Facebook Executive Speechwriter, Global Business Group in New York, New York
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.
We're looking for an experienced speechwriter to partner with Carolyn Everson, the company's Vice President, Global Marketing Solutions, to develop communications strategy and content for external and internal audiences, provide strategic and tactical communications advice, and wrestle with some of biggest issues we face. We want someone who can come up with thought-provoking ideas, turn beautiful copy on tight deadlines, and challenge us to be better.
The ideal candidate will have a strong speechwriting background, with excellent judgement and a track record of working with senior leaders in the public or private sector. You should be passionate about good writing, capable of thinking deeply about complex issues and comfortable defending your work. Experience working in advertising or technology is not essential, but enthusiasm is.
This full-time position is based in New York.
Draft speeches, video scripts, op-eds, blogs and other materials
Create compelling narratives about Facebook’s people, products and role in the world
Build strong relationships and offer tactical and strategic communications advice to leaders and their teams
Work with teams across the company — including policy, international, corporate and internal communications and marketing — to find and tell great stories
Partner with designers to help develop visuals and videos for external and internal use
Travel occasionally and provide on-site support at external events
Participate on a wide range of communications tasks
10+ years speechwriting experience for leaders in business, government, or non-profits
Experience drafting speeches, op-eds etc. across a range of topics
Experience working with teams
Project management and decision-making experience
Ability to provide deep and original thinking about complex issues
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.