Grammarly is excited to offer a remote-first hybrid working model . Team members can work primarily remotely in the United States, Canada, Ukraine, Germany, Poland, or Portugal. Conditions permitting, teams will meet in person a few weeks every quarter at one of Grammarly’s hubs in San Francisco, Kyiv, New York, Vancouver, and Berlin, or in a workspace in Kraków.
We believe this balanced, flexible approach gives our team members the best of both worlds: plenty of focus time along with in-person collaboration that fosters trust, unlocks creativity, and further fuels innovation.
Grammarly team members in this role are required to live within a daily commutable distance to San Francisco. Grammarly may provide relocation assistance.
Every day, tens of millions of people and 50,000 professional teams rely on Grammarly’s AI-enabled communication assistance to help them communicate confidently and achieve their goals. Our team members have the autonomy to take on exciting challenges in pursuit of our mission to improve lives by improving communication. Together, we’re building on more than a decade of steady growth and profitability. We’re defining the communication assistance category for individuals, enterprises, and developers with tailored service offerings: Grammarly Premium , Grammarly Business , Grammarly for Education , and Grammarly for Developers . All of this begins with our team collaborating in an inclusive, values-driven, and learning-oriented environment.
To achieve our ambitious goals, we’re looking for a Senior Manager of Connections and Community who embodies our culture to join our San Francisco hub. This role will be responsible for delivering smooth and seamless events and connections as part of our Remote First Hybrid (RFH) model and will scale the program globally as we grow.
As the Senior Manager of Connections and Community, you will be a key leader on our Workplace Experience and Connections team and will play a significant role in how we meet and collaborate at Grammarly, driving our culture forward.
Our remote-first hybrid model combines the flexibility of working from home with the benefits of gathering in person in a truly intentional way. You will be responsible for creating a connection program that allows Grammarlians to meet and build relationships and trust with others in person and virtually across the company. You will work with all lines of business and partner with stakeholders from every team to plan and ideate innovative ways to meet from inception to execution. You will work closely with the Workplace Experience team to plan every aspect and measure success using data and metrics.
In This Role, You Will
- Be responsible for the successful ideation, execution, measurement, and evolution of Grammarly’s global connection and events program. This includes global remote and team in-person connections a few weeks per quarter. This also includes events, company celebrations, and employee programs.
- Partner with internal stakeholders to understand their business objectives and translate them into clear experiential strategies with measurable impact, and successfully deliver event concepts, programming, and production that consistently raise the bar for Grammarlians and meet our internal partners’ vision and goals.
- Mentor and upskill our internal events team.
- Manage a team of events coordinators, as well as external vendors and contractors.
- Identify ways to execute events and connections in both virtual and in-person settings to create a great experience for all Grammarlians.
- Work directly with the Global Head of Workplace Experience and Connection and other leaders to ensure our gatherings reflect our company goals and objectives.
- Manage all aspects of pre-event planning, onsite logistics, and post-event surveys and data reports.
- Work with the Learning & Development team to identify in-person training opportunities.
- Liaise, negotiate, and collaborate with key partners to ensure delivery of all event requirements (AV/IT, Travel, Marketing, Workplace Experience, Procurement, and Finance) in a fiscally responsible and ethical way.
- Establish standard processes and project manage the the execution of in-person events with an eye on creating efficiencies (i.e., FLOW) and promoting ways to help with productivity and connections.
- Always be on the lookout for evolving methods to innovate the attendee experience.
- Travel to support larger, business-critical events to ensure seamless execution and that maximum value is delivered to Grammarlians.
- Create and evolve culture and community-driven initiatives.
- Partner closely with our employee Circles (ERG groups) to deliver events that celebrate the diversity of our company and model inclusion.
- Plan and support external events, which can be anything from hosting clients to partnering with Recruiting on job fairs.
- Ensure the Grammarly brand is properly reflected and represented at all events.
- Own partnerships with nonprofit organizations to roll out opportunities to give back to our communities during in-person days. Grammarlians come together two to four times a year during in-person weeks to make positive impacts in their local communities by going offsite together and giving back for the day. This role would own the organization and execution of that day.
We’re looking for someone who
- Embodies our EAGER values—is ethical, adaptable, gritty, empathetic, and remarkable.
- Lives in the Bay Area and can be onsite in the San Francisco hub often (possibly weekly).
- Has experience working with multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced, high-growth environment.
- Is highly efficient, has strong attention to detail, is skilled at juggling multiple tasks and managing their time, and takes ownership of their mistakes.
- Passionate about curating unique gatherings, connecting with people, and building effective, trusting relationships with team members.
- Has 10 or more years of experience in large-scale event management, operations, and strategy, ideally working for global organizations.
- Displays strong project management and event programming experience along with a hospitality mindset.
- Has expertise in all stages of the event management process – from site selection to execution.
- Thrives in a startup culture and likes wearing multiple hats.
- Is confident in presenting new ideas that excite, engage and energize peers and leadership
- Is skilled at culture-building and understanding what drives engagement in the workplace.
- Is a strong communicator and has excellent skills in written and spoken English.
Support for you, professionally and personally
- Professional growth : We hire people we trust, and we give team members autonomy to do their best work. We also support professional development with training, coaching, and regular feedback.
- A connected team : Grammarly builds a product that helps people connect, and we apply this mindset to our own team. We have a highly collaborative culture supported by our EAGER values. We also take time to celebrate our colleagues and accomplishments with global, local, and team-specific events and programs.
- Comprehensive benefits : Grammarly offers all team members competitive pay along with a benefits package that includes superior health care and a 401K match. We also offer support to set up a home office, ample and defined time off, gym and recreation stipends, admission discounts, and more.
- For San Francisco–based employment: Grammarly takes a market-based approach to compensation, meaning pay may vary depending on your location. Base pay may vary considerably depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Our compensation packages include equity; a wide range of medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance options; retirement benefits; and parental leave. We offer twenty days of paid time off per year (global), eleven days of paid holidays per year (US and Canada), and unlimited sick days (global).
The expected salary range for this position is outlined below by compensation zone and may be modified in the future.
Zone 1: $176 – $230/year (USD)
We encourage you to apply
At Grammarly, we value our differences, and we encourage all—especially those whose identities are traditionally underrepresented in tech organizations—to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Grammarly will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Grammarly is an equal opportunity employer and participant in the US Federal E-Verify program.
Please note that Grammarly’s COVID-19 vaccination policy requires that all team members in North America be vaccinated against COVID-19 to meet in person for Grammarly business or to work from a North America hub location. It is expected that this will be a requirement for this role. Qualified candidates in North America who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons or because of a sincerely held religious belief may request a reasonable accommodation to this policy. For Europe, this policy requires team members to be vaccinated or produce a daily negative COVID-19 test administered on-site to work from the hub or attend in-person meetings.
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