Executive Communications Manager, Ads & Commerce

Google - San Francisco, CA4.3

Note: By applying to this position your application is automatically submitted to the following locations: Mountain View, CA, USA; San Francisco, CA, USA; New York, NY, 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 Executive Communications Manager and Speechwriter, you will be part of a small team that produces employee communications and events for Google executives. You will work with senior leaders on communications initiatives, projects and programs. You will collaborate with cross-functional partners 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 work on a combination of speeches, internal news stories, op-eds and blog posts and more. Above all, you’ll need to bring an agile mind, a nose for news and a storytelling sensibility to every project you work on.

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 a creative self-starter who is 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.

Develop and edit content for senior executives - internal announcements, speeches, business presentations, blogs and more.
Pitch in on editorial projects and help build a strong narrative for the Ads & Commerce organization and leaders.
Create innovative ways to communicate that inform and engage diverse audiences worldwide across a wide variety of topics.

Minimum qualifications:
Bachelors degree or equivalent practical experience.
8 years of experience in business, media, political or non-profit environment, focusing on writing and editing communications materials.

Preferred qualifications:
Experience in speechwriting, executive communications strategy, storytelling and messaging strategy.
Experience with primary-and-secondary research experience.
Demonstrated ability to work calmly and maintain good judgment in fast-paced and dynamic environment. Demonstrated creativity and ability with visual storytelling.
Ability to interact with executives and to provide advice on their communications that reflect an understanding of their business and leadership style.
Ability to work with colleagues in different countries and appreciate cultural differences.
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