Corporate Communications Manager

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Waymo
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Waymo's communications team develops strategies that increase understanding, acceptance and adoption of their life-saving self-driving technology. They work with reporters, editors, bloggers and other influencers to share stories about Waymo and the potential of their technology to change how we move and live. In this role, you’ll partner with the engineering, business, policy, marketing and product teams to create messaging around their mission of safety, their collaborative work with public officials and third party groups, and their OEM partnerships to drive awareness about self-driving, shape our reputation and counter misinformation. The ideal candidate brings experience and passion relating to emergent political issues in the tech and mobility industries.

Responsibilities

In this communications role you'll:

  • Source, develop and draft a wide range of communications materials - including blog posts, narratives, scripts, and PR pitches - about our mission of safety, our collaborative work with public officials and third party groups, and our OEM partnerships
  • Secure and shape thought leadership opportunities for our executives
  • Have a successful record of managing strong press relationships, and a demonstrated ability to work with reporters to pitch and amplify stories
  • Simplify complex, technical concepts and make them human, relatable and visual
  • Be an effective team collaborator who can manage multiple projects across a variety of stakeholders
  • Drive consensus decisions on creative output among diverse stakeholders

Requirements

At a minimum, Waymo would like you to have:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 8-10 years of work experience in communications, ideally in tech and/or mobility
  • Intellectual curiosity and ability to quickly learn
  • Creative approach with a scrappy, can-do attitude
  • Operational rigor and self-discipline
  • Comfort working at the pace of a startup and with ambiguity; ability to lead complex projects, contribute to cross-functional initiatives, and be a trusted partner to our engineering, business, partnerships, marketing and product teams

How to Apply

For more information on this employment opportunity and the application process, visit https://waymo.com/joinus/2330993/.