Palo Alto, California (United States), United States
Wing offers drone delivery as a safe, fast, and sustainable solution for last mile logistics. Consumer appetites for on-demand services are increasing, but current delivery methods are inefficient, costly, and contribute to road accidents and air pollution. Wing’s fleet of autonomous delivery drones can transport small packages directly from businesses to homes on-demand, in minutes. We design, build, and operate our aircraft, and offer drone delivery services on three continents. Our technology is designed to be easy to integrate into existing delivery and logistics networks, offering a scalable drone delivery solution for a broad range of businesses. Wing is a part of Google's parent company, Alphabet, and our mission is to create the preferred means of delivery for the planet. To do this, we must build a workforce that's representative of the global communities that we serve. If you're ready to do the greatest work of your life, come join us.
About the Role:
Wing is looking for a Communications and Media Relations Lead to join our Marketing and Communication team based in Palo Alto, CA as a Hybrid Role. The ideal candidate has a passion for drone delivery and communications, has a demonstrated history leading communications and PR to drive business growth, and thrives in a fast-paced environment.
What You’ll Do:
Lead all aspects of Wing’s communications, PR, and media relations to drive key business initiatives through measurable outcomes
Manage effective and efficient internal team and agency to drive key results
Cultivate, enhance and maintain relationships with key reporter contacts locally and nationally; build knowledge of targeted media outlets and media markets; identify opportunities for external, proactive media pitching, presentations and other media affairs activities that drive Wing’s business objectives
Monitoring media for trends and tracking media coverage through analytics; Manage media summaries and assessment of local, national and international media coverage
Develop written materials, such as Wing’s positioning, messaging, FAQs, talking points, and more to effectively communicate about Wing
Create press release, blog and social copy that drive Wing’s business results
Act as a spokesperson, and train and advise other spokespersons, for media interviews, press conferences, and industry presentations
Partner with other cross-functional teams such as partnerships, policy, and legal teams to develop and execute campaigns that meet Wing’s business objectives
What You’ll Need:
BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
12+ years of relevant work experience
5+ years of people management experience
Proven track record of leading PR and media to drive measurable business objectives
Strong written and verbal communication skills with a solid foundation in grammar, spelling, and the composition of various communication types
Experience in high growth company
Experience working in a heavily regulated industry
Ability to think, plan and execute on multiple projects simultaneously
Excellent problem-solving skills
Work travel required
The US base salary range for this full-time position is the salary range below + bonus + equity + benefits. Wing’s salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your location during the hiring process.
At Wing, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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