Head of Corporate Communications

Job summary
Permanent contract
Salary: Not specified
No remote work
Experience: > 10 years
Skills & expertise
Generated content
Media relations
AI and machine learning
Creativity and innovation


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Job description

At Dataiku, we're not just adapting to the AI revolution, we're leading it. Since our beginning in Paris in 2013, we've been pioneering the future of AI with a platform that makes data actionable and accessible. With over 1,000 teammates across 25 countries and backed by a renowned set of investors, we're the architects of Everyday AI, enabling data experts and domain experts to work together to build AI into their daily operations, from advanced analytics to Generative AI.

As our Head of Corporate Communications, you’ll develop and implement Dataiku’s external corporate communications and integrated engagement strategies across the globe, with a focus on North American markets.

Reporting directly into our Chief Marketing Officer, you’ll lead the team responsible for building and amplifying Dataiku’s voice and articulating our value proposition. You’ll leverage your experience leading brands in the B2B technology ecosystem to serve as a catalyst of the company’s vision, and be responsible for building and executing our strategic communications function. You’ll also collaborate cross-functionally, and draw on your extensive network of stakeholder relationships to drive agency management.

If you’re passionate about strategic communications, thrive in fast-paced and innovative environments, have a knack for building morale, and possess a keen attention-to-detail, this role may be a good fit for you.

How you’ll make an impact

  • Lead global external corporate communications, executive communications, social media, and corporate media relations, including crisis response.
  • Drive the strategy, planning, and implementation of corporate communication strategies and activities that convey Dataiku’s value proposition, including coordinating with global messaging and initiatives across multiple audiences.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with media, thought leaders, and relevant stakeholders in the AI/ML market. Proactively identify and execute on opportunities to share Dataiku’s story, including pitch, content, and follow-up.
  • Build a plan to further develop a robust spokesperson and influencer network across North America. Support building external platforms and messaging through interviews, op-eds, and speaking engagements.
  • Orchestrate global communication efforts in collaboration with our local leaders and their agencies.
  • Partner with business leaders to educate on communications and public relations strategies, objectives, and priorities. Provide coaching and guidance to the leadership team to enhance their communication and presentation skills.
  • Define key messages on topics relevant to Dataiku's core business and audiences with a focus on developing our profile as a respected thought leader.
  • Engage with the relevant industry groups and forums on key issues relating to the Dataiku core business.
  • Coordinate with various internal teams to support announcements, program updates, and more.
  • Attract, coach, and develop others, understanding team dynamics and strengthening the overall capability of the organization.

What you’ll need to be successful

  • At least 8-10 years of experience in a senior communications management role, both in-house and/or agency, preferably in high-growth and/or technology industry.
  • Experience leading comprehensive strategic communications, media relations, and outreach programs to advance a company’s mission and commercial goals.
  • Demonstrated experience building relationships with media, and in successfully positioning complex subject matter with the media to achieve high-impact placements.
  • Ability to think creatively, with a track record for bringing strategic thinking and product propositions into action plans and output.
  • Strong addition to detail, including ability to balance competing priorities
  • Proven success working closely with external and internal stakeholders, including senior-level executives on messaging, speaking opportunities, media requests, internal communications, and more.
  • Passion for corporate communications and a fast-paced working environment.
  • The ability to think strategically and innovatively, while also employing a hands-on approach.
  • Ability to operate autonomously with a high level of accountability.
  • Interest in AI and ML from a technology, business, and societal impact perspective.
  • Geographic location in the eastern United States
Compensation and Benefits

The final compensation package for this role will be determined during the interview process and is based on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, geographic location, internal equity, education, skill set, experience and training. Eligible roles may also be entitled to receive commission or other variable compensation through Dataiku's incentive compensation program.

Dataiku also offers comprehensive benefits, including stock options, medical, dental, and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, pre-tax commuter benefits, a 401k company match, paid vacations and sick leave, paid parental leave, employer paid disability coverage, and additional health and wellbeing perks and benefits. Dataiku reserves the right to amend or modify employee perks and benefits at any time.

US only national base pay ranges$220,000$270,000 USD

What are you waiting for!

At Dataiku, you'll be part of a journey to shape the ever-evolving world of AI. We're not just building a product; we're crafting the future of AI. If you're ready to make a significant impact in a company that values innovation, collaboration, and your personal growth, we can't wait to welcome you to Dataiku! And if you’d like to learn even more about working here, you can visit our Dataiku LinkedIn page. Our practices are rooted in the idea that everyone should be treated with dignity, decency and fairness. Dataiku also believes that a diverse identity is a source of strength and allows us to optimize across the many dimensions that are needed for our success. Therefore, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment practices are based on business needs, without regard to race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, veteran status or any other aspect which makes an individual unique or protected by laws and regulations in the locations where we operate. This applies to all policies and procedures related to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, performance, promotion and termination and all other conditions and terms of employment. If you need assistance or an accommodation, please contact us at: reasonable-accommodations@dataiku.com

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