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Facebook Recruiter, Communications & Public Policy in Washington, District Of Columbia


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.


Communications and Public Policy Recruiting is a core strategic driver of Facebook’s success. We have a world-class team working together to drive our ambitions and scale to the next level. We are seeking an experienced Recruiter to join our Communications and Public Policy Recruiting Team. The candidates that you will be working with are leading narratives around all products at Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus and Messenger. They are working on some of the most challenging issues the company faces including privacy, encryption, and new regulation that faces the social media and internet industry. This is a dynamic and fast-paced environment with an opportunity for real impact.

As a member of our recruiting team, you will conceive practical and creative ways to engage leading talent. We’re passionate about disrupting the typical recruiting process in hopes to move faster and provide the best candidate experience. Our team takes an empathetic and transparent approach, and are thought-partners to our hiring teams and cross-functional partners. We are collaborative in problem-solving, with high resourcefulness and tenacity in challenging situations. Our ideal teammate is motivated, thoughtful, and gets things done.

This is a full-time position that will support our Communications & Public Policy teams and will be based in our Menlo Park, California; San Francisco, California; or Washington DC offices.

Required Skills:

  1. Manage full-cycle recruiting for multiple, complex searches

  2. Collaborate with Hiring Managers throughout the recruiting process to ensure we meet their hiring needs and goals

  3. Create innovative sourcing and engagement strategies to bring the best talent to each role

  4. Partner with Sourcers to develop and execute fully comprehensive sourcing plans, analyzing job requirements to determine target profiles

  5. Coordinate with recruiting teammates to innovate our research strategy for talent identification, market mapping, and competitor analysis

  6. Evolve our processes to streamline and innovate how we work with the business

  7. Establish and maintain meaningful relationships with key cross-functional stakeholders internally (e.g. Legal, Finance, HR, Compensation)

  8. Maintain and leverage data, reports, and performance metrics to drive improvements as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Communications, Policy, or similar field

  2. 5+ years of full-cycle recruiting experience

  3. Experience influencing leadership and executive teams

  4. Experience managing multiple tasks under timelines and shifting priorities

  5. Experience developing and executing sourcing/recruitment plans for searches

  6. Experience solving problems

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. 8+ years of total experience with a mixture of professional services, consulting, and recruiting

  2. Experience with project and process management

  3. Knowledge of compensation and general HR requirements as related to hiring

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.