Facebook Technology Communications Manager, Engineering in Boston, Massachusetts

Intro:

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.

Summary:

Facebook is looking for a Technology Communications Manager to help lead strategic communications programs for Facebook's world-class engineering and infrastructure teams across our local engineering offices. Facebook's engineers help connect billions of people around the world every day — opportunities for impact abound.

The Technology Communications Manager will work as part of the Engineering Communications team, developing campaigns that build Facebook's engineering brand across many domain specialties: machine learning, infrastructure software/systems, mobile development, developer tools, and more.

The successful candidate will have the skills and experience to build and drive effective communication campaigns. Solid news judgment, the ability to find great stories deep in the technology stack, and experience experimenting with new kinds of communications campaigns are musts. This person should be results-driven and able to work well in a fluid environment — Facebook's world-class engineers develop cutting-edge technology at a fast-pace, and new projects can come often. People who love telling stories about amazing new technologies — the deeper in the stack the better — will love this role.

This is a full-time position located at Facebook New York or Facebook Boston.

Required Skills:

  1. Devise and execute major communications strategies and campaigns to support the engineering organization's strategic objectives and brand goals

  2. Develop story ideas and content for multiple communication platforms, including blog posts, social channels, and websites

  3. Support launches, develop and train spokespeople, manage speaking engagements for executives

  4. Proactively drive positive coverage in technical, business, local and national media

  5. Partner with leaders on the engineering management team and consult regularly with cross-functional teams across the company, including international teams

  6. Develop and maintain close relationships with the tech and local media

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in a communications or technology-related field

  2. 8+ years of experience in public relations

  3. Experience thinking, planning, and executing autonomously and as part of a team

  4. Interpersonal, project management, and decision-making experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience working with technology, business, and mainstream media to achieve communications goals

  2. Experience with scale computing technologies, machine learning, and mobile development

  3. Experience working with PR agencies and contractors

  4. Experience working with or in support of diverse communities

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. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.