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Facebook Product Marketing Manager, Location Platform in New York, New York

Intro:

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.

Summary:

Whether searching for things for sale near you on Marketplace, asking for daycare recommendations in a local parenting group, sharing your estimated time of arrival when running late on Messenger or WhatsApp, or location tagging your story on Instagram – Facebook products are better when they understand where you are.

Location Platform is part of the Facebook Reality Labs organization, tasked with defining and building new products and technologies for emerging hardware and wearable devices for AR/VR, as well as Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp. We are looking for an experienced product marketer to come and help shape this platform and help people connect with people, places, and things in the real world.

The Product Marketing function serves as the bridge between the product team and the market — serving as the point of view of the market early in product development, and later leading the launch and adoption marketing of a new product. The person in this role will help define and launch location-powered solutions, such as helping businesses get found in searches for businesses nearby and informing new consumer products that help people stay more connected with family and friends.

This role will initiate and lead activities involved in identifying industry, market and consumer needs and opportunities, ensuring clear and differentiated positioning for all products and technology solutions, and develop compelling go-to-market strategies aimed at driving successful user adoption and growth objectives. This role requires working collaboratively with cross-functional teams including Product Management, Market Insights, User Research, Engineering, Marketing, Sales, PR, Finance, and Operations to shape product concept, definition, roadmap, and go-to-market plan aimed at delivering meaningful interactions for clearly defined and receptive audiences.

To be successful, the candidate will bring a combination of strategic vision, communication skills, collaborative mindset and hardware and/or software product launch experience, having worked in highly cross-functional, dynamic environments built to move fast, ruthlessly prioritize, and pivot quickly as needed to incubate future technologies.

This is a full-time position.

Required Skills:

  1. Be the point of view of the market within product teams, and help Facebook be an industry leader in responsibly managing location information

  2. Lead market research, competitive benchmarking, customer segmentation, opportunity assessment, etc. to inform product development and prioritize product opportunities

  3. Collaborate and build relationships with product teams across Facebook Inc. (Facebook Reality Labs, Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger) to identify and help prioritize their needs in regards to location

  4. Develop product positioning, naming, audience definition and sizing, and go-to-market strategy for a portfolio of products and technologies

  5. Plan and lead cross-functional efforts to drive tests and launches

  6. Lead comprehensive go-to-market strategy and partner with outbound marketing and teams that represent Facebook to partners and businesses to create product marketing communications, including press releases, blog posts, etc.

  7. Drive product adoption and usage by developing and managing adoption plans

  8. Influence cross-functional teams (product management, engineering, design etc.) by building relationships, backing up claims with solid data and analyses, and inspiring change by aligning goals and building a vision

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BA/BS degree

  2. 5+ years of relevant product marketing, product management and/or consulting experience

  3. Combination of strategic marketing experience and hands-on tactical execution

  4. Experience with marketing technology products via various channels to consumers, businesses or technology partners

  5. Experience using data and insights to inform and influence product strategy

  6. Experience working in a cross-functional capacity within a fast-paced, changing environment

  7. Communications skills, including experience simplifying complex concepts and develop clear, compelling presentations

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. MBA

  2. Experience in consumer technology, hardware and/or software technology companies

  3. Experience with tools or products for small businesses or consumer social products

  4. Experience with consumer research

  5. Track record in responsibly launching products that adhere to strong privacy principles in collaboration with policy, communications and product teams

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 accommodations-ext@fb.com.

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