Communications Manager and Speechwriter, Executive Communications

30 Sep, 2020

Jobs

Communications Manager and Speechwriter, Executive Communications

Google
Mountain View, CA/New York, NY/San Francisco, CA

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 4 years of experience in business, media, political or non-profit environments, directly working on writing and editing communications materials.
  • Experience building relationships and working closely with senior level executives.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in speechwriting, executive communications strategy, and developing a brand voice.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and lead efforts across disciplines.
  • Ability to think, plan and execute on multiple projects simultaneously in an organized fashion.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with colleagues in different countries and appreciate cultural differences.
  • Demonstrated ability to work calmly and maintain good judgment in fast-paced, high-stress environments.

About the job

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; engage in face-to-face meetings with commentators and other opinion formers; and develop print and web-based material supporting these campaigns. 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.

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 creative, willing to try new things and have the ability to manage numerous projects with tight deadlines. You need to be an enthusiastic team player who can work cross-functionally with partners across PR, Communications, Marketing, Product and beyond.

As a member of our Executive Communications team, you will work closely with Google executives to prepare speeches, op-eds, and blog posts around complex issues that the company faces. You will also have the opportunity to draft social media, and pitch in as an editor and writer for Google’s blog, and take on all kinds of writing and editing projects. To be successful in this team, you will need to embrace ambiguity and collaborate across teams.

We 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. You are quick-witted, entrepreneurial and intellectually curious. To succeed in this role, you are willing to try new things and can manage numerous projects with tight deadlines. Things happen quickly at Google, and to do great work, you need to be an enthusiastic team player who can work cross-functionally with partners across PR, comms, marketing, product and beyond.

Responsibilities

  • Develop communications strategies for Google executives that include interview briefings, speeches, blog posts and emails.
  • Develop messaging on complex, nuanced issues.
  • Coordinate cross-functionally on content and strategy for major internal and external events.
  • Draft social media posts for Google executives and contribute to overall social strategy.

Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google’s EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.

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Job posted: 2020-09-30