Facebook Public Policy Manager, Content Standards & Practices, News in New York, New York

Intro:

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Summary:

Facebook is looking for a Content Standards & Practices Manager for our Watch product to review a variety of News and Entertainment programs at all stages of production and editing. The focus of this role is to ensure programming compliance with our Standards & Practices, as well as Facebook's Community Standards. The candidate will collaborate proactively with both original content producers and Facebook's own News Partnerships Team.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of producing News with the highest journalistic integrity, be a dependable collaborator, and have an understanding of the Television News S&P landscape for both media networks and digital content.

This is a full-time position located in our New York Office.

Required Skills:

  1. Ensure News programs are fair, accurate and responsible.

  2. Collaborate closely with our News Partnerships Team and Productions to manage feedback in all phases of show development and production.

  3. Proactively work with show creators in the creation phase to develop creative solutions to ensure compliance with Facebook's Standards & Practices and Community Standards.

  4. Provide feedback for scripts and/or cuts to teams internally and creative teams externally.

  5. Manage inbound questions from producers, show creators, and writers during production or post-production.

  6. Engage with external stakeholders on content issues.

  7. Willingness to travel to set for production.

  8. Willingness to address content issues relating to news integrity and other related S&P issues like to foul or derogatory language, graphic images, nudity, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelors degree in Journalism, Communications, or other related field

  2. 6+ years work experience in Television News as a Producer, Editor and/or Standards & Practices Executive

  3. Experience collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to identify and resolve issues

  4. Experience with negotiations and influencing mutually agreeable outcomes

  5. Experience working with producers, cross-functional teams, colleagues and leadership

  6. Experience spotting issues and problem solving

  7. Experience managing priorities while delivering results

  8. Experience driving innovation at every level

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience in both hard and soft news magazine programming

  2. Knowledge of the intellectual property and rights management landscape

  3. Knowledge of Broadcast News Standards & Practices

  4. Knowledge of Entertainment S&P (network and/or basic cable) and the Television Parental Guidelines

  5. Advanced degree in Journalism, Communications, or other related field

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.