Communications Manager, Intrinsic ( Job ID # 4941752002 )

Employer Name Google X   Address 0000
Job Type Full-time, Permanent   Address 2
Experience Any   City Mountain View
Education Any   State California
  Zip Code 94035

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Job Description

Communications Manager, Intrinsic
Marketing & Communications
Mountain View, CA (HQ)
X is Alphabet’s moonshot factory. We are a diverse group of inventors and entrepreneurs who build and launch technologies that aim to improve the lives of millions, even billions, of people. Our goal: 10x impact on the world’s most intractable problems, not just 10% improvement. We approach projects that have the aspiration and riskiness of research with the speed and ambition of a startup.

The Team

We are Intrinsic, a robotics software and AI company at Alphabet. Born at X’s moonshot factory our mission is to make industrial robotics accessible and usable for millions more businesses, entrepreneurs, and developers. We are a multidisciplinary team of engineers, roboticists, designers, and technologists who are passionate about unlocking the creative and economic potential of industrial robotics.


This role requires you to successfully navigate ambiguity and make things happen in a fast paced startup environment. This is a truly unique opportunity to help Intrinsic tell its story and bring something new to the robotics industry. It is safe to say that this will not be like any other job you have had before. If you prefer detailed planning, managing multi-year strategies, and predictable day-to-day work, this probably isn’t for you. We are looking for a world-class storyteller and media relations expert - a writing and communications leader - who can:

Engage with roboticists, influencers, thought leaders and journalists to tell our team’s story with authenticity, clarity and inspiration via blogs, press stories, speeches etc
Lead our partnership communications strategy including the creation and implementation of partner guidelines and coordinated press moments for key milestones
Craft compelling narratives that will help Intrinsic land in the world and attract amazing team members and innovation partners
Help build and nurture a community of like-minded technologists, roboticists and policy advisors inside and outside of Alphabet
Lead our internal communications strategy, galvanizing the team and helping shape our culture
Lead executive comms strategy for strategic audiences within and outside Alphabet
You’re a creative, passionate and compelling storyteller looking to tell new stories in new ways. You’re innately curious to learn the why so that you can help craft stories that delight and inspire. You can coach and support team members to be better storytellers and communicators. You’re a force multiplier of the spirit, sentiment and hope our team has for making industrial robotics more accessible and usable for the next generation of makers.


Craft compelling stories: that help Intrinsic unpack our team, technology and future offerings
Find the magic: dive deeply into complex technologies to surface insights for multiple audiences
Media relations: run the day to day media relations strategy and PR agency relationships
Policy: lead a policy communications strategy for Intrinsic, becoming the policy thought leader on the team
Editorial: kick off the editorial function for the team, working with the marketing and executive teams ,
External engagements: create a conference, speaker and sponsorship strategy to hit key business goals
Internal communications: support multiple functions with a structured internal communications strategy
Minimum Qualifications

7 years industry experience in communications and media relations
Media relations skills and experience, with a history of developing and building media relationships
Senior copywriting experience, and the ability to bring a company’s unique verbal identity to life
An optimistic and resilient spirit with a start-up mentality who enjoys being an individual contributor
Demonstrated ability to navigate and thrive in a fast moving and ambiguous environment
Preferred Qualifications

Startup experience in robotics, automation, platforms or industrial hardware companies
Experience working with policy stakeholders, advistors and organizations
Experience running communication strategies for enterprise partnerships, from creating guidelines to press prep and campaign execution
Experience operating in complex business environments and navigating multiple stakeholder interests/POVs
Can successfully flex between higher level strategy and detailed executional work
Comfort with complicated technology and science topics, a knack for distilling the most important information in clear and concise ways
At X, 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 proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. 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 contact us at: [email protected]

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