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Senior Manager, Marketing Communications (Palo Alto)

Location: Palo Alto Studio

Department: Marketing and Communications

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We are looking for a Senior Manager, Marketing Communications who can lend their expertise in marketing and communications to Moon and its ventures. Based out of our Palo Alto studio, you have a strong background in public relations, digital marketing, event marketing, community development/​management and internal communications. You also have strong experience leading and managing teams – fostering their continued growth and development as well as supporting them to achieve their individual, team and company goals.

You have the experience and confidence to deliver meaningful results while providing strategic executive and stakeholder counsel with diplomacy and finesse. You are proactive and creative offering up marketing and communications plans and execute on them based on the unique needs of our studios and ventures. You also have experience working on internal and external communication campaigns and channels such as newsletters, PR, socials, intranet and events.

What You’ll Do at Moon 

  • You will be responsible for internal and external communications promoting Moon Creative Lab and its offerings 

  • You will take the lead in developing the strategy and execution of Moon’s events (in-person and virtual) 

  • You will foster a vibrant and supportive community environment through effective communication, including regular announcements, best practices, and events

  • Work with teams across Moon, to create and curate content that will keep our community informed, inspired, and engaged.

  • Act as the primary point of contact for Moon’s community in Silicon Valley/​US, addressing inquiries and providing support as needed, ensuring a positive community member experience.

  • You will work alongside venture teams planning and executing on marketing and communications campaigns that may include growth marketing, digital marketing and PR. 

  • You will work closely with the Tokyo-based Marketing and Communications team on global announcements and proactively plan and execute on plans to support them in the US

The Must-Haves 

  • You have a minimum of 5+ years’ relevant experience in marketing and communications; in- house and/​or agency experience required

  • You have extensive knowledge of public relations, marketing, social media, and event management

  • You excel at managing multiple projects dealing with disparate audiences 

  • You can craft compelling messaging for use in press releases, messaging documents, press presentations, bylines, blogs, social media posts and FAQs

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience; MBA or advanced degree a plus

The Nice-to-Haves 

  • Being bilingual in Japanese and English is a plus

  • You have worked with great success with startups to deliver top tier media results

  • At Moon and each venture, it is also important to build a community with people who will engage, not just an audience. Experience in successfully launching a small but enthusiastic community can be a tremendous help!

  • If you have ever arranged an event or seminar, you know that details and quality matter

  • You are comfortable to work across languages and cultures

  • You like to travel for business and you find traveling between Moon offices (Silicon Valley and Tokyo) particularly exciting

Salary range: $125,000 - $150,000

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If you identify with Moon's values and would like to contribute to our work, please submit your resume and optionally, a cover letter.


Moon Creative Lab is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Who We Are 

Moon Creative Lab is a human-centered venture studio that empowers the creation of new business. Moon’s mission is to help individuals, teams, and corporations unleash their creativity and transform bold ideas into ventures that will have an exponential impact on the world. By bringing together the best talent in design, engineering, product, and more, we help bring new ventures from zero to launch. For more information, visit www.mooncreativelab.com and follow us @mooncreativelab.inc.