Director, Communications

Remote
Full Time
Communications
Executive

Director of Communications – Brilliant Earth 

Overview:  

Brilliant Earth is looking for a strategic communications professional to lead Brilliant Earth's Corporate Communications and Public Relations function. In this role, your goal will be to bring to life Brilliant Earth’s consistent public facing voice, through press and external media outlets; overall, strengthening its messaging within the industry and investor communities and with consumers. 

The Communications Director will report directly to the VP, Brand.  

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee all press communications globally for Brilliant Earth, including proactive reputation management, crisis management, company narratives, and media responses. 

  • Manage the writing, editing and approvals of external statements and press materials. 

  • Collaborate with leadership to develop an overall corporate communications strategy.  

  • Understand business goals and initiatives and consistently craft a clear business narrative. 

  • Cultivate close relationships with key editors, journalists and influencers at business, trade and consumer outlets. 

  • Lead on full communications plans, internal and external, related to major company initiatives such as quarterly earnings. 

  • Partner with technology teams in order to communicate major product developments and launches to the market.  

  • Participate in a cross-functional team designed to respond quickly and effectively to crisis situations as they arise.  

  • Operate as a partner/liaison to Brilliant Earth's Investor Relations partner.  

  • Regularly develop and pitch story and thought leadership ideas aligning with company goals with a deep understanding of the profiles of key media outlets.  

  • Set, measure and evaluate success against corporate communication goals.  

  • Vet, secure and prepare speaking engagements for executives and global staff.  

Your qualifications:  

  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to draft and package top-notch content - including press releases, speeches, op-eds, internal communications and presentations - on rapid deadlines.  

  • Passionate about Brilliant Earth’s ESG mission.  

  • 8+ years of experience in communications with a proven track record of delivering strategic communications plans in consumer brand space 

  • Demonstrated media relations skills paired with an extensive network of industry contacts.  

  • Self-starter with robust project management skills and the ability to keep multiple initiatives on track.  

  • Organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize tight deadlines and stay focused under pressure.  

  • Exhibit professionalism and skills necessary to establish and maintain a high level of credibility and diplomatically to provide council and strategic guidance to senior management in crisis situations. 

  • Tech-savvy with ability to learn and use new platforms and programs. 

  • High level of attention to detail, with the ability to work quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment.  

 

What We Offer   

At Brilliant Earth, we’re passionate about the employee experience. That’s why we offer an excellent training program and endless opportunities for career growth! In addition, we offer competitive salaries and a robust benefits package, including:      

  • Equity Compensation. You will play an important role in the growth and success of the company. RSU awards allow us all to share in these successes.    

  • Insurance. Medical, dental, and vision insurance kick in on the first day of your 2nd month!     

  • 401k match. We know that saving for the future is important. That's why we offer a generous 401k match.     

  • Open PTO Policy. We know it’s important to recharge and relax.   

  • Disability and Life insurance. 100% employer-paid.     

  • Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits.     

  • Continued Education. Company-sponsored learning in leadership, professional skills, diversity & inclusion, and access to tuition reimbursement for role-specific trainings.      

  • Employee Discounts. As an employee at Brilliant Earth, you’ll receive a generous discount on our jewelry.     

  • Wellness Benefits. We offer access to exclusive discounts on gym memberships and more, as well as an Employee Assistance Program for 24/7 access to counseling.     

  • Giving Back and Volunteer Opportunities. In addition to our giving back programs, our teams support local initiatives and spend time together by volunteering.     

About Brilliant Earth  

Brilliant Earth is one of the fastest growing e-commerce jewelers in the world, and a global leader in ethically sourced fine jewelry. Founded in 2005, we have been featured in Time, The Knot, Forbes, and Refinery29, among many other media outlets. We are a group of dedicated team members with a common goal of creating a more sustainable, transparent, and compassionate jewelry industry.  

We are searching for bright and passionate people who are excited to make an impact from day one and grow with the company to take on greater responsibility over time. We are hard-working team players that welcome challenges and rise to any occasion. Our community of collaboration, respect and encouragement is fostered by frequent team events, cross-departmental meetings and celebrating our wins, big and small. Brilliant Earth team members bring a top-notch attitude and a willingness to help each other grow. For more insight into our work environment and culture, and to hear from our employees,  check out our profile on the Muse!     

Everyone at Brilliant Earth has a voice – we want to hear yours! If you are interested in growing with Brilliant Earth, send us a resume and cover letter letting us know why you are interested in joining our mission and our team. Please include a sentence about your favorite shape of diamond.   

Brilliant Earth recognizes the value of diversity and inclusion on our team, as we work together to reinvent fine jewelry in a thoughtful and modern way. At Brilliant Earth, we celebrate each other – our successes, the lessons along the way, and the unique perspectives each individual brings to our team. It is our intent to maintain a work environment and hiring process which is free of harassment or discrimination because of sex, race, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military service, veteran status, or any other status protected by Federal, State or local laws. We are committed to complying with all Federal, State and local laws providing Equal Employment Opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations.  

 

 

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