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Donuts Employees receive 5 days per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Donuts offers two large scale functions for employees and their families each year and departments tend to have a couple of outings on their own as well.
Game Room
Take a break and stretch out in our game room...we offer two ping pong tables, and a Mini-Golf course!
Stocked Kitchen
You want to be at Donuts when the zombie apocalypse occurs. Our snacks are top of the line; you will not go hungry on our watch!
Some Meals Provided
Donuts provides lunch and employees (including the CEO) sit together and catch up. It is not the only day we get the benefit of a free lunch, but it is a scheduled day we gather.
Happy Hours
It's always five o'clock somewhere right?
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Donuts offers job training and the ability to attend conferences (nothing like heading to Vegas in July)!
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers $1,500 to each employee to further their professional education.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Every month Donuts offers everyone a free lunch (with a side of learning).
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Donuts offers $1,500 annually for employees who wish to continue their professional education.
Paid industry certifications
Professional certifications means our employees are gaining knowledge, so yes we love supporting this!
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