Marketing & Communications Manager

Clara Foods

FLSA Status: Exempt, full-time

Role and Responsibilities:

- Lead marketing and communication strategy, planning, and implementation

- Design creative marketing assets that are on-brand, meet messaging objectives, and deliver outsized impact

- Develop creative and compelling integrated marketing campaigns that bring Clara Foods’ vision to life

- Plan and execute strategic marketing events to educate the public about our mission and showcase our products

- Own branding and communication guidelines, while ensuring internal understanding and alignment

- Execute key company announcements including development and review of corporate communications materials

- Cultivate strong relationships across a broad spectrum of media outlets to secure coverage of key milestones

- Oversee calendar of corporate events and ensures external message alignment across all teams

- Write press releases, corporate presentations, speeches, fact sheets, digital updates, briefing documents, etc.

- Manage third-party agency relations, including vendor selection and active management through project completion


- 4+ years of experience in brand marketing strategy, planning and communications

- Experience at a high-growth startup in the food, beverage, and/or agriculture sector a plus, but not required

- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field

- Ability to demonstrate creativity across the digital and physical worlds to deliver a rich storytelling experience

- Comfort with complex technical topics coupled with a knack for explaining them simply to a variety of audiences

- Capacity to handle ambiguity and adapt to changing business needs with a bias for action

- Strong organizational and prioritization skills under tight and competing deadlines

- Mission-driven, resourceful, team-oriented, and low-ego with a positive attitude

- Must be authorized to work in the United States for Clara Foods

What Clara can offer:

- Generous benefits package; 100% medical, dental, and vision employee coverage, 401k matching, and stock

- Optional benefits; FSA, HSA, Commuter, Pet Care, and additional life insurance

- Unlimited paid time off and 10 paid company holidays per year

- Free parking, unlimited gym access, lounge, mini-golf patio, yoga and fitness classes onsite

- Unlimited supply of sparkling water, granola bars, snacks, local coffee and tea

- Weekly themed happy hours and quarterly company outings

- Monthly all-hands meetings and 1:1 with CEO and leadership

- Close to South San Francisco BART and Cal Train stations, including free shuttle service

Sounds interesting?