Head of Government, Politics & Advocacy

05 Nov, 2019


Head of Government, Politics & Advocacy

Washington, DC
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.

Facebook is seeking a leader with significant experience working in the government and political sector to lead our global Government, Politics and Advocacy team. In this role, you’ll be leading a team of experienced managers through four regional leads serving as critical support to government, politics, and advocacy partners who use our solutions to make the world more open and connected. You’ll partner closely with our internal policy, product and business organizations to ensure we’re creating best in class solutions for our key partners in this sector. You’ll be responsible for helping to build and execute a consistent global service model for these unique partners, cultivating key relationships with people and organizations across multiple countries.

The successful candidate will bring a highly collaborative, can-do attitude, with experience in managing scaled education or client service teams and with demonstrated experience partnering with government, political and advocacy organizations on paid solutions. This role will be based in our Washington DC office.

  • Manage, communicate and enforce guiding principles and best practices of service model for engaging with all Government, Politics and Advocacy partners across team/region
  • Partner with Country Directors and coordinate across regional cross-functional partners (Creative Shop, Measurement, Marketing Science, Policy) to ensure consistency across countries and proper and equal service is provided to partners
  • Oversees team of Regional GPA leaders that play a role in building and maintaining relationships with key partners (candidates, PACs, agencies etc.), builds trust and credibility of Facebook and its products
  • Leads team that informs partners of new processes and products and provides FB best practices specific to Government/Policy/Advocacy
  • Serves as a point of escalation for issues that arise across region with respect to partners, ensuring swift resolution of issues and escalating to proper channels
  • Help manage internal operations by integrating services and aligning service levels with partner teams (i.e. client concierge, policy partners, leadership)
  • Attend/present at events to represent FB Advertising solutions
  • Build, develop, and grow a high performing team
  • 15+ years experience in digital marketing
  • 7+ years experience partnering with or working with Government Entities, Political or Advocacy Organizations (in an advertising environment)
  • 7+ years experience working on digital media platforms, advertising metrics and industry trends
  • Experience influencing and proven experience to forge relationships with government, political or advocacy partners at the leadership level
  • Experience partnering cross-functional teams and experience influencing stakeholders internally & externally
  • Experience leading global and geographically dispersed teams
  • Leadership communication and presentation experience
  • Experience working in/with multiple countries and/or political structures
  • Global digital marketing experience
  • Ability to perform well in a highly dynamic, rapidly changing environment
Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com.
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Job posted: 2019-11-05