Executive Communications Manager - Speaking Program

Ripple, San Francisco, CA

Enabling the world to move value like it moves information today

Ripple is looking for an Executive Communications Manager to join the public relations team. You will be in charge of shaping, planning and executing Ripple’s external speaking program globally. Ripple is at several hundred events each year, which requires content creation, speaker training and on-site support.

An ideal candidate is a hybrid communications and marketing person with a deep passion for building communications narratives and seeing them come to life on stage. You have experience working with executives to place and brief them for high-impact speaking engagements.

You thrive in a world where you are strategic but can also execute details flawlessly. You are creative with resources and energized by pushing the boundaries. No job is too big or small for you. Your peers admire and are inspired by you. And you never settle for the status quo.


What You’ll Do:

  • Own Ripple’s global event strategy and presence for a robust speaker program
  • Evaluate new event opportunities for speaking
  • Develop executive level content, speeches and narratives for keynote presentations
  • Work with the marketing department to drive our pre and post event contact strategy in partnership with the sales team to advance leads through the sales funnel  
  • Interact directly with Ripple’s leaders, top tier customers and industry influencers
  • Establish excellent working relationships with key partners in Marketing, Design, Product, Sales, Business Development and Customer Success and external agencies
  • Measure and track ROI with consistent reporting to the management team


What We’re Looking For:

  • 5+ years or relevant experience in public relations, executive coaching and/or speaker management
  • A strong event portfolio illustrating a wide range of events you’ve supported
  • Experience negotiating speaking slots at industry events
  • Proven success at working with executives to prepare them for speaking engagements
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication with a special knack for creating presentations and speaker briefs   
  • Enterprise technology and/or financial services industry experience strongly preferred
  • Goal-oriented, creative and thrive under pressure
  • Serious attention to detail and a commitment to excellence
  • Proactive, energetic and relentless in the pursuit of moving the needle
  • Excellent at collaborating with many contributors
  • Inspire people who work with you to up their game. Anyone who’s worked with you attests to the fact that you’re outstanding to work with and we must hire you
  • Some travel is required


What We Offer:  

  • Competitive salary and equity
  • 100% paid medical and dental insurance for employees; 65% paid for employee dependents
  • Generous Health & Wellness program
  • Industry-leading maternity & paternity leave policies
  • Flexible vacation policy- work with your manager to take time off when you need
  • Modern office in San Francisco’s Financial District
  • Fully-stocked kitchen with organic snacks, beverages and coffee drinks
  • Weekly lunches and breakfasts
  • Team outings to sports games, happy hours, game nights and more
  • A learning environment where you can dive deep into the latest technologies and make an impact

About Ripple

Overview Ripple provides one frictionless experience to send money globally using the power of blockchain. By joining Ripple’s growing, global network, financial institutions can process their customers’ payments anywhere in the world instantly, reliably and cost-effectively. Banks and payment providers can use the digital asset XRP to further reduce their costs and access new markets. With offices in San Francisco, New York, London, Sydney, India, Singapore and Luxembourg, Ripple has more than 100 customers around the world.

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