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Senior Manager, Communications

Sydney, Australia

Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

The Comms Team is responsible for conveying Snap’s mission, vision and values to core audiences within our community, which include Snapchatters, advertising partners, content partners, investors, policymakers, and Snap team members. This passionate team works hard to show the world what makes Snapchat the best platform for communication and storytelling, and to ensure the narratives about the company, its people, and its products are accurate and compelling.

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We’re looking for a Manager to join the Communications team!

What you'll do:

  • Design and deliver a proactive external communications strategy that drives awareness for our product innovation and advertising platform, particularly among businesses seeking to reach an audience outside of the country

  • Establish and maintain a long-term relationship with key media and journalists in APAC and consistently pitch and share the lastest news and product releases from Snap

  • Work closely with the cross functional teams across the globe to develop and execute local communications initiatives and campaigns, as well as localize and roll out global business and product news and campaigns

  • Help to  build local thought leadership with local reporters and advertisers, and bring Snap’s narrative to life locally through compelling  storytelling

  • Find ways to build the impression of Snap as a company and highlight Snap’s product innovation and engineering culture, as well our support for local businesses and marketers

  • Be a trusted contact for media in the country who rely on you for timely and accurate information and manage public interview, press conference and any urgent PR issues

  • Collaborate closely with the close-knit global Communications team to share local knowledge, coordinate campaigns, and develop ideas

  • Pitch news stories, create press materials, and prepare spokespeople for local media interviews and speaking engagements as needed

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Excellent understanding of the media, policy and cultural landscape in the region, with a strong network of contacts across business, consumer, technology and trade media

  • Intellectual curiosity and a willingness to experiment in order to learn and identify creative solutions to problems

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to build relationships cross-functionally and across different time zones

  • Ability to balance critical thinking with tactical execution and attention to detail despite frequent inbound enquiries and requests

  • Excellent news judgement as well as very strong writing and communications skills

  • Able to work with XFN teams across the globe 

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional experience working in a communications role or related field

  • 8-10+ years of relevant experience

Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!

Job ID: 76dc8def21262673e3fdd8649918aec399e5a36b9a697b4eac21f91a589baf86
Employment Type: Other