Business Lead - Instagram

(Menlo Park, CA)

Careers at Instagram

A Facebook Company

Over 700 million people use Instagram, which means jobs here offer countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization. Instagram was built to strengthen relationships through shared experiences. Our app has played a critical part in forming meaningful communities where people can connect with each other and share what matters most to them.

Instagram is seeking a Business Lead to support our COO. This person will manage preparation for speeches, panels and meetings, assist with internal and external communications and contribute to strategic initiatives across the company. This is a full-time position based in Menlo Park, CA


  • Conduct primary research and work with Instagram colleagues to prepare background for meetings with key partners (e.g., identify goals and talking points, provide background on attendees, analyze the current business relationship, and summarize opportunities)
  • Work closely with the communications team to prepare background and talking points for speeches and panels
  • Conduct external research on a variety of topics and organization and synthesize this research into executive summaries with key business and communication insights
  • Compile and edit all briefing materials
  • Lead special projects on behalf of COO, working closely with internal stakeholders
  • Work closely teams on goal-setting and tracking
  • Interface and consult regularly with cross-functional groups
  • Build presentations
  • Help facilitate partner and client meetings as necessary – meet & greet, notes, follow-up on action items, etc.
  • Stay up-to-date with trends in business and technology including knowledge of current/potential Instagram clients & partners
  • Juggle a range of tasks and to work extra hours as needed
  • Shift priorities quickly and act proactively, while maintaining organization and control
  • Exercise absolute discretion at all times

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years work experience, research and analysis experience
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to build presentations in PowerPoint and Keynote and compile briefing materials
  • Experience leading cross-functional projects
  • Project management and decision-making skills
  • Work with people at all levels both inside and outside of Instagram and Facebook
  • Track record handling confidential information

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