Corporate Communications Manager, Turkey

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 â€" we're just getting started.

Facebook is looking for an experienced Corporate Communications Manager to lead our proactive and reactive projects in Turkey. The ideal candidate will have extensive leadership experience in both corporate and product communications, crisis management, working with senior executives and will be able to balance handling a combination of breaking news and real time requests with managing strategic corporate projects and product announcements. The ability to combine strategy and flawless execution, ruthlessly prioritise and work on a number of projects at once will be essential.

This position can be based in London or Dubai.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working with EMEA comms colleagues, lead and execute the Turkey PR strategy, plans, programs and budgets based on brand image, sales objectives and company goals
  • Provide guidance and assistance in implementing PR strategies and programs to external agencies
  • Provide mentorship and support for business leaders
  • Work cross-functionally with product, platform, policy, monetization and other international PR team members on individual media opportunities and broader programs
  • Support brand/corporate reputation through crisis/issues effective management
  • Proactively identify and pitch stories that showcase Facebook's culture and business
  • Prepare briefing materials and manage executive spokespeople
  • Educate press, bloggers, analysts and influencers about core Facebook products and initiatives
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Undergraduate or equivalent qualification is preferable
  • Solid professional experience, in communications or journalism
  • Deep Turkish media relationships
  • Willingness to travel to and from Turkey
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and deliver multi-Country campaigns and projects through collaborative and multi-disciplinary teamwork
  • Expertise in managing PR agencies and contractors
  • Proven ability to work with and influence a range of stakeholders
  • Strong project management and decision-making skills
  • Superb English verbal and written communications skills. Fluency in Turkish and English required
  • Applications must be submitted in English
  • Competitive Salary including the following benefits apply
  • Medical Benefits
  • Dental Benefits
  • Vision Benefits
  • Pension Benefits
  • Life Assurance
  • Childcare Benefits
  • Gym Benefits
  • Transport benefits
  • Laundry Benefit
  • Posted: Dec 4 2017
  • Closing date: January 1 2018


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