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Meta Communications Manager, Strategic Response in Boston, Massachusetts

Summary:

Facebook is seeking a Communications Manager focused on rapid response communications. The position requires strong media relations skills and experience using social media platforms as a rapid response tactic.This person is expected to maintain relationships with key media and influencers and should be highly organized, energetic, and detail-oriented. Key parts of the role will include devising media and social media strategy around challenging and time-sensitive issues, drafting statements and messaging, and working directly with reporters. The ideal candidate will be able to quickly absorb complex issues, come up with a response strategy, and lead cross-functional efforts to see it through.This role is on the Strategic Response Communications team.

Required Skills:

Communications Manager, Strategic Response Responsibilities:

  1. Lead response strategy on some of Facebook’s most pressing and complex issues

  2. Work directly with reporters on stories

  3. Draft statements and messaging

  4. Develop and execute rapid response plans for social media

  5. Partner with communications team colleagues when issues arise in their areas of subject matter expertise

  6. Counsel cross-functional partners on communications considerations for policy changes, product updates and other announcements

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 7+ years of experience working in communications or journalism

  2. Bachelor's degree in Communications, English, or related field

  3. Experience leveraging social media platforms as a rapid response strategy

  4. Experience managing issues and rapid response communications

  5. Experience working directly with reporters

  6. Experience drafting messaging materials, and working with cross-functional groups

  7. Experience with multiple deliverables and working in a deadline driven environment

  8. Experience distilling complex technology or policy issues into simplified language

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience working on a corporate communications team, at a public affairs agency, a political campaign, and/or as a journalist

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. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.

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