Facebook Head of Sports, Instagram in Menlo Park, California


Over 800 million people use Instagram, which means jobs here offer countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization. Instagram was built to strengthen relationships through shared experiences. Our app has played a critical part in forming meaningful communities where people can connect with each other and share what matters most to them.


Instagram is looking for a strategic, creative, and entrepreneurial leader who is passionate about Instagram and sports, and has the experience and skill set to create value for our sports partners, sports fans, and Instagram. This position will lead Instagram's Sports partnerships efforts globally, working closely with Facebook's Sports Partnerships team to build and execute strategies and programs to drive high impact use of Instagram among sports influencers - including leagues, teams, athletes and media partners. The right person will develop Instagram's sports partnership approach; handle day-to-day operations; identify and influence new partner opportunities with Instagram's product, engineering, and sales teams; manage partner relationships in conjunction with Facebook's Sports team; field and prioritize incoming requests; troubleshoot partner issues; and improve partner performance. This work requires significant cross-functional engagement with colleagues across industry verticals and global regions within both Instagram and Facebook, and the position is located in Instagram's Menlo Park headquarters.

Required Skills:

  1. Lead development of Instagram sports partnership strategy and partnership best practices

  2. Help sports partners re-imagine how best to use Instagram to grow and engage their fanbase and drive their business objectives

  3. Initiate, negotiate, and project manage high priority partnerships in conjunction with Facebook's Sports partnerships team

  4. Serve as internal advocate within Instagram for partners, including working with Sales and Product teams

  5. Work closely with Facebook Sports and Instagram Media colleagues to coordinate opportunities around key events (e.g. Super Bowl, NBA Finals, World Series)

  6. Track, analyze and communicate quantitative metrics and business trends as they relate to partners

  7. Serve as a spokesperson for Instagram

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BA/BS degree

  2. 7+ years experience with digital initiatives and/or partnerships in the sports industry

  3. Experience with leadership, working independently and cross-functionally to drive multiple projects

  4. Knowledge of sports ecosystem, including leagues, teams, media, and athletes

  5. Communication and presentation experience

  6. Experience thinking strategically about issues, and influencing internal and external stakeholders

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.