- Research Experience
- Communication Skills
Note: By applying to this position your application is automatically submitted to the following locations: San Francisco, CA, USA; Mountain View, CA, USA; Palo Alto, CA, USA
Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
4 years of relevant internal/executive communications, marketing, policy, consulting, or PR experience.
Authorization to work in the United States.
Experience with research and clinical organizations in the healthcare industry in the U.S. and globally.
Ability to work calmly and maintain good judgment in fast-paced environments.
Ability to think, plan, and execute on multiple projects simultaneously in an organized fashion.
Ability to capture the voice of leadership and communicate complex, technical concepts in a clear and compelling way.
Ability to work with colleagues across many functions and in different countries, understanding cultural differences.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
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.
As a Communications Manager, Google Health - San Francisco, Mountain View or Palo Alto, you'll join a team working to help tell Google Health’s story to key external audiences. At Google, we’re committed to improving the lives of as many people as possible. One of the most important areas in which we’re striving to do that is health, and Google Health is the team leading these efforts on a number of fronts, including leveraging AI, software, and hardware to solve big challenges and help people lead healthier, more productive lives. You will also work to coordinate with other groups within Google and across Alphabet. You will foster and maintain relationships with senior leaders, Googlers across many functions (e.g., Product Management/Engineering, PR, Marketing, Sales, Legal, etc.), and with media and other key stakeholders - keeping partners, clinicians, and the world connected, inspired, and informed.
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.
Help drive messaging and narrative development for our Google Health efforts externally, including drafting blog posts, media pitches, talking points, launch materials, slides, speeches, etc.
Secure media coverage for initiatives and efforts across Google Health in healthcare, business, tech, consumer, and broadcast media outlets. Be a media spokesperson, communicating the user benefits of our products and key messages to the press.
Be a lead PR point of contact and advisor for key health initiatives, working closely with our global cross-functional partners to develop and refine communications content to ensure a consistent voice and effective storytelling.
Establish deep-rooted relationships with internal leadership, and with key media partners, influencers, and community members to secure prime coverage for research initiatives, partnerships, launches, integrated campaigns, and community events.
At Google, we don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. 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.