Communications Manager, India
New Delhi, Delhi
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Facebook is seeking an experienced Communications Manager to lead the company’s consumer communications efforts in India. The successful candidate will be an excellent writer, with strong experience in developing and executing high-profile national communications programs, managing press relations and handling corporate issues. The role is hands-on, and will manage proactive and reactive communications, from strategy to messaging to execution. This role will report to the Director, Comms (India).
Develop and execute communications strategies and initiatives to support Facebook’s product, platform, monetization, consumer and consumer efforts in India
Interface and consult regularly with cross-functional teams across the company, many of whom are in California
Educate users, press, bloggers, analysts and influencers about core Facebook products and initiatives
Drive positive coverage across a broad range of media, including consumer, business and advertising trade outlets
Protect and enhance the reputation of Facebook and its products
Support and manage the creation of press materials and customer/partner reference programs
Have good understanding and knowledge of India
Respond to and route incoming media requests from media in India
Manage agency support in India
Organize press briefings, media sessions, and events
Have experience with digital communication
Prepare briefing materials and manage executive spokespeople
Minimum bachelors degree, post-graduate or professional degrees preferred
10+ years professional experience, both agency and in-house preferred
Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
Must be fluent in English
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
Ability to think, plan, and execute resourcefully
Experience in the consumer and internet technology industry a plus
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