Sony PlayStation is hiring a

Sr. Employee Communications Manager

San Mateo, United States

Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services. PlayStation has delivered innovation to the market since the launch of the original PlayStation in Japan in 1994. The PlayStation family of products and services include PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Vita, PlayStation®3, PlayStation®Store, PlayStation®Plus, PlayStation™Video, PlayStation™Music, PlayStation™Now, PlayStation™Vue, PlayStation®Original and acclaimed PlayStation software titles from SIE Worldwide Studios. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, SIE is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation and has global functions and regional headquarters in California, London and Tokyo. 

Sr. Employee Communications Manager

Employee Communications develops and implements internal communication strategies and plans that engage, align and inspire employees with PlayStation’s vision and business strategy and drives employees' understanding of PlayStation’s priorities and key initiatives.

Provides strategic counsel to senior executives and develops messaging and internal presentations for company updates, key initiatives, industry issues and other topics.

Provides strategic planning and support for PlayStation’s employee programs to influence culture change and promote an inclusive work.

Works in HR and Sr.Director of Engagement in writing the communications plan for the yearly employee engagement survey and a serves as a team member in the action planning process in developing a communications plan to address findings.

In partnership with project teams, marketing and external communications, lead internal communications for key corporate initiatives such as product launches, acquisitions, transformation programs, etc.

Creates effective internal communication processes and share best practices across the global communications team.

Understands social media and can leverage social media strategies and tactics to reach audiences.

Partners with IT to identify, leverage and integrate technology that will increase the effectiveness and timeliness of internal communications. Researches industry trends (e.g., through networking, benchmarking, industry publications) to identify new methods for message delivery.

Establishes and tracks metrics that help correlate internal communications programs to employee productivity and organization performance.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in English, Journalism, Communications or other related field.
  • 7+ years of experience in professional writing experience and managing communications programs, including global employee communications, brand promotion and change management communications.
  • Must have exceptional writing and communication skills.
  • Excellent PowerPoint skills.
  • Experience in successfully writing communications.
  • Ability to manage deadlines and quickly changing priorities to deliver results as part of a fast-paced dynamic team.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction.
  • Maintain highest level of confidentiality.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook.
  • Meticulous attention to detail required.
  • Mastery in Associated Press-style.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Masters Degree in English, Journalism, Communications or other related field.
  • Experience planning events for senior executives.

Additional Information:

This position may require some travel (Low < 25%)

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category. 

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond. 

We sincerely appreciate the time and effort you spent in contacting us and we thank you for your interest in PlayStation.


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