Zappi is a fast growing advertising and innovation saas platform helping fortune 500 companies such as pepsico, verizon, sofi and mcdonald’s pre-test new ideas and creative content before productionFrom new products, advertising campaigns, product names, logos, packaging or flavors, zappi allows companies to dispense with bad ideas and improve on the good ones.
We bring together top expertise in applied statistics, data science, visualization, ux and engineering, along with the best minds in sales and customer experience to deliver a platform that allows non-expert users to make high-stakes decisions easily and confidently.
To realize our vision we are constantly in search of people who will bring a different perspective, who will challenge our thinking, create value for our customers and apply themselves passionately to our vision and culture.
Zappi is an equal opportunities employer and we consider our diversity to be a major strengthWe maintain a constant dialogue with our teams and wider communities about how we can become a more inclusive place to work.
Who we hire
We believe in hiring people who want a chance to do their best workWe believe driven people operate best in high-trust, small, cross-functional teams who work together with the rest of the business to bring value to our customers.
We believe the best work happens in teams that value improvement, curiosity and continuous learningWe align on the challenges we need to solve and trust teams solve them in the best possible way.
We value experimentation, failing fast and being boldWe practice continuous delivery and fast iterationWe work to avoid politics, gate-keeping, unfairness and toxic behaviorWe believe in transparency, even when it’s unflatteringWe believe in honesty, even when it’s uncomfortableWe treat failure as a learning opportunityWe believe in ethical and responsible business practices and having a positive impact on the environment and our communities.
Role objective: to drive zappi’s agenda through maximizing high value earned impressions and exposure for our brand, our business and product across the marketing, engineering, ad tech and corporate landscape.
We are looking for a seasoned, connected and adaptable communications leader to join our teamIn this role you will partner closely with our ceo, president, marketing leads to maximize zappi’s exposure in the worldWe have built an incredible business and culture and need help getting the earned eyeballs we deserve.
In this role you will:
Responsible for zappi’s corporate communications strategy, maximizing our reach and influence in important media outlets
Pro-actively craft a compelling corporate narrative for zappi - in close consultation with the board to support our growth strategy
Lead investor relationship strategy to ensure zappi is well positioned with analysts and investors through clear engagement strategy and tactics
Maximize zappi’s exposure to targeted investors and funds particularly in the private equity, venture and big technology sectors
Ensure coverage on key hires, investments, partnerships and big releases both within and outside of the consumer insights industry including marketing, advertising and ad tech
Add high value earned impressions in support of all marketing campaigns, in close partnership with zappi’s content lead
Work collaboratively with zappi’s head of community to leverage our customer relationships to enhance our broader profile
Ensure zappi gets maximum coverage across digital, television and major conference circuits within the marketing, adtech, and c suite networks
Proactively work to ensure zappi is in line for all appropriate awards in the uk, us and south africa around talent, innovation, culture and business performance
Lead our influencer strategy within the marketing science, ad tech and creative community
Be an active member in both our marketing and corporate development teams
Ultimately ensure zappi is everywhere by partnering with our base marketing team to compound all touch points
The ideal person:
Has a minimum of 7-8 years in a corporate communications role
Has a proven approach & track record in leveraging communications to support a corporate agenda
Has a network to connect with marketing technology media as well as research and marketing publications and platforms
Is an opinion leader who can effectively influence key stakeholders
Has exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to effectively navigate relationships internally and externally
Has a strong understanding of marketing and market research landscape
Relishes working in fast paced & ever changing environment
Strikes the right balance of strategic thinking & and getting stuff done
Is humble, able to work with senior management and teams at all levels with consistency
Competitive pay scales benchmarked annually
Unlimited holidays – we encourage people to take plenty of leave
Flexible working arrangements, including remote (unless otherwise specified)
Thoughtfully designed offices to support both individual work and collaboration without interrupting others
Generous hardware budget – get what works for you
Support setting up your home office, if appropriate (chair + desk, etc)
Wellbeing benefits such as free yoga and access to trained therapists / counselors
Company paid life, ad&d, short term & long term disability
Immediate access to zappi`s health insurance plan (50% employee contribution)
Option to enter zappi`s 401k program after 90 days of employment, matched up to 4%
Tailored personal development through training allowances, coaching, mentorship and career frameworks