Full Time Posted 28 days ago
Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following: Gurugram, Haryana, India; Mumbai, Maharashtra, India; Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 6 years of experience in public relations and working with journalists and members of the media.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working with PR agencies or marketers, digital publishers, or complex organizations with multiple product lines and diverse stakeholders.
  • Experience with writing.
  • Experience operating efficiently, maintaining good judgment in fast-paced environments, and working with leaders in the Product, Engineering, Sales, and Marketing organizations.
  • Knowledge of the technology industry and understanding of the digital business landscape in India.
  • Ability to shape organizational and business needs into a presentation or narrative.
  • Effective 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, you will develop strategies and drive key communication campaigns across the company’s diverse areas of initiatives. You will design communication campaigns that explain Google’s efforts in digital literacy, privacy, online safety, economic opportunity, digital skilling, and inclusion. In this role, you will partner with leaders and cross-functional teams to support initiatives that drive impact.

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, Communications, Marketing, Product, and beyond.

  • Partner with Business and Product teams to develop compelling communications materials.
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with journalists, partners, and influencers in the business/technology field.
  • Train and mentor company spokespeople.
  • Devise press strategies, clear messaging, and communications guidance related to our initiatives.
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 our Accommodations for Applicants form.
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Communications Manager