QualificationsProject managementCommunication skillsProduct managementFact checkingPublic speakingBachelor’s degree
problem-solving and analytical capabilities, with the ability to develop creative/non-traditional solutions for challenging, undefined problems
Outstanding written and verbal communication and public speaking skills
Passion for working with technology products and solving consumer needs
Passion for the news and interest in the news ecosystem and how people consume news
About the job
The News Lab is a global team within the Google News Initiative whose mission is to collaborate with journalists and entrepreneurs to drive innovation in news. Offering partnerships and training, we bring the best of Google technology to help journalists develop the digital skills required for the future newsroom. A global ‘centre of excellence’ building authentic newsroom relationships, working with academics, journalists, and nonprofits to address key challenges. Our mission is to craft partnerships with journalists to accelerate their digital transformation, manage misinformation, and build a sustainable and equitable future for media
As the News and Information Credibility Lead for the Google News Initiative, you will be responsible for leading, managing and originating partnerships for Google’s trust and credibility products, whilst driving our external engagement with the broader information ecosystem globally.
You’ll effectively deliver industry partnerships, display internationally sourced thought leadership and coordinate with other platforms and coalitions. You’ll build the next iteration of Google’s partnerships and programs in the field of mis- and dis -information, fact checking and media literacy. This will require working in lock step with a cross-functional team across product management, policy, trust and safety, communications, marketing and more to ensure that we have a coordinated strategy for elevating quality journalism.
Google’s Global Partnerships team powers extraordinary user experiences through partnerships that solve users’ needs, advance our partners’ goals, and further Google’s mission. Our team provides meaningful solutions — from helping publishers and developers grow their businesses through monetization solutions, to helping our long-term partners anticipate and navigate change in a way that delivers economic and reputational value. We build and distribute products through partnerships across a multitude of product areas, including Ads, Search & Assistant, Geo, Platforms & Ecosystems, Devices & Services, Health, Retail, Payments, Next Billion Users, and more. We collaborate across Google, ensuring a coordinated approach when engaging with our most complex and strategic partners.
Partner with cross-functional stakeholders including product, UX/R, and partnerships to drive product roadmaps, strategy, and execution through expert knowledge of our users, Google, the news industry and broader information ecosystem trends
Lead Google’s news industry engagement and thought leadership around issues of information integrity and combating mis-/dis-information
Manage Google’s ecosystem partnerships with key industry groups
Drive our media literacy efforts both internally via product development and awareness and externally via partnerships
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