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VP, Communications - Hinge

Hinge

Hinge

Marketing & Communications
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2023
Hinge is the dating app designed to be deleted
In today's digital world, finding genuine relationships is tougher than ever. At Hinge, we’re on a mission to inspire intimate connection to create a less lonely world. We’re obsessed with understanding our users’ behaviors to help them find love, and our success is defined by one simple metric– setting up great dates. With tens of millions of users across the globe, we’ve become the most trusted way to find a relationship, for all.
About the Role
Hinge is seeking an experienced and strategic global communications leader to support and guide the growth of our business, brand, and company. You will be responsible for developing innovative communications strategies, leading a team of communications professionals, and collaborating with senior leaders across Hinge and Match Group. This role reports to the CMO of Hinge.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and drive a global communication strategy that supports business goals and builds the brand’s reputation internationally. Key markets include US, UK, AU, DE, FR, NE, SP.
  • Develop and coach a world-class, high-performing team of communications professionals at Hinge.
  • Oversee all internal and external communications efforts across brand and product, trust & safety, issues management, social impact, and thought leadership.
  • Leverage and grow relationships with key media outlets, journalists, and stakeholders to drive innovative new opportunities and communicate what makes Hinge unique.
  • Monitor and analyze communications metrics and social sentiment to provide insights and recommendations for business and marketing strategy and planning.
  • Support Executive Leadership Team as a trusted advisor and strategic counsel, including the Founder/CEO in thought leadership efforts.
  • Collaborate with Match Group Chief Communications Officer and Senior Leaders as it relates to Comms opportunities, trust & safety issues, and financial reporting.

What We’re Looking For

  • Proven track record in a senior communications leadership role within the technology industry. Agency and Brand experience in consumer tech required.
  • Strong strategic thinking, graceful communicator, empathetic leader, and the maturity to guide a high performing, global team, and collaborate with senior leaders.
  • Extensive experience managing global media relations, PR and crisis communications, and a strong network of contacts.
  • In-depth knowledge of digital media platforms, trends, and emerging communications technologies, engaging the next generation.
  • Collaborative spirit – this work requires deep collaboration with the CEO/Founder, Executive Team, marketing team, product team, legal team and Match Group team.
As a member of our team, you’ll enjoy:
401(k) Matching: We match 100% of the first 10% of pre-tax 401(k) contributions you make, up to a maximum of $10,000 per year.
Professional Growth: Get a $3,000 annual Learning & Development stipend once you’ve been with us for three months. You also get free access to Udemy, an online learning and teaching marketplace with over 6000 courses, starting your first day.
Parental Leave & Planning: When you become a new parent, you’re eligible for 100% paid parental leave (20 paid weeks for both birth and non-birth parents.)
Fertility Support: You’ll get easy access to fertility care through Carrot, from basic treatments to fertility preservation. We also provide $10,000 toward fertility preservation. You and your spouse/domestic partner are both eligible.
Date Stipend: All Hinge employees receive a $100 monthly stipend for epic dates– Romantic or otherwise. Hinge Premium is also free for employees and their loved ones.
ERGs: We have eight Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)—Asian, Unapologetic, Disability, LGBTQIA+, Vibras, Women/Nonbinary, Parents, and Remote—that hold regular meetings, host events, and provide dedicated support to the organization & its community.
At Hinge, our core values are…
Authenticity: We share, never hide, our words, actions and intentions.
Courage: We embrace lofty goals and tough challenges.
Empathy: We deeply consider the perspective of others.
Diversity inspires innovation
Hinge is an equal-opportunity employer. We value diversity at our company and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We believe success is created by a diverse workforce of individuals with different ideas, strengths, interests, and cultural backgrounds.