Facebook Strategist MBA Intern – Global Vertical Strategy in Menlo Park, California

Intro:
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. 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 make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we're just getting started.

Summary:
More than a billion people use Facebook each month to connect with the people and things they care about. The Facebook platform offers marketers limitless opportunities to reach and engage consumers across the globe. As Facebook grows, tailoring our solutions to the unique needs of our customers is critical. The Global Vertical Strategy team sets the global vision, defines product priorities, crafts positioning, & develops go-to-market strategies across ten vertical advertiser segments. As the GVS Summer Intern you’ll focus on analyzing vertical trends and using internal & external data in order to answer the most important questions related to our vertical strategies. This position is located in our Menlo Park office.

Required Skills:

  1. Work with the GVS vertical leads to build insight-driven vertical strategies

  2. Conduct internal & external analyses to answer critical business questions for the verticals

  3. Manage 1 or 2 strategy projects in collaboration with sales, product, marketing, measurement, & other internal teams

  4. Design and implement reporting that tracks core business metrics and provides actionable insights

  5. Build and maintain a repository of vertical intelligence, insights, & benchmarks and scale them globally

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree required

  2. Currently enrolled in first year MBA program- Graduation date between December 2017- August 2018

  3. Experience in consulting, media, consumer Internet, or a similar field

  4. Ability to break down complex business problems into projects plans leading to clear, comprehensive recommendations

    1. Direct experience working with large data-sets and demonstrated success convincing others based on data-driven insights

    2. Demonstrated interest in the online advertising space

    3. Track record of operating independently, solving problems creatively, and delivering results in a highly organized manner

    4. Excellent communication skills

    5. Experience working for businesses or on projects outside the United States preferred

    6. Experience using the Facebook, Instagram and Messenger platforms

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.