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Project Manager (8828198)

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.

We're looking for an experienced project manager to join the Global Event Marketing team to support F8, Facebook’s annual developer conference. This is Facebook’s moment to share the company’s vision of the future, announce product and platform launches, as well as engage one-on-one with our community of developers and partners throughout the two-day conference.

You'll work cross-functionally and in close partnership with the product, marketing and communications teams to manage the execution of workstreams for this impactful annual event. If you're a strategic thinker and a detail-oriented doer, passionate about empowering our developer community, and if you thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, then we’d love to meet you. This is a contract position based at our headquarters in Menlo Park.

Responsibilities

  • Track project status and regularly present to stakeholders
  • Owns overall project management strategy with vendors, including cadence of meetings, communication and project management tools and ownership of these touch points for all applicable workstreams
  • Identifies and manages project risk, with the ability to escalate problems and possible solutions as needed
  • Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Reviews the status reports of team members and addresses any issues/impediments that could impact project scope or timeline as appropriate
  • Updates budget for weekly review with project team; ensures that all relevant SOWs, POs are up to date
  • Drives continuous improvement of project management strategies and methodologies

Minimum Qualifications

  • +5 years of project management experience in the tech industry
  • Project management skills, especially project planning, risk management
  • Broad knowledge of business processes, business metrics, business systems, and interrelationships between organizations
  • Big picture thinker with the ability to create processes and plans in an easy to understand way
  • Excellent spoken and written communication as well as receptive listening skills
  • Experience managing 3rd party vendors and agencies
  • Experience thriving within a dynamic, rapidly changing environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working on marketing or event related projects
  • Experience tracking budget and costs
  • Experience using the tools and templates that enable good project management (i.e. Jira, GreenHopper, GANTT charting)
  • BA/BS degree

 

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