We're looking for an experienced communications professional to help tell WhatsApp's story and lead a broad range of communications efforts including product launches, media relations, and issues management. The role will focus specifically on India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, and candidates should have experience in one or more of these countries.
A keen understanding of technology and its intersection with public policy issues is essential in this role. The person will work closely with the communications team and other relevant groups at Facebook and WhatsApp.
Devise and execute major communications strategies and campaigns to support WhatsApp’s strategic objectives
Develop creative storytelling ideas to drive positive press coverage
Manage a broad range of proactive and reactive projects across India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh
Develop creative storytelling to drive positive press coverage around products
Manage and coordinate PR agency activities
Work cross-functionally with product, platform, policy, corporate and international PR teams on individual media opportunities and broader programs
Build deep relationships with press, bloggers, analysts, influencers and other external stakeholders about core products and initiatives
8+ years of experience in communications and public relations
Fluency in English
Preference will be given to candidates with specific experience in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, and with experience managing PR agencies
Bachelor’s Degree in business, communications, or other relevant major required