Facebook Communications Manager, Video Product in Menlo Park, California

Intro:
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Summary:
Facebook is seeking an experienced Communications Manager to lead strategic communications around Facebook's video products, especially as they relate to publishers and creators. This person will be responsible for leading our communications strategy across various video products for publishers, managing product launches and tests, and working with executive spokespeople on speaking and industry events. The role requires close work with cross-functional stakeholders to develop narratives and campaigns focused on how our video products support publishers and creators on Facebook.

Candidates must have a passion for Facebook products and the media industry. Excellent media and community relations, crisis communications, and content development skills are crucial.

This person is expected to maintain relationships with key media, bloggers, and influencers and should be highly organized, energetic, and detail-oriented. The candidate will also be an excellent writer and be able to drive cross-functional teams towards a launch or common goal.

The position is located at our headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

Required Skills:

  1. Lead communications strategy across various video products

  2. Devise and execute communications campaigns to position and support Facebook's video products, manage product launches and tests, and work with executive spokespeople on speaking and industry events

  3. Build relationships with the media and engage with press, bloggers, analysts, influencers, and the general public as a Facebook spokesperson

  4. Manage a broad range of proactive and reactive projects across the communications team

  5. Work with executives and internal stakeholders across the company including cross-functional partners in product, marketing, policy and research

  6. Work closely with external PR agencies to lead proactive and reactive PR campaigns, source speaking opportunities, and prep spokespeople

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelors degree in communications or related field

  2. 10+ years professional PR experience

  3. Experience with product launches, strategic communications, executive communications, and project management

    1. Ability to work autonomously and as part of a cross-functional team in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects simultaneously

    2. Ability to build relationships with business, industry, and technology media and blogger

    3. Ability to lead multi-stakeholder projects

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Facebook is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at 1+650-308-7837.