Facebook Strategic Partner Development - Political Publishers, Media Partnerships in Washington, District Of Columbia


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Facebook is seeking a news media professional to join the News Partnerships team as a strategic partnerships manager. This role will identify, plan and execute initiatives that build relationships with political news partners. A demonstrated passion for the news and publishing industry and how it intersects with technology are musts for this job. An understanding of news business models and where opportunities lie for partners building a business on Facebook is key.

The Media Partnerships team is the external arm of Facebook and works with the world’s largest and most exciting organizations on high-profile projects across the full suite of Facebook Inc. products. This role will be based in our Washington, DC office.

Required Skills:

  1. Account management: Become the primary point of contact for and maintain strong relationships with Facebook’s key partners, helping them achieve their business goals

  2. Manage strategy, implementation and optimization of Facebook’s partnerships with political news publishers

  3. Collaborate with partners to develop innovative and high-impact social integrations, and drive operational management of partnership projects

  4. Be an internal advocate within Facebook for partners, including with product teams

  5. Work with relevant internal teams to ensure that Facebook is taking partner input into account in product and policy decisions

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

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BA/BS degree or higher

  2. 3+ years of experience in News/Publishing, audience engagement, partner management and/or business development

  3. Project management experience, with experience leading and handling multiple time-sensitive, cross-functional projects on deadline

  4. Communication and presentation experience and experience clarifying and summarizing issues

  5. Experience working cross-functionally with all levels of management, both internally and externally

  6. Experience learning about new products

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.