Sr. Manager, Employee Communications - Customer Success

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We’re looking for an experienced collaborator and storyteller ready to lead Employee Communications for the Customer Success (CS) organization at 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, and reporting to Splunk’s Director, Employee Communications, this role is global in scope and ideal for a communicator 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 partner with a high-performing team of passionate, committed and fun Splunkers. Splunk’s Senior Manager of Communications for CS is a hands-on, global role that will partner closely with the best and brightest technical talent in the industry.


  • Partner closely with Splunk’s Customer Success leadership team to develop and deliver cutting-edge, scalable communications that improve productivity, clarity and drive conversation, connectedness and innovation across Splunk's CS employee community.
  • Drive communications strategy for CS organization (consisting of Professional Services, CSM + Renewals, Education & Technical Enablement and Technical Support) totalling ~1000 employees.
  • Build strategic agenda for and produce functional all hands meetings, town halls, roundtables, and "Ask Me Anything" sessions.
  • Develop and roll out CS communications strategy and integration plans for acquisitions, partnering with a cross-functional team.
  • Actively partner with the global employee communications team to ensure alignment of internal messaging, timing and editorial strategies.
  • Build change management communications for the function, including reorganizations, product realignments, and product announcements.
  • Evolve existing and create new communication channels to ensure an optimal mix of top-down, sideways and bottoms-up communication is taking place.
  • Balance planned communications with unplanned and urgent business needs.
  • Partner closely with the Executive Communications team as well as CS senior leadership and business partners across finance, HR, etc.


  • 10+ years of experience managing communication programs and teams.
  • Demonstrated experience leading communications for a function at a mid to large company.
  • Ability to interact effectively and influence all levels of leadership, including CS leaders and Splunk’s executive team.
  • Data-driven and results-oriented in managing and scaling global communications messaging, events, programs and processes.
  • 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.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related fields. 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.

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

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