VP, Communications

Postmates, San Francisco

Delivery from all your favorites places on-demand

Postmates is on a mission to help people unlock the best of their cities -- and their lives -- with an insanely reliable on-demand “anything” network. We’re the first and still leading company in the on-demand space -- with a fleet of 240,000 Postmates, the largest network of merchants in the U.S. and a brand that has become a verb in pop culture. We’re looking for people who aren’t afraid to be first -- or eccentric, and who are passionate about creating the new, new.

In this role, you’ll lead the communications team and develop relationships between Postmates and the financial/business media while advancing the company’s market position.. Working across brand, finance and communications, you’ll develop a PR strategy to showcase business growth and demonstrate our overall success across the on-demand economy.

You must be a PR and financial/business media relations pro, who also happens to be a team player that can work in a fast-paced environment across many teams. You are an ace writer who has a deep history in financial and business communications and media relations.


  • Lead media relations efforts for the financial and business media outlets.
  • Work with the broader communications team to develop leading communications strategy.
  • Compose, research and edit communications materials including press pitches, press releases, blogs, talking points and speeches/presentations for executives which speak to the state of the company.
  • Lead development of company spokespeople for media engagements specifically focused on the health of the business; state of the industry; and the economics behind specific product verticals.
  • Grow relationships with key national and international financial and business media outlets
  • Work with multiple stakeholders across the organization to support key Company objectives -- by leveraging, shaping and better articulating our value prop across all channels and projects.  


  • 10+ years experience in financial and corporate public relations and rapid response media campaigns on behalf of rapidly scaling technology enterprises; agency experience preferred.
  • On-the-record experience with financial and business media outlets required; efforts managing communications campaigns around corporate acquisitions, fundraising cycles, or other financial events preferred.
  • Strong media relationships with global financial media outlets, including Wall Street reporters, are a must. Relationships with financial analysts or investor relations leads are preferred.
  • You also have a demonstrated track record of building narratives around the unit economics and growth of the company
  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to draft and package top-notch content on rapid deadlines.
  • Entrepreneurial and proactive thinker who is able to hit the ground running and manage up
  • Strong pitch and verbal communications skills with the ability to diplomatically advance a position.
  • Eccentricity required  — you are not afraid to create new things and think differently. In fact, you kind of live for that.
  • Scrap factor: You are great at making tough, fast decisions based on business objectives.
  • Passion for Postmates and a sense of humor, preferred. Ok, required.


  • Competitive salary and generous stock option plan (stay aligned with the long-term value you create)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance and it’s 100% paid for by the company
  • Whatever computer, monitor, standing desk, keyboard mouse you need
  • Tasty, healthy lunches
  • Snack-filled kitchen (mostly healthy, but very tasty)
  • Impact-first work environment
  • Huge company vision (we need you to build the future, not just maintain the status quo)
  • Contribute to open source projects (full support to release and contribute to projects)
  • Downtown office in San Francisco close to mass transit


About Postmates

Postmates is transforming the way local goods move around a city by enabling anyone to get any product delivered in under an hour. Available for iPhone, Android and on the web, the on-demand logistics service connects customers with local couriers, who purchase and deliver goods from any restaurant or store in a city, 24/7. 

Want to learn more about Postmates? Visit Postmates's website.