Exceptional People + Purpose Beyond Profit = Watershed Outcomes

Exceptional People + Purpose Beyond Profit = Watershed Outcomes

Sr Manager, Technology Product Communications



Marketing & Communications, IT, Product
United States
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Job Description

About Rivian

Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract.

As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations.

Role Summary

Rivian is seeking a creative, action-oriented member of the Product Communications Team who will focus on touting the software and innovative technology that operates Rivian’s vehicles and brings helpful, delightful features to owners. You will have excellent media relations skills and strong judgement. Experience in creating proactive campaigns, and content development skills are crucial in addition to a love for software-driven technology.

You will be passionate about Rivian, sustainability, climate, an excellent problem solver and strategic thinker, a fast learner and able to focus on the details.

To be successful in this role, you must thrive in fast paced, ambiguous and unexpected environments, tackling all challenges with a flexible and solution-oriented mindset. You will know how to remove blockers and work cross-functionally to achieve alignment among internal stakeholders. You will report directly to the Senior Director of Product Communications.


  • Create and execute proactive and reactive communications for Rivian’s software features and technology, amplified through a variety of tactics including media relations, digital content, community engagement, influencers, and more.
  • Lead communications for the many strategic partners Rivian integrates with across technology and infotainment sectors.
  • Use measurement tools to assess the impact of communications programs.
  • Establish programmatic approaches for an ongoing cadence of external moments.
  • The ideal candidate will continue to extend and deepen Rivian’s relationships beyond traditional tech media and find new storytelling methods to include new platforms, verticals, and creators.
  • Work closely with our Product and Engineering leads to ensure an integrated approach where activity and messaging is fully aligned.


  • 7-9 years of experience in a similar field.
  • Persuasive writer with ability to grok technical topics.
  • Deeply passionate and optimistic about technology.
  • Organizational expert with ability to track multiple features, software releases, and create comms-wide resources and sources of truth in a fast-paced environment. Adapts easily to fluctuation.
  • Ability to drive a big picture strategy while managing day to day business needs.
  • Established relationships with key members of tech and mainstream media.
  • Experience in cross functional, collaborative environments.
  • Results driven mindset with a resilient ability to drive alignment in ambiguous situations.
  • Has an entrepreneurial mindset and applies a scrappy and resourceful approach to everything. Solve problems and overcome challenges with creativity and ingenuity.
  • Strong team-oriented mindset, able to spot opportunities for collaborative approaches.

Pay Disclosure

Salary Range for California Based Applicants: $125,000 - 200,000 (actual compensation will be determined based on experience, location, and other factors permitted by law).

Benefits Summary: Rivian provides robust medical/Rx, dental and vision insurance packages for full-time employees, their spouse or domestic partner, and children up to age 26. Coverage is effective on the first day of employment, and Rivian covers most of the premiums.

Equal Opportunity

Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at candidateaccommodations@rivian.com.

Candidate Data Privacy

Rivian may collect, use and disclose your personal information or personal data (within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws) when you apply for employment and/or participate in our recruitment processes (“Candidate Personal Data”). This data includes contact, demographic, communications, educational, professional, employment, social media/website, network/device, recruiting system usage/interaction, security and preference information. Rivian may use your Candidate Personal Data for the purposes of (i) tracking interactions with our recruiting system; (ii) carrying out, analyzing and improving our application and recruitment process, including assessing you and your application and conducting employment, background and reference checks; (iii) establishing an employment relationship or entering into an employment contract with you; (iv) complying with our legal, regulatory and corporate governance obligations; (v) recordkeeping; (vi) ensuring network and information security and preventing fraud; and (vii) as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law.

Rivian may share your Candidate Personal Data with (i) internal personnel who have a need to know such information in order to perform their duties, including individuals on our People Team, Finance, Legal, and the team(s) with the position(s) for which you are applying; (ii) Rivian affiliates; and (iii) Rivian’s service providers, including providers of background checks, staffing services, and cloud services.

Rivian may transfer or store internationally your Candidate Personal Data, including to or in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union and in the cloud, and this data may be subject to the laws and accessible to the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities of such jurisdictions.

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