Facebook Product Launch Specialist in Menlo Park, California


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.


The Law Enforcement Response Team ensures that we have sufficient operational support in place for all new products launched across the Facebook suite of apps. The Product Launch Specialist works at the intersection of our Global Product, Policy, Legal, and Engineering teams to manage end-to-end activities that allow us to build new support and enhance current support for new products. The Product Launch Specialist coordinates new product portfolio with focus in operations and internal support. The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented, get-things-done professional who can think strategically, adapt quickly, and rapidly earn credibility and trust within all levels of the organization. They will have demonstrated the ability to coordinate with cross-functional leads on mission critical operational issues spanning policy, product, user operations, engineering, and other interdependent teams. This person will be highly organized, productive, poised, and able to thrive in high-pressure, time-sensitive scenarios.

Required Skills:

  1. Coordinate project management activities related to new and existing products and features and the successful execution of complex, cross-functional operational support efforts for new products

  2. Provide department specific input on all new products and iterations of existing products as part of a broader cross-functional partnership

  3. Drive teams to alignment on key decisions and escalate as required

  4. Advocate for the Facebook community and various cross-functional partners in discussions with Product and Engineering

  5. Work with internal partners to ensure team engagement prior to upcoming product releases

  6. Develop comprehensive testing plans for new products, work with cross-functional partners to align on integration, and troubleshoot potential issues prior to launch

  7. Develop and deliver tool and product training presentations and maintain documentation, including acquisitions and market roll out

  8. Apply solid judgement regarding support needs across multiple competing priorities

  9. Engage and build relationships with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to ensure that development and operational readiness requirements are understood and implemented

  10. Develop and document workflows based on policy decisions and apply a broad understanding across global facets of operations

  11. Review, prioritize, and track progress of risks and issues that affect launch support and impact team’s ability to execute on time

  12. Determine volume projections and training needs

  13. Ability to travel to both international and domestic locations

  14. Address sensitive content issues, including but not limited to graphic images, videos and writings, offensive or derogatory language, and other objectionable material

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 3+ years’ experience in a project management, program management, product management, or similar strategic role

  2. BS/BA degree or 4+ years of additional program, project, or product management experience in lieu of a degree

  3. Experience providing training, presentations, and documentation maintenance

  4. Experience interacting with internal and cross-functional stakeholders

  5. Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite

  6. Multitasking experience

  7. Communication experience

  8. Knowledge of the Facebook and Instagram platform

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience in a rapidly changing tech or startup environment

  2. Experience leading global projects

  3. Objective judgment and ethical standards

  4. Demonstrated ability to keep up with deadlines under pressure, prioritizing and managing multiple projects simultaneously

  5. Experience leading, working, and communicating with global cross-functional teams

  6. Ability to influence cross-functional partners

  7. SQL/data experience

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.