Facebook Technology Communications Manager, Connectivity & Access 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:
We are looking for a Communications Manager to support strategic communications for our Internet.org (http://internet.org/) initiative. This individual will be responsible for driving communications for a series of connectivity programs and technologies that are part of Facebook's commitment to Internet.org, working closely with global mobile operators and content partners to launch programs to increase the adoption of the internet.

The position is located in Menlo Park, California.

Required Skills:

  1. Drive product launches and proactive media programs for Internet.org (http://internet.org/) partner centric projects with tangible results

  2. Build and maintain relationships with global operator and content partners

  3. Engage with press, bloggers, analysts, influencers, and the general public as a Facebook spokesperson

  4. Develop and write communications materials including blog posts, press plans, reactive statements, and briefing materials

  5. Prepare and train spokespeople, and staff press briefings and speaking events

  6. Counsel cross-functional global partners in engineering, product, policy, legal, and other groups within the company on communications considerations for product updates

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Minimum bachelors degree in English, Communications, Business, or related field

  2. 6+ years professional PR experience

  3. Experience working with telecommunications, corporate, technology, consumer and business media and bloggers

    1. Experience with project management

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Combination of PR experience in-house and agency

  2. Ability to think, plan, and execute both autonomously and as part of a broader team

  3. Ability to manage and drive multi-national and multi-stakeholder projects

  4. Experience working with or in support of diverse communities.

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.