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Splunk Director, Employee Communications in San Francisco, California

Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, customers, having fun and most importantly to each other’s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!

Role

We’re looking for an experienced leader, collaborator and story-teller ready to lead Employee Communications for Splunk, the Data-To-Everything company and one of the fastest growing, multi-billion dollar software providers on the planet.

Based in San Francisco or San Jose, CA, this role is global in scope and ideal for a leader that thrives in a high-growth, fast-moving and highly collaborative environment, is committed to delivering exceptional and creative communications, and ready on day one to direct a high-performing team of passionate, committed and fun Splunkers. Splunk’s Director of Employee Communications is a hands-on, high-profile, global role that will partner with our people across the company, from our CEO to every member of our growing Communications team.

Responsibilities:

  • Coach and develop our employee communications team chartered to excite, engage and align Splunk’s global employee community around the company's strategic objectives, story, values and mission.

  • Develop and deliver cutting-edge, scalable communications that improve productivity and drive conversation, connectedness and innovation across Splunk's employee community.

  • Evolve existing and create new communication channels to ensure an optimal mix of top-down, sideways and bottoms-up communication is taking place.

  • Build a sense of connectedness between managers and employees through communication initiatives that inspire and support managers to become better leaders.

  • Balance planned communications with unplanned and urgent business needs.

  • Oversee people managers responsible for communication strategies across Splunk’s various internal organizations including Product & Technology, Go to Market, and G&A functions (People, Facilities, Finance, Legal).

  • Drive overall employee communications strategy in alignment with Splunk’s other functional comms leaders (Exec Comms, PR, Social Media); corporate intranet and other internal communications tools; social impact and DE&I programs; global employee kick-offs, and company All Hands events.

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience leading an employee communications function at a mid to large company.

  • Ability to interact effectively and influence all levels of leadership, including executive team and CEO.

  • Data-driven and results-oriented in managing and scaling global communications programs, processes and protocols.

  • Experience in high-growth environments and understanding of how to scale great company cultures and manage organizational change efforts.

  • Exceptional writing and verbal communication. Must be a role model for internal stakeholders and staff.

  • 10+ years of experience managing communication programs and teams.

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field. Graduate degree and technology experience welcome.

  • Ready to be part of the team that will tell this decade's most exciting and compelling technology stories.

  • Fun people preferred.

We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

About Splunk

Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of big data—generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile phone location data, website clickstreams, social data, sensors, RFID and much more.

Splunk is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunity of taking massive amounts of machine data, and providing powerful insights from that data. IT insights. Security insights. Business insights. It’s what we call Operational Intelligence.

Since shipping its software in 2006, Splunk now has over 13,000 customers in more than 110 countries around the world. These organizations are using Splunk to harness the power of their machine data to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce costs. Innovation is in our DNA – from technology to the way we do business. Splunk is the platform for Operational Intelligence!

Splunk has more than 2,700 global employees, with headquarters in San Francisco, an office in San Jose, CA and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.

We’ve built a phenomenal foundation for success with a proven leadership team, highly passionate employees and unique patented software. We invite you to help us continue our drive to define a new industry and become part of an innovative, and disruptive software company.

Benefits & Perks: Wow! This is really cool!

SF Only

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO, sick leave, stocked micro kitchens in Splunk offices, catered lunches on Mondays, catered breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer, “Fun Fridays”.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Non SF

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO and sick leave. Our work environments vary by location however we believe in hosting amenities and fun activities to fuel our energy. You may find fully stocked micro kitchens, catered lunches on Mondays and breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer and “Fun Fridays”.

This isn’t a job – it’s a life changer – are you ready?

Individuals seeking employment at Splunk are considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition (except where physical fitness is a valid occupational qualification), genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. Click here to review the US Department of Labor’s EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunk’s Affirmative Action Policy Statement.

Splunk does not discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Please click here to review Splunk’s Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Splunk is also committed to providing access to all individuals who are seeking information from our website. Any individual using assistive technology (such as a screen reader, Braille reader, etc.) who experiences difficulty accessing information on any part of Splunk’s website should send comments to accessiblecareers@splunk.com. Please include the nature of the accessibility problem and your e-mail or contact address. If the accessibility problem involves a particular page, the message should include the URL of that page.

Splunk doesn't accept unsolicited agency resumes and won't pay fees to any third-party agency or firm that doesn't have a signed agreement with Splunk.

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