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Meta Economic Development Manager in Boston, Massachusetts


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 designs, builds, leases and operates the most innovative and efficient data centers in the world. Developing, operating and managing the data center infrastructure and facilities the "right" way is synonymous with ensuring high uptime, capacity availability, flexibility and capital and operational cost efficiency in a safe, healthy working environment. Facebook is seeking an experienced and outgoing individual to join our Data Center Economic Development Team.This position will play a key role in Facebook’s data center site selection activities by completing tax and economic incentive diligence and negotiating economic development agreements for new and expanding regions. Domestic and international travel will be required (up to 50%).

Required Skills:

  1. Economic development project lead for new data center site selection efforts as well as existing site expansions

  2. Complete diligence relating to economic development programs as well as state and local taxes

  3. Partner with site selection and legal teams to negotiate economic development agreements with various state and local governments and economic development agencies

  4. Interface with internal organizations including data center design, construction, legal, finance, accounting and tax

  5. Work cross-functionally to understand the project parameters needed to support data center economic development discussions

  6. Lead various projects related to our data centers, as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 10+ years of experience in state and local taxes and economic incentives

  2. Bachelors Degree

  3. Contract negotiation experience

  4. Financial analysis and project management experience

  5. Experience negotiating, communicating and representing the company’s interests with economic development personnel, government officials, and service providers

  6. Experience coordinating internal staff and consultants

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. JD or MBA

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