VP, Communications -- Niantic
About The Company: Niantic is the world’s leading AR technology company, sparking creative and engaging journeys in the real world. Our products inspire outdoor exploration, exercise, and meaningful social interaction. Originally formed at Google in 2010, we became an independent company in 2014 with a strong group of investors including Nintendo, The Pokémon Company, and Alsop Louie Partners. Our current titles include pioneering global-control game Ingress, and record-breaking AR game Pokémon GO. Our third title, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, is currently in development. Niantic is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. We're a hard-working, fun, and exciting group who value intellectual curiosity and a passion for problem-solving! We have growing offices located in San Francisco, Sunnyvale, Bellevue, Los Angeles, Tokyo, and Hamburg.
Five Things About The Role:
20+ years of experience. I know that feels like a lot, but this is the kind of role we dream of. You will develop and implement a strategic global communications plan to support Niantic's corporate brand, product brands, and policy positions. You will partner with executive management at Niantic in developing our PR strategy.
Craft messaging and talking points as needed to articulate corporate vision and values. Build plan for crisis communication and act as the organization’s public information officer in the event of a crisis event.
You will advise executive management about significant trends, shareholder concerns, and competitor actions that may impact the company. Act as corporate spokesperson responsible for protecting the integrity and reputation of the organization.
Work with HR to create an internal communications plan that communicates our company mission and values. Work with key cross-functional partners to strategize, develop, and execute all outreach around all company brands.
Plan all press events, brand and launch events to drive awareness and coverage. Utilize social media to generate publicity and help grow our overall social media presence for our company and our brands. Track coverage and measure overall efforts. Deliver comprehensive reports monthly.
How You Apply: https://boards.greenhouse.io/niantic/jobs/4371138002#app