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Facebook Communications Director, India in Gurgaon, India

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:

We are looking for an experienced professional to lead overall communications. The role will manage a broad range of communications efforts including major announcements and events, product launches, executive, and strategic communications. The successful candidate will be highly experienced at devising and executing complex media campaigns, handling issue and crisis management, possess deep relationships, and the ability to work with senior executives. A keen understanding of technology and especially social networks, as well as knowledge of how policy and regulatory environments intersect is essential in this role. The ideal candidate will have experience managing a high-performing team and be proactive, creative and highly organized. This role is based in Delhi and will report into the Managing Director & Vice President, India.

Required Skills:

  1. Build and lead a communications team overseeing all media relations work

  2. Devise and execute major communications strategies and campaigns to support Facebook's strategic objectives

  3. Manage a broad range of proactive and reactive projects and coordinate across the broader Facebook corporate communications team

  4. Work cross-functionally with product, platform, policy, corporate and international PR teams on individual media opportunities and broader programs

  5. Work with senior executives and teams across the company including engineering, product, sales, marketing and legal

  6. Build deep relationships with press, bloggers, analysts, influencers and other external stakeholders about core products and initiatives

  7. Work closely with external PR agencies to lead proactive and reactive PR

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Communications, or English

  2. 20+ years of experience with the more recent roles being leading communications or marketing units

  3. 10+ years of experience managing full-time employees, communications agencies and marketing and communications units in large institutions

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Post-graduate or professional degrees preferred

Industry: Internet

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