Full Time Posted 25 days ago
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Job Type

Full Time

Job Details

Minimum qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 7 years of experience in public relations, media relations, or communications.
  • Experience of the policymaker and regulatory environment in the United States, or relevant international experience.
  • Experience driving policy-focused media campaigns within organizations.
  • Experience with communications related to company, operational, or reputational issues.

Preferred qualifications:
  • Experience driving policy-focused media campaigns and communications related to company, operational, or reputational issues.
  • Experience planning and executing integrated and scalable media campaigns.
  • Understanding of the policymaker and regulatory environment in the United States.
  • Excellent writing skills and an ability to translate the complex into simple, clear, and intuitive communications.
  • Excellent cross-functional partnership skills and ability to independently manage projects with multiple stakeholders.
  • An established network of relevant media contacts, influencers, and other stakeholders and an awareness of the digital influencer landscape.
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 member of the YouTube Reputation and Responsibility team, as a Policy Communications Manager, you will manage priority files for US and global policymakers, including elections, child and teen safety, legislation, and litigation. You’ll also be the point person for our press corps, owning relationships with reporters from our Key Opinion Formers (KOF)-focused outlets who cover tech policy, content moderation, and trust and safety.

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.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $130,000-$194,000. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Learn more about benefits at Google.

  • Manage US communications related to elections, child and teen safety, legislation and litigation. Provide leadership and support to regional communications teams on these issues.
  • Build relationships with key press and third-party stakeholders to advance YouTube’s reputational efforts and support legislative priorities of the Government Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) team.
  • Partner with cross-functional teams in public policy, legal, Alphabet Regulatory Response, Investigations and Strategy (ARRIS), and marketing to manage press coverage, events, public testimony, and reporter briefings.
  • Support executive communications teams for speeches, KOF briefings, public policy engagements, etc.
  • Collaborate with colleagues across Global Communications and Public Affairs (GCPA) on core files that impact both YouTube and Google.
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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Policy Communications Manager, YouTube
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