Senior Corporate Communications Manager

Posted Apr 15

GitHub is looking for a communications expert to join the Corporate Comms team to lead Issues Management. This person will support a wide range of existing communications activities, and also have the opportunity to build and manage dedicated programs. The Senior Corporate Communications Manager will advise teams and senior leaders on strategic communications around key issues, be responsible for internal issues management processes, and take lead on external reactive and proactive communications development. Collaborating with global stakeholders across the company and outside agencies, the candidate will be able to proactively anticipate, identify, and resolve issues quickly and efficiently to ensure positive brand positioning. The role will require the ability to support a variety of complex and technical topics, including security, policy, engineering, and company communications. This role will also provide support on internal communications and social media for reactive issues when needed.

The right person for this role thrives in a fast paced environment and enjoys that every day is different. A high performer with a growth mindset, who is both collaborative and autonomous, the ideal candidate will have strong issues management experience, relationships with key media, and an excitement to be part of a global Communications team that represents GitHub as the home for all developers.

This role will report to the Head of Corporate Comms and be U.S.-remote based. Domestic and international travel may be needed post-COVID.


  • 7-10 years of technology PR experience
  • Experience with issues management and crisis communications
  • Ability to develop strategic plans in partnership with the Communications team and internal stakeholders
  • Excels in working with and advising executives/senior leaders
  • Experience working with key technology, business, and trade media
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organization and project management skills, and excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and juggle multiple projects
  • Experience working with PR agencies and contractors
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

Bonus Points:

  • Familiarity with GitHub and/or developer-driven initiatives
  • Understanding of the software development landscape
  • Background in working with open source communities and/or software developers

(Colorado only) Minimum salary of 89,200 to maximum 189,300 + bonus + equity + benefits.
Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum salary compensation for this role when being hired in Colorado.

Who We Are:

GitHub is the developer company. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, and to create the world’s most important technologies. We foster a collaborative community that can come togetheras individuals and in teamsto create the future of software and make a difference in the world.

Leadership Principles:

Customer Obsessed - Trust by Default - Ship to Learn - Own the Outcome - Growth Mindset - Global Product, Global Team - Anything is Possible - Practice Kindness

Why You Should Join:

At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where many Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The rest of our Hubbers work remotely around the globe. Check out an updated list of where we can hire here:

We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused and creative. We've designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we've built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

Please note that benefits vary by country. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.

Misc Info For This Position:

Remote Mix: 100% Remote

Position Level: Senior Manager

Job Type: Full-Time

Regional Restrictions: USA Only

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