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Facebook Communications Manager, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in Singapore

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:

Facebook is looking for an experienced Communications Manager to lead our communications efforts for Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the media landscape, experience in consumer, policy/issues, B2B and product communications. We are looking for someone who is passionate about Facebook, has knowledge of the digital industry, is an excellent writer, and has strong experience in developing and executing high-profile communications initiatives. The successful candidate needs to be creative, strategic, be able to thrive in a high demanding environment and work on a number of projects simultaneously. This full time position is based in Singapore and will report to the Head of Communications, Southeast Asia and South Asia.

Required Skills:

  1. Work cross-functionally with internal teams on individual media opportunities and broader programs

  2. Develop strategies and own day-to-day execution for communications programs and issues management

  3. Educate press, bloggers and influencers about core Facebook products and initiatives

  4. Organize press briefings, media sessions and events

  5. Source, develop and write a wide range of communications materials including blog posts, press plans, reactive statements and media briefing materials

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Minimum bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  2. 10+ years of professional experience, in press relations, communications or journalism

  3. Strong existing relationships with media in the relevant countries

  4. Ability to manage a broad range of both proactive and reactive projects and to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  5. Team player with strong project management and decision-making skills

  6. Experience in managing PR agencies

  7. Deep understanding and passion for Facebook and technology

  8. Excellent oral and written communications skills in English and Sinhala, Tamil and/or Bengali a plus.

Industry: Internet

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