UX Researcher, Ads

(Menlo Park, CA)

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.

This is an exciting time at Facebook, and understanding people is more important than ever. This role will be an integral part of the product development process, and this person will design, execute and deliver high-impact research.

The ideal candidate is passionate about understanding advertisers (current and potential) and helping create world-class advertising products that inspire both people and businesses.


  • Design and execute custom research to support the objectives of the advertising business
  • Represent the voice of the advertiser – large and small – to internal teams
  • Employ creative and innovative research methods to understand advertiser needs
  • Translate research findings into insights
  • Communicate effectively to drive action and inspire new ideas
  • Conduct internal data analysis to support research initiatives

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in market research, marketing, communications, or statistics
  • 3+ years of experience conducting research on advertising at an advertising agency, in house at a company, or as a consultant
  • Expert in a large breadth of research methodologies either quantitative methods or qualitative methods
  • Experience with user research supporting accessibility highly desirable
  • Interest and experience executing hands-on research
  • Heavy interest in emerging trends
  • Organized and proven project manager
  • experience managing projects involving cross-functional teams such as Engineering, Product Design, and Marketing
  • Must be able to multitask and keep on track in a fast paced, ever-changing environment
  • Strong communication and presentation skills with proven history of influencing teams to action

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