Communications Associate, Strategic Response (Media Monitoring)

12 Sep, 2021


Communications Associate, Strategic Response (Media Monitoring)

Menlo Park, CA | Washington, DC | New York, NY

Facebook is seeking a Communications Associate on the media monitoring team to drive media analysis surrounding top trends in the tech industry. This person will identify and research emerging innovation trends and play a central role in sharing insights with the broader communications team.

The position requires an enthusiasm for Facebook technology products, and tech products in general. Candidates should have a strong technical understanding of how Facebook’s products work and the ability to explain them. Excellent writing skills, an affinity for technology and business press, experience analyzing media trends, and content development skills are crucial. Experience in using data-driven insights to inform communications strategies is a must.

This person should be highly organized, energetic, and detail-oriented. The ideal candidate will be able to multitask and work in a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment. They will provide support for internal project management, steward relationships with internal and external partners, and ensure responsible sharing of data to inform key research questions.

Communications Associate, Strategic Response (Media Monitoring) Responsibilities
  • Compile media clips & tech trends report on top new developments in innovation
  • Read, analyze, and summarize media coverage of important tech/policy-related Facebook issues, and tech industry as a whole
  • Stay informed on news cycle domestically and internationally
  • Monitor tech product launches, policy advocacy, and other announcements related to tech and innovation
  • Monitor media cycles for technology competitors
  • Participate in communications activities on some of Facebook’s most pressing and difficult issues
  • Partner internally with policy, legal, communications, and leadership teams to develop media strategies that protect our reputation
  • Build media strategies based on current events
  • Monitor social media activity that involves Facebook
Minimum Qualifications
  • 2+ years of experience monitoring press and stakeholder relations
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, English, Journalism, Public Relations, Broadcast, or related field
  • Experience drafting messaging materials and creating news summaries
  • Experience distilling technology or policy concepts into consumer language
Preferred Qualifications
  • 5+ years of experience at a technology or public affairs company
  • Experience owning multiples deliverables and working in a deadline driven environment
  • Experience working with technology press
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Job posted: 2021-09-12