PR Specialist, Internal Communications
Yahoo! Inc. - Sunnyvale, CA

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PR Specialist, Internal Communications

About Yahoo:
Think about impacting 1 out of every 2 people online—in innovative and imaginative ways
that are uniquely Yahoo. We do just that each and every day, and you could too. After all, it's
big thinkers like you who will create the next generation of Internet experiences for users
and advertisers across the globe. Now's the time to show the world what you've got. Put
your ideas to work for over half a billion people.

The Opportunity
The Yahoo Internal Communications team is looking for a Specialist to serve as an integral and productive part of our team. At Yahoo, the Communications group is charged with informing and educating employees, users, advertisers, partners, and influencers about Yahoo’s business and products. In this role, you will be given many strategic projects on an ongoing basis as well as be asked to contribute to and lead day to day business activities that directly impact our employees. Strong writing and editing skills, as well as the ability to work independently and meet deadlines are essential. 2+ years experience in communications, journalism, public relations or consumer-oriented media are required.

This position offers a unique opportunity to work on and learn about nearly every aspect of
internal communications, while also providing insight into external communications with our
public relations team.

Job Responsibilities
• Support multiple internal communications initiatives, including writing, editing, event planning, and graphics creation.
• Manage intranet, including editorial content, proactive story creation, and communications promoting various company initiatives.
• Develop and edit various internal communications materials, including executive communications, video content, graphics, and ongoing project tracking documents.
• Maintain ongoing documentation of metrics, analyzing internal message strategies and resonance.
• Monitor employee feedback and topics of discussion to identify communication opportunities.
• Work closely with public relations team and internal stakeholders to effectively communicate company announcements.
• Introduce fun, new, entertaining story and communication ideas for a global audience
• Provide additional project-based support as needed across the group
Job Qualifications:
• 2-4 years of communications experience
• Excellent creative writing and verbal communication skills
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines
• Works well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
• Project management, leadership and decision making skills
• A strong sense of urgency and proactive nature
• Ability to think and communicate strategically with a variety of people
• Knowledge of Internet industry and social media
• Background in public relations, marketing, journalism, publicity, or media
• Multimedia experience in photography, graphics creation and/or video editing
• High energy, enthusiasm, creativity and resourcefulness
• Strong attention to detail
• High level of professional integrity and confidentiality
• Excitement about the Yahoo brand is a must!
• 4 year college degree is required
Location: The PR Specialist will report to the Senior Manager of Internal Communications and be
based out of Yahoo’s headquarters in Sunnyvale, California.
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