Internal Communications Manager, Ads and Commerce
Note: By applying to this position your application is automatically submitted to the following locations: Mountain View, CA, USA; San Francisco, CA, USA
As a member of the Global Communications & Public Affairs team, you will work cross-functionally to help communicate with journalists and other thought leaders; devise specific communications materials and campaigns based on understanding of journalists' interests; engage in face-to-face meetings with commentators and other opinion formers; develop print and web-based material supporting these campaigns; and counter misinformation that might interfere with our business and ability to serve our users. We're looking for great communicators who can understand complex issues and explain them in person and also via well written, simple blog posts, FAQs, video scripts and more.
As an Internal Communications Manager, you will be part of a small team which produces employee communications and events for Google executives. You will work with members of the Ads & Commerce organization on communications initiatives, projects and programs. You will support the work of the team to create strategic communications campaigns, come up with innovative ways to engage employees that are in tune with Google’s culture, write communications, business update presentations and talking points. You will also collaborate with internal partners across functions (PR, Policy, Legal, HR, Operations, etc.) and geographies. You have strong technical and operational skills including visual design.
Things happen quickly at Google, to succeed you need to be creative and entrepreneurial, a self-starter who gets things done and isn't afraid to take risks and try out new ways of doing things.
It's our job to help inform and educate users, advertisers, partners, opinion leaders--and our own employees--about the benefits of Google's products, our distinctive company culture/values, and our approach to the big public policy issues of the day. We are looking for quick-witted, entrepreneurial and intellectually curious people to join the team. To succeed here, you'll need to be able to combine creativity with the organizational skills to manage numerous different projects to tight deadlines simultaneously, as well as enjoy pitching to all kinds of journalists, bloggers and commentators (we find it hard too!), or producing internal communications and events for our employees. Things happen quickly at Google and to get stuff done here you need to be an enthusiastic team player - a self-starter who can work cross-functionally and isn't frightened to take risks or try out new ways of doing things.
Develop, write, and edit communications for senior executives, including emails, Google posts, and presentations.
Develop creative strategies for communicating to employees: plan the frequency of and vehicles for communications, and coordinate across different areas of the business and the company.
Interact with, and influence executives, and provide advice that reflects an understanding of their business and leadership style.
Manage the end-to-end process for large company-wide events.
Provide strong communications and program management support for large internal reorganizations.
BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
5 years of experience in media, government or non-profit environment, with a focus on writing and/or editorial responsibilities.
Graphic design abilities with excellent creative and visual skills, including slide design, with experience using Google Slides or other presentation software.
Demonstrated ability to work calmly and maintain good judgment in fast-paced, high-stress environments.
Effective team player who can lead efforts across disciplines.
Proven communicator - excellent written and verbal communications skills.
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