Facebooks mission is to give people the power to share

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we’re building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. 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 make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we’re just getting started.

Building 8 is a new group at Facebook that brings together world-class experts to develop and ship groundbreaking products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content. We have a clear mandate to ship products at scale. In particular, seemingly impossible products that define new categories and advance Facebook’s mission of connecting the world. The B8 team will create breakthrough innovation at the intersection of ambitious science and an application that matters. It will operate on aggressive, fixed timelines, with extensive use of partnerships in universities, and small and large businesses. We are seeking a communications manager to lead Building 8 executive communications. The ideal candidate will have a communications or writing background and previous work that demonstrates an ability to shape a narrative and tell stories around complex and nuanced topics. This individual excels at working collaboratively with high-level executives and colleagues alike, understands the importance of tone/voice and can consistently deliver high-quality work even under severe time constraints. This position is located in Menlo Park, California.

Responsibilities

  • Lead executive communications for Building 8, with specific focus on developing strategy and content for social media channels
  • Build social communications plan inclusive of narrative and visuals, that’s measured against clearly defined objectives tracked over time
  • Partner with creative team on creation of photos, videos and other visual assets as needed
  • Collaborate with Building 8 and Facebook communications teams to ensure consistency and alignment at all levels

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 8+ years of professional experience in communications, with high level of comfort in working with senior executives.
  • Experience in crafting messages for social media channels.