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 Head of Communications for Canada, you are a great communicator capable of understanding complex issues and explaining them in person and via well-written, simple blog posts, FAQs, video scripts, and more. As a leader, you will keep the team on track with the overall strategy, giving them direction when it comes to specific product and business decisions. You will also provide communications support for executives.
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.
Lead the team that is responsible for all internal and external communications activities for Google in Canada.
Collaborate with Google Canada Leadership, Google Engineering, Product, Sales, Marketing, and Partnership teams to create compelling communications strategies and stories about our products for users and partners.
Develop close, productive relationships with journalists, social influencers, product reviewers, and our key partners in Canada.
Develop written materials, including story pitches, messaging guidelines, press releases, Q&As, presentations, and speeches.
Train and provide advice to company officials for press conferences, media interviews, internal presentations, and trade presentations. Manage a PR agency to help support day-to-day inquiries, special projects, and events.