Facebook Strategic Partner Manager, Instagram in Tokyo, Japan


Instagram is a global community of more than 1 billion, which means jobs here offer countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization. Instagram was built to connect people to the people and interests they love. Our app has played a critical part in forming meaningful communities where people can connect with each other and share what matters most to them.


Instagram was built to capture and share the World's moments, inspiring creativity around the world. With over 1 billion people using Instagram and with this number growing every day, there are countless ways to have impact in this still small, yet fast growing company.

Instagram is seeking an experienced Strategic Partner Manager professional to manage, maintain and build strategic operations for Instagram across media, entertainment, sports and news verticals. This role will help bring scale to our key partners in these spaces, ensuring that these relationships meet strategic objectives of both partners and Instagram. This job requires high levels of creativity and strategic thinking, as you'll be called upon to help both large media companies, public figures, and start-ups develop innovative social experiences in partnership with Instagram.You'll also be required to support day-to-day operations, prioritize incoming requests, troubleshoot partner issues, and improve partner performance. While identifying and driving opportunities for partners in Japan, you will also be expected to synthesize complex tasks into an efficient process, and have be able to prioritize tasks.

You should be as comfortable working with partners as working cross-functionally with colleagues across Product, Communications, Operations, Marketing, and Legal to help meet the strategic objectives of partners and Instagram. This position is located in our Tokyo office.

Required Skills:

  1. Help project planning and coordination for key moments and opportunities in market (e.g. around key events, product launches, etc)

  2. Serve as internal advocate ranging from product and engineering to communications and sales

  3. Negotiate and manage complex strategic programs that drive growth and engagement

  4. Operationalize and set strategy for partner integrations across emerging digital creators

  5. Track, analyze, and communicate quantitative metrics and business trends as they relate to partners

  6. Support day-to-day operations, prioritize incoming requests, troubleshoot partner issues, and improve partner performance

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BA/BS required

  2. Fluent in English. Native in Japanese

  3. 3+ years of experience working in digital media, entertainment or media roles

  4. Experience with social media communities and specifically digital creators in the Japan

  5. Understand and enjoy the complexities of the traditional entertainment and media industries

  6. Solid track record of creating and executing scaleable strategies around digital engagement and video

  7. Demonstrated ability to think strategically about complex issues, leading to thoughtful action plans

  8. Strong ability to work independently and cross-functionally to drive multiple time-sensitive, high-priority projects

  9. Ability to work effectively and cross-functionally with all levels of management, both internally and externally across time zones

  10. Rapid learner who thrives in a fast-paced and collaborative environment who is able to pivot as necessary, according to goals and objectives

  11. Should be creative and able to tap into the artistic vision that is core to Instagram

  12. Deep passion for the Instagram community and platform

Industry: Internet