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Facebook Politics & Government/Elections Outreach Associate 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 individual to help expand and develop the Politics & Government Outreach program across the United States. The candidate will liaise with local government officials, government organizations, campaigns and political organizations on building out their presences on Facebook through best practices and understanding new tools. They will help local officials and governments better connect with citizens, partner on Facebook elections integrity programs and projects and join the ongoing dialogues about key public policy and elections 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 excellent communications skills to represent Facebook with external partners, and to develop presentations and materials.The role will require significant domestic travel. Consistent cross-functional collaboration with a variety of teams - including Policy, Product, Operations, and Communications - is required.

Required Skills:

  1. Develop and execute robust programs which train, advise, and support people in campaigns, government, and civil society organizations

  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 politicians, civil society and government officials

  4. Manage complex cross functional projects with both internal and external stakeholders

  5. Field operational requests and queries from partners

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

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

  8. Serve as a spokesperson for Facebook

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 4+ years of 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

  2. Project management experience, with experience leading and handling cross-functional projects on deadline

  3. Communication and presentation experience

  4. Demonstrated experience thinking strategically about issues, and offering recommendations and plans of action

  5. Knowledge on how the political world intersects with technology and online communications platforms

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Bachelors degree

  2. Spanish language skills

  3. Experience using Facebook in a professional setting

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.

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