The world’s most popular instant messaging platform, WhatsApp is currently seeking for talented individuals for various positions to be stationed at its offices in and outside India. In India, the job is available in Gurugram and New Delhi, India.com reports.
According to a LinkedIn post by WhatsApp, the company needs someone to lead WhatsApp’s communications in India – where more people use the app than any other country. Those who are interested can apply for the full-time position.
Communication managers at WhatsApp will be responsible to develop and maintain deep relationships with the media and opinion elites across India. They are also entrusted to create and implement a long-term communications strategy for India to support WhatsApp’s brand as well as the growth of the app amongst consumers and businesses.
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Another task is to manage the day to day tactics of communications in India and manage WhatsApp’s external PR agency. This includes arranging proactive pitches highlighting positive uses of the product, making feature launches, managing partnerships or marketing campaigns as well as handling issues as they arise. They also need to prepare concise, well-written briefing materials for use across the whole team, and by executives and Work closely with the WhatsApp team in California, as well as Facebook’s teams on the ground in India.
Meanwhile, to get the job, at least candidates should be holding a bachelor’s degree from a recognised university/institution. Interested applicants must also have 6+ years of communications or public relations experience. However, those who are looking forward to a career change, such as from journalism or public affairs can also apply for the roles. Additionally, as they will work in India, candidates must possess a deep knowledge of the country.
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