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Communications Manager, East Africa


Feb 19, 2019 Johannesburg Communications

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.

Facebook is looking for an experienced Corporate Communications Manager with a special focus on East Africa, to help lead our proactive and reactive efforts across the region.

The ideal candidate will be fluent in English (oral and written) and will have extensive experience in corporate and product communications, particularly in handling breaking news and daily issues. A knowledge of local governments and public policy is a plus. The need to be a self-starter is critical, with the maturity to offer strategic counsel to multiple business leaders and create communications campaigns that bring together strategy, creativity and flawless execution across a number of projects at once.

We are looking for a team player who is interested and passionate about Sub-Saharan Africa in particular East Africa, proactive and driven in nature, and is comfortable to work independently.

This position is full-time, location is flexible; preference for candidates to be based in Kenya.



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