Facebook Technology Communications Manager, Platform in Menlo Park, California

Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate with one another. With over a billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at Facebook offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.

Facebook is seeking an experienced Technology Communications Manager to oversee product launches and proactive PR campaigns centered on Facebook’s developer platform.

The position requires a passion for Facebook consumer and developer tech products in general, and candidates should demonstrate a strong ability to build proactive communications and storytelling programs. Excellent media and community relations, crisis communications, communications strategy, 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 ideal candidate will also be an excellent writer and be able to work cross functionally to drive teams towards a launch or common goal. The position is located in Menlo Park, California.

Required Skills:

  1. Experience managing complex partner programs

  2. Maintain meaningful relationships with press

  3. Have a deep understanding of web and native mobile apps and the dynamics that make a platform ecosystem successful

  4. Lead product launches and proactive media programs for Facebook products and initiatives

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

  6. Develop and write a wide range of communications materials including blog posts, press plans, reactive statements, and briefing materials

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

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

    1. 5+ years professional PR experience either from agency or in-house

    2. 3+ years of experience in corporate communications, technology, consumer and business media

    3. Experience working with developers and managing product launches

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.