Facebook Politics & Government Outreach Associate Manager, Advocacy in Washington, District Of Columbia

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 seeking an experienced manager to help expand and develop the Politics & Government Outreach program across the United States. The candidate will liaise with civic and advocacy groups on building out their presences on Facebook through best practices and understanding new tools. They will help organizations and their members better connect with people, and join the ongoing dialogues about key public policy issues that are taking place on our services every day.

Candidates should have a background in government, politics and civil society engagement. They should be skilled at developing multi-level strategies and executing multiple projects. Candidates should also have communications skills to represent Facebook with external partners, and strong skills to develop presentations and materials.

The role will be based in Washington, DC but will require occasional domestic travel.

Required Skills:

  1. Develop and execute robust programs which train, advise, and support people in advocacy and civil society groups

  2. Manage key ongoing projects including outreach, relationship building, planning and coordination for events and activations

  3. Represent Facebook at trainings, workshops, and seminars for civil society and advocacy groups

  4. Field operational requests and queries from partners

  5. Work closely with a variety of teams to understand their priorities and develop custom projects

  6. Assist with helping partners understand major product announcements or new features

  7. Consistent cross-functional collaboration with a variety of teams - including policy, operations, and communications

  8. Think strategically about issues and offer recommendations and plans of action

  9. Demonstrate interest in understanding how the political world intersects with technology and online communications platforms

  10. Serve as a spokesperson for Facebook

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor degree

  2. 5+ years experience with civic engagement, government, and politics, with a focus on creating digital content, leading communications or digital initiatives, and building partnerships in the government or political space

  3. Experience using Facebook in a work-related communications setting

  4. Project management experience and experience leading multiple cross-functional projects on deadline

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.