Technology Communications Manager, Policy

27 Apr, 2021

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Technology Communications Manager, Policy

Facebook
Menlo Park, CA | Washington, DC | New York, NY | San Francisco, CA
Facebook Reality Labs’ mission is to build tools that help people feel connected, anytime, anywhere. We enable depth of connection through social presence — the feeling that you’re right there with another person and sharing the same space, regardless of physical distance. Rather than distracting us and taking us away from the people around us, tomorrow’s AR and VR devices will melt away, letting us connect and be truly present with the people and moments that matter most.
Facebook is looking for an experienced Technology Communications Manager, Policy to join the Facebook Reality Labs’ communications team. This person will be a member of the team that leads communications for Facebook’s AR, VR and consumer hardware, including Oculus and Portal. A passion for emerging technology and the ability to move fast in fluid situations is key.
In this role, you will work on strategic policy communications for FRL, focusing on a variety of topics including platform integrity and safety, content, creator, gaming, social experiences and dev/store policy.
The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of consumer hardware, excel at working under tight deadlines, be comfortable working on emerging technologies and have experience collaborating closely with a wide range of executives as well as third-party partners. Candidates must demonstrate a strong bias for action and have experience managing complex communications in a highly visible industry. This individual excels at working collaboratively with high-level executives and colleagues alike, understands the importance of tone and can consistently deliver high-quality work, even under severe time constraints.
Technology Communications Manager, Policy Responsibilities
  • Work on policy communications for Facebook Reality Labs, managing a wide variety of initiatives, including platform integrity and safety and content, gaming and social experiences policy.
  • Create sustainable programs that help educate the press, policy makers and other groups on our AR/VR products and vision.
  • Draft messaging and press responses, manage in-bound press inquiries on a range of issues.
  • Interface and consult regularly with cross-functional teams including policy, legal, product, and engineering across Facebook Reality Labs.
  • Accurately identify communications risk for a potential issue given media landscape and surrounding narratives and craft a strategy to mitigate risk.
  • Forge deep relationships with the media and build creative partnerships with public and private organizations.
  • Develop and pitch stories, prepare messaging and blog posts, support product launches.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in Journalism, Political Science, Communications or related field
  • 5+ years of work experience in policy communications or related field
  • A background in technology or consumer products
Preferred Qualifications
  • A background in consumer hardware with a developer platform
  • In-house communications experience
  • Crisis communications experience
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About the Facebook company
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 committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions or who are neurodivergent, and to candidates with sincerely held religious beliefs or requiring pregnancy related support. If you need support, please reach out to accommodations-ext@fb.com.
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Job posted: 2021-04-27