Communications Supervisor – Normal Catalyst – Nationwide Enterprise Capital Affiliation

The (Communications Supervisor) will play a essential function on the Normal Catalyst Advertising workforce, elevating the agency’s model and rising consciousness of portfolio corporations by means of artistic and well timed execution of funding bulletins. You’ll collaborate with founders and their groups on all the pieces from funding bulletins to media coaching and at key moments delivering and imparting best-in-class communications practices.  

The Communications Supervisor will report back to the VP of Model and Communications. On this place, the particular person will play an lively function in executing PR actions aligned with our key funding sectors together with enterprise, client and well being expertise.

Strategic Priorities and Obligations:

  • Execute a strong cadence of funding bulletins, optimizing information cycles. Working carefully with the VP of Content material & Engagement to safe and handle manufacturing of editorial content material that features GC  thought management >  to boost model consciousness of GC and portfolio corporations.
  • Set path on pitch technique and outreach whereas managing GC investing workforce involvement.
  • Leverage and construct sturdy relationships with excessive profile VC and enterprise media retailers.
  • Work carefully with our PR companies to construct GC’s profile by means of its portfolio corporations.
  • By means of portfolio firm communications initiatives, generate better affiliation round GC’s standpoint and factors of distinction within the market – to drive better share of deal stream and LP funding.
  • Proceed to innovate and oversee the portfolio comms course of to make sure we are able to deal with the elevated quantity of bulletins with out sacrificing caliber or depth of story.

The Candidate

The perfect candidate may have expertise and information of the expertise and/or VC panorama and distinctive relationships with high tier media, occasion organizers, and influencers in and out of the valley.

Expertise main PR in expertise startups or PR company specializing in startup communications is a should. Journalism expertise and demonstrated writing abilities are additionally preferrred.

(S)he/They are going to be impressed by Normal Catalyst’s positioning and adjustments the workforce is making within the market. This particular person is pushed, artistic, strategic, resourceful and outcomes oriented. The profitable candidate can carry present relationships to bear to assist drive better model understanding and consciousness within the market. 

This particular person might be enthusiastic about course of and platforms and really feel compelled to ensure clear and strong undertaking administration is on the core of all exercise.

Private Traits

  • Motivation: Self- motivated and energized by working amongst a gaggle of considerate, sensible and profitable colleagues.
  • Collaboration: Enjoys being a part of a company targeted on excellence and might be a naturally collaborative one who enjoys interacting with people in any respect ranges. Is a powerful workforce participant with a proactive method and the power to train discretion and judgment.
  • Artistic Thinker: Values Innovation. Successfully blends artistic competence with excellence. Brings a contemporary viewpoint and skill to reimagine communication alternatives.
  • Execution-Oriented: Able to transferring technique / idea to execution efficiently.
  • Superior Interpersonal Abilities / Workforce Orientation: Skill to work together simply with all ranges inside the group; tactful, mature, versatile. Sturdy planning, group, and decision-making skills.
  • Credibly Partaking: Nurtures and builds wonderful relationships with key stakeholders, influencers and outdoors media. Brings an impactul and genuine voice as each exterior and inside spokesperson for the corporate.

Normal Catalyst embraces our accountability to create a way of belonging for all races, identities, genders, and backgrounds throughout our business. We’re dedicated to diversifying our business by way of each buyers and the founders we again.

(Severe candidates please DM me on Linkedin or e mail skwon@generalcatalyst.com. Please don’t attain out in case you are a recruiter, an entrepreneur in search of funding, or a candidate in search of an even bigger title. Thanks to your respect. – Sue)


Jenny Zemel serves as Supervisor, Particular Initiatives the place she gives interdepartmental help on a wide range of initiatives for each the NVCA workforce and Enterprise Ahead workforce. She additionally helps help the executive wants of NVCA’s President and CEO Bobby Franklin.

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