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Communications Manager, Europe

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About the Group/Team

As part of the Global Communications function, our International Communications team is responsible for establishing and scaling truly local communications programmes in every corner of the globe.

We build and lead communications strategies with the goal of positioning Canva as one of the most innovative companies in the world while showcasing the ways we’re empowering millions of people, both personally and at work, to unlock their creativity and achieve their goals through the power of visual communication.

Our work takes many forms and no two days are ever the same. Your work will reach diverse audiences including our global team, journalists, businesses, analysts and partners.

From managing a local PR agency to creating and executing large-scale campaigns or localising our corporate strategies at a regional level, you'll be responsible for driving awareness, adoption, and understanding of Canva in Spain, France and Germany.

 

What you’ll do (responsibilities)

  • You'll be responsible for ensuring a regular drumbeat of communications activity with the goal of driving awareness, adoption, and understanding of Canva in Spain, France and Germany.
  • You’ll be responsible for bringing a local and creative lens while anchoring messaging and execution to our global strategy.
  • You will act as a bridge between our UK office and our three European markets, whilst managing our EU PR agency and ensuring global initiatives are adapted locally.
  • You'll be responsible for ensuring a regular drumbeat of communications activity with the goal of driving awareness, adoption, and understanding of Canva in Spain, France and Germany.
  • You will support and partner with the Communications Lead for EU + LATAM; executing our global strategy across local markets and supporting our core programmes.

What we're looking for

  • You have experience supporting communications programmes across the European region, with experience across both corporate and consumer communications.
  • You can work autonomously while juggling multiple deadlines and managing various stakeholders.
  • You have a proven track record of managing agency partners in international markets, as well as an understanding of the nuances and cultural intricacies of the European region
  • You have demonstrated experience adapting global communications strategies to resonate with local markets.
  • Experience in public policy and crisis communication would be advantageous; though this is not a requirement.
  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, in a small team with big goals.
  • Most importantly, we’re looking for someone who can champion and evangelise our values and culture –– alignment to these values as well as a genuine interest in our mission and vision is critical for this role. 

We make hiring decisions based on your experience, skills and passion, as well as how you can enhance Canva and our culture. When you apply, please tell us the pronouns you use and any reasonable adjustments you may need during the interview process.

We celebrate all types of skills and backgrounds at Canva so even if you don’t feel like your skills quite match what’s listed above - we still want to hear from you!

Please note that interviews are conducted virtually.

Where and how you can work

Our flagship campus is in Sydney, Australia but we have a swanky new office in London that has all the bells and whistles. Even though you'll find us in Shoreditch, you have choice in where and how you work, we trust our Canvanauts to choose the balance that empowers them and their team to achieve their goals.

This role is hybrid. 

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