Communications Manager

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Position Type/Sector
Corporation/For-Profit Business


Waymo is an autonomous driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to get where they’re going. Since our start as the Google Self-Driving Car Project in 2009, Waymo has been focused on building the Waymo Driver—The World’s Most Experienced Driver™—to improve everyone's access to mobility while saving thousands of lives now lost to traffic crashes. Our Waymo Driver powers Waymo One, our fully autonomous ride-hailing service, as well as Waymo Via, our trucking and local delivery service. To date, Waymo has driven over 20 million miles autonomously on public roads across 25 U.S. cities and conducted over 20 billion miles of simulation testing.

At Waymo, we are mission-driven and believe deeply in the opportunity of autonomous driving technology to improve mobility and make people's lives better. We are united by purpose and responsibility (for our employees and riders alike). We are looking for kind, committed, employees who have integrity, dream big, work together as one team and create a sense of belonging for one another that is the foundation of our culture. We want each team member to feel welcomed and included in every step of our exciting journey.

As a member of the Communications team, you'll be on the cutting edge of bringing autonomous driving technology to the public, developing strategies that will increase understanding, acceptance, and adoption of this life-saving technology. We work with reporters, editors, bloggers, and other influencers to tell stories about Waymo and the potential of our technology to change how we move and live. We partner with the engineering, business, policy, marketing, and product teams to create messaging for new products and other initiatives, counter misinformation, and shape our reputation.

This role will be hybrid onsite in the Bay area and report into our Head of Communications, Marketing, & Public Affairs.


In this role you'll contribute to both our internal and external communications efforts:

  • (Internal comms) You'll help inform, connect, and inspire our global team (Waymonauts) at an exciting time for the business as we scale and commercialize our fully autonomous ride-hailing service, and strengthen our company culture.
  • (External comms) You'll also partner with our PR team to help with various external-facing efforts, including: development of social content for executives, speaking event preparation, and narrative development.

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