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Director, Internal and Executive Communications 33 views

Redwood City, California

Impossible Foods was founded to transform the global food system and reduce the impact of climate change by making the world’s most delicious, nutritious, and sustainable meat, fish, and dairy — from plants.
Through the revolutionary work of our world-class R&D team, we’re inventing efficient, sustainable ways to transform ingredients from plants into meat, fish, and dairy foods that deliver all the pleasures and nutritional benefits consumers demand, without the negative environmental or public health impact.
Our flagship product, Impossible™ Burger, uses 96% less land, 87% less water and generates 89% less greenhouse gas emissions than conventional beef from cows. And the burger is just the beginning. We’re working on recreating every animal product, from chicken to fish, with plant-based ingredients that are vastly better for people and the planet. 
Impossible Foods has experienced spectacular growth over the last few years, and we continue to lead all aspects of the plant-based revolution – from discovery and innovation to commercial production and consumer education. We’re building an amazing team of brilliant, collaborative, mission-driven individuals who take pride in using their diverse skills to contribute to a better world. Our core values include leading with heart, thinking like scientists, and doing the right thing, and our employees embody these attributes in their work every day. 
Want to join the movement? You can help us solve the most urgent, important challenge facing the world today (and have fun doing it). Check out our job opening below:
Impossible Foods is looking for a 100% mission-aligned communications pro to lead its Executive and Internal communications functions.
In this position, you will be responsible for shaping the corporate narrative of Impossible Foods and its leaders across internal and external channels (email, social media, blog, employee Town Hall, etc). You will drive the strategy, development, and execution of executive-level messaging and thought leadership that directly addresses current events and topics affecting employees, the company, and the communities we touch. 
The ideal candidate will blend strategic thinking with tactical execution to generate a regular cadence of company news that inspires, builds trust, and ensures employees are well-informed. They should be a natural project manager that can rapidly coordinate feedback from teams and leaders to build policies and content from the ground up.

You Will:

  • Partner with executives and internal stakeholders to create and communicate a differentiated and aspirational employer brand
  • Work closely with our external communications team to ensure consistent and integrated messaging across all internal and external mediums
  • Work closely with executive leadership to develop and execute our internal comms strategy and content for company updates that are often sensitive or confidential in nature
  • Create two-way communication between employees and executive leadership, helping to surface and address employee concerns, questions, and gaps in communication
  • Partner closely with our CEO and other executive leaders to capture their unique voice and leadership style, and to thoughtfully bring that to life throughout the organization
  • Partner with our CEO to share our story on LinkedIn, through multiple weekly short-form posts about Impossible Foods, our industry, and leadership. Work together to craft the strategy, editorial calendar, and content for more in-depth thought leadership pieces on a monthly basis
  • Develop and manage our internal communications strategy, process, editorial calendar and programs, ensuring that our internal communications are driven by our mission and values and that our employees are engaged with the information they need to be successful
  • Create and communicate timely, precise and engaging content for internal audiences, including emails, web content, newsletters, decks and more
  • Host company Town Hall and produce content that unites employees, strengthens our internal culture and instills a sense of trust between employees and management
  • Create processes for team leaders that scale our internal communications strategy throughout the organization as we expand to new markets and regions
  • Partner with IT to evaluate tools and systems to strengthen solutions for information-sharing and define the channel strategy for company-wide communications
  • Partner with ERGs and cross-functional stakeholders to produce employee activities, events, campaigns and programs that foster a sense of belonging and community
  • Be an ambassador for Impossible Foods’ values and employer brand across the organization, driving employee engagement as an employer brand advocate
  • You Have:

  • 8+ years of communications experience in a fast-paced environment, including experience as a people leader and working directly with C-level leadership
  • Excellent judgment and people skills, including the ability to counsel leadership, anticipate problems before they occur, and gain trust from employees and leaders alike
  • The ability to write, edit, and publish content quickly for a variety of internal audiences
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and polished presentation abilities
  • A passion for Impossible Food’s mission
  • Impossible Foods Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 
    Depending on your location, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) may regulate the way we manage the data of job applicants. Our full notice outlining how data will be processed as part of the application procedure for applicable locations is available here: By submitting your application, you are agreeing to our use and processing of your data as required.
    If the ability to work remotely is indicated, this role can be performed from any US state except for Alaska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Hawaii, and Wisconsin.
    This role is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

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    • Company Address 400 Saginaw Drive, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA
    • City Redwood City
    • Location California
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