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Communications Specialist

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About Pinterest:

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. In your role, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping Pinners make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet.

Creating a life you love also means finding a career that celebrates the unique perspectives and experiences that you bring. As you read through the expectations of the position, consider how your skills and experiences may complement the responsibilities of the role. We encourage you to think through your relevant and transferable skills from prior experiences.

Our new progressive work model is called PinFlex, a term that’s uniquely Pinterest to describe our flexible approach to living and working. Visit our PinFlex landing page to learn more.

Pinterest helps people find the inspiration to create a life they love — from trying new dinner recipes to planning a dream home renovation. As a Communications Specialist, you will help to shape the way we tell our story to the press and external audiences across France with the objective of increasing comprehension that Pinterest is a place to find inspiration to take action on. You will have the opportunity to support the execution of the communications strategy that enables Pinterest to build strong relationships with journalists and influential voices in order to increase relevancy and visibility through earned media, including consumer, business, B2B and industry trade audiences. You will be a part of the global communications team and tell compelling stories of how Pinterest makes a positive impact for people, creators and businesses.

What you’ll do:

  • Support communications efforts for Pinterest across audiences in the France, including executing a proactive comms strategy focused on telling the story of how people use Pinterest and how businesses can reach their audiences on the platform
  • Participate in defining communication strategies and priorities
  • Work with the sales, creator and marketing teams to amplify business, creator, and marketing activities with press and non-media influencers
  • Build relationships with key journalists to increase comprehension for the impact that Pinterest makes in people’s lives and the value of Pinterest as a resource for their stories
  • Coordinate and draft press materials as well as help to develop story angles that provide value to journalists who report on Pinterest
  • Monitor and track press coverage to help shape our future strategy and opportunities

What we’re looking for:

  • 1+ years of experience managing business or consumer communications
  • Detail oriented, passion for project management, organised and experienced in delivering results with outstanding verbal, written and storytelling skills
  • Passion and a strong skill set for writing for a news audience
  • Creativity with the desire to take risks and try new tactics to generate awareness in a meaningful and thoughtful way
  • Experience and appetite for shaping trend data into newsworthy stories that generate comprehension for the impact of Pinterest in people’s lives
  • Curiosity and flexibility to execute a strategy that evolves with change inside and outside of the company
  • A self-starter who is proactive, can work across teams, and under tight deadlines

Relocation Statement:

This position is not eligible for relocation assistance. Visit our PinFlex page to learn more about our working model.



Our Commitment to Diversity:

Pinterest is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best qualified people in every job. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic under federal, state, or local law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you require an accommodation during the job application process, please notify for support.

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