Facebook Communications Manager, Writer in Menlo Park, California

Intro:

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.

Summary:

We are looking for a strong writer to support our communications efforts. The ideal candidate will have a portfolio of written material that proves an ability to convey nuanced ideas about products and policies in clear, elegant prose. An ability to communicate complex concepts in simple language is crucial. We're looking for someone who can work collaboratively, deliver high-quality work on tight deadlines, and adapt to quickly changing demands. Proven organizational and deadline writing experience is critical. This position is located in Menlo Park, California.

Required Skills:

  1. Draft and edit blog posts, op-eds and statements on behalf of executives

  2. Write on topics ranging from public policy to artificial intelligence

  3. Research and write on tight deadlines

  4. Manage multiple projects at once

  5. Work closely with teams across the company

  6. Help develop complementary multimedia assets

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Communications, English or relevant field

  2. 5+ years of experience in executive communications, journalism or speechwriting

  3. Experience writing on a tight deadline

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience working with and writing for executives or policy officials

  2. Professional experience in political, technology communications or a related sector

  3. Grasp of Facebook and issues relevant to technology companies

  4. Experience working directly with principals and writing about sensitive policy matters or technical material

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.