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The position: Director of corporate communications for Facebook
Location: Palo Alto, Calif.
Job duties: Will support the company's global monetization efforts and programs. Develops and executes strategies for global public relations programs related to monetization programs, especially direct and online advertising. Educates users, press, bloggers, analysts and other influencers about Facebook monetization products and initiatives both in the U.S. and internationally. Will be expected to help drive positive coverage in business and advertising trade media. Organizes press briefings, media sessions and other publicity events. Will manage executive spokespeople and prepare briefing materials.
The company: Facebook is a major social networking site with more than 400 million active users. The average Facebook user has 130 friends, and 70% of Facebook users are from outside the U.S.
Requirements: Requires bachelor's degree at a minimum, with graduate degree preferred. Must have at least six years professional experience, with a combination of agency and in-house preferred. Applicants must have previous background in Internet, technology and/or advertising PR. Requires a deep knowledge of online advertising concepts and technology, along with knowledge of search marketing and interactive advertising. Must have experience working with bloggers and trade media. Also requires a deep understanding and passion for Facebook. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential, as are strong project management and decision-making abilities. Must know AP style guidelines and have excellent grammar skills.
Extra perks: Facebook provides four months of paid parental leave. The company reimburses employees for 50% of their monthly gym fees. Office locations offer microkitchens and free snacks, and the Palo Alto location also provides free breakfasts, lunches and dinners. There's free shuttle service to and from San Francisco, and laundry and dry cleaning service.
Interesting info: The company also reimburses employees' daycare or babysitting costs of up to $3,000 per year.
Other opportunities: The company has lots of opportunities for engineers, designers, researchers, support specialists, security technicians and application developers. They also have numerous positions geared specifically toward new grads, and often have internship opportunities.
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