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Facebook Communications Manager, Global Recruiting in Nashville, Tennessee


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.


Recruiting is a core strategic driver of Facebook's success. We have a world-class team working together to help drive our ambitions and scale to the next level. We are looking for a strategic and creative professional to lead our communication efforts across Global Recruiting as a Communications Manager. The person in this role will develop team communications and strategies that improve the understanding and engagement of our key priorities across Recruiting. This role partners very closely with the VP of Global Recruiting, leadership in the broader recruiting organization, and with several cross-functional partners. Projects are related to areas such as team communications management, communication template design/standardization, communication channel management, and communication governance and alignment. Some of these projects are known now, and it will also be the responsibility of the person in this role to proactively identify opportunities for improvement to help us drive our vast, global and distributed team of recruiting professionals towards high performance.

The ideal candidate will excel at working collaboratively with executives and colleagues alike and consistently deliver high-quality work even under time constraints with competing priorities. Candidates should be strategic, skillful writers, strong communicators, and creative thinkers. Attention to detail, ability to remain flexible in a fast-paced environment, and excellent organization skills are critical. Experience in executing proactive communication plans, managing cross-functional projects, developing programming around multi-dimensional topics and visual communication design is preferred. You should be passionate about the services we provide and the people that we serve.

Required Skills:

  1. Develop and execute proactive and strategic communication initiatives for the Recruiting organization, including aligning and leading cascading communication efforts across the different groups supporting communications across all Recruiting functions

  2. Lead the development and execution of existing and new communication channels, including collaboration groups, All Hands, Q&As and events

  3. Develop scalable communications plans that include templates, style guides and editorial calendars

  4. Author and project-manage the production of executive presentations such as All Hands presentations, strategic off-sites, and industry speeches

  5. Draft executive communications around various topics, including business strategy, priorities, and announcements

  6. Provide proactive and reactive messaging that supports key initiatives and program rollouts

  7. Partner closely with other internal and external communications teams as well as the HRBP to align on communication opportunities

  8. Provide proactive and reactive messaging for key initiatives, program rollouts, and internal discussions

  9. Help executives assimilate content and fine-tune delivery while leveraging Change Management principles

  10. Work with the appropriate communication teams to identify opportunities to promote and distribute appearances and related materials to increase visibility and impact

  11. Partner with Creative Services team to help develop complementary visuals and videos for external and internal use

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 10+ years professional experience working in corporate communications, political campaigns, communications, journalism, or marketing

  2. Experience writing for a global audience across varying levels of an organization and experience providing guidance and support to leaders and channels

  3. Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously and to working autonomously while identifying communication issues and solving problems using judgement and analysis, providing communication guidance and support

  4. Experience turning complex information into engaging content across various channels and writing for a global audience with multiple types of audiences and channels

  5. Experience building cross-functional relationships with proven success playing a consultative role with a variety of stakeholders, in fast paced and ambiguous environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience in public relations, branding and campaigns

  2. Experience with executive communications

  3. Post-graduate or professional degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or a related discipline

  4. Experience building communications using a variety of mediums (video, animation, etc.)

  5. Experience in change management, crisis response, events and logistics

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.