Communications Associate at Snap Inc.
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.
We are a passionate team working hard to build the best platform in the world for communication and storytelling.
We’re looking for a Communications Associate to join Team Snapchat! Working from our Los Angeles, CA headquarters, you will play a role in packaging and landing stories in key business publications, and work with the Communications team to keep the team smart, organized, and strategic. You’ll also work cross-functionally with teams such as Legal, Policy, Finance, and more as a part of everyday proactive and reactive public relations planning.
What you’ll do:
Support corporate-related PR efforts: building and executing on media strategies for ongoing product news as well as proactive feature opportunities, message development, spokesperson training, and media briefings
Work cross-functionally with teams such as Legal, Policy, Finance, and Marketing to build media plans and press kit packages that support Snap’s priorities and messages
Maintain backgrounders, FAQs, etc., and provide input on messaging as needed across the business to ensure our narrative is cohesive and consistent internally and externally
Support maintenance of media lists, briefing materials, coverage reports, and team trackers
Regularly monitor press email inbox, as well as share competitive business and policy news stories with the team with the goal of informing strategic decisions and identifying media moments and opportunities
Assist in drafting both press pitches and internal presentation materials
Foster ongoing Snap media relations with select reporters in an effort to increase Snap placements in media and strategic Snap coverage
3-4 years of experience in communications or public relations
Experience working directly with tech or consumer media, building media strategies and messaging, and spokesperson training
Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, or a related field of study
Proven ability to research, contextualize, and prioritize information while working alone and across global teams
A creative thinker with the ability to see media opportunities and execute quickly for coverage
Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously
Strong written and verbal communication skills
A high level of professional integrity and confidentiality
Experience working at an agency and working in-house
At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at [email protected].