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Communications Manager

 

Communications Manager

  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Full-time
  • PR

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. As a Pinterest employee, 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 users make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet.

As a Communications Manager, you will shape the way we tell our story to the press and external audiences in Canada with the objective of increasing comprehension that Pinterest is a place for inspiration.  You will have the opportunity to shape and execute the communications strategy that enables Pinterest to build strong relationships with journalists and influential voices in order to increase relevancy and reach through earned media, including consumer, business, B2B and industry trade audiences.  We want to provide the best possible experience for people who use Pinterest around the world and generating awareness is key to that effort. You will be a part of the global communications team and tell compelling stories of how Pinterest makes a positive impact for people and businesses.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead communications efforts for Pinterest across audiences in Canada
  • Develop and implement a proactive comms strategy focused on telling the story of how people use Pinterest and how businesses can reach inspired shoppers on the platform
  • Work with the growth and sales teams based to amplify business, creator, and marketing activities with press and non-media influencers and stakeholders
  • Build relationships with key journalists about the impact that Pinterest makes in people’s lives and the value of Pinterest as a resource for their stories
  • Work with spokespeople to prepare them for press interviews and speaking opportunities
  • Provide communications counsel, support, message management and media training for team leaders
  • Monitor and track press coverage to help shape our future strategy and opportunities

What we’re looking for:

  • 8+ years of experience managing corporate or consumer communications
  • Experience delivering results with outstanding verbal, written and storytelling skills
  • Creativity with the desire to take risks and try new tactics to generate awareness in a meaningful and thoughtful way
  • Experience with shaping trend data into newsworthy stories that generate comprehension for the impact of Pinterest in people’s lives 
  • Vision to shape a communications strategy for Canada that increases the relevance and reach of earned media
  • Experience implementing comms response plans across company and public policy topics
  • Curiosity and nimbleness 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

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To build an app that’s used and loved by people all around the world, we need a team with all kinds of different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds.

To put it legally: 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. Pinterest policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion or religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information or characteristics (or those of a family member), or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits discrimination based on a perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful. Pinterest is committed to compliance with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of Pinterest and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of Pinterest.

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