Director, People Communications

Director, People Communications
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We’re in a transformational time at Meta having defined a bold company vision, and reimagining what work looks like in a world where connection is more important than ever. The People team (you may know us as HR) strives to provide a unique, personal and world-class experience for every person that works here. We‘re looking for a creative and strategic communications expert to lead our People Communications function whose purpose is to share the many ways that Meta cares about our employees. This may be through our benefits, compensation, training, diversity and inclusion efforts, hybrid work practices, or a number of other people programs. In this role, you’ll be a strategic communications partner to our leaders across the People Organization (HR). You’ll also help guide and inspire the People Communications team to craft proactive and reactive communication strategies with messaging that lands in a human and empathetic way. At times, you’ll also influence program direction and help connect dots across the organization to ensure we’re putting our people’s experience at the center when communicating change. You are passionate about Meta’s mission to build community, and just as passionate about the people we serve. You see beyond the challenges and think creatively about solutions. You lead teams with confidence and compassion and remove roadblocks to create a path forward. This role will report into the Director, People Experience who oversees Internal Community, People (HR) Communications, and Creative Content. The team is built up of exceptional talent, unrelenting humor—ultimately, we’re just a group of strong-hearted humans.
Director, People Communications Responsibilities
  • Develop an HR communications strategy in partnership with Strategic Planning that supports the People organization’s top priorities with both proactive and reactive approaches
  • Evolve the existing communications model to better scale with the business, and to balance support for run-the-business communications and engaging marketing campaigns
  • Design effective change management approaches in close partnership with HR functions and employment law that optimizes for the employee experience
  • Partner closely with the Creative Content team to develop a close partnership and support model that marries strategic comms with compelling creative assets
  • Develop strong cross-functional partnerships with Internal Communications, PR, and Strategic Response to align on priorities, communication goals, channels strategy, and messaging to get the most employee engagement
  • Create more rigor around communications operations and measurement
Minimum Qualifications
  • 12+ years experience in communications, marketing, or human resources
  • Experience developing strategic communications plans and executing against them
  • Experience engaging with and influencing C-level stakeholders
  • Experience managing multiple strategic priorities simultaneously and independently
  • Experience with crisis management, change management, internal communications, and DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) communications
  • Experience building cross-functional relationships
  • Experience leading teams through ambiguity and a highly matrixed organization with shifting priorities
  • Presentation skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience supporting HR communications
  • Experience in marketing or other creative field
  • Experience in an agency or as a consultant
  • Experience in change management
  • Experience in tech
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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