Facebook Community Development Regional Manager (East) in Henrico, Virginia

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:

Facebook designs, builds, and operates some of the most innovative and efficient data centers in the world. Developing, operating and managing the data center infrastructure and facilities the "right" way is synonymous with ensuring high uptime, capacity availability, flexibility and capital and operational cost efficiency in a safe, healthy working environment. Additionally, it is important to us that we play a positive role in the communities in which we operate our data centers.

Facebook is seeking an experienced individual to join our data center community development team. This role will partner with our site selection, operations, communications and public policy teams to advance community development initiatives and maintain important relationships in each of our global data center regions. This position is full-time and will be located at either Ashburn, VA; Forest City, NC; Henrico, VA or Washington, DC.

Required Skills:

  1. Partner with internal teams to understand company and infrastructure related goals and initiatives and how to advance them at the local level

  2. Maintain and optimize Facebook's regional data center community development plan

  3. Build strong relationships with local community partners

  4. Monitor local community needs and report back to leadership with regular cadence

  5. Work in partnership with internal teams to develop strategies for community involvement

  6. Coordinate diligence and strategic planning surrounding charitable activities and other community initiatives

  7. Lead various projects related to our data centers as needed

  8. Ability to travel domestically and internationally as needed (up to 50%)

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 7+ years of experience with state and local policy, government relations, or economic development

  2. Experience communicating and representing the company’s interests with local economic development personnel, government officials and hired lobbyists and consultants

  3. Bachelor's degree in political science, communications, business or relative experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Data center experience

  2. JD or MPA

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. 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.