Sr. Communications Leader - Internal Communications at Grubhub

| Chicago
Sorry, this job was removed at 1:34 p.m. (CST) on Friday, May 7, 2021
Find out who's hiring in Chicago.
See all HR + Recruiting jobs in Chicago
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Hey! We’re Grubhub

We’re all about connecting hungry diners with our network of over 300,000 restaurants nationwide. Innovative technology, user-friendly platforms and streamlined delivery capabilities set us apart and make us an industry leader in the world of online food ordering. When you join our team, you become part of a community that works together to innovate, solve problems, grow, work hard and have a ton of fun in the process!

 

Why Work For Us

Grubhub is a place where authentically fun culture meets innovation and teamwork. We believe in empowering people and opening doors for new opportunities. If you’re looking for a place that values strong relationships, embraces diverse ideas–all while having fun together–Grubhub is the place for you!

 

Team Summary:

The Grubhub Corporate Affairs team is a growing, dynamic team of change makers. The team is integrated across four practices: Brand, Communications, Government Relations & Policy, and Sustainability & Impact. This position will be a part of the Communications function.

The Impact You Will Make

Position Summary:

Grubhub is looking for a Sr. Comms Leader to manage the internal communications strategy & execution for the company. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, resourceful, determined, and entrepreneurial with experience in developing communications programs that drive employee engagement, manage through change and build understanding of a company narrative.. In this role, you will partner closely with leaders across the business to engage, inform, and inspire employees to ensure that they will feel connected to Grubhub’s mission, vision and values. 

 

This person will need to shape our internal communications strategy, oversee several concurrent projects, act as a trusted advisor to members of Grubhub’s executive management team and manage/mentor team members. This role requires an innate ability to influence, regardless of organizational structure or reporting lines. You will also work closely with the broader organization to create and deliver new, higher-level internal narratives, and ensure consistency in messaging across all our lines of business. Strong writing and storytelling skills are a must, as are thriving in a fast-paced environment and thinking on your feet.

 

The Impact You Will Make:

  • Manage the internal communications strategy, branding and execution, including counsel and governance for the senior leadership team.
  • Support business-wide strategy development and deployment by communicating key updates to the organization, tailored for our diverse employee base.
  • Build out the internal communications infrastructure, to include alignment of existing assets and hiring for any key roles required to meet the demand for internal communications.
  • Design and implement an internal communications strategy that supports an effective, transparent communications philosophy and messages the importance of our corporate position in context of our overall business strategy..
  • Serve as strategic communications counsel to senior business leaders and partners across the organization.
  • Ensure internal communications are aligned and consistent with the overall communications strategy by collaborating with your peers in Corporate Affairs.
  • Represent communications in cross-functional teams to drive alignment around business objectives, key issues, and to advance broader company initiatives.

What You Bring to the Table

  • 10+ years of experience in communications, preferably with experience at a high-growth, tech company or in the food industry. Public policy experience is a plus, but not required. 
  • 3+ years of people management experience.
  • Bachelor's degree required in a related field; post-graduate degree is a plus.
  • A proven track record of planning, leading and executing successful internal communications programs in a global organization.
  • The ability to manage a team, with a willingness to roll up your sleeves and work cross-functionally to convey information in an easily digestible format.
  • Past work with c-suite leaders, communications colleagues and the HR function to bring a company’s voice to life through compelling, creative, and authentic narratives.
  • Experience managing logistics and developing executive content for employee town hall events.
  • Ability to evaluate the impact and success of existing communication channels and identify/manage new channels (i.e Intranet/Wiki, slack, emails, etc.)
  • Superior writing skills with high attention to detail, a natural storytelling disposition and the ability to establish trust while leading through change.

And Of Course, Perks!

  • Flexible PTO. Grubhub employees enjoy a generous amount of time to recharge.
  • Health and Wellness. Excellent medical benefits, employee network groups and paid parental leave are just a few of our programs to support your overall well-being.
  • Competitive Pay. You’ll receive a competitive base salary with eligibility for generous incentives, bonuses, commission or RSUs (role-specific).
  • Learning and Career Growth. Your personal and professional development is a priority at Grubhub. We empower you to be a leader and grow your career through training, coaching and mentorship opportunities.  
  • MealPerks. Get meals on us! Our employees get a weekly Grubhub credit to enjoy and support local restaurants. 
  • Fun. Every Grubhub office has an employee-led Culture Crew that connects people through fun, meaningful events and initiatives like Wellness Wednesdays, Slack competitions and virtual happy hours!
  • Social Impact. At Grubhub we believe in giving back through programs like the Grubhub Community Relief Fund and donating $1 million to the Equal Justice Initiative in 2020. Employees are also given paid time off each year to support the causes that are important to them. 
  • COVID-19 Response. All of our employees are currently working from home and will be for the foreseeable future. We look forward to seeing everyone in-office when it’s safe to return. 

 

Grubhub is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage a workplace that is just as diverse as the customers we serve. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. If you’re applying for a job in the U.S. and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an email to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.  

Read Full Job Description
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • SQLAnalytics
    • AxureDesign
    • IllustratorDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • FigmaDesign
    • JIRAManagement
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

111 W. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602

What are Grubhub Perks + Benefits

Grubhub Benefits Overview

PTO. Grubhub employees are provided a generous amount of time to recharge their batteries.

Health and Wellness. We provide programs that support your overall well-being such as generous medical benefits, employee network groups, company-wide fitness challenges, and a comfortable and casual workplace! We also support our parents by offering 8 weeks of paid parent bonding time, a 4-week returnship program, and 6-8 weeks paid medical leave.

Learning and Career Growth. Your personal and professional development is a priority at Grubhub. From day one, we empower you to lead and be an active participant in your career growth. We provide continuous learning opportunities, training, and coaching and mentorship programs.
MealPerks. Who’s ready for some lunch? We provide our employees with a weekly Grubhub credit to enjoy and support local restaurants. We also offer company-wide meals several times a year to bring our Grubhub family together.

Fun. Every Grubhub office has an employee-led Culture Crew that connects people through fun, meaningful events and initiatives. Some of our popular past events include: Wing-eating contests, Grubtoberfest, 5k Runs, Bring Your Child to Work Day, regular happy hours, and more!

Social Impact. We believe in the importance of serving the communities that support our business. In addition, employees are given paid time off each year to support the causes that are important to them.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Certain roles within Grubhub are eligible to receive company equity.
Performance Bonus
Certain roles within Grubhub are eligible for bonuses.
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Technology employees are eligible to receive up to $2,000 annually for continuing education opportunities such as conferences, bootcamps and events.
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
More Jobs at Grubhub86 open jobs
All Jobs
Finance
Data + Analytics
Design + UX
Dev + Engineer
HR + Recruiting
Marketing
Operations
Product
Project Mgmt
Sales
Developer
new
Chicago
Developer
new
Chicago
Sales
new
Chicago
Operations
new
Remote
Developer
new
Remote
Project Mgmt
new
Remote
Data + Analytics
new
Remote
Data + Analytics
new
Chicago
Operations
new
Remote
Project Mgmt
new
Remote
HR + Recruiting
new
Chicago
Product
new
Chicago
Developer
new
Chicago
Developer
new
Chicago
Sales
new
Chicago
Sales
new
Chicago
Developer
new
Chicago
Design + UX
new
Chicago
HR + Recruiting
new
Chicago
Data + Analytics
new
Chicago
Data + Analytics
new
Chicago
Sales
new
Chicago
Data + Analytics
new
Chicago
Operations
new
Chicago
Operations
new
Chicago
HR + Recruiting
new
Chicago
Marketing
new
Chicago
Developer
new
Chicago
Design + UX
new
Chicago
Sales
new
Chicago
Sales
new
Chicago
Operations
new
Chicago
Sales
new
Chicago
Data + Analytics
new
Chicago
Data + Analytics
new
Chicago
Data + Analytics
new
Remote
Product
new
Remote
Data + Analytics
new
Chicago
Developer
new
Chicago
Data + Analytics
new
Chicago
Sales
new
Chicago
Developer
new
Chicago
Finance
new
Chicago
Marketing
new
Chicago
Marketing
new
Chicago
Data + Analytics
new
Chicago
Data + Analytics
new
Chicago
Developer
new
Chicago
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Save jobView Grubhub's full profileSee more Grubhub jobs