Senior Safety Communications Manager

28 Jul, 2022

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Senior Safety Communications Manager

TikTok
Washington, D.C.
Responsibilities
TikTok’s mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy to people around the world. We’re currently looking for a dynamic and seasoned Trust & Safety communications professional to join our fast-paced global communications team. In this role you’ll collaborate with key stakeholders on a range of initiatives to help promote our commitment to creating a safe and welcoming space for all people who use our app. We’re looking for someone who is enthusiastic about storytelling and media relations with a proven ability to easily distill and communicate complex safety, regulatory, and tech policy issues. You also have strong crisis comms experience and a passion for addressing Trust & Safety related issues. Ideal candidates have excellent media and analytical skills and can collaborate with ease across teams around the globe. You’re good at connecting the dots and you instinctually understand the Trust & Safety landscape as it relates to both challenges and opportunities for technology companies. You’re resilient, thrive in an entrepreneurial environment, and you’re able to respond to a range of situations with empathy and a people-first mindset. Ideally, you also have a baseline understanding of the current US political environment. TikTok has global offices including Los Angeles, Mountain View, New York, London, Dublin, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul, and Tokyo. Responsibilities: – Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders on Trust & Safety matters to help guide communications on the development of products, services and policies to ensure message accuracy and consistency – Develop and deliver strategic communications plans and programs that advance priorities, including reactive and proactive communications and outreach – Proactively and reactively engage regularly with media, creators, and other key stakeholders – Prepare spokespeople for media interviews and speaking engagements – Manage through issues media cycles, ensuring prompt engagement and fact-checking of coverage – Work closely with the Global Comms team and serve as a sounding board to others on Trust & Safety initiatives
Qualifications
– 8+ years of communications experience – Excellent strategic, analytical, and verbal communication skills – Established relationships with tech and business media – A self-starter who is motivated, takes initiative, and works well in a fast-paced environment – Strong crisis comms experience preferred – An interest in mentoring others and policy media relationships are both a plus – Minimum BA or BS degree required 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. ByteDance is committed to providing reasonable accommodations during our recruitment process. If you need assistance or an accommodation, please reach out to us at Recruiting.Corp@tiktok.com
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Job posted: 2022-07-28