T-Mobile USA, Inc. Lead Writer, Corporate Communications in Bellevue, Washington

Job Description T-Mobile is the nation's Un-carrier and the fastest growing US wireless company thanks to an unconventional philosophy built on listening to customers and disrupting the status quo. For the past five years, we've been pounding out a steady drumbeat of industry-rocking Un-carrier moves that are changing US wireless for good. Our unique brand story and breakout brand voice have been key to our success. Now, we're looking for a rock star Lead Writer who will be the voice of the Un-carrier brand in many of our most visible external communications - blogs, speeches, press releases, letters and other communications materials. You'll work closely with executives and all of T-Mobile's corporate communications team across PR, financial and internal comms. And, the right comms strategist will have the opportunity to help set and evolve the Un-carrier brand voice across the company. Your work will be in the spotlight daily, and you'll need to be just as adept at the written word as you are at writing for video, speeches and scripts. The successful candidate will be a collaboration ninja balancing a huge variety of projects across a bunch of people and priorities and will be able to easily channel different voices for different projects/brands and audiences. We're looking for a great, creative storyteller - because we've got a killer story to tell - who knows how to tell stories using a wide variety of media - PR, written, video, social, memes, you name it - and is analytical enough to dig deep into the subject matter and understand the facts and stats behind the story. Responsibilities Specifically, this role will be responsible for: Drafting and editing communications materials for T-Mobile and MetroPCS, including press releases, media alerts, blogs, op-eds, speeches, talking points, and other PR and internal comms materials Evolving the Un-carrier brand voice as used in public relations Developing concepts that help audiences better understand our Un-carrier moves and value prop Partner across the corp communications team to help in crafting communications materials. Qualifications While the quality and accomplishments of a person's career will be the determining factor, the finalist must have the following requisite qualifications: 10+ years' experience with deep writing experience for both printed and spoken word. Exceptional writing skills. Demonstrated strong collaboration skills and organizational skills with a history of anticipating issues and taking proactive action to develop and implement an appropriate response plan. Deep communications understanding across multiple media (earned, owned, paid). Proficient using MS Office . Bachelor's degree is required. Desired Qualifications Experience with well-known consumer product brands and consumer media. Experience in other areas such as multi-cultural marketing/pr, community, investor and government relations in connection with issues management, crisis management, product publicity, and reputation management. Background in consumer technology and understanding of wireless technologies. Personal Characteristics Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written Thrives in a fast-paced culture of change and innovation; Agile pro who is confident and cool under pressure and who lets a little craziness roll off your back A roll-up-your-sleeves attitude with a bias towards action; a self-starter who takes initiative rather than waiting for direction; general ass-kicker A strategic thinker; able to see how brand voice impacts the business overall Analytics oriented; your best stories are rooted in facts Excellent follow-through skills - you do what you say you'll do and dot the i's Strong attention to detail with a relentless focus on quality A team player who can also have a little fun at work *LI-JS2 Company Profile As Ame