Communications Manager, Groups & Community Programs

Facebook - Menlo Park, CA (30+ days ago)4.2


(Menlo Park, CA)
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.
We're seeking a Communications Manager for Facebook's community initiatives and programs. This person will work closely with a wide range of internal and external partners to drive strategic communications campaigns related to community leaders and tools, like Facebook Groups, that help them build supportive and safe communities on Facebook.

The position requires close work with cross-functional partners, particularly Community Partnerships, Groups Product and Marketing, and the broader Communications team to develop narratives and campaigns focused on how people build communities on Facebook. This role also requires a knowledge of the Facebook platform and community-building, as well as the ability to provide communications support and creative counsel for the Groups Product and community-oriented initiatives.

Candidates should demonstrate an ability to work cross-functionally and oversee proactive and reactive communications programs with tangible results. Candidates should be adept at identifying external speaking opportunities, developing presentations and speeches, and have media relations and organizational skills. This role requires high levels of creativity and strategic thinking, as you'll be contributing to overall strategy for a variety of initiatives, including new and developing programs.

This is a full-time position located at our headquarters in Menlo Park, California.
Responsibilities
Build relationships and engage with press, bloggers, and influencers from a range of outlets such as consumer, business, non-profit, tech and more
Identify, create and execute opportunities to connect community leaders on Facebook and company spokespeople with press to drive our community narrative
Drive programming for programs that support Facebook's mission and commitment to community building, including support for new features and initiatives
Cross-functional efforts: Work closely with various Facebook teams and external agencies to drive proactive campaigns and reactive strategy
Work as part of a cross-functional team in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects simultaneously
Travel up to 20%
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree
7+ years work experience in communications, journalism or related field
Experience with strategic communications, executive communications, project management, and thought leadership
Experience in project management or programs
Experience with product launches
Preferred Qualifications
Mix of agency and in-house experience
Experience with crisis communications
Experience in consumer technology or consumer products
Experience working with internal cross-functional partners
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