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Director, Global Safety & Policy Communications
New York, NY
TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok has global offices including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul and Tokyo. We are seeking a senior Safety and Policy Communications leader to join our fast paced global communications team. You’ll help tell the story of how TikTok prioritizes a welcoming and positive experience for the hundreds of millions of people who use our app, and a commitment to our broader societal role and responsibility. We’re looking for someone with a passion for tech policy and user well-being. This person should be able to investigate, understand, and distill complex safety, regulatory, and tech policy issues, and respond to a range of situations with empathy and a people-first mindset. The ideal candidate has excellent media, analytical, and leadership skills and can collaborate with ease across teams around the globe. Responsibilities: – Lead global strategy and execution for TikTok’s safety and policy communications, including our work around safety, privacy, integrity, inclusion, and platform integrity – Develop proactive approaches, across internal and external channels, that bring transparency and accountability to the ways TikTok supports a safe and welcoming app experience – Oversee reactive communications for safety and policy issues – Engage regularly with the media and other stakeholders, serving as a spokesperson as needed – Prepare executives/spokespeople for media interactions and public appearances – Work in close collaboration with product, safety, legal, and public policy teams in particular, providing communications counsel and support, to ensure message accuracy and consistency
– BA/BS degree or equivalent experience required – 15+ years of communications/public affairs experience – Excellent strategic, analytical, and verbal communication skills – Works well under pressure and is motivated in a fast paced environment – Deep understanding of and passion for tech policy, as well as tech and business press ties – Demonstrated ability to lead a global team – Ability to take initiative; motivated and self-starting TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We believe individuals shouldn’t be disadvantaged because of their background or identity, but instead should be considered based on their strengths and experience. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.
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Job posted: 2022-04-30