Facebook Policy Communications Associate Manager, Content in Menlo Park, California
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 seeks a Policy Communications Associate Manager to support a wide range of initiatives and programs for the Policy Communications Team in Washington, DC. This role will provide communications support for the policy issues outlined in our Community Standards, working cross-functionally with teams at Facebook on issues. A key part of the role will be fielding media requests, determining how best to respond, drafting statements and responses, and providing background information to help reporters understand Facebook’s policies and features.
This is a full-time position located at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, California.
Lead communications activities on some of Facebook's most important product policy issues
Manage in-bound press inquiries on a range of issues
Develop and pitch stories
Prepare messaging and other external materials such as blog posts and videos
Support product launches, policy advocacy, and other announcements
Work with our global Policy, Legal, Product, Partnership, and Operations teams to build, understand and communicate corporate and product policies that support and protect our reputation
Create sustainable programs that help educate the press, policy makers and other groups on how Facebook works
Develop proactive PR campaigns to educate new and existing users on issues related to sensitive content and safety
Bachelor's degree in communications, liberal arts, or social sciences
4+ years of communications or related experience
Experience in public policy, public affairs, crisis communications or issues management
Experience working under deadlines
Experience distilling complex policy or technology concepts into plain language
Experience having media relationships with a wide range of reporters and bloggers
Experience managing cross-functional stakeholder relations in fast-paced and ambiguous environments
Experience developing outreach programs
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