Communications Manager, Strategic Response

Communications Manager, Strategic Response
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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.
Communications Manager, Strategic Response Responsibilities
  • Lead response strategy on some of Facebook’s most pressing and complex issues
  • Work directly with reporters on stories
  • Draft statements and messaging
  • Develop and execute rapid response plans for social media
  • Partner with communications team colleagues when issues arise in their areas of subject matter expertise
  • Counsel cross-functional partners on communications considerations for policy changes, product updates and other announcements
Minimum Qualifications
  • 7+ years of experience working in communications or journalism
  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, English, or related field
  • Experience leveraging social media platforms as a rapid response strategy
  • Experience managing issues and rapid response communications
  • Experience working directly with reporters
  • Experience drafting messaging materials, and working with cross-functional groups
  • Experience with multiple deliverables and working in a deadline driven environment
  • Experience distilling complex technology or policy issues into simplified language
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working on a corporate communications team, at a public affairs agency, a political campaign, and/or as a journalist
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of $148,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)
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