Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience in B2B and/or B2C communications.
  • Ability to speak and write in English and Norwegian fluently.

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in B2B and/or B2C communications.
  • Experience in the technology and/or media sectors.
  • Ability to think strategically and learn quickly.
  • Ability to promote new products in an exciting but practical way.
  • Ability to work under pressure with a team.
  • Good attention to detail and organization 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 based on understanding of journalists' interests; engage in face-to-face meetings with commentators and other opinion formers; develop print and web-based material supporting these campaigns; and counter misinformation that might interfere with our business and ability to serve our users. 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 work to tight deadlines and manage numerous projects at once, from preparing presentations and written materials that communicate key messages, to cultivating relationships with media outlets and coordinating with colleagues across the globe. You will help shape the wider plans and activities concerning Google's reputation in Norway, in close cooperation with the top country management.

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.

Responsibilities

  • Manage Google's day-to-day relationship with the media in Norway.
  • Be proactive and reactive to consumer and business-to-business media relations.
  • Support the team in the execution of Google's strategic external communications plan.
  • Work with the Northern Europe Communications and Public Affairs team to create and implement imaginative PR campaigns to launch and promote Google products