AVAILABLE POSITIONS Vice President, Communications

Our mission at Zynga is to “Connect the World Through Games” by creating core social experiences to deepen player engagement, increase organic acquisition and retain players long term. Our portfolio of games – Toon Blast, Toy Blast, Empires & Puzzles, Merge Dragons, CSR Racing 2, FarmVille, Hit it Rich! Slots, Words With Friends and Zynga Poker span some of the fastest growing mobile gaming categories: Action Strategy, Casual, Social Casino and Invest Express. We delivered strong Q2 2021 results, best-ever Q2 revenue of $720 million, up 59% year-over-year. 

Come join us, thrive, take risks and dream big to shape the future gaming!

Zynga is looking for a leader of Corporate Communications to lead all aspects of Zynga’s PR and communications strategy and execution. In this role, you’ll positively impact our players, brand, product presence, leadership, investor confidence and employee experience. Together with your Communications team you will work closely with our Executives and Marketing team to build a player, product and employee narrative and execute it across multiple communications channels.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team that owns communications efforts including public relations, corporate, executive, crisis communications. Work in close partnership with Investor Relations on industry analyst coverage. 

  • Drive an integrated strategic internal and external communications plan to advance Zynga’s brand identity as well as awareness of our games, programs and initiatives

  • Manage all aspects of communication, including M&A, change and incident management 

  • Serve as communications advisor to Zynga’s senior leadership 

  • Prepare talking points, speeches, presentations and other supporting material as needed 

  • With their team, actively engage, cultivate and manage press relationships to ensure coverage surrounding Zynga’s special events, public announcements, and other projects

  • Provide advocacy for Zynga’s internal programs, support people initiatives, employee resource groups, and diversity and inclusion efforts.

  • Partner with People Operations and the Director of Internal Communications to ensure alignment on internal communications roadmap, key messages, employment branding and executive communications.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience leading an in-house corporate commutations function and a professional communications team

  • Agency experience a plus

  • Strong work ethic, poised, organized, EQ/IQ balance with ability to create buy-in and bring stakeholders together

  • Experience supporting senior executives with written communications, external events and press

  • Ability to manage outcomes during crisis communications

  • Public company experience and experience working with the investor community

  • Experience in Media, Consumer Internet, Mobile or Gaming industries

Hiring Update: The safety of our candidates and team members is our top priority. During the COVID-19 pandemic, our workforce transitioned to working from home, with all interviewing and onboarding being conducted virtually until further notice.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to building a diverse and talented workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, colour, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law. We welcome job-seekers, players, employees, and partners from all backgrounds to join us!

We will consider all qualified job-seekers with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities in order to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at AccommodationRequest@zynga.com to request an accommodation associated with your application for an open position.

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Careers Category: Marketing & User Acquisition

Careers location: Bay Area, CA

Requisition ID: P210296

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