Head of Brand & Communications (m/f/d)

Head of Brand & Communications (m/f/d)

Job description

Starting Date: as soon as possible

Location: Berlin / Hybrid

Position: Full-time

About the role:

As our Head of Brand PR & Corporate Communications (m/f/d), you will be an integral part of the team and build a new core function to shape our brand and build a lively community around Paua Ventures. You will also be supporting our portfolio companies and act as a sparring partner with regard to their Brand & Communications.


Your main responsibilities will be to

  • Proactively develop, own and safeguard Paua's brand identity and brand positioning (language & tone of voice throughout all communication channels) and increase the brand awareness within the VC and start-up ecosystem

  • Ensure a strong presence (steady drum beat) and the right messaging across all social media channels (esp. LinkedIn & Twitter)

  • Proactively develop & implement internal processes in order to effectively engage and involve the entire team on the brand & coms building journey - you are the orchestrator, but the entire team has to do the heavy lifting!

  • Proactively develop, own & execute formats like dinners, workshops and other events for the various stakeholders within the Paua community

  • Build & manage a content strategy, orchestrate content development within the investment team and proactively create new content that will help us to enhance our positioning (e.g. newsletters, articles/press releases on new investments, portfolio financing rounds, etc.)

  • Be an ambassador for the Paua Ventures brand: build a strong network with your peers in other VC funds and actively embed yourself in the start-up ecosystem


About us:

Established in 2010, we have built our way up to becoming a leading tech investor in Europe with a portfolio of over 30 companies in different growth stages from all over Europe. We are passionate about backing visionary, and exceptionally talented, founders. Besides this we have been fortunate to work with founding teams of companies, such as Pipedrive, Stripe, Detectify or Wandelbots. Our approach as a VC is very service-oriented, providing full support through a proactive partnership, such as operational help in core business development tasks and support in PR & Communication processes.


We are a small and ambitious team that values a great working culture and whose daily work is characterized by flat hierarchies and open communication. Working alongside our Partners, you will get to know the exciting and highly challenging work of a Venture Capital Fund in Berlin and be in charge of your own projects from start to finish.


Requirements

You are the perfect fit, if you share our fascination for technology and start-ups, you are passionate about brand content creation & communication and are a natural relationship builder.


Competencies for success in this role:

  • You have previous experience of at least 4 years in a similar environment (agency, scale up or corporate) for example as Brand Manager, PR Manager, Brand Content Manager, PR Berater, Corporate Communications Manager (m/f/d) or a comparable role.
  • You are a brilliant, dexterous and highly skilled communicator - in all forms and channels.
  • You are enthusiastic about technology and have either worked in a tech environment or have a sophisticated understanding of the press landscape associated to start-ups and venture capital.
  • You are a natural storyteller and have ideas on how to build experiences around a brand. Knowledge about strategic positioning and messaging around a company’s value proposition is a plus.
  • You are creative, show a high degree of proactivity as well as autonomy and you enjoy a fast-paced work environment
  • You have outstanding communication and writing skills in English, fluency in German is a plus

Does this sound like you?

Then we’d love to hear from you! Please send us your CV and let us know about your earliest possible starting date.


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