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Facebook Communications Associate, AR/VR Content in Seattle, Washington

Summary:

We are looking for a Communications Associate to drive awareness and excitement for games and apps on the Oculus platform. This person will work with major game studios as well as independent developers to help them tell their story of groundbreaking innovation and why their game is the next must-play experience. The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about technology and gaming, has great relationships with games media, is a strong communicator, and excels at working across multiple internal and external teams simultaneously. Experience working with designers, developers, and producers within the gaming or tech industry is crucial.

This individual should have a track record of working on multiple entertainment launches, with the ability to analyze and articulate what makes each title standout. Being able to work quickly in an always changing industry is key. This person should also have an appreciation of the core Oculus community as well as a passion for virtual reality and technology.

This position is full-time and located in either our headquarters in Menlo Park, California or in Seattle, Washington.

Required Skills:

  1. Execute communications plans that drive excitement around VR games and apps

  2. Support both Oculus and game developers at industry events

  3. Create messaging and tactics that will resonate with both press and the VR community

  4. Develop strong relationships with gaming press and content creators

  5. Draft blog posts, pitches, and other creative materials that celebrate various game announcements and milestones

  6. Work with developers on securing game previews and reviews

  7. Help organize press events, prepare spokespeople, and create briefing materials

  8. Collaborate with other team members to ensure product launches, events, and other milestones are supported with great games and developers

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications or a related field

  2. 3+ years of experience in gaming PR or related field

  3. Knowledge of gaming or knowledge of VR

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Knowledge of gaming and VR

  2. Bulk of experience gained at a PR agency

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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