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Community Outreach Coordinator (8914177)

Facebook Seattle is seeking a dynamic professional to support the execution of the company’s community engagement and outreach strategy in the greater Seattle region. An experienced candidate who will help to coordinate internal and external community-oriented events; recruit and enlist company employees to support the events; develop processes to operationalize informal activities and manage data collection/analysis to create metrics of success.

The ideal candidate will have event management experience and be familiar with the Seattle and eastside communities (Bellevue, Kirkland, and Redmond). Experience in grassroots organizing, nonprofit association management or philanthropic foundations is a plus. You will join a team that builds and maintains relationships with government officials, community groups, NGOs, and academia to ensure that Facebook is a good neighbor in our communities. 

You will work with internal partners and external stakeholders to plan, develop, evaluate, and continuously strengthen our relationships with the communities we serve. You will forge new nonprofit and community alliances; explore new opportunities for corporate philanthropy and create processes to align and integrate our community engagement with the Facebook mission public policy priorities and our standing as a pillar in our regional technology ecosystem.

Successful candidates will be knowledgeable of broad trends in state and local-level public policy dialogue. The ideal candidate will also have a passion for positively impacting the community, well-developed written and verbal communication skills, experience managing cross-functional teams and adept at collaborative problem-solving. Fluency in Spanish is a plus.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist in building stronger relationships with local communities in the Puget Sound region. Special attention will be given to disadvantaged and underrepresented communities. 
  • Assist with the sourcing and evaluation of non-profit and community partners for Facebook mission alignment.
  • Conduct post-event evaluations to determine how future events could be improved.
  • Coordinate services for events, such as accommodation for participants, facilities, catering, signage, displays, special needs requirements, printing and event security.
  • Assist manager with the development of operating strategies, plans, or procedures.
  • Direct activities of external agencies, establishments, and departments that develop and implement communication strategies and information programs.
  • Direct details, such as financial operations, dissemination of promotional materials, and responses to inquiries.
  • Meet with sponsors and organizing committees to plan scope and format of events, to establish and monitor budgets, or to review administrative procedures and event progress.
  • Monitor event activities to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and laws, satisfaction of participants, and resolution of any problems that arise.
  • Develop a familiarity with Facebook mission, culture and values and articulate their value to community stakeholders to enhance local brand visibility, our local community stewardship and net contributions to our local technology ecosystem. 
  • Basic proficiency in, or capacity to quickly learn, cloud-based productivity applications
  • 3+ years' experience with event planning, coordination, and activations
  • Strong skills in project coordination and task prioritization
  • Deep understanding and appreciation of Facebook’s mission
  • Willingness to attend offsite meetings and events, sometimes after normal business hours

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