Marketing
VP of Comms & PR

Polymath
Bogota, Colombia

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are seeking a VP of Communications & Public Relations at Polymath Ventures. This person will develop, from scratch, and lead the Communications and Public Relations strategy for the group with the goal of attracting investment and bringing the best talent from around the world to come to work with us in Colombia and Mexico.

 This will be a new and critical role within our organization.

 As Polymath has grown to 30 amazing people and over 350 people across the Polymath group (including the ventures we have built), we are strengthening our communication and PR efforts to bring investment and attract and retain top talent.

As the VP of Comms & PR, you will focus on the following areas:

  1. Design and implement the Communications & PR strategy and plan for Polymath, including a content development and distribution strategy through different channels that can effectively attract our target audience and facilitate the long-term strategy of the group.
  2. Orchestrate content development with different stakeholders across the group, making sure they comply with quality standards and speed of publishing
  3. Lead and implement our social media and community management strategy
  4. Identify key events from around the world to attend with a clear plan to reinforce our presence and network with the right people
  5. Design and host events targeting quality leads and being able to convert them into candidates and investors
  6. Develop content/publications. The ability to write powerful articles is a MUST
  7. Build strong relationships with media & stakeholders
  8. Able to think about Communications & Public Relations in a lean way that requires experimentation, metrics driven mentality and constant iteration

We are looking for someone that can work hand-in-hand with all the departments and ventures of Polymath group.

WHAT WE OFFER

We offer an exceptional learning environment, with great people from all over the world (18 countries represented right now!) working on really hard problems. We are a young company, in a highly entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment.  We can't offer you the fanciest office with all the perks, but we can offer you one of the strongest teams in Latin America, working to build new companies from scratch. Our company culture offers an international perspective, a casual, friendly office, and a spirit of performance and growth.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 7+ years of relevant work experience in communications and/or public relations
  • Experience in creating and executing PR and communications strategies and plans from scratch
  • Clear written and spoken communicator (in English and Spanish)
  • Content development experience
  • Prioritization and project management ability
  • Prior experience implementing effective strategies with a lean budget
  • High empathy and emotional intelligence - can relate well with people from different backgrounds, build trust and solve problems in a genuine and humane way
  • Willingness to work in a collaborative start-up work environment (scrappy, bias towards action)
  • Ability to work full-time in Bogotá
  • Availability to travel to other regions when necessary
  • Complete fluency in English and Spanish -- you must understand the nuances of each language.

 



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About Polymath

Polymath Ventures is a company builder for emerging markets. Using a combination of business and design-thinking, Polymath creates new business ventures — from scratch, to scale massively across Latin America. Our companies address the latent needs of the growing middle class through innovative products and services.



More about Polymath
6

Fully operating companies designed, launched, and grown.

350

Talented and passionate individuals from across the globe working to build great companies.

$26M

Funding raised for our ventures.

3

countries where our companies operate