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Head of Communications, Australia at TikTok

Sydney, NSW

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TikTok is the world's leading destination for short-form mobile videos. Our mission is to capture and present the world's creativity, knowledge, and moments that matter in everyday life. TikTok empowers everyone to be a creator directly from their smartphones and is committed to building a community by encouraging users to share their passion and creative expression through their videos.

Team overview

The communications and PR team are expanding in Australia and we're seeking an experienced comms professional to be part of our exciting growth! The Communications and PR team are a critical function for our business and we are looking for individuals who can lead and execute to a high standard. We are largely unencumbered by red tape, but the building process is a critical step towards scale - be prepared to build a structure that empowers ongoing, sustainable rapid growth.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement communications strategies, and a range of proactive communications plans and initiatives to support brand development and reputation management
  • Develop a compelling narrative that engages both trade and consumer audiences
  • Execute and oversee communications programmes from messaging development, media outreach plan to proactive pitching
  • Working closely with cross-functional teams including product, marketing and policy on communications related campaigns and initiatives, including in areas related to partnerships and marketing opportunities
  • Provide issues management advice, response and handling as they arise
  • Manage external PR agency to support the above efforts

Qualifications

  • Fluent in English (speaking and writing). Excellent written communications skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • More than eight years’ relevant working experience, experience in both corporate and consumer communications is preferred
  • An excellent communicator who can successfully build relationships with key stakeholders both internally and externally
  • A team player who can lead projects and strong project management skills
  • Experience working in social media, Internet, Technology companies
  • Experience working in cross-border, multi-cultural environment is preferred

Equal opportunity

TikTok is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

About TikTok

Office address

  • Sydney CBD, NSW, 2000

Company size

1001-5000 people

Founded in

2016

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