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Facebook Product Marketing Lead, Media: AR/VR in Menlo Park, California

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:

The AR/VR Product Marketing team is seeking an individual who is passionate about building and marketing innovative VR media products and experiences that inspire new creators and their audiences to discover VR. This position will lead a team responsible for product marketing of third party media products (e.g. Netflix, YouTube) as well as first party products within Facebook's AR/VR Experiences team, specifically creator-facing media applications and creation tools (e.g. Oculus Venues, Quill and 3D photos).

The right person can effectively lead a team responsible for both strategy and execution, and is analytical and creative. They are a strong people manager but not afraid to dive in and support the day-to-day work. This product marketing team is focused on the inbound phase of product marketing and strategy to inform outbound marketing with internal partners. Inbound product marketing responsibilities include up front analysis to identify market needs by segment, opportunity and audience sizing, product positioning and key messaging, content portfolio strategy, and being the “voice of the user.”

This role will be deeply embedded with the product team but represent the perspective of marketing and voice of the consumer within product development.

Required Skills:

  1. Create a product marketing strategy to identify opportunities to grow the VR audience through creation, acquisition and promotion of compelling first and third party media products.

  2. Lead a product marketing team responsible for both inbound product marketing across first party media applications as well as third party product marketing of key media partners and products.

  3. Drive effective and scalable partnership and co-marketing planning with key third party partners and IP publishers.

  4. Partner effectively with Product Management and broader marketing teams to lead successful product marketing communications around test and launch phases and clearly communicate value propositions of new products to go-to-market and brand teams.

  5. Leverage quantitative and qualitative insights from research and analysis to influence product strategy and inform positioning, go-to-market plans, creative assets, and campaigns.

  6. Partner with other content leads to inform the long term VR content strategy.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 8+ years of marketing or product experiences, with demonstrable experience of bringing the 'voice of the user' into product development

  2. 4+ years experience as a people manager

  3. Experience negotiating marketing commitment in contracts

  4. Experience with media-related products or formats

  5. Bachelor's degree

  6. Consumer marketing experience

  7. Communication experience across functions (e.g., creative teams, legal, policy, marketing, partnerships, ops)

  8. Experience creating market requirement documents, including audience definition, positioning statements and defined value propositions

  9. Analytical and problem-solving experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. MBA degree

  2. Experience managing a multi-disciplinary team

  3. Track record of successfully bringing new products to market

  4. Effectiveness working independently in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and fluid environment, with the ability to adapt, spot issues early, and escalate

  5. Balance of creative and analytic thinking, putting forth best-in-class execution within a measurable and data-driven framework

  6. Understanding of Virtual or Augmented reality

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. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.

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