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Facebook Communications Manager, Strategic Business in Des Moines, Iowa


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 an experienced communication strategist to lead and develop communications for internal sales and partnerships teams, and the external business audiences they support. Partner-facing teams are key to telling the Facebook story and driving adoption of our latest innovations, and it is critical that they are empowered with up-to-date information and positioning to share to the millions of businesses who use our services around the world.

We're looking for a strategic communicator who can understand complex ideas about products and policies and explain them in a clear and simple manner. This role will focus on communicating our company’s mission and values, providing well-defined perspectives on critical issues, and helping educate and grow awareness for new and existing advertising and business products across Facebook apps and technologies.

Key aspects of the role will include developing go-to-market communication plans for product launches, working nimbly to respond to challenging and time-sensitive issues, and leading the coordination and execution of communications both to internal teams and external partners.

The ideal candidate for the role is an independent self-starter with excellent communication and critical thinking skills. This person must excel at cross-functional collaboration and have attention to detail, strong organization skills, and the ability to deliver high-quality work under time constraints.

Required Skills:

  1. Drive awareness and understanding of new and evolving business products by developing and executing go-to-market strategies and messaging

  2. Lead proactive communications plans and reactive response development for advertiser and partner audiences

  3. Build strong partnerships with teams around the company, including but not limited to Product Marketing, Corporate Communications, Sales and Partnerships, Legal, and Policy

  4. Stay up-to-date with the business products offering across the Facebook family

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 9+ years professional experience in corporate communications

  2. Experience leading strategic internal and/or external communication plans and narrative development

  3. Experience working in a cross-functional capacity within a dynamic, rapidly changing environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Background in the advertising or technology industry

  2. Experience working with external-facing sales or partner teams

  3. Public Relations experience

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