(New York, NY)
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.
Facebook is looking for an experienced Consumer Communications Manager to join the Consumer Team. The team's mission is to bring Facebook's new community-driven mission to life through proactive storytelling, programs and partnerships.
In this role, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to create and support proactive public relations campaigns around Facebook's mission to build community and core products. The person will focus on consumer outlets, especially New York-based media, and must have very strong relationships with top-tier press (national broadcast in particular). A strategic, creative and resourceful communicator, able to manage multiple high-level projects simultaneously will nail this position. Must be a self-starter who can work well in a satellite office and whose top clients will be external, consumer press.
This is a full-time position based in New York, New York.
Responsibilities Media relations: Strengthen existing and cultivate new relationships with consumer print and online media, broadcast producers (TV and radio), bloggers and influencers
Enhance awareness of Facebook and our core products in mainstream consumer press outlets
Identify, create and execute opportunities to connect community leaders on Facebook (think Group admins) with consumer press
Ability to work cross-functionally with various Facebook teams and external agencies to drive proactive campaigns and in a fast-paced environment
Organize press briefings, media sessions and events, with little oversight or guidance
Prepare briefing materials and manage executive spokespeople in NYC
Ability to travel about 20% of the time
Minimum Qualifications Bachelors degree in Communications or English
10 years of work experience at a PR agency or in-house
5 years of experience in managing or working with PR agencies and contractors
Experience building media relationships in NYC across verticals
Preferred Qualifications Experience thinking and communicating strategically
Website : http://www.facebook.com
Founded in 2004, Facebook’s mission is to make the world more open and connected. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them